Port Lavaca
United States of America

Rotarian of the Week

Melissa Sterling

Melissa was born in Waco, Texas and moved to Port Lavaca in her 7th grade year of Junior High School.  She is married to Joe Sterling from Lubbock, Texas, and has 5 children. Her two sons, Steven & Lucas Morris live in Denver Colorado; Steven works for the NFL Team the Denver Broncos and Lucas is an IT Contractor; her daughter Joey Gregory works with her mom at Gulf Coast Title Company .  She also has two step-daughters, Connie Sterling who is a realtor in Temple, Texas, and Candace Hirsch, a stay at home mom in Abilene, Texas.  Melissa’s passion is History and therefore thoroughly loves her job as the title examiner at Gulf Coast Title Company.  She has been in the title/real estate business since the late 70’s.  In her spare time, she loves spending time with her grandchildren (all 6 of them) and on the back porch at her home in Goliad, Texas.

Guest Speaker

Dallas Franklin

Dallas is a local real estate broker for RE/MAX Land and Homes on the Bay in Port Lavaca. He is originally from Rockport Texas and moved to Port Lavaca in 2008. He is currently the Education Foundation president and is in his 3rd  year of a 3 year term. Dallas is married to Brooke Franklin and has one son (Luke).

Dallas is a member of the RE/MAX Hall of Fame, and a 5 time platinum award winner which recognizes top production for 1 year earnings. He is currently ranked 5th in Texas for gross commons earn in vanguard markets for REMAX.