Author: Angela McMillan

Angela McMillan has actively studied communication, marketing, and people for over 15 years and is excited to share her experience with you. She is the Director of Communication and Marketing for the Greater Kalamazoo Association of REALTORS and founder of Talk it Forward. She holds certifications in e-PRO®, Inbound Marketing, and Content Marketing, and is a TEDx speaker alumna with a humor-based approach and enthusiasm for teaching. In 2018, she was selected to participate in ASAE’s NextGen Summit because she is constantly honing her skills to help organizations create exciting interactions with the people they serve. Angela is a critical thinker who finds creative solutions and has a proven track record of developing human-centric communication and operations to delight customers, elevating event communication and management, and leading strategic planning and organization.

Angela believes in sincere, direct, communication. She is a card-carrying optimist, wife, vegetarian, lifelong learner, proud mother of 2 kids and 2 cats, and lover of life. Her favorite things include peacocks, trivia, and dark roast coffee.


Bigger isn’t always better

We are a small team at the Greater Kalamazoo Association of Realtors, currently comprised of five full-time employees and 4 remote, flexible or part-time employees. Despite our size, we serve about 1,200 members. As a team, we are doing a lot better at accepting that bigger or more isn’t always better; better is better.  We […]


The Ups and Downs of Revamping Communications

What is the aesthetic and overall experience that members have with your association? How do communications play into that experience? Do you need to shake it up? At the Greater Kalamazoo Association of Realtors, we realized that while our meetings and services were of value to our members, we weren’t doing enough to make them exciting […]