Chief Marketing Officer
Carol McNerney, Chief Marketing Officer (CMO), oversees all aspects of the Marketing department, where she is responsible for brand, product marketing, digital marketing, content marketing, and public relations. Ms. McNerney has more than 20 years of global marketing experience, spanning across a variety of industries, including commercial real estate (CRE), technology, and media.
Prior to Walker & Dunlop, Ms. McNerney served as Chief Marketing Officer for SThree, plc, a STEM recruitment firm where she transformed their brand and built go-to-market strategies for various subsidiary brands. Ms. McNerney also served as CMO for Information Builders Inc., a data analytics and software company, where she collaborated with product, sales, and service teams to enhance the lead management process and drive revenue growth. During her tenure as CMO for Savills North America, a CRE services firm, Ms. McNerney supported 700 brokers across the U.S. and Canada to drive leads, cross-selling, and client retention. She also created the firm's first business development function while launching the Savills' brand in North America. Ms. McNerney spent the early part of her career at IBM where she worked in various capacities.
Ms. McNerney earned her Bachelor of Arts in International Relations and French from the University of Virginia and went on to earn her MBA from the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill with a focus in Marketing. Outside of her professional accomplishments, she is also a Chairwoman of the Kelly O’Hara Scholarship at the University of Virginia. In her free time, Ms. McNerney is a competitive USTA tennis player and has completed nine marathons.