Growing up as the son of a real estate agent, Bryon understands both the highs and lows of the industry and has made it his mission to ensure that Century 21 agents and brokers have all the resources they need to truly succeed and leave a legacy for their own families. As Chief Development Officer, Ellington works to advance the brand’s mission of transforming relationships with clients and customers from strictly transactional to experiential and elevate the process with a focus on training, consulting and recruiting.
With a robust background in education and technology, Bryon previously served as Chief Operating Officer for Century 21 Real Estate as well as senior vice president of the Learning Center of Excellence, Realogy’s integrated learning institute, developing results-driving agent curriculums and growth-focused leadership programs for the company’s global network of brands. Prior to that, he worked at Keller Williams where he led the national brand’s award-winning learning efforts for nearly 15 years.
Bryon received his bachelor’s degree and teaching certificate in secondary education from the University of Texas and an MBA in Entrepreneurship from the Acton School of Business in Austin. During his down time, he enjoys spending time with his wife and four children and loves tapping into his creative side through woodworking.
How do you deliver extraordinary experiences?
“What makes for a memorable experience is providing clients with the things they didn’t even know to expect. In the real estate experience, there are a lot of things that go wrong. If you take those opportunities to educate the client and show them how you solved the issue, they’ll remember that feeling of reassurance and confidence in their agent. And that’s what they’ll share with friends.”