Member Spotlight: Sue Orton

By Missouri REALTORS posted 10-01-2019 09:15 AM


Sue OrtonMissouri REALTORS® are not only real estate professionals, they’re so much more. They dedicate their time to serving on school boards, in elected positions and volunteering their time to make communities a better place to be. They’re educators, serving on panels and facilitating industry discussions. Their philanthropic efforts are inspiring and the difference they are making within their communities is significant. Our Member Spotlight series highlights these efforts and introduces some of our wonderful members!

This month, we are shining the Member Spotlight on Sue Orton.

Serving on the Brain Injury Association (BIA) Board of Directors and the Missouri Governor's Council on Disability, Sue Orton, REALTOR® with Coldwell Banker Gundaker in Chesterfield, uses her position to give back to the those who need it most. Over the years, Sue has dedicated her life to helping individuals with disabilities by working with state and local governments to create more accessible disability housing to those in need.

Sue has played a key role by initiating and refining the criteria of the Universal Design Guidelines for use by construction officials. The Universal Design Guidelines were adopted by the Missouri Governor’s Council on Disabilities (GCD) and the Missouri Housing and Development Committee.

Sue has been a voice for persons with disabilities for decades and has advocated for fairness in the services to individuals with disabilities on a local and state level.

If you’re in the community spotlight or know someone who is, let us know. We’d love to shine our Missouri REALTORS® Spotlight on you!