Futurists

Vanessa Bergmark

Red Oak Realty

Joining the San Francisco Bay Area’s Red Oak Realty in 2007, CEO and Owner Vanessa Bergmark has led the firm from 12th in marketshare to “hugging second” with a formula that focuses on providing agents with the right support to serve in a consultative capacity to the region’s discerning real estate consumers.

In 2018, Bergmark led the more than 40-year-old firm through a top-to-bottom rebranding that updated its image across all mediums—physical, print and digital. “We looked at how our colors and logo play in the digital world across social media and all the digital portals, as well as print,” said Bergmark earlier this year. “We needed to make sure we wouldn’t get lost in the volume. We wanted to get both higher marketshare and consumer mindshare.”

Vanessa Bergmark | CEO/Owner

Red Oak Realty

"It's a honor to be considered for the RISMedia Newsmaker award among so many incredible professionals in an industry I am deeply proud to be a part of."