Carol McNerney joins Walker & Dunlop as Chief Marketing Officer
BETHESDA, MD., July 25, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Walker & Dunlop, Inc. today announced that Carol McNerney joins the company as Chief Marketing Officer (CMO), where she will be responsible for brand, product marketing and public relations. Ms. McNerney’s more than 20 years of global marketing experience spans a variety of industries, including commercial real estate (CRE), technology and media. Immediately prior to joining Walker & Dunlop, Ms. McNerney served as Director of Marketing for SThree, plc, a STEM recruitment company where she transformed their brand and developed go-to-market strategies for various subsidiary brands.
“Walker & Dunlop’s ambitious five-year growth targets, included in Drive to ’25, include continued investment in people, brand and technology. We are thrilled to have someone with Carol’s experience join the company to drive our brand development forward in coordination with our exceptional people and innovative technology,” said Steve Theobald, COO of Walker & Dunlop. “As we continue to expand the mandate of our award-winning marketing team, Carol’s leadership and experience will allow us to think outside the box and further differentiate Walker & Dunlop in the marketplace.”
Ms. McNerney also served as CMO for Information Builders Inc., a data analytics and software company, where she worked with product, sales and service teams to improve the lead management process and drive growth. revenues. During her tenure as CMO for Savills, a CRE services company, Ms. McNerney supported 700 brokers across the United States and Canada to generate leads, cross-sells and customer retention. She also created the company’s first business development function while revamping the Savills brand. Ms. McNerney spent her early career at IBM where she held various positions.
Ms. McNerney assumes her duties as Suzanne Weberwho has worked at Walker & Dunlop for 18 years and is in a new role as Chief of Staff for Willy Walker, chairman and CEO of Walker & Dunlop. Ms. Weber’s knowledge of the CRE industry and tremendous stewardship of W&D’s award-winning marketing team over the past 14 years make her the ideal professional to take on the role of Chief of Staff and drive the dramatic growth and the exceptional management of Walker & Dunlop. Ms. Weber will work directly with senior W&D executives to identify and implement key strategic business initiatives.
“I want to take this opportunity to welcome Carol McNerney at Walker & Dunlop. We are extremely thrilled to have him!” said Willy Walker. “And I want to thank Suzanne Weber for building a world-class marketing team, taking the W&D brand to new heights, and being willing to take on this exciting new role as Chief of Staff,” Mr. Walker continued. “Susan and Carol will do great things in their new roles!”
About Walker & Dunlop
Walker and Dunlop (NYSE: WD) is one of the largest providers of capital to the commercial real estate industry in United States, enabling property owners and operators to realize their vision of communities – where people live, work, shop and play. Our people, our brand and our technology make W&D one of the most insightful and customer-focused companies in our industry. With over 1,400 employees in all major US marketsWalker & Dunlop has consistently been named one of FortuneThe best places to work® and is committed to making the commercial real estate industry more inclusive and diverse while create meaningful social, environmental and economic change in our communities.
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