McGrath Estate Agents Caloundra Principal Jodie Hedley-Ward has been declared a finalist for the newly-created Most Influential Woman in Property award. The award is part of the Annual Real Estate Agents Excellence Awards (AREAs) and recognises an exceptional female who has achieved success in the property industry through leadership, mentorship, innovation, service and marketing excellence and drive to change the industry.

Jodie is honoured to be nominated for the award and is thankful for the support of her team. “I’m thrilled to be flying the flag for Queensland,” she said. “I really want to acknowledge the incredible team I have at McGrath Caloundra who all share my intense passion for linking commerce with our Community Giveback program, which is at the heart of everything we do.”

Head of McGrath Franchise Network Christopher Mourd said that Jodie is an integral part of the McGrath team. “Her energy, commitment and professionalism are without peer,” he said. “We are delighted that she is being recognised as one of the industry’s leading principals.” In addition to this, Jodie has also recently been recognised as the top Queensland McGrath female agent for the 2018 financial year. “I believe that learning from others in our phenomenal McGrath network has been instrumental in my career up until this point,” she said. “I absolutely love learning new distinctions and strategies that can help take my team and everyone at our McGrath Caloundra office to the next level.”

Jodie’s McGrath Caloundra office recently reached a new milestone, donating $100,000 to almost 100 not-for-profit organisations since 1 January 2017 as part of its Community Giveback Program. The Community Giveback program involves a $500 donation at settlement to a not-for-profit, school or sporting organisation that the client nominates. Along with the monetary donations, the team also donates their time, going over and above for causes close to their heart.

To be held on 15 November 2018 in Sydney, the AREAs will honour the most innovative, and highest-achieving individuals and businesses across property and media.

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