She is a 30+ year veteran of the real estate industry and was instrumental in building three major brands. Among her many achievements, she was recently recognized by Leading Researcher Real Estate trend watcher Stephan Swanepoel, as one of the 200 most Powerful people in Residential Real Estate, included in the top 10 most powerful women in real estate and was ranked among the top 10 most powerful Real Estate Franchise Executives all for the year 2013, 2014 and 2015.
Ms. Bonnell has been a featured speaker at the NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTOR’S General session as well as the National Women’s Council of REALTOR in New Orleans in 2014.
She has spoken to Ris Media’s top 500 Power Brokers and at their leadership Conferences, National and State Women’s Council REALTORS across the country, National Association of Real Estate Brokers, Inman News Connect Conference, Xplode Conference, The 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act & Mass Fair Housing Conference.
In 2012 she was named a finalist in the category of Best Executive in a Service Business by the Stevie Awards for Women in Business, the world’s premier awards for women in the workplace. A recipient of The Women of Fire award presented by the Warren Group/Banker & Tradesman (Boston) to the top 20 women in Finance, insurance, and Real Estate trailblazers, leaders, and Visionaries. And most recently she was honored with the 2015 CHANEL award sponsored by the Women in the Housing & Real Estate Ecosystem NAWRB Roaring Twenties edition of SHE Magazine for Changing the perception of the entrepreneurial woman and previously the 2104 TALKIE award for Making her mark in the world of Marketing.
She is a wife, mother, and grandmother and in her spare time, she is a martial artist, coach, judge and referee.