RALEIGH, NC – Linda Craft, the CEO of Linda Craft & Team, REALTORS® and CEO of Craft Commercial, has been inducted into the North Carolina Women Business Owners Hall of Fame for her enduring contribution in the real estate industry, her tireless work with charities in the community, and for assisting and coaching young professional women.
“Over the past 30 years, Linda Craft has become a household name in the Raleigh area. She truly is a champion for aspiring women entrepreneurs, which is evident through her work with Athena of the Triangle to empower women to be strong leaders," said Wendy Coulter, 2018-2019 President of NAWBO Greater Raleigh and founder of the NC Women Business Owners Hall of Fame. "This type of leadership earned her the 2018 NC Women Business Owner Hall of Fame award. I am so proud to know Linda and be able to recognize her commitment to honor, integrity and excellence with this prestigious award!"
“This organization has so many amazing women as members. I am extremely honored and grateful to be inducted into the inaugural class of this elite group of women,” stated Linda Craft.
Linda has built a team of residential real estate specialists who collectively have over 350 years of experience helping families buy and sell homes in the Triangle area. In addition, three years ago, Linda used her philosophy of providing excellent customer service to establishing Craft Commercial.
As a local business, Linda Craft & Team and Craft Commercial have a strong belief that we should always pay it forward. Linda devotes her energy to leading by example and endeavors to maintain a team-driven culture of service.
Linda has served as on the Board of Directors for the Red Cross, and served as the Co-Chair of the Red Cross Ball making this event the biggest fundraiser of the year for this organization. She has also received the honor of being part of the national Tiffany Circle for her continued commitment to this organization.
Linda supports many organizations, including Note in the Pocket, 919 Magazine First Responders, Hospice of Wake County, Second Chance and Saving Grace for Pet Adoptions, just to name a few.
Linda was one of three women who brought Athena Powerlink to the Triangle. This organization focuses on empowering women to be strong leaders by accelerating business growth through innovative programming. She served on the Board of Directors, the Advisory Council, and the Leadership Committee to mentor women business owners.
In addition, Linda’s team has sponsored and supported more than 70 charities. The team is actively engaged in community events, offers free use of their moving truck to charities, donates cruise vacations to charity auctions, donates water for walk/run events, as well as holding an annual free shredding event for the community.
Other honors include:
• President’s Volunteer Service Award in 2018
• National speaker sharing best practices
• Speaker at National Convention for Nat’l. Association of Women in Real Estate Business
About Linda Craft & Team REALTORS®
Linda Craft & Team REALTORS® is a locally-owned, full-service Real Estate Company with over 30 years of experience and 2 billion dollars in home sales. Additional honors include: Humanitarian Award, and the Carolina Hurricanes Corporate Real Estate partner since 2006. The company’s mission and core values focus on Expert Market Knowledge coupled with Raving Fan Customer Service to ensure complete client satisfaction. For more information about Linda Craft & Team, REALTORS®, please call 919-235-0007 or visit www.lindacraft.com
About Craft Commercial
The Craft Commercial Team has over 200 years of experience in listing, buying, and leasing commercial real estate in the Triangle area. For more information about Craft Commercial, contact one of our experienced brokers at 919-446-5000 or contact us online at craftcommercial.com.
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