Dunwoody Chamber of Commerce Special Edition
November 12, 2012 5:06 pm
Debbie Fuse/Dunwoody Chamber of Commerce
Debbie Fuse is the Executive Director of the Dunwoody Chamber of Commerce. Debbie’s background was in sales management, and sales to the construction industry. Prior to that, she held positions in management in the hotel and restaurant industry. She led highly successful sales teams in the Southeast – from 11-28 sales reps with each position – and requirements of traveling up to 80% of her time. After two downsizings, she decided to redirect her focus locally and work within the community where she lives. She’s been in Dunwoody for 14 years after moving from the Baltimore area.
Karen Cannon/Karen Cannon Realtors, Inc.
Karen Cannon is the Co-Founder and Principal of Karen Cannon Realtors, Inc., a dynamic and results-driven firm that continues to grow year-over-year despite a challenging marketplace. As both a business owner and a resident, Karen has unmatched knowledge of the Sandy Springs and Dunwoody real estate market and is the absolute authority on buying and selling in the local community.
The firm leverages its ties with the community to serve its clients, using a local network of thousands of contacts to connect buyers and sellers. On average, Karen Cannon Realtors listings stay on the market for only 28 days and Karen regularly brings buyers and sellers together before properties are even listed.
Karen and her team at Karen Cannon Realtors provide clients with a full-service experience, offering expertise in staging, marketing, home inspection and contract negotiation. The business is primarily referral-based, a direct result of exceptional client service.
Karen is a lifetime member of the Multi-Million Dollar Club, a member of the Atlanta Board of Realtors and currently serves co-chairwoman of the Dunwoody Chamber of Commerce “Chamber in Heels” committee. Prior to founding Karen Cannon Realtors, Karen worked for the technology research company Gartner Inc., where she called on Fortune 500 companies including Coca-Cola, UPS and Home Depot. She received a Bachelor of Science in Management with a concentration in finance from Tulane University.
John Lundeen/Coro Realty Advisors, LLC
In 1997 John Lundeen, along with Joachim Herz, founded Coro Realty Advisors, LLC. John has served as its President and Managing Partner since its inception. Under hisleadership, Coro has grown into a Real Estate Advisory and Development Company that currently oversees a portfolio valued in excess of $750 million. From 1975 to 1997, John was employed by Branch Properties, L.P. ultimately rising to Executive Vice President and General Partner. During his tenure at Branch his responsibilities included Property Acquisitions and Dispositions, Asset Management, Development and overseeing in excess of 2,000,000 square feet of commercial assets.
John received a Bachelor of Science in Real Estate Development for George State University. He is an active board member in both the Perimeter CID and Buckhead CID, International Council of Shopping Centers, Commercial Board of Realtors, holds a Georgia Brokers License and has been designated a Counselor of Real Estate by the National Board of Realtors.
Ryan Goldstein/RG Real Estate
Ryan Goldstein is a Commercial Real Estate Broker specializing in office leasing and sales. Before the founding of RG Real Estate, Ryan was a Vice President in the brokerage division of Ackerman & Co. He brings 12 years of commercial leasing and sales experience focusing on tenant and owner representation.
Ryan provides brokerage services to a number of prominent local and national companies, providing solutions in a variety of areas including lease negotiation, space evaluation, tenant and landlord representation, survey and analysis of available properties, investment acquisitions and dispositions, real estate advisory services, and marketing solutions. In addition, he also specializes in project leasing, investment sales, and acquisitions geared towards private investors. He has leased and sold a wide variety of office properties, including single-story, multi-story, net and gross leased facilities ranging from 10,000 to 200,000 square feet.