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Fred Lewis

The Dominion Group

Featured Speakers

Clint Coons

Anderson Advisors

Asset Protection Planning for Real Estate Investments

As a partner at Anderson Business Advisors & Law Group, Clint Coons is a real estate asset protection expert and avid real estate investor. He wants to help every investor create a well-balanced plan so they can continue to grow their portfolio and have their capital and investments protected. During this presentation, Clint will show you how to rollback the risk of taxes and creditors for greater returns in your REI business.

After Clint’s presentation, you will know:

  • How to use entities to keep from getting sued
  • Why your current asset protection plan could be killing your real estate business and you don’t even know it
  • When to use an LLC versus a corporation when investing in real estate
  • The secret language of land trusts and why this should be part of every real estate investor’s plan

And much, much more…

Don’t miss this crucial information that can make or break your investing!

Brent Kesler

The Money Multiplier

The Money Multiplier Method

Bio: I was a Chiropractor and Chiropractic coach for over 14 years. After implementing The Money Multiplier Method, I was able to pay off $984,711 in 3rd party debt in 39 months. I became so passionate about how powerful this concept was, I began to share it with others. My main goal in making this move was simply to help more people understand how to manage and grow their wealth. I have a passionate belief that whether you make $10/hour or $10,000/hour you should know and have this powerful information and keep control of your own money.

Jason Engelman

Freaky Fast Homebuyers


Demetrios Barnes


Technology Panelist

Bio: Demetrios Barnes oversees operations and business development at SmartRent. Prior to joining the team, he was Vice President of Technology Operations for Colony Starwood Homes, leading the charge in the internalization of property management across 12 states and the merger between Colony Starwood Homes and Starwood Waypoint Homes. Previously, Mr. Barnes was Director of Property Management and Technology with Beazer Pre-Owned Rental Homes, and a Regional Manager for several multifamily companies. Mr. Barnes holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Arizona State University.

Gary Beasley


Technology Panel Moderator

Jack BeVier

The Dominion Group

Investing in the DC/Baltimore Area Panel Panelist

Andrew Boerman


Technology Panelist

John Cate

Finance of America Commercial

Managing a SFR Portfolio Across Multiple Markets Panelist

Bio: John Cate is a Field Market Specialist for Finance of America Commercial and a frequent speaker and trainer at Realtor, Mortgage Broker, and Real Estate Investor Conferences throughout the country. John has over 25 years of Mortgage Lending Experience, holds a Florida Real Estate License, and is an active Real Estate Investor.

Martin Chera

Express Capital Financing

Martin Chera has been a Commercial Mortgage Broker for the past twelve months. Marty has a deep understanding of the inner workings of small business operations due to his experience as a business owner for over thirty years in the retail sector. Marty grew his business from a small family-run firm into a robust five-store operation. While running his five stores, Marty sourced goods from some of the largest suppliers in the U.S. and he also oversaw all facets of his stores’ operations including management, sales, store design, lease negotiations and human resources. Marty’s business and life experiences make him uniquely qualified to service the needs of business buyers and sellers. Martin efficiently uses his knowledge and expertise to walk his clients through the many complex stages of selling or buying a business. Martin utilizes the business acumen he acquired over the years to help his clients sell their business for maximum value when they are ready to exit or acquire additional businesses to fuel the growth of their existing company. His personal touch gives his clients peace of mind, knowing that someone is working diligently to secure a positive future for them. Martin earned his MBA from Baruch College, City University of New York (CUNY).

Doug Duncan

Fannie Mae

Single Family Rental Market Overview Panelist

Charlie Einsmann

Clear Sky Financial

"Where to Find the Money." Covering: Money Sources


  • CASH
  • PRIVATE LENDING (Friends/Family etc.)


Bio: Charles Einsmann has more than 20 years of real estate experience, and is particularly skilled in structuring and negotiating win-win solutions for distress sales. Along with Sam Jacknin, Charlie co-founded Clear Sky Properties LLC in 2005 and Clear Sky Financial LLC in 2013. He primarily takes the lead for networking, sourcing new opportunities and negotiating new deals. Charlie also owns Green Dot Title, is a licensed Realtor in Virginia, and has a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from Devry Institute Of Technology. Call Charlie at: 703-887-1039 E-mail:

Elizabeth Faircloth

The Real Estate InvestHER Show

Women In Real Estate Panelist

Solomon Floyd

Reunion Investments

Capitalize on 28.6 Billion Dollars in the Military Housing Market


There are over 1.3 million active military personnel and 28.6 billion allocated for military housing. Come to Solomon's session to gain access to federal backed rental income. You will learn how you can invest in military markets and to capture high market rents backed by the federal government.

Bio: Solomon Floyd, managing director and board member of the CTX Global Real Estate Fund, is a successful entrepreneur focused on identifying and serving markets with high potential for returns and social-economic change. He is the CEO and founder of Reunion Investments, LLC, a full service real estate company that specializes in economic development in military communities. His personal experience of military service informs his approach to improving the lives of current military members and their families while enabling investors to build passive wealth, leverage portfolios of holdings and service America’s heroes. He discusses with clients how to earn the most returns through economic development and military markets. He has a 50 year Military contract with the government. He works with investors to understand the benefits of opportunity zones and real estate funds, alternative market growth and strategic partnerships, establishing small businesses that drive portfolios in tertiary markets. Reunion takes pride in being a vertically integrated company. Tertiary Markets and Economic Drivers Wichita Falls, TX - Sheppard AFB Lawton, OK - Fort Sill Odessa, TX - Oil & Gas Killeen, TX - Fort Hood Baltimore, MD - Johns Hopkins Lompoc, CA - Vandenberg AFB

Scott Heimel

Property Frameworks

Managing an SFR Portfolio Across Multiple Markets Panelist

Daniel Huertas

Washington Capital Partners

Lending Panelist and Investing in the Baltimore/DC Market Panelist


Daniel Huertas is a co-founder and the CEO of WCP. During the economic downturn, Daniel saw property values plummet to almost below replacement. In turn, he dove headfirst into the real estate development and ownership side of the industry. Outside of piloting WCP’s operations, Daniel is involved in a multitude of projects ranging from technology startups to charitable organizations. His vision and work ethic serve as major motivating factors around the office. When he’s not at WCP, Daniel can be found competing in endurance car races across the country or traveling the world with his wife, Giselle.

Sam Jacknin

Clear Sky Financial

"Where to Find the Money." Covering: Money Sources


  • CASH
  • PRIVATE LENDING (Friends/Family etc.)


Bio:  Sam Jacknin has more than 25 years of experience in a broad range of real estate endeavors, particularly with distressed property sales and development. Along with Charlie Einsmann, Sam co-founded Clear Sky Properties LLC in 2005 and Clear Sky Financial LLC in 2013. He primarily takes the lead for loan closing and administration duties for CSF while he and Charlie also collaborate on prospective deals. Sam also owns and is principal broker for Green Dot Realty, is a licensed Realtor in Virginia, D.C., and Maryland. He earned his B.S. in Anthropology and M.B.A. in Finance and Marketing from George Mason University. Call Sam at: 703-587-2475 E-mail:

Andre Johnson

Deals Meetup

Cheryl King

Invitation Homes

Women in Real Estate Panelist

Robert Knight

Whitestone Developments, LLC

Single Family Rental Market Overview Panelist

Brian Martinez

NuView Trust

Investing In Real Estate With Your IRA


During Brian's session on Sunday he will discuss:

1. Using a Self-Directed IRA to invest in Real Estate

2. How to Purchase Real Estate Using an IRA

3. Types of Real Estate That Can Be Purchased with an IRA

4. The Real Estate Purchase Process


BIO:  Brian Martinez has been in the Business Development role with NuView since 2018. He is currently transitioning into a Senior Business Development role, where he can maximize on speaking opportunities in front of like-minded investors. Brian’s focus is on building relationships with local REIAs and at Real Estate conferences across the U.S. Brian has a passion for educating others on how they can use Self-Directed IRAs to build their wealth by investing it into alternative assets like real estate.

Paul McFadyen

Fund That Flip

Single Family Rental Market Overview Panelist

Paul McFadyen has recently joined the senior leadership team at Fund That Flip to spearhead the development and launch of Fund That Flip’s long-term rental product across the United States. Paul has experience with single-family rentals and lending in both the United States and the United Kingdom. In 2018, he co-founded a short-term real estate lending platform called Glenhawk in London. The company grew rapidly during its first year, leading it to be nominated in the UK Startups 100 2019 at #6

Joakim Mortensen


Single Family Rental Market Overview Panelist

Robert Nickell

Rocket Station

Technology Panelist


BIO:  Robert Nickell started his career as an entrepreneur in real estate. He perfected a series of systems and processes that helped launch him to the forefront of the industry. He recognized that countless investors and entrepreneurs could benefit from his workflows and proven systems — and that started with having a rockstar team in place. Robert has been helping businesses grow and scale leveraging virtual assistants since 2013 with the founding of Rocket Station. Robert continues to propel Rocket Station forward with his innovative thinking, extensive experience, and entrepreneurial spirit.

Tammy Phelps

Capital City REIA

Tom Olson

Good Success

How to Invest Outside Your Market Panelist

BIO:  Tom Olson is the owner of Good Success.  The Good Success community and Good Success Mastermind are dedicated to helping purpose-driven, successful small-business owners and real estate investors live up to their full potential through actionable training and strategies, relevant education and networking, and Christian values and motivation. Good Success members value the ability to increase their net worth, but they also place a premium on the caliber of their networks.

Sherman Ragland



Amy Ransdell

REVA Global

Women in Real Estate Panelist

Steve Rozenberg

MYND Property Management

Managing a SFR Portfolio Across Multiple Markets Panelist


Steve is an international commercial Airline Pilot who turned investor after the shock of 9/11 turned his airline career world upside down and the "safe-secure" job was anything but that. This is when he realized he needed to be in control of his own destiny. Since then he has owned dozens rental properties as well as apartment complexes, he has also flipped and wholesaled hundreds of properties in Houston, Texas.

He and his business partner, Pete, failed miserably as landlord investors thanks to terrible tenants, worse neighborhoods and zero structure. It took them years, but with the help and guidance of mentors and coaches they have figured out how to leverage each other's strengths to successfully build a multi-million dollar property management business

Steve has hosted several of his own local radio shows along with being a guest of some of the most prestigious names in the Industry (John Dumas, Brad Lea, Brad Sugars, PropelioTV) as well many other throughout the US, Australia and the UK. He currently cohosts the Myndful Podcast show where he actively helps the new and experienced investor overcome day-to-day problems about how they deal with common challenges leaders in the Real Estate Industry deal with and overcome.

He has had the opportunity to travel across the US , Australia and New Zealand speaking on stages while he shares his passion to educate the Investors on how to be successful in the 'business' of Real Estate and the pitfalls to avoid. As well as having upper level presentations to business owners about topics that range from leadership, motivation, goal setting, marketing, communications and the importance of having a check list mindset, utilizing systemization & methodology.

He recently joined the Mynd team as the VP of Investor Education giving him a broader platform to pursue his passion to share  knowledge and help other investors.

He has written and published 7 E-books, and his most recent literary creation “Building an Empire: Failing out way to Millions” where Steve tells an in-depth recollection of his own Entrepreneurial journey.

Steve Rozenberg University was established in 2013 with its mission to increase investor education and wealth building to others around the world.  It has produced over 100 video seminars for its “Owner Education Series” and “Steve Rozenberg On the Road”.  Steve is a member of NAPM Houston and Ft. Worth, TX, CE certified and is a licensed real estate agent.

You can also visit him on his own website

Marco Santarelli

Norada Real Estate Investments

Managing a SFR Portfolio Across Multiple Markets Panelist

Charles Sells

The PIP Group

Invest Passively – Get Paid Like a Pro

Jeff Tesch

RCN Capital

Single Family Rental Overview Panelist

Bio: Jeffrey Tesch, Chief Executive Officer, is responsible for overseeing the day-to-day operations of RCN Capital including sales growth initiatives, underwriting review with compliance oversight and leadership of senior level strategic planning. Joining the Company in 2010 as Managing Director, Tesch led efforts to develop a national brand in private lending with the best practices and transparent products for a diverse customer base. Since RCN’s inception, Jeff has personally underwritten over 6,500 loans and overseen over $1 Billion in originations. Jeff currently serves as a member of the American Association of Private Lenders’ (AAPL) Ethics Advisory Committee.

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