MEET THE SPEAKERS: KEYNOTE SESSIONS
Jared James is a sought after keynote speaker and trainer who has earned a reputation among many people as the "why guy" due to his understanding of why people do what they do and of how to get them to change their behavior. By the age of 28, Jared was recognized by REALTOR Magazine's over 2 million readers as their "Web Choice Award" Winner, recognizing their favorite Realtor in the country; was inducted into the International Hall of Fame of the world's largest real estate company and had written a best-selling book.
See Jared present: The Game Has Changed, Have You? on 11/18/19
Charles Marshall is one of the most popular humorous motivational speakers speaking today and has over 20 years experience speaking to audiences all over the United States. Each year, Charles travels 100,000 miles to perform in over 100 corporate and civic venues from New York to California. His animated delivery and original observations have captivated over 1,000 audiences over the past two decades, including many Fortune 500 companies. He is the author of several books including: The Seven Powers of Success and I’m Not Crazy But I Might Be A Carrier. He also has produced and performed two full-length comedy videos, Fully Animated and I’m Just Sayin’!
See Charles present: The SERVE Method on 11/19/19
Born an identical twin, Chandra appreciates the power of individual differences. She uses this belief to help others identify their natural abilities and create more of what they desire. Chandra is the managing broker/owner of Colorado Mesa Realty, LLC, and is successful in several aspects of real estate, from residential resale to land development & building new homes, and has been recognized as the designer and creative consultant on three award-winning Parade Homes in Colorado Springs. In 2008, Chandra was awarded the prestigious Distinguished Real Estate Instructor (DREI) designation and is past president of the Colorado National Speakers Association.
See Chandra present: Stop Selling. Start Solving on 11/19/19
MEET THE SPEAKERS: BREAKOUT SESSIONS
Karen Freberg is an Associate Professor in Strategic Communications at the University of Louisville. Freberg is also a research consultant in social media and crisis communications and has worked with several organizations and agencies such as Firestorm Solutions, Hootsuite, The Breeders’ Cup, IMC Agency, DHS, CDC, National Center for Food Protection and Defense (NCFPD), Kentucky Organ Donor Affiliates, and the Colorado Ski Association. This experience lead her to be a 2015 Plank Center Fellow for General Motors (GM), where her responsibility was to work with the PR and social media teams forming best practices and recommendations on social media measurement strategies and influencer marketing practices.
In addition, Freberg has written three books including The Roadmap in Teaching Social Media (Amazon, self published), Digital Media Writing for Strategic Communication (TopHat with Emily Kinsky and Amber Hutchins) and Social media for strategic communications: Creative strategies and research based applications (with SAGE).
See Karen present: Social Media Strategy & Influencer Marketing on 11/18/19
Russ Childers, CFE
Mr. Childers entered duty with the FBI, Louisville Division, in February of 1996 as a Financial Analyst and was converted to the Forensic Accountant (FoA) position in 2010. FoA Childers is currently assigned to the Complex Financial Crime Squad of the Louisville Division. Duties include investigating various types of financial crimes to include mail fraud, wire fraud, bank fraud, corporate fraud, high-yield investment fraud, money laundering, public corruption and mortgage fraud. Childers is a 1979 graduate of the University of Louisville and currently serves as President of the local Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE) Chapter.
See Russ present: Forensic Accountants in the FBI on 11/18/19
Dr. Lawrence Yun
As Chief Economist and Senior Vice President of Research at the NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS, he oversees and is responsible for a wide range of research activity including NAR’s Existing Home Sales statistics, Affordability Index, and Home Buyers and Sellers Profile Report. Dr. Yun creates NAR’s forecasts and participates in many economic forecasting panels, and participates in the Industrial Economists Discussion Group at the Joint Center for Housing Studies of Harvard University. He appears regularly on financial news outlets, is a frequent speaker at real estate conferences throughout the United States, and has testified before Congress.
Dr. Yun has appeared as a guest on CSPAN’s Washington Journal and is a regular guest columnist on the Forbes website and The Hill, an “inside the beltway” publication on public affairs.
Dr. Yun received his undergraduate degree from Purdue University and earned his Ph.D. from the University of Maryland at College Park.
See Dr. Yun present: Show Me the Money in 2020 on 11/18/19