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Collen Henderson
2012 - 2013 President

Los Angeles (11-30-12) - On Tuesday, November 8, 2012 P.R.E.P.A. the Pride Real Estate Professionals Association hosted a launch party/mixer at The Capital Grille for a new LGBT Real Estate Professional Association. There, they established PREPA as a non-profit organization of real estate professionals committed to: - Supporting LGBT real estate professionals and their career development- Fostering goodwill among the pride and greater real estate communities- Promoting and advocating equal opportunities for home ownership and property rights This association is the first of its kind and had over 150 people in attendance and described by one of its founders, realtor Collen Henderson as, "a high energy out out-pouring of relator diversity that has generated an exciting buzz in the southland's LGBT community."

The Mayor of West Hollywood Jeffrey Prang was in attendance and introduced the Board of Directors. Also making an appearance was Kennon Earl from Selling L.A., as well as sponsors from Wells Fargo Home Mortgage, Hollywood Hills Escrow, Tredway, Lumsdaine & Doyle, LLP, Citi Mortgage and MARA Escrow.

Prepa launch Officials Henderson remarked, "P.R.E.P.A. is planning on expanding nationwide during the upcoming year, but starting in West Hollywood was an obvious choice."

They are currently in the planning stages for our 2013 Website Launch in January followed by an Educational Luncheon Tax Seminar in February. All details will be on the calendar of events at https://www.facebook.com/PrideRealEstateProfessionalsAssociation.

P.R.E.P.A. seeks to make LGBT home ownership a reality for every gay and lesbian couple in the nation. 

For additional information please contact Collen Henderson at 323-896-7910

{Photo Attachment -- Collen Henderson, PREPA President, Stephanie Christie, Acting Secretary & Director and Roy Jimenez, PREPA Vice President} ###


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