Convention Speakers

Here's Who'll be Speaking at This Year's Convention

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Kenny Anderson

Kenny Anderson

Kenny J. Anderson has invested over 30 years of experience and traveled the world defining the attributes of leadership. In his "Common Denominators for Success," Anderson reveals seven universal formulas of success that will strengthen the character of an organization, boost production within a company, and create an executable plan for delivering bottom-line results.

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Kris Barney

Kris Barney

Kris Barney, CEO of All Things Possible Inc. and author of “Leadership from the Inside Out – Are You the Leader YOU Would Follow,” is a successful entrepreneur, multi-faceted trainer and a leadership and communication expert. She has coached hundreds of individuals – from entrepreneurs to corporate executives. She was president of the National Speakers Association, Mountain West, and is the founder of The PIER Process Program.

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Sue Benson

Sue Benson

Award winning Florida REALTOR Sue ‘Pinky’ Benson is recognized internationally, both for her signature color and for her video real estate marketing. As an early adopter of the technology into the real estate industry, Pinky has been using video to sell homes for more than a decade. While she actively sells real estate, she also uses her experience and skills to help other real estate agents build their brands and businesses and is a sought after keynote speaker. Pinky is a RE/MAX Hall of Fame Award Recipient, Member of the 100% Club (2019, 2020, 2021), and was named a Top BombBomb Real Estate Video Influencer.

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Stacy Bernal

Stacy Bernal

Stacy Bernal’s 16 years of experience in the real estate industry as a Realtor, title marketer, loan officer, and home warranty rep has made her knowledgeable in all aspects of a transaction. Today, she combines that knowledge with her passion for Diversity & Inclusion to facilitate necessary but often uncomfortable conversations with global audiences.

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Gunnar Branson

Gunnar Branson

"As CEO of AFIRE, Gunnar Branson brings nearly three decades of experience across commercial real estate, professional services, education, and association leadership. Prior to joining AFIRE in 2018, he served as CEO of the National Association of Real Estate Investment Managers (NAREIM), and before that, he led strategy and marketing for Fortune 500 and other innovative mid-market companies. As a recognized thought leader, Branson is a regular speaker, panelist, and spokesperson for the global real estate and investing community, focused on institutional investing, urbanism, sustainability, and future trends. "

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Michael Bruno

Michael Bruno

A Milwaukee native, Mike Bruno spent 16 years as a retail business executive both in Wisconsin and Connecticut. He moved to Sarasota in 1987 for the quality of life. He has been active with Florida Realtors, serving as chair of the Convention Committee, RPCC chair, director and district vice president. He’s a 2010 graduate of the Florida Realtors Leadership Academy. Bruno has also served a director for the National Association of Realtors and as president and director with the Sarasota Association of Realtors, where he was recognized in 2018 with the distinguished service award.

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Martine Cadet

Martine Cadet

Social media content coach and creator Martine Cadet helps clients convert viewers into paying customers. In this session, you'll learn how to never run out of things to say on social media and become confident in connecting with your audience by mastering the skill of storytelling on social platforms. Cadet's system will help you increase your social media presence organically, without spending a dime.

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Clara Capano

Clara Capano

With over 20 years in real estate, Clara Capano is also an international speaker and trainer, best-selling author and executive producer of the Working Woman’s Channel and Living Real TV. She's passionate about helping businesswomen fight burnout by teaching them how to take back control of their time and set clear goals so they can generate more business and design a life they love.

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Anna Cheniuntai

Anna Cheniuntai

Anna Cheniuntai is the technological innovator and entrepreneur who is disrupting the construction industry with the proprietary robotics technology of 3D-printed homes. She's a co-founder and the CEO of Apis Cor, the pioneering robotics 3D-printing construction company. After earning her bachelor's degree in space physics in 2014, Cheniuntai made a leap to entrepreneurship and joined then construction and industrial machinery manufacturing ventures run by her future co-founder of Apis Cor, Nick Cheniuntai. By age 22, she had successfully managed a $6 million project to construct and deploy the ground navigation system of the Olympic Games in 2014.

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Dean Cottrill

Dean Cottrill

Dean Cottrill leads T3 Sixty's brokerage consulting division with emphasis on helping brokers and their companies reach higher levels of success. He's also the director for T3 Fellows, the company's MBA-style real estate leadership program. With over two decades of hands-on leadership experience, Cotrill has held senior-level management positions with Long & Foster, Weichert Realtors and Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage (NRT). As group president at Coldwell Banker, he oversaw 66 sales offices on the east coast from Georgia to Delaware which had over 4,000 agents and did more than $10 billion in annual sales volume.

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Debbie De Grote

Debbie De Grote

Debbie De Grote is the CEO and co-founder of Forward Coaching. Over the past 20 years, she's been considered one of the top coaches in the real estate industry, working with some of the most elite salespeople and brokers in North America, as well as mortgage, title, escrow, and insurance professionals in over 80,000 private coaching calls, hundreds of webinars and live events.

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Randall Dean

Randall Dean

Randy Dean, The E-mail Sanity Expert® and author of the Amazon bestseller "Taming the E-mail Beast," is a professional speaker and expert on time and e-mail management, effective organization, and the related use of technology. For more than 25 years, Dean has been leading programs for corporate, university, and association audiences. His highly entertaining programs leave audiences with immediately usable strategies and skills on how to better manage their time, e-mail, inputs, apps and technology.

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Sylvie Di Giusto

Sylvie Di Giusto

“You’ve 7 seconds. Make them count!” says keynote speaker Sylvie di Giusto, CSP, who helps individuals and organizations explore how people form first impressions and then either open the door for them or slam it shut. Di Giusto takes audiences around the world on an interactive and entertaining journey of self-discovery that reveals how the world sees them, their brands and their organizations, and ultimately, how they see themselves. With her unique and thought-provoking presentations, she helps audience members to lead better, sell faster, and persuade instantly. She empowers them to master their first impressions and lasting impressions in any professional or business environment and during customer or employee interactions. Di Giusto is also the author of “The Image of Leadership” and “Fair Advantage” as well as the mind and producer behind dozens of corporate and individual online courses, including her own innovative “How You Impress” mobile learning lab.

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Antoine Dupont

Antoine Dupont

"Antoine Dupont is a recognized expert and strategist in digital marketing. He’s an award-winning marketing agency owner and a speaker at conferences worldwide with 18 years in marketing and 15 years in the hospitality industry. He travels the world sharing his strategy and methodology to marketers and business owners to help them improve lead generation and business growth. "

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Pam Ermen

Pam Ermen

Pam Ermen earned her real estate license when she was 18, enjoyed an award-winning sales career by 20 and moved into a full-time management position by 24. She has mentored and trained sales associates for over 30 years. She created two training series and is a nationally recognized expert on the dynamic growth of teams. Ermen, Real Estate Educator of the Year in her home state of Virginia, is president of Real Estate Guidance Inc. which oversees her successful coaching, speaking and training career throughout the United States and Canada.

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Kevin Evans

Kevin Evans

Kevin Evans, the performance/accountability coach for all of Watson Realty Corp., enjoys motivating agents to create prospecting habits that lead to success. Daily prospecting is the foundation of his success. He’s been in real estate for over eight years, and in his first 12 months, generated $3.4 million in closed volume. He built The Evans Team, which closes over $10 million year after year. Evans is an out-of-the-box and creative prospector whose goal is finding new and exciting ways to be in front of people who have real estate needs, and he’s passionate to share that excitement, enthusiasm, and creative approach to business with others.

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Mike Evans

Mike Evans

In addition to being a leading authority on industry disruption and how to thrive in it, Mike Evans helps clients find ways to accelerate change, shape their optimal culture, unleash personal and organizational accountability, flawlessly execute key strategies, ignite leadership capacity at all levels, amplify employee engagement, and cultivate peak performance.

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Amanda Feagle

Amanda Feagle

Amanda Feagle is a licensed real estate instructor through DBPR and a Florida Realtors faculty member. She's the managing broker for two sales offices in Jacksonville and Orange Park. With 10 years in real estate and a prior career in teaching, Feagle delivers an engaging learning experience for all who attend her classes. Based in Northeast Florida, she is a NEFAR member, chair of her local education task force, a Florida Realtors board member and a member of the Jacksonville chapter of the Women’s Council of Realtors.

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Phillip Gagnon

Phillip Gagnon

Phillip Gagnon has experience both internationally and domestically in brokerage and master franchise operations. As founder and CEO of 3 Data Pulse, he's helped companies across the country recruit, retain, and coach their agents through their data-driven analysis of what makes agents successful and why agents leave.

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Dan Gingiss

Dan Gingiss

Dan Gingiss is an international keynote speaker and coach who believes that a remarkable customer experience is your best sales and marketing strategy. His 20-year professional career included leadership positions at McDonald’s, Discover and Humana. Gingiss is the author of two books, "The Experience Maker" and "Winning at Social Customer Care," and is the host of two shows, the "Experience This!" podcast and "The Experience Maker" LinkedIn live show.

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