Rose & Womble president/CEO to retire in June 2021
Art Zachary will retire after 50 years with the company
Virginia Beach-based real estate company Rose & Womble Realty Co. announced last week that its president and CEO, Art Zachary, will retire in June 2021.
Zachary started with the company in June 1970. It became Rose & Womble in June 1998. He will continue to serve as chairman of the board and work with the operating committee to determine his duties. Chief Operating Officer J. Van Rose Jr. will become the next president of the company
“We are incredibly grateful for Art’s vision and dedication to our organization and industry over the past 50 years,” Van Rose Jr. said in a statement. “He will remain an integral part of our company as an owner and leader.”
During his career, Zachary served for 20 years on the board of directors of Real Estate Information Network Inc. (REIN), the multiple listing service (MLS) for Hampton Roads, holding six terms as president and three as vice president. He was also president of Leading Real Estate Companies of the World (LeadingRE), served on the board of directors for Tidewater Builders Association and was named Hampton Roads Realtors Association 1997 Broker of the year.
Rose and Womble has more than 600 licensed agents.