Montague Miller & Co Announces New President and Leadership Team
Montague, Miller & Company REALTORS®, a 65 year old real estate firm serving Central Virginia is pleased to announce the appointment of Rives Bailey as President of the Company, effective June 1. Bailey is the fifth President in the 65 year history of the Company. Bailey has been a top producing associate at the firm since he started his career in 1987. He has served as President of the Charlottesville Association of REALTORS® and on the Board of Directors for the Virginia Association of REALTORS®. He has been recognized as the CAAR Sales Associate of the Year, REALTOR® of the Year and the VAR Sales Associate of the Year. Bailey currently serves on the Advisory Board for the UVA Health Sciences Foundation, and has been active in local civic organizations including: the Virginia Discovery Museum and Foundation for Excellence in Public Education. Well respected in the real estate industry, Bailey brings a dynamic, creative and visionary approach to his new role as President of Montague, Miller & Company.
Pam Drumheller, formerly the Chief Financial Officer of Montague Miller will serve as Chief Operating Officer. Drumheller, an Associate Broker, has been in the real estate industry since 1981 and brings a wealth of experience to her new role. She will oversee financial, human resources and administration for the firm.
Sasha Farmer, Associate Broker will serve as the Vice President of Innovation in the new leadership team. She has been recognized nationally in 2012 as one of the nation’s top “30 under 30” sales agents. She currently serves on the CAAR Board of Directors, and was awarded CAAR Rookie of the Year in 2008 and the CAAR Sales Person of the Year in 2012. She serves on the boards of the United Way, Charlottesville Tomorrow and Women United in Philanthropy. Farmer, a leading innovator and creative thinker in the industry, will specialize in social media marketing, technology, and strategic positioning.
“It is bittersweet to have Carol step down from her role as President and COO of the Company in order to reduce her daily responsibilities, but I am pleased that she will continue to be a strong resource for the firm in her new role as Vice Chair of our Board. At the same time, we are extremely fortunate to have two such gifted people as Rives and Pam to assume those daily responsibilities. They both bring strong backgrounds and fresh perspectives to their new positions. Sasha is an extremely talented and accomplished professional who has served ably as our Director of Technology Marketing Services. We are very pleased to bring her onto our Leadership Team in the expanded role of Vice President for Innovation.” – Percy Montague
Bailey, Drumheller and Farmer will now have ownership in Montague, Miller & Company and share corporate decision making with other stockholders Carter Montague, Percy Montague, and Carol Clarke.
Carter Montague, Associate Broker, will continue in his role as Vice President and will focus on marketing strategies and positioning. Carter has been involved in the Albemarle Charlottesville Historical Society, Thomas Jefferson United Way, Habitat for Humanity and is a graduate of Leadership Charlottesville.
Percy Montague continues as Chairman of the Board and CEO of Montague, Miller & Company and will lead the newly formed leadership team. Carol Clarke, formerly the President of Montague Miller will become Vice Chair and will continue to provide marketing, training, planning and mentoring services to the company. Both Montague and Clarke have served as President of the Charlottesville Area Association of REALTORS®, the Virginia Association of REALTORS® and have been recognized as REALTORS® of the Year for CAAR and VAR. No other leadership team in Central Virginia has the depth of experience and recognition in the industry as the newly formed Montague Miller Board of Directors.