Ronelle Funk, president and CEO of Ronelle Funk Insurance, Inc., was recently recognized by Thurston County Multiple Listing Service Association with its “2016 Affiliate of the Year” award.

She owns and manages two of the area’s Allstate Insurance offices, one in Lacey and another in Yelm. Funk also has served as president of Yelm Chamber of Commerce and was named its 2014 Business of the Year. 

“Ronelle is well-respected in our community and participates in many community and charity events,” explains 2016 MLSA President Rae Anne Toth. “Her business success reflects the respect that she’s earned, having grown significantly. She is a stellar example of a strong business woman that younger women can look up to and learn from (and) a wonderful asset to our community.”

Thurston County’s MLSA is a networking group of nearly 200 professional members and affiliates that include real estate brokers, loan officers, inspectors, insurance agents, builders/contractors, movers, interior designers and other real estate industry services.