BEVERLY HILLS, CA December 17, 2014 — The preeminent luxury real estate firm in Southern California, Hilton & Hyland, is pleased to announce the firm’s Executive Vice President of Marketing and Strategic Development, Charles L. Black III, has been appointed to the Board of Directors of the Beverly Hills Chamber of Commerce. Black’s ability in assisting with the strategic planning of Hilton & Hyland and the Chamber comes from years of conducting business in the Beverly Hills area, particularly from his experience in marketing both real property and prestigious hospitality properties regionally, and prior to that, across the Caribbean. With a wealth of international experience and targeted education, Black is proving to be a valuable part of the team growing Hilton & Hyland’s international effort. Joining leaders from the law, finance, entertainment, hospitality, retail and health care industries, the Board of the Beverly Hills Chamber of Commerce is charged with the forward implementation of the mission of the 85 year old organization. The Chamber works tirelessly to promote, protect and posture one of the most prestigious brand names in the world. The Chamber also interacts with its 850 company membership to create opportunities for businesses in the city. It is the “voice of business” and business advocate for enterprises located within the city of Beverly Hills. In addition to staging educational, networking and social events for Chamber members, and assisting with new businesses in the city, the Chamber publishes an annual business directory and a monthly electronic newsletter. Regarding his appointment, Black said, “I’ve been a member of this vital organization for a number of years, and it will be my pleasure to serve and work with other board members to make plans for the Chamber moving forward.” Chamber Executive Director, Alexander Stettinski welcomed Black to the board by saying “As Beverly Hills is a name instantly recognized worldwide, and as the world moves closer towards a truly global economy, Charles’ international marketing experience with prestigious brands will provide a valuable voice on the board.”
About Hilton & Hyland
Beverly Hills based Hilton & Hyland (www.hiltonhyland.com) was established in 1993 as a boutique real estate firm to provide extremely personalized service to buyers and sellers of luxury properties. Founders Rick Hilton, grandson of the famous hotel developer, and Jeff Hyland, one of the most recognizable figures in Los Angeles real estate, have built their agency from the ground up. Hilton & Hyland is the Founding Member of Christie’s International Real Estate and is the exclusive affiliate of Luxury Portfolio, expanding their international reach to over 650 affiliates worldwide. In the 2014 REAL Trends “The Thousand” annual report,12 Hilton & Hyland associates ranked in the top 150 agents in the U.S. by sales volume, the highest number of any brokerage in Los Angeles. With over two billion dollars in transactions in 2013, Hilton & Hyland is recognized as the top luxury real estate agency in Los Angeles.