RISMedia’s 5th Annual Power Broker Forum at Midyear
This May, RISMedia’s 5th Annual Power Broker Forum at Midyear is titled, Social Media On the Move.
John Featherston, President & CEO, RISMedia
John Featherston is founder, president and CEO of RISMedia, the leader in real estate information systems. Known for close to 30 years as the residential real estate industry’s premier source for news, and business development and best practices information, RISMedia offers real estate professionals the latest educational tools to grow and manage their businesses through a bevy of platforms: online at rismedia.com; in print through Real Estate magazine; and through onsite educational and networking events. Always an innovator, Featherston recently launched a new venture-RISMedia’s Top 5 in Real Estate Network®, a membership exclusively created for North America’s most accomplished real estate professionals that also helps consumers identify the most professional real estate agents.
Allan Dalton, Co-founder & President, RISMedia’s Top 5 in Real Estate Network®
Allan Dalton is the president and co-founder of RISMedia’s Top 5 in Real Estate Network® and the chief marketing officer of RISMedia. Previously, Dalton served as president of the Real Estate Division for Move, Inc. Prior to that appointment, he served as president and CEO of REALTOR.com®. His 25-year real estate career includes 18 years as president and co-owner of a 32-office East Coast real estate firm, and serving as executive vice president of Coldwell Banker New England. Dalton has consulted and spoken throughout North America and Europe and has created marketing systems for numerous international real estate brands.
Sherry Chris, President & CEO, Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate LLC
Sherry Chris was appointed President and CEO of Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate LLC in October of 2007. Her appointment followed Realogy’s announcement that it had entered into a 50-year agreement with Meredith Corporation to license the Better Homes and Gardens® name to launch a new and dynamic global residential real estate brand. Chris was most recently COO for Coldwell Banker Real Estate LLC. Overall, Chris has more than 27 years of real estate experience, including, significant senior management positions in the areas of sales and marketing and new technologies, and franchise management. A native Canadian, she began her real estate career in Canada and held increasingly senior positions with Royal LePage for 16 years before taking on executive roles with Real Living (Ohio) and Prudential CA/NV/TX Realty. She joined Realogy in 2006.
Steve Hundley, Founder & CEO, 1parkplace
Steve Hundley is the founder and CEO of 1parkplace, Inc., an industry-leading Internet marketing technology solutions provider that develops custom lead generation, contact management, website and blog systems for maximum sales results. Hundley’s passion is to develop the most cutting-edge Internet marketing and technology solutions for America’s top Realtors and brokers. He is also recognized as an industry educator and recently formed the 1parkplace University where he has hosted exclusive training events delivered by top industry veterans such as Tom Ferry, Steve Rodgers and Allan Dalton. Hundley is also a former faculty member of the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA).
John Lim, President & CEO, Mobile Card Cast
John Lim is the president and CEO of Mobile Card Cast, Inc. As one of the premier mobile marketing and technology companies in the industry, Mobile Card Cast prides itself on leveraging complex mobile technology to engage consumers, create brand awareness while simultaneously capturing unique consumer data for our clients. Prior to the creation of MCC, Lim founded OSM Partners in 2003. Under Lim’s professional guidance and expertise, OSM performed successful marketing initiatives for national companies including Anheuser-Busch Companies, Inc., the National Football League, Equinox Fitness, and Diageo, the world’s largest multinational beer, wine, and Spirits Company.
Greg Rand, Managing Partner, Better Homes and Gardens Rand Realty
Greg Rand is managing partner of Better Homes and Gardens Rand Realty, the largest real estate brokerage in New York’s Hudson Valley. Rand”s primary role in the company is mergers and acquisitions, and startups of real estate brokerage, mortgage, title and commercial operations. Rand is a regular contributor on Fox News and the Fox Business Channel on all housing-related news, and the author of the upcoming book, House Rich.
Krisstina Wise, Broker/Owner, The Goodlife Team
Krisstina Wise is an accomplished business woman in the domain of residential real estate. Her “uncommon” real estate practice is ranked in the top 1% nationwide. Her success comes as a result of advanced adoption of innovative technologies, an entrepreneurial spirit and a far-reaching commitment to service – all uncommon for the real estate industry. Sprinting beyond the antiquated systems common in the tradition-bound world of real estate, Wise’s real estate business, The GoodLife Team, is a leader in marketing systems and Internet lead generation through social media platforms. The GoodLife Team brand is recognized locally and nationally as a technology-based firm with a rich commitment to take care of the concerns of their clients.