BRENHAM, Texas, Nov. 1, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Catherine M. Cole is recognized by Continental Who's Who as a Pinnacle Professional in the field of Real Estate. Catherine is the President and CEO of Heritage Texas Country Properties. Serving the south central Texas area, Heritage Texas Country Properties offers farm and ranch property, equestrian estates in vacation and investment property as well as residential and recreational weekend property. An agent with over twenty five years of experience, Catherine is a seasoned realtor specializing in the buying and selling of various acreage. Her expertise in real estate transactions, public speaking, management and marketing assist her greatly when she is showing properties to perspective buyers. Having lived in countries such as Africa, Italy, England and Saudi Arabia, Catherine understands and has worked with individuals from all walks of life. After marrying her late husband, Mike, a native Texan, Catherine began to become one with country living. As her career progressed, Catherine went on to attain her CRS, CBR and e-Pro designations in addition to a Realtors Land Institute Accredited Land Consultant designation. Catherine is a Founding Member of the Texas Land Brokers Network and President of the Realtors Land Institute of Texas. She remains an active member of the National Association of Realtors, Texas Association of Realtors, Houston Association of Realtors, South Central Board of Realtors, NAPW and formally served on the Professional Standards, Grievance and Arbitration Committees, Political Involvement Committee and Land Use Committee with the Texas Association of Realtors. Catherine currently sits as Chair of NAR's Realtors Land Institute Government Affairs Committee and is a member of the Board of Directors for RLI.