Director of Relocation & Referral Services
As Director of Relocation & Referral Services, Lauren Hodge manages Lake Norman Realty's global affiliations with Leading Real Estate Companies of the World and the Worldwide Employee Relocation Council (ERC). She oversees and facilitates relocation referrals and business development for their corporate partners and affiliated services. In addition, Lauren oversees broker specialist training for Lake Norman Realty’s team of Relocation Specialists, as well as relocation training and orientation for new sales associates. A self-proclaimed perfectionist and enthusiastic leader within Lake Norman Realty, Lauren’s attention to detail for each client referral has resulted in Lake Norman Realty’s relocation department receiving accolades and awards within Leading Real Estate Companies of the World. Lauren joined Lake Norman Realty in 2012 as Branch Office Administrative Support. In 2014, she was promoted to Financial Support Manager where she worked alongside Lake Norman Realty’s CFO, the late Sherri Hodge, and was also named Relocation Coordinator, working with Denise LePage Richards. In 2019, Lauren was promoted to Director of Relocation & Referral Services and joined Lake Norman Realty’s Leadership Team. In 2020, she earned the coveted Certified Relocation Professional (CRP) designation from Worldwide ERC and the Global Relocation Professional (GRP) designation from Leading Real Estate Companies of the World in 2018. She is also an active member of the Relocation Directors Council and the Charlotte Metro Area Relocation Council.