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    Carron Fillingim

    Scholarship recipient inspires others to pursue their own CPM path.

    Name: Carron Fillingim
    Chapter: IREM® Louisiana Chapter
    Member since: 2020
    Impact: Donald M. Furbush, CPM® Scholarship recipient

    Her story

    By the time Carron was in her 30s, she had already been through two rewarding careers in two different industries but found herself looking for a new path. She answered an ad for position in real estate management and hasn’t looked back ever since. She became involved with her local IREM Austin chapter and wanted to pursue her CPM certification but hesitated to move forward, worried about the cost. That’s when she applied for a Foundation scholarship.


    "Once I obtained the IREM Foundation scholarship, it truly lit a fire in me and gave me the confidence I needed to sign up for my first courses."

    Our impact:

    With the additional financial help of the Donald M. Furbush, CPM® Scholarship, Carron set a goal to complete one course a month for 4 months straight, and she did it! Her path also inspired her peers to apply for scholarships and begin their IREM and CPM journeys. Now in her new home of New Orleans, Carron looks forward to continuing her IREM education, with the help of the Foundation, and reaching her goals.

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