Georgine Atacan, RESUME

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GEORGINE ATACAN, MSW, LSW

Over 20 years of leadership, human resources and management experience in the Real estate Industry.  Specifically in the areas of recruiting, hiring, psychological testing, mentoring fund-raising and coaching, as co-owner of one of the largest real estate brokerages in Pennsylvania. Proven expertise in training, educating, team building and business development to maximize agent psychological well-being and productivity in a highly competitive industry.

Experience

Organizational Psychologist & Co-Owner| KEller Williams Realty| 2006-2018

·     Launched a start-up company into the largest Brokerage in Philadelphia with 400 Realtors and 8 locations

·     Recruited, tested and hired hundreds of new and experienced Realtors. Responsible for HR for 10 staff members

·     Responsible for all public relations, marketing and social media for the brokerage

·     Created a 501(c)(3) non-profit to assist both my team and community groups and held for monthly fund-raising events 

Principal| Atacan Group @ KEller Williams Realty| 2000-Present

·     Co-founded one of the first real estate teams in the city which became a nationally recognized group

·     Recruited and trained new agents, many of which have become Philadelphia’s Top Realtors

·     Taught agents how to market themselves, interview with potential sellers and advertise the listings

Quality Management Coordinator | Behavioral HEalth Services Initiative|1998-2000

·     Acted as a Patient advocate conducting site inspections and compliance record reviews at Philadelphia hospitals

·     Trained caseworkers to keep patient needs first and foremost when authorizing payment for treatment 

Admissions Director and Adolescent Therapist |The Bridge School |1997-1998     

·     Interviewed, assessed and admitted dually diagnosed adolescents into hybrid in-patient/high school facility 

·     Resident individual psychotherapist and group therapist for female population.

ReTail Business Owner |Baltimore, Philadelphia and New York |1992-1995     

·     Conceptualized, created and owned several retail and sporting kiosks in major east coast malls

GRADUATE INTERNSHIPS| Philadelphia| 1995-1997

  • FAMILY OF MURDER VICTIMS—Philadelphia District Attorney’s Office –Court Liaison & Group Therapist
  • MOUNT SINAI PARTIAL PSYCHIATRIC HOSPITAL- Student Clinician & Group Therapist

 

Education

Masters of Social Work               | 1997| University of Pennsylvania

Graduate Psychology Student  |1992|  Johns Hopkins University 

Bachelor of Science                       | 1991| Loyola University of Chicago

Volunteer Activities

Founder of KWCC Cares, a 501 (c)(3) non-profit, Masterman Middle School Liaison for 3 yrs., St. Peter’s School Parent Representative for 11 yrs., Society Hill Civic Association Board Member