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Rodney Gansho

Director of Engagement
National Association of REALTORS®
Professional Bio
Rodney Gansho started his career with the NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® way back in 1991. Since that time, he has held several positions in the Member Policy Department, Association and MLS Governance, and most recently with Engagement. As the Director of Engagement, Rodney works for Charlie Dawson, Vice President of Engagement and Advocacy, and Katie Johnson, Chief Legal and Member Experience Officer. Since 2014, Rodney has served as the staff executive for NAR’s Multiple Listing Issues and Policies Committee and the MLS Technology and Emerging Issues Advisory Board. In 2019, he added the role of liaison to NAR’s Institutes, Societies and Councils where he works with the eight Affiliate organization CEOs. Rodney is frequent speaker at REALTOR® conventions and association/MLS meetings covering a wide range of real estate topics. A graduate of the University of Illinois, Rodney has a Bachelor of Science in Finance. He obtained his RCE (REALTOR® Association Certified Executive) designation in 2004. He also received the CMLX-2 designation in 2022. Rodney is actively engaged in his local community and a Board Member to the West Bucktown Neighborhood Association (WBNA). He serviced as the WBNA Zoning Committee Chairman for close to 20 years helping shape local development. A life-long resident of Chicago, Rodney lives with his wife Diane, and have two children. Their son, Miles (20), is a Junior at the University of Wisconsin – Madison, studying Engineering; and their daughter, Brooke (17), is a freshman at University of Illinois double majoring in Communications and Advertising.