Danna Ford and Debra Veal Excel in Online Marketing

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.- Crye-Leike, Realtors announces that sales associates Danna Ford and Debra Veal have earned the e-PRO designation from the National Association of Realtors, signifying proficiency in online-based real estate marketing services. The e-PRO designation certifies both Ford and Veal as e-PRO Internet professionals who have the knowledge and skills needed to leverage the power of the Internet for buyers and sellers of real estate property.


“The Internet has added a dimension to the real estate industry that changes and evolves almost daily,” said Harold Crye, chief executive officer of Crye-Leike. “Consumers who work with Crye-Leike e-PRO agents can expect them to save time and maximize the tremendous marketing potential of their properties via the Internet.”


A resident of Ringgold, Ga., Danna Ford serves the real estate needs of buyers and sellers in the Georgia counties of Catoosa and Walker, and Hamilton County in Tennessee. She specializes in residential, commercial, investment, new construction, farm, land and town home services. Licensed in both Tennessee and Georgia, Ford has over 20 years experience in the real estate industry and holds membership in the National, Georgia, Tennessee and Chattanooga Associations of Realtors.


Lookout Mountain resident Debra Veal serves the real estate needs of buyers and sellers in Hamilton County, Tennessee, and Walker, Dade and Catoosa counties in Georgia. Veal is licensed in both Tennessee and Georgia, and is a member of the National, Georgia and Tennessee Associations of Realtors. She specializes in residential, investment, new home construction and commercial real estate.


Ford and Veal are both associates at the Ft. Oglethorpe branch office, located at 69 Crye-Leike Drive.

E-Pro is the only technology certification program recognized by the National Association of Realtors, the nation’s largest professional trade association, representing over 1 million members involved in all aspects of the real estate industry. The program in administered in partnership with InternetCrusade?, an industry leader in real estate education and a high-tech Hawaii Corporation doing business in San Diego, Cal.


Crye-Leike? (www.crye-leike.com), a full service real estate company for 29 years, is the nation’s 6th largest real estate company and the largest in the Mid-South.  It has a network of over 3,300 sales associates and 104 corporate and franchise offices located in 55 counties throughout a seven-state southern region in Tennessee, Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky and Mississippi.  In 2005, the Crye-Leike organization attained sales of $5.6 billion with 34,039 closed transaction sides.