CEO of National Association of REALTORS® Dale Stinton Joins DocuSign Board of Directors

Stinton Brings More Than 30 Years of Real Estate Leadership to DocuSign Board

SAN FRANCISCO, CA AND CHICAGO, IL – November 9, 2013 DocuSign announced that Dale Stinton, the CEO of the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR), has joined DocuSign’s board of directors. Stinton has been CEO of NAR for eight years and brings over thirty years of residential and commercial real estate leadership to the DocuSign board.

“DocuSign provides REALTORS a professional, complete eSignature transaction management solution and is the industry standard for eSignature in real estate,” said Dale Stinton. “I’m excited to join the board of a company that improves the efficiency and transaction service convenience that REALTORS offer their clients every day.”

DocuSign is the official and exclusive eSignature provider to the National Association of REALTORS® 1 million members, under its NAR REALTOR Benefits® Program. The company offers REALTORS special priced eSignature and transaction management plans tailored to help accelerate the way they do business to delight their clients.

“DocuSign is continually building on its history of serving real estate brokers, agents, buyers, and sellers by providing better, faster, more convenient and secure ways to close transactions,” said Keith Krach, chairman and CEO, DocuSign. “We’re pleased to have Dale with his wealth of industry experience and insight joining our board.”

Dale A. Stinton has served as the chief executive officer of the National Association of REALTORS® since 2005. He served as acting CEO and executive vice president in 1996 and became CFO/CIO in 1998. The National Association of REALTORS® is America's largest trade association, representing 1 million members involved in all aspects of the residential and commercial real estate industries.

Stinton was awarded Stephan Swanepoel’s 2009 Trendsetter of the Year, Inman’s 2010 Innovator of the Year, and was included in CEO Update’s inaugural list of top Association CEOs. In October of 2010, Stinton was featured as one of Smart Money magazine’s “Power 30 Most Powerful and Influential Players.”  In 2011, 2012 and 2013 he was recognized by Inman News as one of the 100 Most Influential Real Estate Leaders of the year.  Additionally, Stinton was recognized by the American Business Awards as the Best in Biz Executive of the Year in the award’s large organizations category.

DocuSign’s legally binding, secure, SaaS-based platform allows consumers and businesses of all sizes and industries to collect information and sign documents online – eliminating the hassles, costs, and lack of security of printing, faxing, scanning, and overnighting documents to capture information and signatures. DocuSign helps companies automate and streamline their business processes to create better customer experiences and save money.

DocuSign’s Board of Directors include Keith Krach, chairman and CEO of DocuSign; Mary Meeker, partner at Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers; Louis J. Lavigne, Jr., managing director of Lavrite, LLC and former executive vice president and CFO of Genentech Inc.; Enrique Salem, former president and CEO of Symantec; Pete Solvik, managing director, Sigma West; Rory O’Driscoll, managing director, Scale Venture Partners; Scott Darling, general partner, Frazier Technology Ventures; Jonathan Roberts, partner, Ignition Partners; and Tom Gonser, founder and chief strategy officer at DocuSign. Stinton replaces Pat G. Kaplan, owner of Kaplan Real Estate Group and past treasurer of the National Association of REALTORS®, on the DocuSIgn board.

Brokers and agents interested in DocuSign for REALTORS® and the special pricing and packages for REALTORS® by visiting the DocuSign booth at NAR’s Annual Conference & Expo in San Francisco November 8-11, 2013. Attendees should visit booth 5574 to enter DocuSign’s Hawaiian Getaway sweepstakes. More information may be found at



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