BROOKINGS – Alan Hess, of Century 21, Gustafson, Krogman and Associates has been awarded 2020 Realtor of the Year. Hess is currently the East Central South Dakota Realtors president and is actively involved in the local and state associations. He is also a board member of the Brookings Fastpitch Softball Association. Hess lives in Brookings with his wife, Ann, and their two children.
Kelly Odegaard of Best Choice Real Estate has received the Rising Star Award. This award is presented to recognize a Realtor of less than five years who promotes professionalism, enthusiasm and best exemplifies the Realtors Code of Ethics. Odegaard has been in real estate for just over two years and recently joined the East Central SD Realtors board as secretary-treasurer. Odegaard is also a member of the Downtown Brookings Business District Committee and the SDSU Real Estate Affinity Group. Odegaard lives in Brookings with her husband, Justin, and their two children.
Both were congratulated by David Kneip of Best Choice.