Modene Gaulke, is a 1995 graduate of The Evergreen State College in Olympia, Washington. Modene holds a BA in Business Management. She later earned Paralegal Certification at the University of Arkansas, Jonesboro. No stranger to Montrose, Modene has been with the Montrose Association of REALTORS as CEO since 2009 and prior to that was a Department Director for the Washington State Association of REALTORS. Among her many accomplishments, she has assisted independent businesses with business plans, helped with securing financing for startup companies, and served as a business lobbyist at the State Legislature and United States Congress in Colorado and in Washington State. In 2012 she earned the prestigious REALTOR Certified Executive National Designation which is held by only 400 people in the United States.
Modene loves being involved in the community and states, "She is looking forward to serving as a volunteer on the Chamber Board of Directors and helping businesses succeed in the Montrose area."