Keller Williams Announces Executive Appointments

Austin, TX | December 20, 2023

AUSTIN, TEXAS December 20, 2023 — Keller Williams (KW), the world’s largest real estate technology franchise by agent count, has appointed Wendi Harrelson as President of KWRI-Owned Regions and John Clidy as Vice President of Growth. The appointments are effective as of Dec. 12.

“Well-known across our ecosystem as servant leaders, Wendi and John will act as growth partners for our regional operating principals and regional directors,” Mark Willis, CEO of KW. “They are all in on ensuring our market centers win the day and dominate locally.”

Harrelson started as an agent at KW over 30 years ago. A legendary market center team leader, she has succeeded in every leadership level at KW, including as a market center operating principal, regional operating principal, regional director, KW MAPS regional leadership coach, and divisional leader. 

Clidy joined KW more than a decade ago as a top Mega Agent. Since then, he has succeeded across multiple leadership roles, including as a market center operating principal, a regional director, and a divisional leader. 

“Wendi has inspired, trained, and recruited many of our best agents, team leaders, and operating principals,” said Willis. “And John understands how to serve our market center leaders at the highest level.”

“Together with your help, we are focused on growth; that’s the strategy for how we will navigate a challenging market,” said Willis in an internal email to KW companywide leaders. “We were built to thrive in a shifting market.” 

“Let’s step forward and seize the opportunity to gain more market share,” said Willis.

About Keller Williams

Austin, Texas-based Keller Williams, the world’s largest real estate franchise by agent count, has more than 1,100 offices and 183,000 agents. The franchise is also No. 1 in units and sales volume in the United States.

Since 1983, the company has cultivated an agent-centric, technology-driven, and education-based culture that rewards agents as stakeholders. For more information, visit

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