William Petrey Bill Petrey - Executive Bio


Bill Petrey is a licensed Realtor and the author of both The AgentHarvest Blog and Real Examples of Really Rotten Realty Blog. He is also the founder and President of AgentHarvest, a free real estate agent finder service, specializing in connecting home owners and buyers with top performing real estate agents that have a track record in the client's desired location. AgentHarvest is a registered trademark of CertiTech Solutions.

Bill Petrey has been with CertiTech Solutions since 2001. Through his experience and innovative service philosophies, CertiTech Solutions was able to become a premiere networking support facility offering a wide variety of services. In 2008, Mr. Petrey, through CertiTech Solutions started AgentHarvest, The AgentHarvest Blog and in 2010, created the Really Rotten Realty website and blog.

Before CertiTech Solutions, Mr. Petrey was the Network Division Manager for the City of Memphis government. During his employment at the City, he created and administered the City's large Novell, UNIX and Microsoft network and governed the staff that ran those services.

Mr. Petrey was a Network Engineer for Mid-South Data Industries, Inc. before he joined the City of Memphis. During that time, Mid-South Data Industries, Inc. was one of the largest solution-providing companies in the Alabama, Mississippi, and Tennessee tri-state region specializing in server, LAN / WAN technology and connectivity.

Before Mid-South Data Industries, Mr. Petrey served as Director of Franchise Support and Services for The Buyer's Agent, Inc. national office. The Buyer's Agent is a buyer brokerage real-estate franchise marketing company formed specifically to develop and practice the art of exclusive buyer representation. While working at The Buyer’s Agent, he was responsible for developing business computer systems that distributed the company’s centralized databases to each franchise.

Mr. Petrey, who has an MBA in Management, received his MBA and Bachelor's of Science degree in Marketing from Christian Brothers University. This year, Christian Brothers University is once again listed in U.S. News and World Report's "America's Best Colleges" report. CBU is ranked among the top 35 "Southern Universities Granting Master's Degrees" and is listed in Princeton's Review's "Best Southern Colleges," "Great Colleges for the Real World," and Thomas-Peterson's "Competitive Colleges," due to its ability to attract "high-achieving students." In addition to consulting for CertiTech Solutions, Mr. Petrey also serves on the board of directors of two Arkansas corporations. Mr. Petrey also holds fifteen IT industry technical certifications from Microsoft, Novell CompTIA and Cisco, including Microsoft's MCSE, Cisco's CCNA, IT Project+ and Novell's Master CNE certification. He is also a licensed Realtor in the state of Texas.