Board of Directors

David Liniger , , , Chairman of the Board and Co-Founder

Dave L. Liniger is Chairman and Co-Founder of RE/MAX. He has been a director of RE/MAX Holdings, Inc. since July 2013 and a member of RMCO’s Board of Directors since April 2010. He has served in a variety of leadership roles within the RE/MAX organization over the past 40 years. Mr. Liniger is married to Gail Liniger, who serves as Vice Chair and Co-Founder. Mr. Liniger was selected to the board of directors because of his role in founding the company and his intimate knowledge of the company and the real estate industry.

Gail Liniger , , , Vice Chair of the Board, Co-Founder

Gail A. Liniger is Vice Chair and Co-Founder of RE/MAX. She has been a director of RE/MAX Holdings, Inc. since July 2013 and a member of RMCO’s Board of Managers since April 2010. Mrs. Liniger is married to Dave Liniger, Chairman and Co-Founder. Mrs. Liniger became a Vice President of RE/MAX in 1973, Executive Vice President in 1978 and President in 1979. She served as Chief Executive Officer from 1991 to 2002, when she became Vice Chair of the Board of Directors. Mrs. Liniger was selected to the board of directors because of her role in founding the company with Mr. Liniger and her intimate knowledge of the company and the real estate industry.

Roger Dow , , , Lead Independent Director

Roger J. Dow was appointed a director of RE/MAX Holdings, Inc. in July 2013 and has been a member of RMCO’s Board of Managers since April 2010. Since January 1, 2005, he has been the President and Chief Executive Officer of the U.S. Travel Association. He previously served in various roles at Marriot International, including as Senior Vice President, Global Sales. Mr. Dow was selected to the board of directors because of his particular knowledge of and experience in strategic planning and leadership of complex organizations.

Adam Contos , , , Chief Executive Officer and Director

CEO Adam Contos was appointed a director of the RE/MAX Holdings, Inc. board in December 2018. Collaborating with senior executives, Mr. Contos provides strategic direction and oversight and is ultimately responsible for maximizing the effectiveness of all operations within the company. He was promoted to Vice President, Region Development, in 2013 and moved to Business Development in February 2014. He was promoted to Senior Vice President, Marketing in February 2015, and to Chief Operating Officer a year later. Mr. Contos was named Co-CEO in May 2017 and CEO in February 2018. He was selected to the board because of his extensive experience and knowledge of the company, and his deep understanding of the real estate and franchising industries.

Kathleen Cunningham , , , Director

Kathleen J. Cunningham was appointed a director of RE/MAX Holdings, Inc. in July 2013 and has been a member of RMCO’s Board of Managers since February 2013. Ms. Cunningham has been retired since 2009. From October 2005 to May 2009, she was Chief Financial Officer of Novatix Corporation. She was previously Chief Financial Officer at Webroot Software and U.S. West Information Systems. She has been a board member of Chileno Bay LLC since December 2011 and Q Advisors, LLC since 2003. Previously, she served on the boards of The Assist Group from June 2011 to March 2013 and Novatix Corporation from 2005 to 2009. Ms. Cunningham was selected to the board of directors because of her particular knowledge of and experience in finance, capital structure and board governance practices of other major organizations.

Ronald Harrison , , , Director

Ronald E. Harrison was appointed a director of RE/MAX Holdings, Inc. in July 2013 and has been a member of RMCO’s Board of Managers since April 2010. Since 2004, Mr. Harrison has been Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director of Harrison & Associates LLC. Prior to that, he served in various roles over his 40 years with PepsiCo, Inc., including as Senior Vice President, External Relations, and Special Assistant to the Chairman until April 2004. Mr. Harrison is currently the Chair Emeritus of the Diversity Institute of the International Franchise Association’s Education Foundation. He also served as the International Franchise Association’s Chairman in 1999. He was selected to the board of directors because of his vast experience in leadership roles of complex organizations and knowledge in strategic planning.

Laura Kelly , , , Director

Laura G. Kelly was appointed a director of RE/MAX Holdings, Inc. in May 2020, bringing nearly 40 years of executive experience across multiple industries and global geographies. Ms. Kelly’s career expands across financial services (MasterCard and Amex), data solutions (D&B), in B2B insurance and mortgage services (as COO of $1 Billion Southwest Business Corp), and real estate valuation and training (as Managing Director for CoreLogic’s Valuations Solutions Group and President of The Columbia Institute). Ms. Kelly has led digital transformations, M&A, and strategy across these various businesses. She has served on the Jack Henry board of directors for nearly 7 years, where she chairs the Governance Committee. She also currently serves on the USAA Savings Bank board of directors. Ms. Kelly was selected to the board of directors because of her extensive experience and knowledge as an executive and public board director across multiple industries.

Daniel Predovich , , , Director

Daniel J. Predovich was appointed a director of RE/MAX Holdings, Inc. in July 2013 and has been a member of RMCO’s Board of Managers since April 2010. Mr. Predovich is a Certified Public Accountant, a Certified Fraud Examiner, a Certified Information Technology Professional, and is Certified in Financial Forensics. Since 1986, he has been the President of Predovich & Company. He previously served as president and as a member of the Board of Governors, Colorado chapter of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners. He was selected to the board of directors because of his extensive experience and knowledge in accounting and financial matters.

Dr. Christine Riordan , , , Director

Dr. Christine M. Riordan was appointed a director of RE/MAX Holdings, Inc. in January 2015. Dr. Riordan became President of Adelphi University in Garden City, N.Y. in July 2015. Previously she served as Executive Advisor, Provost, and Professor of Management, at the University of Kentucky from 2013 to 2015. From 2008 to 2013, she was Dean and Professor of Management at the Daniels College of Business at the University of Denver. She is currently a member of the Georgia Institute of Technology President’s Advisory Council and a trustee for the Long Island Regional Advisory Council on Higher Education. She has also served on boards for the Colorado Society of CPAs, the Mile-High United Way, Junior Achievement, Rocky Mountain, and the Southern Management Association. Dr. Riordan was selected to the board of directors because of her extensive experience in strategic, operational, marketing, fiscal and change leadership at major organizations.

Joseph DeSplinter , , , Director

Joseph DeSplinter, who has served on the audit committees of several boards, has financial expertise built through nearly 40 years of professional experience in accounting and management. Joe retired from Ernst & Young in 2014 after a comprehensive, successful 39-year career at the firm. He served in ascending senior roles for nearly three decades, retiring as Professional Practice Director, Private Equity in New York, and as a member of the Accounting and Auditing Committee. Earlier, he was Managing Partner in the firm’s Denver and Phoenix offices. His areas of focus at Ernst & Young included private equity, technology, real estate, financial services, SEC reporting, initial public offerings, due diligence procedures and business combinations. Joe holds a Certified Public Accountant license (retired) in Arizona, Colorado, and other states. He earned a Bachelor of Science in Business and Accounting from Northern Illinois University and also completed executive programs at the Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University. Joe currently serves on the Board of Directors and audit committee of the Catholic Foundation of Northern Colorado, and has served on the Board of Directors and audit committee of Adolfson & Peterson Construction. Joe has served on the board of directors for numerous community groups. He’s also been a youth soccer and baseball coach.

Teresa Van De Bogart , , , Director

Teresa Van De Bogart was appointed a director of RE/MAX Holdings, Inc. in May 2016. Ms. Van De Bogart recently retired from her position as Vice President of Global IT Solution Delivery at Molson Coors Brewery Company. She has more than 24 years of executive experience at Coors, having previously served in Director positions in Strategic Sourcing, Operations Finance, Accounting, Strategic Planning and Forecasting. She served as a board member for the Colorado Women’s Chamber of Commerce for five years, and at various times led the Compensation, Succession Planning and Audit committees. Ms. Van De Bogart was also on the Women’s Leadership Foundation board for three years. She was selected to the board of directors because of her information technology background and experience as a senior leader in a public company.

Stephen P. Joyce , , , Director

Stephen P. Joyce was appointed a director of RE/MAX Holdings, Inc. in April 2020. Mr. Joyce is currently the CEO of Dine Brands, the full-service dining company and franchisor of Applebee’s Grill + Bar and IHOP. In addition to being CEO of Dine Brands, he has been a member of the Board of Directors of Dine Brands Global since 2012. Previously, he was the CEO of Choice Hotels where he grew the business from five to 13 brands and expanded internationally to more than 6,700 hotels in more than 45 countries. Mr. Joyce began his career at Marriott where he spent 25 years and was credited with creating the first franchise program for the brand, growing from 40 to 2,500 franchised hotels. Mr. Joyce was selected to the board of directors because of his extensive experience successfully leading other franchise businesses across multiple industries.

Executive and Senior Management

Adam Contos , , , Chief Executive Officer and Director

CEO Adam Contos was appointed a director of the RE/MAX Holdings, Inc. board in December 2018. Collaborating with senior executives, Mr. Contos provides strategic direction and oversight and is ultimately responsible for maximizing the effectiveness of all operations within the company. He was promoted to Vice President, Region Development, in 2013 and moved to Business Development in February 2014. He was promoted to Senior Vice President, Marketing in February 2015, and to Chief Operating Officer a year later. Mr. Contos was named Co-CEO in May 2017 and CEO in February 2018. He was selected to the board because of his extensive experience and knowledge of the company, and his deep understanding of the real estate and franchising industries.

Karri Callahan , , , Chief Financial Officer

Karri Callahan oversees all finance and accounting functions of RE/MAX Holdings, Inc., as well as membership operations. The corporate officers and department heads who report to her cover areas such as billing, cash receipts, payroll, accounts payable, internal and external financial reporting, tax accounting, compliance, contracts, customer relations and more. Mrs. Callahan joined the Company in 2013 as a Senior Manager of SEC Reporting, assisting with the Initial Public Offering of RE/MAX Holdings, Inc. stock. She was promoted to Vice President, Corporate Controller in 2014. In January 2016, she was promoted to Chief Financial Officer.

Serene Smith , , , Chief Operating Officer, Chief of Staff

Serene Smith develops corporate strategy and vision in collaboration with the CEO and other senior executives. She is responsible for aligning resources and maximizing results in the execution of multiple company initiatives. Leveraging her wide scope of operations experience, Mrs. Smith provides high-level counsel to leaders of virtually every department at the Company. Mrs. Smith joined the Company in 2006 as the Senior Manager of Internal Audit, and in 2010 she was promoted to Vice President, Operational Controller. In 2014, she was promoted to Vice President, Financial Planning & Analysis, and in 2016 she was promoted to Senior Vice President, Financial Planning and Business Analytics. She was named Chief Operating Officer in May 2017 and Chief of Staff in January 2019.

Nick Bailey , , , Chief Customer Officer

Nick Bailey leads the RE/MAX brand and oversees areas such as business growth, brokerage support, franchise sales, professional development, industry relations and international expansion. He helps set customer strategy, streamline day-to-day operations, achieve goals, develop talent, and position the business for long-term growth and shareholder value. Mr. Bailey rejoined the Company in 2019 with vast experience in real estate technology and brokerage operations. He was with RE/MAX Headquarters earlier in his career, from 2001-2012, during which time he drove growth and market share gains in multiple regions.

Ward Morrison , , , President of Motto Franchising, LLC

Ward Morrison leads the Motto Mortgage brand and oversees areas such as strategy, business growth, brokerage support, franchise sales, professional development, and industry relations. Mr. Morrison was instrumental in the initial development and launch of Motto Franchising, LLC in 2016. Leader of the Motto Mortgage brand since day one, Mr. Morrison has extensive experience in the mortgage and real estate industries. Prior to leading Motto Franchising, LLC, he spent almost five years as a loan originator, 15 years in other real estate, finance and sales roles, and then more than a decade in various management and operational roles within RE/MAX.

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