Keynote Speakers

  • Paul J Long
    Paul J Long
    Convention Speaker
    • Connecting to Life Through FUN
    Paul Long is a motivational speaker and consultant who has challenged the corporate landscape for over a decade while engaging audiences around the globe. As the MLB Kansas City Royals' 2016 Fan of the Year, Paul's shenanigans have been featured in media outlets like ESPN, the Washington Post and even the Wall Street Journal. Through his concept of "FUNdamism," infectious spirit and unique take on FUN in the workplace, Paul has provided memorable experiences at hundreds of events while championing pediatric cancer research. Paul's thought-provoking presentations are full of laughter and tears. So, are you ready to have some FUN?
  • Stephen Shedletzky
    Stephen Shedletzky
    Convention Speaker
    • The Infinite Game Workshop
    Stephen engages with people in meaningful ways to connect with depth and live in a more fulfilled world. With a knack for sharing the right words at the right moment, he delivers evidence-based content in a provocative, captivating and lighthearted way.

    Feeling stifled on his corporate track, Stephen was struck by Simon Sinek's vision of a more inspired, safe and fulfilled world. He joined Sinek's team in 2012. Stephen now leads Brand Experience and the team of Igniters to ensure every product, partnership and communication authentically reflects the organization's most deeply held beliefs.

  • Lawrence Yun
    Lawrence Yun
    Convention Speaker
    • Economic and Real Estate Market Outlook
    Lawrence Yun, Ph.D., is Chief Economist and Senior Vice President of Research at the National Association of REALTORS¬ģ. He oversees and is responsible for a wide range of research activity for the association, including NAR‚Äôs existing home sales statistics, affordability index, and the home buyers and sellers profile report. Yun regularly provides commentary on real estate market trends for NAR‚Äôs 1 million REALTOR¬ģ members.

Workshop Instructors and Panelists

  • Ben Adank
    Ben Adank
    Speaking on:
    • Panel: Wisconsin Commercial Real Estate: What You Need to Know
    Ben Adank is a member of the investment sales/capital markets team at Cushman & Wakefield | Boerke. His focus is on investment transactions and strategies to maximize returns for his clients. Ben has 15 years of real estate experience and recently he was Vice President of Development for SARA Investment Real Estate. Ben is a past chairman of CARW.
  • Shawna A Alt
    Shawna A Alt
    Speaking on:
    • Panel: Pivoting in a Changing Business Environment
    Shawna Alt believes in the power that real estate has to change lives. Her more than 25 years of experience has seen her hold diverse roles within the industry, as she rose from personal assistant, to agent, to her current role as Vice-President and Regional Sales Manager at First Weber Realtors, Wisconsin's largest real estate brokerage. Shawna holds a BS in Psychology from the College of Charleston, and lives in Sauk City, Wisconsin with her husband Scott.
  • Mary J Bowe
    Mary J Bowe
    Speaking on:
    • Panel: "If You Can Keep Your Head when all About You are Losing Theirs," Then You'll Be a Broker!
    Mary Jo Bowe has worked as a REALTOR¬ģ in the Chippewa Valley market for 15 years. Mary Jo is a managing broker for Edina Realty Inc. in Northwestern Wisconsin and oversees multiple offices. In addition, she currently sits on the board of directors for the REALTORS¬ģ Association of Northwestern Wisconsin and is an executive vice president for the WRA board of directors.
  • Sean M Carpenter
    Sean M Carpenter
    Speaking on:
    • Getting in Tune with Your Audience: What Real Estate Rock Stars Can Learn from Real Rock Stars
    • Give 'Em Something to Talk About: Creating a Better Story for Success
    • Leave Your Mark
    Originally licensed as a REALTOR¬ģ in 1998, Sean Carpenter is the former agent development director for the Ohio NRT companies. He jumped back into a sales role with Coldwell Banker serving buyers and sellers throughout Central Ohio. He founded Sean Speaks in 2018 to expand his speaking, consulting and facilitation opportunities. His most popular sessions focus on creating memorable customer experiences and maximizing social and digital media, as well as business planning, leadership and sales. Sean's mission is to teach with passion and enthusiasm, instilling confidence and excitement in his students, and he lives by his philosophy: build relationships, solve problems and have fun.
  • Chris J DeVincentis
    Chris J DeVincentis
    Speaking on:
    • Lessons Learned from Coaching Agents
    • Panel: Pivoting in a Changing Business Environment
    Chris DeVincentis has worked as a REALTOR¬ģ in the Walworth County/Geneva Lakes marketplace for 30 years. He is a past member as well as a future 2021 member of the Wisconsin REALTORS¬ģ Association board of directors. Chris is also currently the president of the Lakes Area REALTORS¬ģ Association. After two years in real estate, Chris acquired a RE/MAX franchise in late 1991 where he successfully built a five-person team selling an average of 100 transaction sides per year for 16 years. For the last 10 years, he worked with Keefe Real Estate based in Lake Geneva as a managing broker, VP of operations and an agent trainer of Keefe's 80-agent operation. Today, he is the president and broker-owner of Legendary Real Estate Services & Legendary Coaching.
  • Bonnie J Dixon
    Bonnie J Dixon
    Speaking on:
    • Panel: Tips, Tricks and Golden Nuggets
    Prior to starting her real estate career in 1996, Milwaukee native Bonnie Dixon worked for the Wisconsin Department of Corrections where she mastered the skill of hostage negotiation. Bonnie has been featured in LORE Magazine and Certified Residential Specialist Magazine. Her goal as an instructor is to educate, energize, and inspire you. Bonnie was a managing broker for nine years as well as a coach and mentor to hundreds of REALTORS¬ģ in her various capacities. In 2012, Bonnie served as the president of the REALTORS¬ģ Association of South Central Wisconsin and as a director for the National Association of REALTORS¬ģ. In 2014, Bonnie was recognized as the REALTOR¬ģ of Distinction with the REALTORS¬ģ Association of South Central Wisconsin. In 2015, she was awarded the Paul E. Stark Award for Outstanding Community Service.
  • Joseph J Dlugosz
    Joseph J Dlugosz
    Speaking on:
    • Panel: Successes of New Agents
    Joe is originally from Chicago, now a full fledged Madison enthusiast, but go Cubs, Bears, Ramblers. Dedicated to doing what it takes to get you where you want to be.
  • Brian J Dunham
    Brian J Dunham
    Speaking on:
    • Appraisal Panel: Insight into the Appraiser's Role in the Transaction
    Brian Dunham has been a full time REALTOR since 2004. In addition to being a Managing Broker for Coldwell Banker Brenizer, REALTORS in Eau Claire, he is the listing specialist for the Premier Group of the Chippewa Valley LLC.
  • Nick Egelanian
    Nick Egelanian
    Speaking on:
    • Retail in the Post-department Store (and Pandemic) Era
    • The Myths, Magic and Hidden Realities of Amazon and Online Retail
    Considered a leading expert on retail and the shopping center industry, Nick A. Egelanian pioneered the segmentation of retail into commodity and specialty sub-groups as the author of the retail chapter of the Urban Land Institute's publication, "Professional Real Estate Development: The ULI Guide to the Business, 3rd Edition," in 2012. Nick served as Vice President of Real Estate & New Store Development for Crown Books and FAO Inc./Zany Brainy before forming SiteWorks Retail Real Estate Services in 1992. As the president of SiteWorks, Nick has worked with a wide array of retail clients, including Stuart Weitzman, Balducci's, Jos. A. Bank, Starbucks, Justice, Lane Bryant and Zo√ęs Kitchen. He also advises owners and developers throughout North America with whom he partnered in the development of two shopping centers, totaling nearly 1.5 million square feet of retail space. Nick is an active speaker and writer on retail trends and the evolution of the retail industry, and he has coined the phrases "Post-department Store Era," "Department Store Deconstruction" and "Convergence Era." Nick created retail merchandising plans for three Amazon HQ2 candidate sites and is currently spearheading the creation a 25-year transformation plan for the largest mixed-use project in San Juan, Puerto Rico.
  • Ryan D Fulcer
    Ryan D Fulcer
    Speaking on:
    • Does Filling Desks Really Fill Your Bank Account?
    • How One Question Will Change Your Lead Conversion Forever!
    Consultant, business coach and trainer Ryan Fulcer entered the real estate market in 1999. Ryan has since met and exceeded numerous monthly and annual sales goals, and he also helped build and grow a prosperous, local real estate investment company. Other successes include building and growing a top-producing Wisconsin real estate team that ranks in the top 5% in the state as well as participating in the development of lead generation software for sales-focused businesses.
  • Dennis Giannetti
    Dennis Giannetti
    Speaking on:
    • Building a Culture of "ExSellence" in Today‚Äôs Changing Real Estate Business
    • Go-givers Sell More Real Estate
    • Negotiate Like a Ninja
    • Ninja Selling
    Dennis has held a real estate license since 1988. Since 1995, he has traveled nationally providing seminars, workshops and college courses to thousands of individuals and for major companies like Lockheed Martin, Kellogg's, Capital One and NASA. In 2000, Dennis rekindled his real estate resume. He trained agents, managed an office and was promoted to a position as Director of Training for Real Estate Services and eventually as a Chief Training Officer for Lang Realty, a top brokerage in Florida. Dennis continuously looked for ways to improve and serve others. And, while he earned two master's degrees in training & development and conflict resolution, it wasn't until he saw and was inspired by Larry Kendall and the Ninja Selling system that he knew he had found home.
  • Ashton Gustafson
    Ashton Gustafson
    Speaking on:
    • Enneagram 101: An Introduction to the Enneagram for Your Life and Business
    • Gradually You Build, Suddenly You Have a Business
    Ashton Gustafson is a highly sought-after public speaker, nationally recognized REALTOR¬ģ, artist, musician, poet, amateur cosmologist, and currently in pursuit of more things to become. In 2010, REALTOR¬ģ Magazine named Ashton one of the top 30 REALTORS¬ģ in the United States under the age of 30. He has keynoted across the country, from Los Angeles to Vermont, as well as internationally in Canada and Spain. Ashton writes about the art of living; finding beauty in hidden places; and making music with your life, relationships and business. His podcast, "Good, True & Beautiful," serves as a platform for thought leaders and visionaries across the country to share their wisdom and insights on making the world a better place. In addition to his writing and speaking, Ashton is currently a partner at Bishop REALTOR¬ģ Group, Meadowlake Management, Muse Capital and A.G. Real Estate & Associates.
  • Ashley Harwood
    Ashley Harwood
    Speaking on:
    • Build a Successful Real Estate Career as an Introvert
    • Use Your Energy as a Resource
    Ashley Harwood is a fierce advocate for introvert entrepreneurs and is passionate about empowering introverts to be as successful as they choose to be, while still enjoying their lives, every day. She is the creator of The Quiet Success Workshop, The Quiet Success Programs and founder of The Quiet Success Retreat. Ashley teaches introvert entrepreneurs how their energy affects their bank accounts. She has taught hundreds of entrepreneurs throughout the country and loves showing business owners alternative ways to grow their businesses. She graduated from Northern Michigan University summa cum laude with a degree in English, then spent a few years in luxury retail management before getting into real estate in 2013. Since then, Ashley has built a thriving, six-figure business as a solo real estate agent. Through her own experience as an introverted REALTOR¬ģ, Ashley discovered that much of what worked for others in her office did not work for her. The year she realized she was actually an introvert, her business quadrupled over the previous year, and her life dramatically improved.
  • Jeffrey Hoffman
    Jeffrey Hoffman
    Speaking on:
    • Panel: Wisconsin Commercial Real Estate: What You Need to Know
    Jeff Hoffman specializes in developing and executing real estate strategies for occupiers and landlords of industrial real estate. Acquiring both the Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM) and Society of Industrial and Office Realtors (SIOR) designations, Hoffman is an integral part of Cushman & Wakefield | Boerke Industrial Team and Principal leadership group. Jeff is a past chairman of CARW.
  • Dawn E Johnson
    Dawn E Johnson
    Speaking on:
    • Panel: Successes of New Agents
    Dawn Johnson's love for real estate began when she worked as an administrative assistant for the late Dr. James Graaskamp, Professor of Real Estate and Urban Land Economics at UW-Madison. Dawn later got married and moved to La Crosse in 1990 where she took a position as a legal secretary for a law firm focusing on probate. Dawn worked for the Mayo Clinic for 21 years, retiring as the executive assistant to the chief executive officer and chief administrative officer. Five years ago, Dawn received her real estate license but was unable to practice real estate until last year. Dawn's passion involves helping mature individuals ages 55+ with their real estate needs.
  • Tracy Johnson
    Tracy Johnson
    Speaking on:
    • Panel: Office Decisions
    • Panel: Wisconsin Commercial Real Estate: What You Need to Know
    Tracy is the president and CEO of the Commercial Association of REALTORS¬ģ Wisconsin (CARW). She has more than 20 years of association management and non-profit experience and has held roles as executive director for TEMPO Milwaukee, a business association for executive women; director of public affairs for the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra; and director of communications for an association of plumbing and mechanical contractors. Tracy spent several years with a global manufacturer, Bradley Corporation, as well as a local advocacy group, Partners Advancing Values in Education. She has served on a number of volunteer and professional boards and committees, and is very involved in community organizations including Ascension Wisconsin, Downtown Milwaukee Rotary Club, VISIT Milwaukee, Public Policy Forum, Transportation Development Association, and the Regional Transit Leadership Council. Tracy holds a public relations degree and an executive MBA with a focus in international business, both from Marquette University and recently completed the IOM designation from the International Chamber of Commerce.
  • Sherry King
    Sherry King
    Speaking on:
    • Panel: Office Decisions
    Sherry King has worked in commercial real estate for 21 years, beginning in an administrative capacity at 411. She moved to Plaza East Office Center as the operations manager and was promoted to property manager. In her most recent role, she has been involved with the rebranding and repositioning of the building, now known as 330 Kilbourn. She holds a position on the BOMA board and chairs the programs and education committee. Sherry is employed by Tishman Speyer, a global real estate owner, investor, fund manager and developer.
  • Scott R Klaas
    Scott R Klaas
    Speaking on:
    • Panel: Pivoting in a Changing Business Environment
    • Panel: Tips, Tricks and Golden Nuggets
    Scott Klaas is the Operating Principal of KW Milwaukee Southwest and is also the Co-Rainmaker for Lifetime Realty Group. In 2013 he formed a partnership with Jeremy Rynders and founded what is now known as Lifetime Realty Group which is comprised of full-time professional Realtor's¬ģ with over 1,500 homes SOLD since 2010. In 2017, Scott officially took over running the office as Operating Principal and has helped grow the office from 3 agents to over 170! Scott and his family reside in New Berlin, WI. He has been married to his wife Nicole for 11 years & has a 6 year old daughter named Samantha, a 3 year old son named Ben and a lab named Bango after the Bucks mascot. He uses his degree in education every day in helping his agents learn how to run a Real Estate business and his clients to understand the intricacies of the home buying/selling process.
  • Daniel C Kruse
    Daniel C Kruse
    Speaking on:
    • Panel: Pivoting in a Changing Business Environment
    Dan graduated from the University of Minnesota in housing and business management. He is the president and CEO of the Century 21 Affiliated System, the largest Century 21 company in the world, overseeing operations for over 100 offices and more than 2,000 agents throughout Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota and Wisconsin. Dan is actively involved in the Wisconsin REALTORS¬ģ Association and the South Central Wisconsin MLS. With the WRA, he serves on the Wisconsin Homeowners Alliance as well as the political strategy, public policy and executive committees, and he chaired the 2013 strategic planning committee. Dan served as the WRA board chairman in 2014-15. Along with Dan's REALTOR¬ģ involvement on a state and local level, he is also actively involved with the Century 21 broker system and is a proud member of the Young President's Organization Wisconsin.
  • Cori Lamont
    Cori Lamont
    Speaking on:
    • "I'll Take Forms for $200, Alex."
    • Legislation Station
    Cori is the senior director of legal and public affairs for the WRA. Cori serves as the primary contact for members and firms regarding brokerage regulatory and licensing issues, and also serves as the liaison between the Department of Safety and Professional Services (DSPS) and the WRA. Cori is actively involved in the development and enactment of state laws, policies and forms affecting the real estate industry. Cori regularly presents seminars and trainings to real estate licensees and also serves as a contributing author for Wisconsin Real Estate Magazine. Cori collaborates with REALTOR¬ģ boards on forms and practice issues, serves on the Real Estate Contractual Forms Advisory Council and the Wisconsin Information Land Council, and has been a speaker for events at Marquette University Law School and the State Bar of Wisconsin. Cori received her Bachelor of Arts from Southern Methodist University and Juris Doctor from Ohio Northern University. She was named the WRA Instructor of the Year in 2005 and 2013.
  • Thomas D Larson
    Thomas D Larson
    Speaking on:
    • Panel: Wisconsin's Role in the November Elections
    Tom Larson is Senior Vice President of Legal and Public Affairs as well as the chief lobbyist for the Wisconsin REALTORS¬ģ Association. Tom began his career with the WRA in 1996 and oversees the WRA's lobbying, political operations and legal services. Tom has been actively involved in the creation and enactment of numerous state laws and policies impacting property owners and the real estate industry. He is a member of the Wisconsin State Bar, admitted to practice before the U.S. Supreme Court, and often serves on various committees and task forces for the state of Wisconsin and the National Association of REALTORS¬ģ.
  • Marki Lemons
    Marki Lemons
    Speaking on:
    • How to Value Your Time and Content: Remarkitable Content Planner for Real Estate
    • Simplified Video Workshop to Eliminate Your Fear of Video
    • The Modern Real Estate Professional's Guide to Success
    • You Are Essential Now!
    Marki Lemons-Ryhal is a licensed managing broker, REALTOR¬ģ, avid volunteer, major donor and international best-selling author of The Modern Real Estate Professional's Guide to Success. Marki is a six-time REALTOR¬ģ Conference & Expo featured attendee and an Inman closing keynote speaker. In 2019, Marki was nominated as an RISMedia "Real Estate Newsmaker" and was inducted into the REBAC Hall of Fame. Marki is dedicated to all things real estate. With over 25 years of marketing experience, Marki has taught over 300,000 REALTORS¬ģ how to earn up to a 2,682% return on their marketing dollars. Marki holds a Bachelor of Science in Management; a Master's in Business Administration; and over 50 real estate-related licenses, certifications and designations.
  • Jennifer Lindsley
    Jennifer Lindsley
    Speaking on:
    • "I'll Take Forms for $200, Alex."
    • Legislation Station
    Jennifer Lindsley is the director of training for the WRA. Jennifer participates as an attorney on the WRA Legal Hotline and serves as a liaison between the WRA and the Wisconsin Technical College System. Her responsibilities include drafting education materials, developing pre-licensing and continuing education resources, and teaching WRA pre-license and continuing education courses. She received her B.A. from Portland State University and her J.D. from the University of Wisconsin Law School. Jennifer is a member of the Real Estate Educators Association. In 2014, she received the WRA Instructor of the Year award.
  • Cindy L Loritz
    Cindy L Loritz
    Speaking on:
    • Panel: Tips, Tricks and Golden Nuggets
    Cindy Loritz is a broker based in Green Bay and holds the CRS and GRI designations. Cindy previously owned and operated a Sturgeon Bay-based resort for 17 years and honed her skills in property management and real estate. Cindy also has previous experience in the education and banking industries. Today, Cindy is a broker associate at Cindy Loritz Advantage Group at Coldwell Banker The Real Estate Group in Green Bay.
  • Jenna K Maguire
    Jenna K Maguire
    Speaking on:
    • Panel: Office Decisions
    Jenna Maguire brings over 10 years of commercial experience to the Founders 3 office team, specializing in office leasing for both downtown and suburban clients in the greater Milwaukee area. Her background in real estate marketing solidified her skill set as a broker, including client prospecting, corporate research, site selection, and social media and property-focused marketing campaigns.
  • Rebecca E Merwin
    Rebecca E Merwin
    Speaking on:
    • Panel: Rising Stars vs. The Masters
    Becky Merwin, ABR, CRS, GRI, SRES, has worked in real estate full time since 1995 and is the current president of the Lakes Area REALTORS¬ģ Association. An actively involved member from the start, Becky was elected to the board of directors in 1999 and first served as board president in 2004. Her peers selected her as REALTOR¬ģ of the Year in 2005, and she received the WRA Distinguished Service Award in 2015. She is a broker with the Rauland Agency in Walworth, a small family-owned company in business for 50 years, serving all of Walworth County.
  • Paula Monthofer
    Paula Monthofer
    Speaking on:
    • 10-minute Marketing Plan
    • Top Networking Hacks
    • YUSP: Do You Know Your Unique Selling Proposition?
    Paula brings every subject to life by mixing passion, a quick wit, and her experience as an active REALTOR¬ģ and business leader in a fun and relatable way. Her enthusiasm for collaboration is infectious, and her energy keeps audiences captivated and engaged. A graduate of Rutgers University, Paula was the 2017 president for the Arizona REALTORS¬ģ, the 2014 winner of the Flagstaff Chamber of Commerce's Young Athena Award, and the 2017 Arizona REALTOR¬ģ of the Year. Currently, Paula is the 2019 Region 11 vice president for the National Association of REALTORS¬ģ.
  • Duane G Murphy
    Duane G Murphy
    Speaking on:
    • Panel: Rising Stars vs. The Masters
    Duane started in real estate just as the market was starting to crash pre-recession 2008. After that humble start he learned how to implement systems and technology, build a team and then go on to launch an independent brokerage in 2015 that is one of the fastest growing in his market. Duane has spoken at many National and International events and is a member of several elite level Real Estate Masterminds. Duane is actively involved in his local community. He has been a volunteer firefighter for 10+ years, volunteers on the Make-A-Wish committee and most recently as the committee chairperson. He also formed an organization called "EMAD" short for "Experts Making A Difference" to give back to the local communities that his companies serve. Duane is a past recipient of the "Excellence in Professionalism" from his local board. He is currently the Broker/CEO of Expert Real Estate Partners with several locations throughout the Fox Valley area.
  • E Joe Murray
    E Joe Murray
    Speaking on:
    • Panel: Wisconsins's Role in the November Elections
    Joe Murray is the Director of Political and Governmental Affairs for the Wisconsin REALTORS Association. His responsibilities include organizing all political and fundraising programs for the association and also include legislative lobbying. Joe worked as a Legislative Analyst in the State Senate and ran several successful campaigns including the 1986 race for Attorney General won by Don Hanaway.
  • Mike O'Toole
    Mike O'Toole
    Speaking on:
    • Becoming a 1031 Exchange Expert to Grow Your Business
    Mike O'Toole is a relationship advisor for Discipline Advisors in Mankato, MN. Mike has over 15 years of real estate and investment securities experience and 10 years with an investment real estate and Delaware Statutory Trust (DST) sponsor firm. Mike advises clients with investment planning with a focus in real estate, 1031 exchanges and other financial planning and estate planning needs. Mike has a strong knowledge base and experience with the process of underwriting, acquiring, developing and syndicating commercial real estate offerings. Mike is a graduate of Montana State University in Bozeman with a Bachelor of Science in Business Management and Entrepreneurship, with honors, and currently holds Series 7, 66 and 22 licenses. He is a licensed real estate broker and a Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM) with advanced coursework in financial and market analysis and extensive experience in the commercial real estate industry. Mike is also a member of the Alternative Direct Investment Securities Association (ADISA) and frequently speaks and sits on panels at national conferences.
  • Jeff R Peterson
    Jeff R Peterson
    Speaking on:
    • Becoming a 1031 Exchange Expert to Grow Your Business
    Jeff Peterson is a super dynamic, informative and easy-to-understand tax attorney with more than 20 years of practical experience in the trenches conducting all types of 1031 exchanges. Jeff is highly respected as an adjunct tax law professor at Mitchell Hamline School of Law and as president at CPEC1031.com, a nationwide qualified intermediary. Jeff's seminar will help you take away valuable, practical advice on techniques to defer gains and add value to your representation of clients.
  • Markus Savaglio
    Markus Savaglio
    Speaking on:
    • Panel: Successes of New Agents
    Markus has been a realtor for 4 years. Working hard on behalf of his clients and friends buying, selling, and investing in real estate. He promotes and volunteers at community events to give back to his community and actively advocates for homeowner's rights at the national, state, and local levels. Before joining eXp Realty he spent over a decade in the hospitality industry working with Condo-tel developments, this allowed him to be uniquely positioned to lend his expertise to clients looking to buy or sell Hotels, Motels, and Condo-tel rooms. His work at eXp Realty is supported by a strong set of Core Values, where agents are encouraged to 'Discover Your Dharma' - to find that inherent strength or part of your personality that brings something different and extraordinary to the table, and build an approach to client success around it. When not at work Markus loves being a father to 2 boys and serves as an alderman in Sheboygan.
  • Michael G Sewell
    Michael G Sewell
    Speaking on:
    • Panel: "If You Can Keep Your Head when all About You are Losing Theirs," Then You'll Be a Broker!
    Michael Sewell is a real estate broker in Green Bay and a past president of the REALTORS¬ģ Association of Northeast Wisconsin. He has taught pre-license classes, continuing education courses and professional standards throughout Wisconsin since 1991.

    Michael earned a Bachelor of Science in Psychology from Western Michigan University and received his Juris Doctor from Wayne State University Law School in 1978. He practiced law for 10 years prior to starting real estate in 1988.

    Michael has twice received the WRA Instructor of the Year award, has twice received his local association's Excellence in Professionalism award, and is a past recipient of the WRA Distinguished Service Award. He has served on the Wisconsin Department of Safety and Professional Services' Real Estate Forms Council as well as the forms committees at both the state and local association level. He has chaired the WRA's Equal Opportunity Committee and teaches fair housing to new REALTORS¬ģ as part of local orientation. Mike has been a member of the board of directors of his local association for over 20 years, including a term as its president, and is currently the president-elect. He has also been a member of the WRA board of directors and served as a vice president on the WRA executive committee.
  • Craig Stanley
    Craig Stanley
    Speaking on:
    • Panel: Wisconsin Commercial Real Estate: What You Need to Know
    Craig and the Broadwing team built their business on helping clients make strategic real estate decisions that further their business goals. Prior to founding Broadwing, Craig served as Principal and Executive VP of Siegel-Gallagher for over a decade. Before that, he worked for Chicago firms GVA Williams and Mesirow Financial, representing small-to-large corporate clients.
  • Judd D Stevenson
    Judd D Stevenson
    Speaking on:
    • Appraisal Panel: Insight into the Appraiser's Role in the Transaction
    Judd has owned and operated Stevenson Appraisal out of Oshkosh, Wisconsin, for over 30 years (started in 1986). He was the Chair of the Appraiser Committee for the Realtors Association of Northeast Wisconsin (RANW) for over ten years. Judd is a Board Member of the Realtors Association of Northeast Wisconsin and is currently serving as President of RANW.
  • Elizabeth A Thompson
    Elizabeth A Thompson
    Speaking on:
    • Panel: Rising Stars vs. The Masters
    Liz Thompson is enjoying her third year of real estate with my excellent broker, Century 21 Affiliated. I love my job because of the amazing clients I have and the happiness I bring them in helping them through the process of finding the home of their dreams.
  • Heather Turner Loth
    Heather Turner Loth
    Speaking on:
    • Panel: Office Decisions
    Heather has over 20 years of experience across the A/E/C industry in construction management, project management and business development. Heather is the practice leader for project development and leads workplace strategy at Eppstein Uhen Architects. Her passions are connecting people, developing relationships and helping translate her client's vision into a strategy that aligns their business goals with their people, place and technology, thereby resulting in an elevated business performance.
  • Dan Wagner
    Dan Wagner
    Speaking on:
    • Becoming a 1031 Exchange Expert to Grow Your Business
    Daniel Wagner is the senior vice president of government relations for The Inland Real Estate Group of Companies, Inc. He has been a licensed real estate broker since 2004 and holds Series 7 and 63 security licenses.

    Dan serves on numerous real estate and governmental boards and committees. He is a past treasurer and president-elect of the Illinois REALTORS¬ģ (IR), past 2016 president of the Chicago Association of REALTORS¬ģ (CAR) and served as the 2016 commercial liaison for the National Association of REALTORS¬ģ. Wagner was named 2017 REALTOR¬ģ of the Year by CAR, received the 2017 Commercial Award from NAR, and was inducted into the Hall of Fame for IR and NAR in 2019. Dan is also a commissioner on the DuPage Airport Authority and serves as the chairman of the Authority's Capital Development Committee. In addition, Dan is the chairman of the Greater Oak Brook Chamber of Commerce and also was installed as a board member for the Illinois Chamber of Commerce in 2019.

  • Sara Whitley
    Sara Whitley
    Speaking on:
    • Panel: Mastering the Business
    • Panel: Successes of New Agents
    Green Bay native and lifelong Wisconsin resident Sara Whitley has dedicated more than 14 years of her life to learn the ins and outs of residential mortgage lending. While she enjoys traveling with her family, Sara has spent the last few years as an avid runner, completing at least six 5K races a year and recently finished her first half marathon. As a banking professional, Sara has helped assist customers with affordable housing and guided customers to services that best meet their needs. She was recognized by the Wisconsin Mortgage Bankers Association as a Rising Star in 2016.
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