Albert Tran

Albert Tran has been working for the West San Gabriel Valley REALTORS® (WSGVR) as Chief Executive Officer since July 2010.

Albert has obtained four NAR designations and certifications: REALTOR® Certified Executive (RCE), Certified International Property Specialist (CIPS), e-PRO®, GREEN, and At Home with Diversity® (AHWD). He is NAR Instructor to teach e-PRO®, AHWD®, Real Estate Safety Matters, Real Estate Investing courses, and Global Programs for Associations.

Prior to joining WSGVR, Albert worked as a Director of Training and Technology Services for the California Association of REALTORS® (C.A.R.) from 1999 to 2010. During that time, he worked together with the local Associations to promote the zipForm® electronic-forms software and Education courses throughout the state of California.

Ameeta Jain

Ameeta is a successful entrepreneur dedicated to developing intelligent, cutting-edge technologies that make a positive impact on our families and communities.

As a technology entrepreneur, she’s had the privilege over the past 23 years to contribute to the advancement of humanity through technology. Ameeta is also member of the executive team at Energy Datametrics, a leading provider of energy efficiency software to some of the nation’s leading energy conservation programs. Ameeta has over 20 years’ experience in finance, management, and operating roles at various companies, TeenSafe, a company she co-founded, where she led brand strategy and was chief spokesperson, instrumental in making it a leader in its industry. Ameeta’s latest project, Readability, is another passion project to help students close achievement gaps and learning loss and to provide an impactful, equitable, economical and personalized reading coach accessible to every student. 

Brian Searcy C0l (Ret) USAF

CEO Paratus Group

Brian teaches Situational Awareness which is a mindset training. His training is what you need to know to become your own first responder. Are you prepared to be able to know what to do during the Response Window when you are the First Responder?” This could be during a car accident, a fire in your home, someone stalking you, or if you find yourself in the middle of a riot. Situational awareness helps you become prepared for any situation.”

Brian Struhbar

nternational Entrepreneur Strategist @ NEXTSTEPMINDSET

Global Investor in People, Businesses, Real Estate, and Crypto, and a business Strategist and Relationship Coach! As a motivational speaker, industry expert, teacher, international trainer, and author, he is an out of the box strategist, and helps people and companies find solutions, and break records and plateaus.

Bryan-David Scott

Family man. Chef. Writer. Producer. Avid supporter of military, 1st responders & kids.

Known as the Coffee   Chef   because of his 100 point rated coffees and his paring of food with it. He has appeared on TV, done events all around the country including Primetime Emmys, Grammys, Oscars and from inside the homes of entertainment’s biggest stars. He is a huge supporter of first responders and the military, offering his time and cooking to support them. He has created a special blend of coffee just for CKMP.

Colleen Park

COO at Thrive Real Estate Education – Creating and Building Corporate Sustainability

Highly effective and experienced strategic sales and business development leader that’s motivated, driven, and enthusiastic about helping individuals, teams, and organizations achieve their goals by developing and effectively implementing solutions and strategies to meet and exceed revenue expectations. She is a first responder on the Mt. Bachelor and has completed her Community Emergency Response Team training.

Count John Shin

Author of How Rich Asians Think and Grow Rich, The Napoleon Hill Foundation and Executive Producer of Think and Grow Rich Legacy World Tour

A serial entrepreneur, philanthropist, movie producer, author, motivational speaker, and critically acclaimed business coach. He has started over 26 different companies from scratch which have all become multi- million-dollar enterprises and is the Co-Founder of the ALL FOR ONE Foundation and sits on over 6 different boards of charities.

Dan Klatt

eXp Commercial Real Estate- CHURCH GUY NETWORK – Certified Church Consultant

They are a Christian professional firm offering: Real Estate – Loans – Certified Church Consultant Services, and Business Planning for churches, church schools and day care centers since 2003. He has been in active ministry positions since 1976. His success in church leadership, gives him a unique in-depth understanding of the specific needs of our church clients, we do church, we speak church, we know church.

“Our business is our ministry and our vision for you begins in our heart for the greater disposition of the Church-at-Large. “

Dena Jones

Champion Connector & Wealth Builder | Driving Real Estate business growth through Strategic Relationships at Fidelity. Passionate about community & philanthropy.

I’m a passionate woman who believes that we are all 1 connection away from achieving our goals. I strive to lead by example & encourage those around me to expand their networks by connecting with new people every day. I collaborate with real estate professionals and investors to develop marketing strategies that help their offerings shine in the market and appeal to potential customers.

I’ve been part of the real estate industry since 2004. With my expertise in business development and branding, I create powerful connections with partners that increases trust to boost their brand and profit.

“Green” Eileen Oldroyd

Innovative and Sustainable Real Estate Brokerage

An award-winning real estate agent that specializes in smart homes, energy efficiency, indoor air quality and native landscaping. Her clients consider her more than just an agent, she’s a health coach that creates homes that are comfortable, durable and more desirable.

Howard Fox

Leadership, Career & Talent Development Coach, LinkedIn and Resume Coach, Workshop Facilitator, Award-Winning Podcast Journalist, Producer & Strategist

Works with individuals and teams to pursue excellence. He delivers Executive and Career Development Coaching and Workshop Facilitation for Fortune 500 companies. He is an award-winning Podcast Journalist that hosts and produces the Success InSight and Outdoor Adventure Series podcasts, and is ALWAYS open to Freelance Podcast opportunities.

Jason Hill

Founder of Owwll App, host of The Boca Raton Shrimp Tank, CEO – Client Focused Advisors

Jason is the Founder of the mobile app OWWLL. Owwll is a social networking platform that connects people instantly through private 1-on-1 audio calls. Whether it’s personal or business, build rich relationships by Calling WHO you want, Charging WHAT you want, Connecting WHEN you want! His podcast is nationally syndicated and is a collaboration with Florida Atlantic University’s Adams Center for Entrepreneurship.

Leslie Rouda Smith

2022 President, National Association of REALTORS at National Association of REALTORS Her presidency platform focused on Three S’s—safety, strength, and sustainability.

She and her husband Brian own a 733-acre sustainable ranch in Texas. It’s a habitat for great horned owls, deer, wild hogs, many bird and butterfly species, and mountain lions. They have 240 acres of drought-tolerant native grasses—some as tall as a person that provide nesting habitats and prevent runoff. More than 400 acres of hardwood forests reduce carbon, and 83 acres of bottom- lands help reduce the severity of flooding to other communities. We love to walk the property with our kids and with visiting school groups, listening for the sounds of wildlife. It brings us well-being. And it’s a place that reminds us every day of the importance of caring for the land. While land conservation is my family’s passion, good stewardship is critical to the built environment, too.

Linda Fisk

CEO of LeadHERship Global, WBAF Senator, TEDx Speaker, 5x International Best-selling Author, Keynote Speaker, University Professor, Board Advisor

She is dedicated to amplifying and extending the success of other high-caliber business leaders. LeadHERship Global is a community of unstoppable women enhancing their leadership blueprint and embracing their power to be the best version of themselves- in work and life. In LeadHERship Global, Linda supports and guides ambitious, creative women to move in the direction of their purpose, their mission and their dreams with powerful connections, critical support, practical tools, and valuable resources to show up, speak up and step up in their careers and personal lives.

Marguerite Crespillo

Having been a top producing Real Estate Agent since 1996 I have survived just about every challenge and curve ball the market has thrown consistently selling 100+ homes a year for 25 years! Author of 100 Things I Love About You. I’ve been able to do it while staying married to my amazing husband for 28+ years and raising our three children and three bonus kids Joe brought to our marriage:) I’m incredibly blessed and grateful every day for the incredible opportunities I’ve been given and the ability to give back by helping others achieve their own version of SUCCESS! 

Mike Williams

Head of Operations -Puffin Drinkware, corporate planning and project management, Columbia Sportswear, Nike and Hydro Flask, 3 years in Geneva Switzerland and traveling Europe for Columbia Sportswear’s European office, Hammer and Saw, Owner

A creative, adaptable professional with the ability to motivate groups including multi-cultural teams. He has a strong understanding of marketing, merchandising, supply chain, and retail environment. Mike is a strategic planner that balances the need of brand opportunities with business planning decisions. An all-around great business partner his will go the extra distance getting in front of key business partners to understand and collaborate on key decisions. He has a passion for woodworking, making one-of-a-kind custom furniture, is an artist, has won BBQ cookoffs and is a microbrew aficionado. He loves to hop on his motorcycle and explore the country.

Mimi Chen

Julliard trained, Princeton graduate, Radio DJ/Actor/A Wanna-be something at SAG-AFTRA, On-Air Personality at 88.5 FM Radio and DJ at 100.3 FM The Sound , Realtor, worked with Coni at CKM Solutions Group.

She is a multi-talented actor, singer, and dancer. She is also known for being an FM rock radio disc jockey who has worked in Trenton (WPST-FM), Philadelphia (WMMR-FM), San Francisco, (KSAN-FM, KRQR-FM and other stations) and Los Angeles (KCSN-FM, KSCA-FM). While at KDBK-FM, she became the first Asian-American talk radio host in an English-speaking format, in the midday time slot. As a musician, Mimi performed a piano recital at Lincoln Center when she was a child studying at Juilliard. She also sings and has sung the National Anthem for the A’s, The Giants, The California State Warriors and The Angels.

She hosted the top-rated radio show “Peace, Love and Sunday Mornings” at 100.3 The Sound (KSWD-FM) in Los Angeles. As of 2018, she can be heard on 88.5 FM.

Piper Harlow

CEO Harlow Publicist. Actress, Producer, Personality, Public Relations Specialist & Speaker, Image Consultant

Piper is the founder of an unusual PR company that offers packages for those who want to be equipped to do their own PR! As an industry expert she knows how to optimize your business, your brand, and your sphere of influence with the Media. Piper has an uncanny ability to connect people and to help them fulfill their dreams, while bringing out their fearless alter ego.

Piper’s client roster includes a list of who’s who. She has pulled out the best from a broad range of clients in varied industries, including best-selling authors, celebrities, beauty products, film makers, actors, non-profit organizations at the U.N., animal rights and the LGBT community.

Piper (raw and uncensored) speaks about her own journey of overcoming anxiety and 9/11-associated PTSD to achieve great success. When not making her clients shine, she loves acting, dancing and rescuing animals.

Sara Sutachan

Senior Vice President & Chief Strategy Officer at CALIFORNIA ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS®

Sara is the Senior Vice President of Strategy & Engagement for the California Association of REALTORS®. As head of the department, she oversees the association’s research and economics, industry and broker relations, membership development, fair housing and DEI efforts, and its charitable arm the Housing Affordability Fund. Sara is highly involved in the association’s strategic planning and has created several programs and strategic initiatives for its members.

She is the co-creator of WomanUP!®, C.A.R.’s Women’s Initiative designed to close the gender gap in the leadership of real estate firms. In her passion to affect change in this arena, Sara is dedicated to the empowerment of women through research, professional development, events, mentoring, and creating a community of advocates and support.

Sharlynn Roberts

Realtor with Urban Nest Realty, a Certified Charitable Real Estate Specialist passionate about helping to fund the community’s non-profits through charitable gifts of real estate, a Certified Military Relocation Professional, approved affiliate and Real Estate Specialist for Homes for Heroes, and a proud member of GiveBack Homes.

She supports her local Las Vegas community through community outreach, philanthropic giving to local nonprofits and by volunteering with local organizations. She also supports her local community through her project called “The Faces of Summerlin” where she highlights amazing people and local small businesses. She recently became a Certified Charitable Real Estate Specialist, and is passionate about educating donors, financial advisors, and non-profits about charitable gifts of real estate, and how the Real Agents of Change has simplified this process to maximize the benefit for everyone involved.

Real estate allows her to do everything she is passionate about meeting people, building relationships, marketing, helping others achieve their dreams and giving back to the community. She likes to say “Giving back is a work of HEART”. Life’s greatest privilege is making a difference and changing a life.

Sherrie Chris

Executive Advisor, Anywhere Real Estate – Sherry recently retired from her role as CEO of two global real estate brands within the Anywhere (NYSE:HAUS) portfolio of brands. During her extensive career she had the opportunity to create distinctive value propositions that help individuals and companies stand out in a very crowded industry.

Her passion lies in using her unique skillset to bring out the best in people from a business perspective. She has mentored and coached many individuals to exceed their wildest expectations. Utilizing her ability to look at challenges from a different lens has allowed her to uncover great opportunities for others.

Her desire to give back has afforded her the opportunity to be involved with start-up companies and charities from the ground up. And now she is thrilled to continue giving back to the industry she is so attached to by serving as Executive Advisor for Anywhere Brands.

Stacey Soleil

Head of Community & Industry Relations at FOLLOW UP BOSS, National Speaker, Ambassador & Inman News Contributor, Adjunct Instructor Residential Real Estate Council, WomanUP Wavemaker She is an internationally recognized speaker, writer, community builder, business advisor & trainer, that works with top-producing brokerages, Realtors® & real estate teams. She’s a fierce DEI advocate and empowered connector that specializes in retention strategies. Stacey is a contributing author to Inman News & The Close and is the founder of the Real Estate livestream called Ready…Set…THRIVE! Stacey has been a local, Los Angeles based Social Media Influencer since the early 2000’s & continues to collaborate with a plethora of brands, celebrities, businesses and red-carpet events alike.

Tami Bonnell

CEO, EXIT Realty Corp. International, International renowned speaker, National Women’s Council of Realtors, NAWRB’s Diversity & Inclusion Leadership Council

An internationally renowned speaker and 30-plus-year veteran in the real estate industry. Inman News recognized her as one of the 2023 Power Players. She is an information junkie and is passionate about investing in people. She was honored by STEM- Connector® as one of its 100 Corporate Women Leaders in STEM (science, technology, engineering and math). Instrumental in building 3 major brands, Tami joined EXIT Realty Corp. International in 1999 and was appointed CEO in 2012. In 2019, she was recognized by real estate trend-watcher, Stefan Swanepoel, as one of the 200 most powerful and influential people in residential real estate and among the top 10 women leaders.

Tatyana Sturm

Realtor, Certified Short Sale Specialist, GRI graduate, an Accredited Buyer’s Representative. She is an expert at educating her clients so they can make the best and most informed decisions for their needs. She is very involved in the community and understands that by being a compassionate community leader she is serving her business at the same time. She and her husband Aaron created The Storck Team’s HOMenhance program when they recognized that by lending their clients funds they’d be able to make the necessary repairs and renovations to ensure they get more money for their house. She is recognized as Top 1% of gross production of Denver agents (since 2010), is a 10 year recipient of the “5280 Magazine 5 Star Award, Top 100 Denver Real Estate Agents in 2016 – 2020, Top 100 most influential real estate agents in Colorado, EXIT Realty International recognizes her as one the top 100 agents in North American every year since 2014.

Terri Murphy

Speaker, international author, Founder– Women’s Wisdom network, Realty Times and Executive Director of Women in Business. CEO- Terri Murphy Communications, Inc., CIO of U. S. Learning, Founder SmartWomen/ SmarterChoices,

She is a nationally syndicated columnist, online media producer, radio and podcast personality, business coach & consultant and

certified DISC and Motivators specialist. She has a TEDx talk “Communication to Connection” Author of 5 books, She understands

the unmatchable power of how to connect in a noisy and overcrowded marketplace to create powerful connections through powerful engagement in business today. Her expertise is consulting with companies, executives and associations on ways to create new relationships through cutting edge marketing and communication strategies. She has been featured on NBC, CNBC and ABC.

Is a regular consultant to several major companies in the U.S and internationally and is a producer and host for television and radio programs.

Yoshie Guardagn

Yoshie Guadagno is a financial service professional for Axianta Financial Partners with 7 years of experience. She is passionate about educating individuals, families, and businesses on how money works and helping them make and save money. She does not discriminate and will take care of anyone. Yoshie is a single mother of two children and knows it’s not easy to raise

kids as a single parent. She moved from Japan to the US by herself almost 30 years ago and has worked hard to get to where she is today. From her tough experiences in the past, she knows being money educated is very important.