Sharon Ballenger passes away
Sharon Ballenger, managing director of marketing at USAA Real Estate Co., passed away July 13. She had been with the company since 1990. With more than 36 years of real estate marketing experience, Ballenger was responsible for marketing, advertising for all USAA Real Estate lines of business, company event planning and investor conferences, as well as all internal and external business communications. Prior to her work with USAA Real Estate, Ballenger was director of marketing for the Duke Cos., a multifamily development company, and before that she was responsible for office operations at Ballenger Paving Co., a family-owned highway construction business. Before her work in real estate, Ballenger was an English teacher.