Valerie A. Bruns

218-335-2978

31314 500th Street, Cass Lake, MN  56633 vbruns@arvig.net

Professional Profile

I am a thriving and dynamic member of the real estate community with education, skills, and experience relevant to the profession and its members.

Pro Source Real Estate Licensed

Education in current hazardous waste and safety issues

Thorough knowledge of real estate contracts and law

Thorough understanding of homes, neighborhoods, homebuilding and markets

Experienced in marketing, advertising, and promotion

Ability to coordinate and interact with diverse individuals both professionally and socially

Excellent working relationships with banks, mortgage brokers, title companies, contractors, inspectors appraisers and other real estate professionals

Vast administrative knowledge including accounting, inventory, payroll and supply

Skilled in website design and maintenance

Superb written and verbal communication skills

Skilled training specialist and public speaker


Professional Accomplishments

Executive Officer of Bemidji Board of Realtors and Multiple Listing Services

Ensure understanding associated with the dynamic real estate profession and the rules and factors associated with the association

Coordinate planning, organizing directing and evaluating all programs and projects of the association.

Continually research subjects necessary to the profession and publish the results.

Act as a liaison with committee chairpersons and with state and national associations

Maintain and delegate all administrative duties associated with the Board and with necessary certification requirements

Research, write and create company publications, association newsletters, and various professional pamphlets and announcements


Realtor, Bemidji, MN

Multiple Listing Service member, Vice Chair and Chair during tenure

Top area agent handling foreclosures and REO Properties

Proficient in National Association of Realtors Code of Ethics


Resort Manager, Break on the Lake Resort, Cass Lake, MN

Increased property from 12 to 24-units and from a seasonal to a year-round resort

Supervision of housekeeping, grounds, dock, and maintenance staff

Guest relations specialist


Work History

Executive Officer

Bemidji Board of Realtors, Bemidji, MN

2007 to present

Realtor

Bemidji, MN

2000 to 2008

Manager

Break on the Lake Resort, Cass Lake, MN

1996-2000

General Production

Potlatch Corporation, Bemidji, MN

1996 to 1999


Education

Diploma

Bemidji, MN

1987


References

References are available upon request.