As chairman and CEO of the RPM Group, Kris Upton has led the growth of one of the state’s largest full-service commercial and residential real estate companies to more than 350 employees and associates with record annual sales volume approaching $1 billion. Upton is a certified public accountant (CPA) and a certified commercial investment member (CCM). Upton obtained a BSBA in accounting from the University of Arkansas in 1993 and studied investor relations at the University of Michigan. He has volunteered for Junior Achievement and youth sports and is a past member of the Executive Leadership Academy and the band, One Way. Upton says RPM’s culture and core values are anchored in building trustworthy, long-term relationships and serving clients with a level of real estate expertise that has differentiated the firm for more than 65 years.
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