Charlie Young was named the Chief Executive Officer of SYNERGY HomeCare in April
2020. He is the second person to lead the company, succeeding Founder Peter Tourian
who is now the Executive Chairman.
Prior to arriving at SYNERGY HomeCare, Young spent 18 years in leadership positions
at noted franchisors Cendant and its spinoff, Realogy Holdings Corp.
Young served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Coldwell Banker Real Estate
from 2016-2020. He oversaw an international franchise system that grew to more than
700 franchisees and 3,000-plus offices in 44 countries. He managed business strategy
development, franchise renewals, sales, marketing and operations for the company’s
real estate, luxury residential and commercial brands.
Young had spent the previous seven years as President and Chief Executive Officer of
ERA Franchise Systems, where he gained acclaim for growing revenue by 51%, while
also creating “Powered By,” an innovative franchise sales growth concept. Young directed global business strategy development, sales, operations and marketing leading 250 franchisees and master franchise relationships in 35 countries, Young served 11 years on the Realogy Operating Committee and Realogy Franchise Group Senior Leadership Team. He was routinely named as one of the real estate industry’s most influential people by several media outlets including Inman News and T3.
Young joined Cendant Mortgage as the Vice President of Marketing in 2003 and a year
later was named Senior Vice President of Marketing at Coldwell Banker. He was
promoted to Chief Operating Officer of Coldwell Banker in 2007.
Before joining Cendant, Young served as Vice President, Client Services at Frequency
Marketing, Inc. (FMI) from where he led the loyalty strategy practice and worked with
leading franchisor ExxonMobil, Verizon, GE, Home Depot and others. He also had an
executive position at Foote, Cone and Belding (FCB Direct).
Young is a graduate of Emory University.