Institute of Real Estate Management names new CEO

Linda Caradine-Poinsett

The IREM Board of Directors is excited to announce that Linda Caradine-Poinsett, Ph.D., will serve as IREM’s Chief Executive Officer/Executive Vice President, effective June 1, 2022.

2022 IREM President, Barry Blanton, CPM®, adds, “The IREM Steering Committee has found the very best person to lead the talented headquarters team at IREM. The Committee was impressed with the outstanding group of candidates, and we feel Linda exemplifies the attributes we were looking for to lead IREM into a very promising future.”

Caradine-Poinsett comes to IREM from the American College of Prosthodontists where she served as CEO since 2016. A self-prescribed “servant leader”, Caradine-Poinsett has a strong history of overcoming challenges and creating measurable impact with a “pay-it-forward” leadership style.

Caradine-Poinsett holds a Ph.D. in Organizational Leadership, an M.J. with an emphasis in Health Law, an M.B.A. with an emphasis in Finance, and a B.S. in Healthcare Administration. Linda was recognized with a Women of Excellence Award from the Chicago Defender (2021); REACH Award from National Louis College (2018); and a Women in Business Entrepreneur Award (Chicago). She also volunteers as a Board Member with A Silver Lining Foundation and as an Advisory Board Member for Southside Help Center.