KWx hires key executives

A month after announcing a C-suite shake up for Keller Williams, KWx, the holding company for Keller Williams Realty, announces a new round of executive appointments.

In Q4 ’20, KW announced the initial phase of its formation of the holding company KWx, composed of Keller Williams, Keller Williams Worldwide, Keller Offers, and Keller Home Financial Services, consisting of Keller Mortgage and Keller Covered. An integrated home experience company, KWx unites KW’s ecosystem of companies focused on an agent-centric home experience journey

Carl Liebert, chief executive officer (CEO) of KWx, announced the latest executive appointments. In an interview with RealTrend, Leibert noted that KWx’s goal is to “provide a seamless, delightful experience for all things home ownership for agents and their clients.” These appointments are just one stop in continuing that work.

  • Stacie Herron, chief legal officer: Herron will lead the strategic direction and day-to-day operations of KWx’s legal, compliance and enterprise risk matters. Prior to joining KWx, she served as executive vice president, general counsel, and corporate secretary for 12 years at Brookfield Properties, where she oversaw its legal function.
  • Dave Smith, president, Keller Home Financial Services (KHFS): As president of KHFS, composed of Keller Mortgage, a mortgage lender, and Keller Covered, an insurance services provider, Smith will scale and improve the digital experience of the mortgage and insurance service offerings, maximizing efforts focused on providing a seamless agent-driven consumer experience.
  • TV Kumaresh, head of strategy planning & integration: Kumaresh will translate and map the core strategy that guides the operational plans, investments, outcomes and results for KWx. Prior to joining KWx, Kumaresh previously served as a vice president and senior strategy officer with USAA, responsible for building and managing enterprise and business unit strategies, along with the execution of product development and innovation.
  • Paige Gorman, vice president of integration: Gorman will lead the change management required across the KWx ecosystem to forward the vision of a seamless agent-driven consumer real estate experience. Prior to joining KWx, Gorman served as vice president of enterprise customer experience at Assurant Insurance.

“We’re excited to add Stacie, Dave, TV and Paige to our robust leadership team that is focused on building a bright future in partnership with our agents,” said Liebert. “Building on our [Keller Williams’] proud past, in collaboration with leaders who have been pivotal in our growth for decades, our newest team members signify our enduring commitment to delivering an unrivaled, seamless homeownership experience that extends beyond the transaction.” 

In October 2020, Liebert was appointed the CEO of KWx. Within the role, Liebert continues to build a high-caliber, broad-based, diverse leadership team to bring the KWx ecosystem of companies into alignment as one.