CEO | CMLS
Denee Evans is the CEO of the Council of Multiple Listing Services (CMLS), which is an association of more than 200 leading MLSs and business partners committed to high standards of professionalism and performance. As CEO, Denee leads CMLS in its role to enhance MLSs and their ability to create confidence, connections, and community for an efficient and vibrant real estate market.
Since 2014, Denee emerged as an industry thought leader and champion for the progression of multiple listing services to better serve brokers and agents by considering consumer needs. REAL Trends Game Changer, Swanepoel Power 200, Inman Top 101 in Real Estate have recognized her work and effort to bring amazing people together capable of modernizing the MLS to shape the market of tomorrow.
Denee currently serves on an industry advisory board for Pearl Certification, Freddie Mac Task Force for Affordable Housing, and President’s Associates Council at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. She frequently speaks as a subject matter expert and has been a featured speaker for Swanepoel T3 Summit, NAR AE Institute, Alliance to Save Energy ACI National Conference, and Young Nonprofit Professionals.
Aside from her work in the real estate industry, Denee is an enthusiastic youth sports parent and coach, motivating young female athletes to realize their potential by earning sports scholarships, excelling at college admissions tests, and navigating opportunities for financial aid to pay for college. She values education because her own bachelor’s degree in finance from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas opened doors for her ascent as an executive.