Not at all! A real estate agent is an individual with a valid real estate license who helps people buy or sell residential or commercial property. A REALTOR is a real estate agent who is also an active member of the National Association of Realtors (NAR) in good standing. REALTORS are held to a higher standard, bound by the NAR code of ethics and professional standards when serving clients and customers, and working with other industry members.
Whether representing the buyer or seller, Jeanna Callahan focuses on writing competitive offers and being a fierce negotiator, while working tirelessly on behalf of her clients. Callahan uses her network of professionals, understanding of current market values, knowledge of how various loan types function to help get her clients to the closing table. Callahan views her role in the process not as a sales person but rather a negotiator and problem solver.
Callahan has the following awards, accolades, and achievements:
Century 21 International Production Awards
• Top 3 Agents in Missouri – 2019
• Top Agent in Springfield Metropolitan Area – 2019, 2017, 2013, 2012
• Diamond Award for Production – 2016-2020
• Masters Award for Production – 2014 & 2015
• Emerald Award for Production – 2013
• Ruby Award for Production – 2012
Century 21 Pinnacle Quality Service Award – 2012-2017
Founder & President – Killuminati Foundation 2008 – Present
Women’s Council of Realtors Member – 2011 – Present
Springfield Professionals Leadership Team – 2011 – Present
Most Influential Women, Springfield Business Journal – 2020
Director of Education & Programs – 2018
President of Women's Council of Realtors of Southwest Missouri – 2017
Featured in Be the Boss Magazine – 2011
417 Magazine's Top 20 Under 30 – 2010
Springfield Business Journal's Entrepreneur of the Year Honoree – 2009
Callahan grew up in the northwest Chicago suburbs and moved to the Springfield area in 1999. She is a Missouri State University graduate and started her career as a recruiting director staffing a site achieving $100+ million in annual sales.
In 2008 she started Killuminati Foundation, a 501c3 nonprofit offering veterinary assistance to dogs and their families in Missouri. The organization also partners with rescue groups to promote adoption and the importance of spay/neuter.
A baked goods vendor at Farmers Market of the Ozarks expanded to a brick-and-mortar operation; the first lending center for Old Missouri Bank opened; and London Calling Pasty Co. added a new food truck.