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Nick Rhoad, MPA

Chief Executive Officer
Association of Real Estate License Law Officials (ARELLO)
Professional Bio
Nick has served as the CEO of ARELLO since 2019. His connection to the organization dates back to 2005, when he attended his first ARELLO meeting as the Director of the Indiana Real Estate Commission. In that role, he was responsible for the Real Estate Commission, the Appraiser Board, and the Home Inspector Licensing Board. Nick later went on to serve as the Executive Director of the Indiana Professional Licensing Agency, which is the umbrella agency that oversees 38 professions and multiple boards of directors. Nick developed significant private sector experience as the Vice President of Economic Development, Tax Policy, and Business Development for a development company, supporting international clients with real estate tax strategies and economic development incentives. He helped to drive the firm’s success by tailoring property tax solutions to manufacturers, multi-family properties, non-traded Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs), 1031 exchanges, energy, oil, gas, and alternative direct investments which achieved real and personal property tax reductions. Nick also volunteers with his local fire department. Nick graduated from Hillsdale College with a B.A. in Political Economy and earned a Master of Public Administration from Indiana University. He and his wife live outside Indianapolis, Indiana, with their three children.
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