[TAMPA, Fla., March 22, 2023] – Greater Tampa REALTORS® (GTR), the largest Tampa Bay-based professional association of REALTORS®, announces the appointment of Jason Outman, as Chief Executive Officer (CEO).
Outman will assume responsibilities on Wednesday, April 5, 2023. He succeeds Carol Austin, who has served as GTR’s Interim CEO while the board conducted a national search to fill the permanent position.
“Outman is the right leader for GTR,” said Jay Quigley, 2023 GTR President. “His extensive leadership background and business development skills should take GTR to new heights. He has a vision for the future of the Association, which includes expanding our offerings, improving member experience, exploring new opportunities and more.”
Prior to joining GTR, Outman served as the CEO of the Branson Chamber of Commerce and Convention and Visitors Bureau (CVB). During his time, the Chamber reported a double-digit increase in membership and saw record-setting levels of tourism for both years.
Outman earned his Bachelor of Applied Arts degree in Interpersonal & Public Communication and Sport Studies from Central Michigan University and his Master of Business Administration in Hospitality & Tourism Management from Strayer University. Outman also holds the Certified Destination Management Executive (CDME) and Certified Association Sales Executive (CASE) designations.
As CEO, Outman will lead the association’s staff and work closely with the Board of Directors to drive the strategic direction of the organization, oversee all operations and focus on increasing the value of the association to its members.
About Greater Tampa REALTORS®
Greater Tampa REALTORS® (GTR) is the largest professional association of real estate brokers and agents in the Tampa Bay area, representing over 15,000 members. GTR provides exceptional professional development and networking programs, supports REALTORS® in accelerating their business with access to the best tools and resources in the industry, and is at the forefront of innovation and change to meet the dynamic needs of the real estate industry. GTR represents REALTORS® involved in residential sales, commercial and investment sales, property management, and appraisals. The term “REALTORS®” is a registered collective membership mark that identifies a real estate professional who is a member of the National Association of REALTORS® and abides by its strict Code of Ethics. For more information visit https://tamparealtors.org/.