Our Community Involvement

Our clients tell us they like having a real estate professional

who is engaged and in the know in the community.

Here are some of the ways that Alan

has been engaged in the community over the years.

Real Estate Profession
At Home With Diversity Certification, Instructor Application in Process
Building Green Real Estate Certification
Commercial Investment Realty Association of WNC

Discovering Commercial Real Estate Certificate (National Association of REALTORS®)
Diversity Committee - North Carolina Association of REALTORS®

Green Built Alliance - Western North Carolina Green Building Council (Volunteer, Donor)

Homeward Bound - Real Estate Agents Combating Homelessness (REACH)
Home Equity Conversion (Reverse) Mortgage Specialist Certification
Land of the Sky Association of REALTORS®
Land of the Sky Association of REALTORS® Finance Committee (Member)
Land of the Sky Association of REALTORS® Legislative Committee (Member)
Land of the Sky Association of REALTORS® Professional Development Committee (Co-Chair)
Land of the Sky Association of REALTORS® Safety Trainer

National Association of Hispanic Real Estate Professionals 
National Association of REALTORS®
North Carolina Real Estate Brokers License (279539)
North Carolina Real Estate Commission Broker in Charge Course (Completed 2017)
South Carolina Real Estate Brokers License (94436)

Faith, Diversity & Inclusion
At Home With Diversity Certification
Bahá'is of Asheville and Western North Carolina
Blue Ridge Pride Finance Committee

Bounty of Bethlehem - Immaculate Conception Catholic Church of Hendersonville
Buncombe County Sheriff's Symposium on Safety in Houses of Worship (2016, 2018)
Carolina Church Security Alliance (Liaison)
Chabad House (Volunteer & Donor)
Christ Community Church of Montreat (Volunteer & Donor)
Congregation Beth Israel (Volunteer & Donor)

Creation Care Alliance of WNC

Diversity Committee - North Carolina Association of REALTORS®

Full Gospel Businessman’s Fellowship International
Gospel Fellowship Church

     (Deacon, Construction and Prison Ministries Volunteer)

Hadassah of Western North Carolina (Volunteer)
Highland Park Methodist Church (Guest Speaker)

Interfaith Assistance Ministry (Donor)
Jesus People Church, Asheville (Guest Speaker)
Jewish Community Center of Asheville (Volunteer & Donor)
Nassau Christian Center 

     (Turning Point & Single Adult Ministries Leader, Elder Care and Men's Ministries Volunteer)

National Association of Hispanic Real Estate Professionals

Samaritan's Purse Operation Christmas Child (Volunteer, Donor)
Western North Carolina Jewish Federation (Fundraising Committee)
Other North Carolina Certifications
NC Alcoholic Beverage Control Commission Seller/Server Certification
NC Department of Insurance Crowd Management Support Staff Certification

​Buncombe County Schools Effective Substitute Teacher Training Certificate

Notary Public
NC Notary Public
NC e-Notary Public 

Pavaso Certified Mobile eNotary 
American Association of Notaries

National Notary Association
Former Notary Licenses in NJ, NY, PA & VA

Business & Professional
American Management Association

Arizona Process Servers Association

Asheville Area Chamber of Commerce (Volunteer)
Asheville Grown Business Alliance
Business Survival Showcase (Sponsor)
California Association of Photocopiers and Process Servers

Chamber of Commerce of the Princeton Area

       (Legislative Affairs Committee)

East Asheville Business Association

​Fletcher Area Business Association ​

Florida Association of Professional Process Servers

Guidestar User Advisory Panel

Henderson County Business Morning Update (Sponsor)
Henderson County Chamber of Commerce

       (Public Policy Committee)
Henderson County Tourism Authority (Volunteer)

Hendersonville Merchant & Business Association 
Keep Middlesex Moving Transportation Advisory Coalition
Madison County Chamber of Commerce
Maryland Police Training Commission Firearms Safety Training
Middlesex County Bar Association (Member)
Middlesex County Bar Foundation (Member)
Montreat College Cybersecurity Conference

National Association of Legal Vendors
National Association of Professional Process Servers

      (Legislative Committee, Arbitration & Grievance Committee)
National Council for Investigative & Security Services

      (Ethics Committee Chair, Regional Director, Legislative Committee)
National Public Records Research Association

      (Author, Report on Industry Ethics)
New Jersey Bar Association (Member)
New Jersey Bar Foundation (Member)
New Jersey State Police Licensed Private Detective

New Jersey State Professional Process Servers Association (Founding President)
New York City Department of Consumer Affairs Licensed Process Server

Oregon Association of Process Servers

Pennsylvania Department of Banking Licensed Collector-Repossessor
Pennsylvania State Police Certified Lethal Weapons Agent

South Asheville Business Association

Texas Professional Process Servers Association

Title Abstracters' Association of New Jersey
Vibrant Asheville Business Education & Networking (Founder)

Washington State Process Servers Association

Environmental Organizations

​Building Green Real Estate Certification (National Association of REALTORS®)

Conserving Carolina (Volunteer, AmeriCorps Project)
Creation Care Alliance of WNC

​Green Built Alliance - Western North Carolina Green Building Council (Volunteer, Donor)


Blue Horizons

Southern Alliance for Clean Energy

Civic Affiliations

Arts Council of Henderson County

Asheville Community Theatre (Volunteer, Usher, Assistant Stage Manager)

Asheville Museum of Science (formerly Colburn Earth Science Museum (Donor, Member)

Asheville Police Department Citizen's Police Academy (Graduate, 2017)
ATHENA of Henderson County (Supporter)
​Ben Franklin Circles - Asheville Chapter
Blue Ridge Community College Vision Henderson County (Graduate, 2017)
Buncombe County Election Precinct (Volunteer, 2012 & 2016)

​Buncombe County Sheriffs' Office Citizen's Academy

Carolina Public Press Community Ambassadors & Donor

Carolina Public Press Newsmaker Forums Attendee

Community Foundation of Henderson County

Flat Rock Playhouse (Volunteer, Transportation Committee)

Habitat for Humanity - Asheville (Volunteer)
Habitat for Humanity - Trenton, NJ (Donor)

Henderson County Sheriffs’ Office House of Worship Security Training
Henderson County Tourism & Development Authority (Volunteer)

Hendersonville Community Theater (Member, House Manager)

Hendersonville Community Co-Op (Shareholder)
Hendersonville Garden Jubilee Festival (Volunteer)
Hendersonville Main Street Project (Volunteer)
Hendersonville Music on Main (Volunteer)

Homeward Bound - Real Estate Agents Combating Homelessness
Junior Achievement - Asheville (Visiting Teacher)
Junior Achievement - Princeton, NJ (Volunteer, Donor)

League of Women Voters (Supporter)

Manna Food Bank (Donor, Volunteer)
Montford Music & Arts Festival (Volunteer)
Montford Park Players Shakespeare in the Park (Volunteer)
Montreat College, Bob Watts Golf Tournament

      (Committee Member and Donor)

Mountain Community School-Hendersonville (Speaker)

National Police Defense Foundation (Member)

Pisgah Legal Services (Volunteer Investigator - 3 Years)
Rotary International Asheville - Biltmore

     (Membership Committee, Event Committee, Sergeant at Arms (2018))

​T.C. Roberson High School Supporter

Thank a Local Lawman (Supporter)

The Storehouse Food Pantry Ministry (Donor)
United Way of Henderson County Rising Leaders 

More Civic Affiliations
Allentown Police Academy, Allentown, PA, (Donor)
American Anorexia/Bulimia Association (Member, NJ Chapter)
American Heart Association CPR & Emergency Cardiac Care Provider
Alpha Pregnancy Center, Trenton, NJ (Board of Directors)
American Cancer Society
Anchor House Foundation
Asheville Welcomes Transplants Group (Founder, Event Planner)
Asheville-Buncombe Food Policy Council

     (Legislative & Policy Committee)
California University of Pennsylvania Student Fund, California, PA, (Donor 2003-2011)
Catawba Valley Community College Foundation, Hickory, NC (Donor 2005-2007)
Child Find Network
Cranbury-Plainsboro Little League (Sponsor)
Drop-In Children Center, Ithaca, NY (Chair, Annual Fundraiser 2002-2004)
Jamesburg Cultural Association (Sponsor)
Loaves & Fishes Food Kitchen, Ithaca, NY (Chair, Fundraiser 2002-2004)
McDowell County Schools Early College, Marion, NC, (Donor, 2006-2007)
McDowell Technical Community College PTK Student Fund, Marion, NC (Donor 2006-2007)
Methodist University Reading Program, Fayetteville, NC (Donor, 2009-2011)
Muscular Dystrophy Association
North Carolina Sheriff’s Association (Honorary Member, Donor 2009- 2017)
NTD Needy Family Christmas Toy and Clothing Distribution-NJ & PA (Donor, Coordinator)
Optimist Club School Drug Prevention Committee
Plainsboro Little League (Sponsor)
SERV Foundation, Trenton, NJ (Founding Member)
Singles Helping Others
The United States Healthy American Fitness Leaders
Township of Plainsboro Founders Day (Sponsor)
Vietnam Veterans (Donor)