University Speakers

Rick Berube

 

Rick Berube is vice president of sales at Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Arizona Properties, California Properties and Nevada Properties. Rick has 30 years of experience as a successful business coach, author and speaker throughout North America. He is the author of two books and numerous articles and is pursuing his life passion to help others achieve their highest potential. Commitment, Consistency & Discipline — Building A Success Mindset

Jeb Blount

Jeb Blount is a sales acceleration specialist and the author of ten books including Fanatical Prospecting, Sales EQ, People Buy You, People Follow You, and Objections. He is among the world’s most respected thought leaders on prospecting, sales, leadership, and customer experience. Through his global training organization, Sales Gravy, Jeb advises a who’s who of the world’s leading organizations and their executives on the impact of emotional intelligence and interpersonal skills on customer-facing activities. Fanatical Prospecting

Jimmy Burgess

Jimmy Burgess is the Chief Growth Officer for Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Beach Properties of Florida. With more than $500,000,000 in closed sales volume, Jimmy brings experience and practical business growth solutions to the agents he coaches, trains and recruits. He is an Amazon #1 bestselling author, and a contributing writer for Entrepreneur, Inman and HuffPost. The 3-Step Recruiting Success Formula

Mark Carr

Mark Carr of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Homesale Realty has been driven and committed to the real estate business since 1994. He has passion and energy for all things real estate and a distinct ability to overcome any obstacles that may arise during the home buying or selling process. In doing so, he is able to create and execute a favorable solution for all his clients. Mark prides himself on knowing how to make a home look the best, sound the best, and be priced the best.  His ability to sell homes faster and for more money is why so many clients have called Mark “Their Realtor® for Life.” To Team or Not To Team, That is the Question

 

Allan Dalton

Allan Dalton is senior vice president of Research and Development for Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices. Dalton joined HSF Affiliates in 2017 as special consultant to Chairman Gino Blefari and later was named to the Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices executive team. He has more than 30 years of real estate operations, leadership and marketing experience. Dalton is the former president and CEO of realtor.com, he co-founded TownAdvisor.com, he co-owned a 32-office brokerage and has created marketing systems for leading real estate brands. Dalton’s Keys to “Demotivating” Home Sellers; The FOREVER Agent — “The Why and the How”

Antoine Dupont

Antoine Dupont is a recognized digital marketing strategist, an award-winning marketing agency owner and international speaker. Though his first job out of college was working for Gordon Ramsey at Le Gavroche in London, Antoine now travels the world sharing his lead generation and business growth marketing methodologies with entrepreneurs. The Orange Basket Method – How To Grow Your Business with Video Marketing (Fast)

Brian Fanzo

Brian Fanzo has a diverse background. He worked for the Department of Defense in cybersecurity then was a technology evangelist at a booming cloud computing startup and is currently the founder of iSocialFanz. His company has helped launch digital and influencer strategies with the world’s most iconic brands like Dell, EMC, Adobe, IBM, UFC, Applebee’s and SAP. Brian hosts two podcasts, has traveled to more than 70 countries, and has spoken at many of the world’s largest events including South By Southwest, Social Media Marketing World, Consumer Electronics Show and Mobile World Congress. Press the Damn Button!

Debbie Gallant

Debbie Gallant is a real estate passionista who has seen the ups and downs of the market since 1980. She is a former president of sales for a network affiliate comprised of more 500 sales associates and has been director of operations for a building company. She hails from Boston and now offers consulting and speaking services from Naples, FL. If You Want Better Answers, Ask Better Questions; Killer Shark Listing Presentations

Todd Graham

Coach Todd Graham, a native Texan, is a rare combination of visionary and innovator, a passionate teacher who truly believes in the traditional virtues of hard work, dedication and giving back. As an inspiring and record-breaking college football coach, Coach Graham has infused programs with cultures that are about winning in all facets of life. Genesis Broker Group Meeting (Sunday); Champions of Change

 

Amanda Holmes

Amanda Holmes is CEO of Chet Holmes International, a company which has assisted over 240,000 businesses since 1991. Amanda inherited her father’s business after his unexpectedly passing. With her only background as a singer she stepped into leadership at 24-years old and has miraculously carried on his legacy. Learn How to Double Your Sales in 12 Months Flat; The Fastest, Least Expensive Way to Double Your Sales in 2020

 

Jared James

Jared James has become one of the most followed people in real estate today on places like Instagram, Facebook, YouTube and on his popular podcast, Today with Jared James, because of his no non-sense advice, motivation and real-world sales tips and videos. He’s an in-demand speaker, entrepreneur and author of the book “Get out of YOUR way!” His company, Jared James Enterprises, has become one of the most effective coaching companies around, helping thousands of students learn how to create more predictable real estate businesses. In his previous career as a Realtor, Jared built one of the largest and fastest growing teams in the USA, earning him a spot in Realtor Magazine’s elusive 30 under 30 edition. Currently, Jared not only runs one of the largest coaching companies around, but he also runs one of the fastest growing marketing companies, Jarja Media. To get his message out, Jared speaks all over the world to tens of thousands of professionals every year and was even named recently as one of the 25 most influential people in the real estate industry today. 7 Specific Ways To Create Business Right Now!; How to Go from Solopreneur to Running Your Business

 

Johnnie Johnson

Johnnie is CEO of World Class Coaches®, the premier personal and professional coaching company in the world. He is a well-known Author, Inspirational Speaker, Executive Peak Performance Coach and Entrepreneur. He spent nine years in real estate sales where he produced over 100 transactions a year. Johnnie is the author of You’re Closer Than You Think Whether You Realize It Or Not and Says Who?. Johnnie has also created eight core initiatives that focus on assisting families through periods of transition and change in their lives, including the Moving Families Initiative®, Military Deployment Initiative® and Single Parent Initiative™. Johnnie excelled for ten years in the National Football League as an All-Pro safety for the Los Angeles Rams. As the team’s number one draft pick, he holds the club record for the longest interception returned for a touchdown (99 yards). At the University of Texas, he was a two-time consensus All-American in football. The Downtown Athletic Club of New York City, the same entity that awards the Heisman Trophy, named him the Most Outstanding Defensive Back in the United States. In 2007, Johnnie was elected into the National Football Foundation & College Football Hall of Fame. Take Your Business to The Next Level By Referral While Living a Balanced Life

 

Sherri Johnson

Sherri Johnson is the premier, national leader offering world-class real estate keynote, consulting and coaching while delivering accelerated results. Sherri has a distinguished 20-plus years of experience as a top agent and executive of a Top-3 National, independent brokerage. She has recruited, trained and coached thousands of agents and was responsible for leading over 700 real estate agents and over $1.6 billion in annual sales volume. Sherri is also the national speaker for the Secrets of Top Selling Agents Tour sponsored by Homes.com. Her relevant, real-life and proven strategies coupled with her high energy produce immediate results can triple your income regardless of current production. Planning & Delivering Impactful Sales Meetings that Drive Revenue; Pricing Strategies to Win, Keep and Sell More Listings

Kristi Kennelly

Kristi Kennelly, former Broadway performer, has been involved in real estate marketing and mortgage technology since 1998, but boasts she can still do a headstand. Her focus is effective marketing strategies/tactics, communication and how to best leverage technology to get it all done. Kristi has rejoined the Realtor.com team as a national speaker after spending nine years leading the marketing department for Interthinx, a First American company and recipient of Mortgage Technology Magazine’s prestigious 10X and Synergy Awards. She enjoyed creating and producing training videos for the mortgage industry and government agencies such as FSI: Fraud Scheme Investigation and Fraud Angels. She spent the last year as VP of Marketing for ARMCO, rebranding the company from head to toe in 12 weeks and building the marketing team from the ground up. She supervised daily operations for brand management, public relations, content marketing, lead generation, design, advertising, conferences/sponsorships and special events. Kristi is married with one son and is a Little League fan year-round. Build Your “FOREVER” Business with Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Preferred Alliances

Justin Krane

Justin Krane, a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™, is the founder of Krane Financial Solutions. Using a unique system developed from his studies of financial psychology, Justin partners with clients to identify, clarify and meet their goals for increasing revenue. He specializes in working with entrepreneurs to create a bigger vision for their businesses through knowledge and financial modeling. Prior to founding Krane Financial Solutions, Justin was vice president of investments and sales manager at UBS Financial Services Inc. Justin received his Certified Investment Management AnalystSM designation from the Investment Management Consultants Association in conjunction with The Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania. He holds a Bachelor of Arts in finance from University of Colorado Boulder. Money Management IS Manageable

Katie Lance

Katie Lance is the CEO and owner of Katie Lance Consulting and founder of the #GetSocialSmart Academy. With more than fifteen years of marketing and branding experience, Katie specializes in working with companies to help develop and implement their social media and content strategy. Her signature group social media program, the #GetSocialSmart Academy has received accolades from industry peers across the globe. Katie is a frequent contributor to HuffPost, Social Media Examiner and Women 2.0 and is passionate about all things tech, wine and empowering women in leadership. Formerly, Katie was the chief strategist for Inman News and has been listed by Inman as one of the top 101 influential people in real estate. She has also been listed in the Swanepoel Trends Report as one of the 20 most powerful social media professionals in real estate. How to Stay Relevant in Facebook’s News Feed in 2020 and Beyond

Jacqueline Lechner

Licensed for over 20 years, Jacqueline is currently the Vice President of Broker Development for Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Starck Real Estate headquartered in the suburbs of Chicago, Illinois. Jacqueline Lechner and her team are dedicated to empowering real estate professionals through education and service. Maximizing Google Real Estate Tools for Success

Jeff Lobb

Jeff Lobb, founder and CEO of consulting company SparkTank Media, is a speaker and Sales and Accountability Coach for the real estate industry. Jeff has been a top producer, run brokerages, been a brand executive, and now speaks for many organizations, state and local associations and brands in the industry. Market Domination

Heidi Marshall

Heidi Marshall of Berkshire Hathaway Innovative Real Estate, began her career in real estate in 2001, working with national builders and obtained her license in Colorado in 2008. She had great success her first year in the business and earned the Rookie of the Year award from her local Realtor board. Over the course of her career she has fed her passion for helping others by leading and inspiring fellow agents in her market. “Being a part of the convention is a huge honor and I’m excited to add value to the sessions.” How to Survive the Real Estate Roller Coaster

Ted Miller

Ted Miller of Chet Holmes International has worked with over 25,000 entrepreneurs. All wanting to double their income in 12 months. He can help you better implement proven business growth strategies and tactics from the Ultimate Sales Machine. Many brokers cite his “Love them In, Love them Out” process for finding their best agents! Learn How to Double Your Sales in 12 Months Flat; The Fastest, Least Expensive Way to Double Your Sales in 2020

David Mitchell

Since founding the Leadership Difference in 1995, over 300,000 people have attended Dave’s “enter-TRAIN-ment” seminars on topics that include leadership, customer service, selling skills, and personal performance enhancement. His clients include Allstate Insurance, Bank of America, Universal Studios, Hilton Worldwide, Walt Disney World and the CIA. In July 2013, Meeting Professionals International selected as the Meeting Madness winner for Best Speaker of the Year at their World Education Congress in Las Vegas. In September 2015, Meetings and Conventions Magazine named Dave one of the Best Speakers of the Year. He has a B.A. in Mass-Communications with an emphasis in Business Administration and a Master’s Degree in Global Human Resources Development. Dave has served as an adjunct professor at the University of Illinois and designated as a Certified Advanced Wine Sommelier by the International Wine Guild. Having failed to achieve his dream of playing professional baseball, he went on to a successful coaching career at the tee ball level. Dave is the author of the book Live and Learn or Die Stupid! The book focuses on personal contentment and performance excellence. His second book, The Power of Understanding People, was released in December 2013 and was immediately named Best Business Book of the Month by Amazon. He is also a founding owner of Pambrun Vineyards. Dave lives in the Walla Walla Valley wine country with his wife of 30 years, Lori; has two adult children, Brooke and Slade; three horses and two dogs and two barn cats: Socks and Stinker bell. The Power of Understanding People

Mark Panciera

Mark Panciera is a Partner of The Pacific Institute, a global performance acceleration firm that helps organizations unlock their fullest potential by developing high performance mindsets. Throughout his career, Mark has specialized in accelerating growth in companies, teams, and individuals, while wearing many hats – From business owner and community leader to executive and entrepreneur. He has spent over 20 years of experience driving performance through aligning thinking and enhancing organizational culture. Today, Mark uses that expertise at The Pacific Institute to educate leaders on the power of Mindsetting™ to ignite their thinking, align their teams, and embrace change so they can unlock hidden or missed opportunities to accelerate performance across their entire organization. Mindsetting Strategies for Leaders

Matthew Pollard

Matthew Pollard is responsible for five multi-million-dollar business success stories in his home country of Australia, all before the age of 30. His humble beginnings, the adversities that he faced, and his epic rise to success are inspirational stories of how anyone, with the right motivation and the right strategies, can achieve anything they set their mind to. Today, he’s the bestselling author of The Introvert’s Edge, which has not only been listed as the #8 most sold non-fiction book on Amazon USA’s charts, but has also been listed by Book Authority as the 2nd “Best Introvert Book of All Time”. Called “the real deal” by Forbes and listed by Global Guru’s Top 30 as the World’s #14 Sales Professional for 2019, Matthew has worked with multiple Fortune 500 companies to skyrocket sales and has transformed thousands of struggling small to medium businesses into rapid growth success stories. Build Your Story For an Instant Advantage Over Your Competition

Fred Tichauer

Fred Tichauer is an associate broker with Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Ambassador Real Estate and author of Real Estate Investors — Clients for Life: How to Find, Keep, and Grow with Them. He has served in numerous management positions with the Boy Scouts of America for 24 years. He has over 45 years of practical experience as a real estate investor and controls a portfolio worth a few million dollars that generates a six-figure income annually. He has flipped over 150 properties and has assisted several clients achieve “millionaire investor” status. Born in Montevideo, Uruguay, he is fluent in Spanish and has lived in Omaha, Nebraska since 1963. Father of three and grandfather of seven, Fred enjoys tennis, golf, sports and collecting eagles. Yes — A Real Estate Business — The Path To Financial Freedom

Dennis Walsh

Dennis Walsh is recognized throughout the housing industry as a leading expert and innovator in all aspects of residential construction, renovation, new home sales, real estate marketing and business development. For more than 30 years, he has been a featured speaker at major industry events and highly regarded as an educator and consultant to the who’s who of real estate’s largest and most successful organizations. Highly in demand as a speaker and consultant, Dennis is the author of the Certified New Home Specialist™(CNHS) and Residential Construction Certified™ (RCC) courses, as well as the book Real Estate’s Best Kept Secret. Dennis and his wife Teresa were honored by RISMedia as 2019 Real Estate Newsmakers and Top Influencers in the industry. Broker Strategies for New Home Sales Success; New Homes Bring New Opportunities for Success!

Trey Willard

Focus and determination helped Trey Willard achieve “Rookie of the Year” status his first year with 36 closed sales. In 2019 he competed his 9th full year in real estate sales with closed 185 units. Trey’s career has spanned being an assistant, a buyer’s agent, a team leader and a professional real estate coach. Today he leads his team at Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices United Properties and helps others reach their real estate sales goals using 4DX and his system of “People, Systems and Processes”. How to 10X Your Business