Rachel Shold VanDenBoom Named "Emmy" Award Winner

Edina, Minn. – Jan. 16, 2013 – Rachel Shold VanDenBoom, sales manager of Edina Realty’s Northfield, Faribault and New Prague offices, was honored with an “Emmy” award on Wed., Jan. 16 at Edina Realty’s annual Expo event, held at Saint Paul RiverCentre. 

Established to honor company founder Emma L. Rovick, the “Emmy” Award is given annually to two people, one employee and one agent, who exemplify Edina Realty’s traditions of honesty, integrity, and commitment, and contribute significantly to the company.

VanDenBoom has been with Edina Realty for 32 years. She was licensed in real estate in 1976 with Award Realty and joined Edina Realty in 1981. She has been managing offices since 1983, and managed the Edina Realty Prior Lake office for almost three decades.

A Certified Real Estate Broker, VanDenBoom has been active with several state and local real estate boards, including as a trustee of the Minnesota Association of REALTORS® Political Action Committee, a member of the Minnesota Association of REALTORS®’ Governmental Affairs committee, and a board member of the Southern Twin Cities Association of REALTORS® 
She has also served on many community boards and councils

“Rachel has done an exceptional job as
sales manager of three Edina Realty offices,” said Bob Peltier, president and CEO of Edina Realty Home Services. “Her team says that she’s always there to help when things don’t go as planned, and she’s a great cheerleader for Edina Realty. Rachel takes pride in supporting others with their careers and has helped mentor many successful Realtors.”

The Faribault office, located at 1980 30th Street NW, serves homebuyers and sellers in
Faribault, Owatonna and surrounding areas in southern Minn. The Northfield office, located at 1281 Bollenbacher Drive, helps homebuyers and sellers in Northfield, Cannon Falls and surrounding areas in southeastern Minn.  The New Prague office, located at 138 W. Main Street, helps homebuyers and sellers in New Prague, Prior Lake, Apple Valley and surrounding areas in the south metro area.

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Edina Realty, a subsidiary of HomeServices of America, is one of the nation’s largest real estate companies with approximately 60 real estate offices throughout Minnesota and western Wisconsin and nearly 2,100 REALTORS®. Edina Realty's family of companies includes Edina Realty, Edina Realty Title, and Edina Realty Mortgage. Edina Realty handled more than 27,000 transactions and $5.4 billion in sales volume in 2011. For more information, visit,, or find us on Facebook:; and

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Gena Henrich, Edina Realty952.928.5069genahenrich@edinarealty.comPaul Maccabee, Maccabee

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