REALTOR® University


Dave Overbye
Dean of Academic Affairs for REALTOR® University

Dr. Overbye has over thirty years of experience as a manager and academic leader, having served in numerous senior roles as a program manager, director, and dean.  His career focus has been on the management of multi-state, multi-level, regionally accredited educational institutions. He has provided leadership on numerous complex academic issues involving faculty, students, staff, accreditation and approvals, technology and pedagogy. He also has extensive experience with accreditation and the State regulation of institutions of higher learning. Dave holds BS and MS degrees in Electrical Engineering, as well as an MBA in Finance, from the University of Wisconsin, and a Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Illinois.


Marc Gould
Dean of the School of Professional Development & Continuing Education for REALTOR® University

Marc has been involved in real estate and real estate education for more than a decade. Since 2006, Marc has been the Vice-President of the National Association of REALTORS’® Business Specialties Group. In that capacity, Marc has grown the Real Estate Buyers’ Agent Council (REBAC), acquired and integrated the Senior Real Estate Specialist Council and launched several designations and certifications including NAR’s Green Designation.

Most recently, the Business Specialties Group has created NAR’s Military Relocation Professional Certification for its one million members. Prior to joining the National Association of REALTORS®, Marc was the Vice-President of Sales and Business Development for Dearborn Real Estate Education, the nation’s leading provider of real estate education. Marc has an MBA from Loyola University Chicago and a BA in political science from the University of Michigan. Marc achieved the rank of Major as an officer in the United States Army Reserve.

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