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Drucker + Falk Celebrates Kellie Falk, Newly Inducted into the North Carolina Women Business Owners Hall of Fame

Managing Director & Principal Earns Prestigious Accolades

The North Carolina Women Business Owners Hall of Fame honors North Carolina’s most successful female entrepreneurs and advocates who have made significant and enduring contributions to impact women’s entrepreneurial development in North Carolina. The accomplishments and contributions of the inductees are of very special significance and will be recognized as outstanding members of the community for future generations.

Managing Director and Principal, Kellie Falk, at Drucker + Falk (DF), a full-service real estate and investment firm, was inducted into this prestigious society, along with six other women from companies such as Chaney Properties, Hummingbird Creative Group, Insightful Visionaries, and YellowWood Group, LLC, on Saturday, September 26 in Cary, NC. Drucker + Falk manages nearly 40,000 multifamily homes and three-million square feet of commercial space.

To be inducted into the Hall of Fame, the nominees must have a significant and enduring impact or contribution on women’s entrepreneurial development. Inductees have a meaningful connection to the state of North Carolina (such as place of birth, education, and/or business location) and have demonstrated leadership qualities or a spirit of entrepreneurial innovation that will serve as an inspiration to future generations of North Carolina female entrepreneurs.

Falk is a licensed real estate broker in five states and shares her talents on numerous real estate and housing boards. Along with her new induction into the Hall of Fame, Kellie Falk, a trustee of the Wake Tech Community College Board of Trustees, was elected vice chair in August of this year. Falk was appointed to Raleigh, North Carolina’s Wake Tech Board in 2017 by Governor Roy Cooper, and has been serving in a leadership role as chair of the Finance, Infrastructure, and Audit committee since then.

The selection committee included Johnny Bass with NFIB and Bass Business Solutions; Carnela Hill, President NAWBO Greater Raleigh 2020-2021 and CR Hill Design Group, LLC; Carolina Aponte, President NAWBO Charlotte 2020-2021 and Caja Holdings; Elizabeth Cantino, Vice President Sr. Commercial Relationship Manager - Bank of America; Stephany Connelly, Director Of Business Development - AllSTEM Connections; Rebecca McCullough with The Women's Business Center of NC; and Patti Williams with SCORE Raleigh.

About Drucker + Falk

Founded in 1938, Drucker + Falk is a full-service real estate and investment firm managing a diverse portfolio of nearly 40,000 apartment homes and approximately 3,000,000 square feet of office, retail and industrial space in 13 states. In addition to managing a broad range of properties, including class A+ to affordable apartment communities, mixed-use and all types of commercial properties, Drucker + Falk partners with clients on developing new properties, renovating and repositioning assets, converting historic properties to unique, upscale apartment homes and offers commercial leasing and sales services. For more information visit www.druckerandfalk.com.

About The NC Women Owners Business Hall of Fame

Founded in 2018, the North Carolina Women Business Owners Hall of Fame honors North Carolina’s most successful female entrepreneurs and advocates who have made significant and enduring contributions to impact women’s entrepreneurial development in North Carolina. The criteria for induction into the Hall of Fame emphasizes the descriptors “significant”, “enduring contributions” and “impact” on women’s entrepreneurial development. The criteria also requires that inductees have a meaningful connection to North Carolina (such as place of birth, education, and/or business location) and have demonstrated leadership qualities or a spirit of entrepreneurial innovation that will serve as an inspiration to future generations of North Carolina entrepreneurs. To learn more, visit https://ncwbohalloffame.org