Speakers

This year our program is filled with celebrity keynote speakers, well-known authors, industry professionals, newsworthy panels, and timely breakout sessions.

Sabrina Soto

See Sabrina’s Message to NVAR Convention Attendees Sabrina Soto is one of the world’s most sought after lifestyle experts. From home décor and design, food, beauty and fashion, Soto covers it all. Her unique ability to curate in a variety of spaces, providing outlets for people with varying budgets, styles and personalities, truly sets her … Continue reading “Sabrina Soto”

Michael J. Maher

His story is one for the movies. Born into a family living in a shack in a small town in Kansas and knowing only poverty, food stamps, and hand-me-down clothes, Michael J. Maher conquered incredible challenges and a near-death experience to be known by many different titles: * Hall of Famer * Star Power Star … Continue reading “Michael J. Maher”

Seth Price

Listen to a Message from Seth Price ahead of the NVAR Convention and Trade Show.   Seth is a marketer, motivator and media maker—an executive and entrepreneur. Having consulted for more than 300 companies the past 20 years, he’s recognized as a business-builder and digital marketing specialist. He’s passionate about delivering lessons to help business … Continue reading “Seth Price”

Peter Nguyen

Since joining NVAR in 2009, Peter has been actively involved. A 2011 graduate of the NVAR Leadership Institute, Peter served a Co-Chair of YPN in 2015 and currently serves as Chair of the Vietnamese Realtor Forum and is also proud to chair this year NVAR Annual Convention.

Bette Vos-Fant

Bette Vos-Fant left a successful 27 year career in the corporate world of telecommunications in sales and marketing to become an Accredited Staging Professional (ASP) Stager, business owner, and trainer. With Bette’s Master’s Degree in Education, she has found her passion for educating and training. Bette says “I believe education and passion are paramount to … Continue reading “Bette Vos-Fant”

Jeff WU

Jeff is passionate about life.  His Professional Mission is to “Impact and Improve the lives of people through Real Estate, Positive Power and Energy!”  Besides interacting on a day to day basis with Sellers and Buyers, education is one great way to do that.  Jeff is a Virginia Real Estate Broker, and holds many designations, … Continue reading “Jeff WU”

Lizzy Conroy

Lizzy Conroy is Vice President at Huckaby Briscoe Conroy Group, and, along with her business partner, Karen Briscoe, has grown their group to one of Northern Virginia’s most successful real estate teams.  HBC Group consistently ranks as the #1 team at Keller Williams Realty McLean/Great Falls and in the top 100 teams of Keller Williams … Continue reading “Lizzy Conroy”

Joe Reef

Joe is originally from Ohio, but has lived in the NoVA/DC area since 2000. He is a proud graduate from the University of Toledo with a BA in History and a proud graduate of Clemson University in South Carolina with an M.Ed in Counseling and University Administration. Since moving to the area Joe has fallen … Continue reading “Joe Reef”

Ian Bradley

Ian Bradley began his career in real estate technology after a long and fulfilling profession in the fitness industry and a background in marketing management. By sharing his marketing expertise in an easy-to-understand way, Ian has helped brokers and agents refine their advertising strategy by measuring and analyzing their online marketing and helping them to … Continue reading “Ian Bradley”

Audrey Whittington

Audrey is responsible for maintaining and extending the value of all aspects of ListHub’s data solutions to all segments of the real estate industry and to our clientele. This includes managing several divisions all targeted for client retention. Having spent her whole career in real estate, Audrey has regularly worked with the largest brokerages, every major … Continue reading “Audrey Whittington”

Harrison Beacher

Harrison has worked as a full time realtor since graduating from Georgetown University in 2008. Harrison’s top priority is building sustaining relationships with his clients, managing their expectations and utilizing all available resources to ensure seamless & smooth transactions. A long time Washington DC metro area resident, Harrison attended Montgomery County Public Schools for elementary … Continue reading “Harrison Beacher”

Lisa Dubois

Lisa DuBois is a locally-recognized real estate broker who has lived in the DC metro area for over two decades. She is founding partner/owner in REMAX by invitation — a boutique agency that closes over $120 million in sales a year. Lisa’s attention to detail and negotiating skills have contributed to her stellar success. She … Continue reading “Lisa Dubois”

Jon Lyon

Jon is one of the founding members of Ekko Title, LLC and the law firm of Leggett, Simon, Freemyers & Lyon, PLC (“LSFL”).  He will manage the Reston office of Ekko Title and continue his law practice which focuses on all matters related to residential real estate settlements. For the past twelve years, Mr. Lyon … Continue reading “Jon Lyon”

Linda Demarlor

Linda began her tax career just a few short decades ago and has quickly risen to the top in the DC region and worldwide as the President of Tax-Masters. With over 2,000 clients in over 30 countries it’s no wonder Linda has been called on by such media outlets as C-SPAN, CNN, NPR, SiriusXM and … Continue reading “Linda Demarlor”

Christina Macro

Christina has been a successful Realtor ®and Managing Broker in the Real Estate Industry since 2001. Prior to Real Estate, Christina was a marketing executive in the hospitality industry for over ten years. After obtaining her network engineering certifications, Christina then spent several years as a marketing executive for an Internet company where her responsibilities … Continue reading “Christina Macro”

Andrew Dorn

Andrew Dorn has over 15 years of experience speaking to over 50,000 REALTORS® and Brokers across the United States & Canada. Andrew is currently a National Speaker for realtor.com® and is also Vice President of the Events Team for Move, Inc. Andrew presents on implementing technology and marketing strategies and tools to become more successful … Continue reading “Andrew Dorn”

Coral Gundlach

Coral Gundlach, CRS, is a lifetime top producer residential Realtor® located in Arlington, Virginia. She is known for going above and beyond to meet her clients’ buying and selling needs, making sure they are happy with their home buying or selling experience. Her listings feature an unmatched marketing strategy – uniquely packaging the positive features … Continue reading “Coral Gundlach”

Marcus Simon

Marcus Simon is one of the founding members of Ekko Title, LLC and the law firm of Leggett, Simon, Freemyers & Lyon, PLC (“LSFL”).  He will manage the McLean office of Ekko Title and continue his law practice which focuses on all matters related to residential real estate settlements. Formerly, Mr. Simon was an attorney … Continue reading “Marcus Simon”

Larry Anderson

Licensed as a Virginia Real Estate Salesperson in 1976, Larry currently serves as the director of education for Fairfax Realty in Annandale, Virginia. In 1982, he obtained his broker’s license and began his career in real estate management and agent training. Larry has been active in NVAR for more than 30 years, serving on the … Continue reading “Larry Anderson”

Andrew Briscoe

Andrew C. (Andy) Briscoe III is the Vice President HBC Group at Keller Williams in McLean.  Andy is a licensed Realtor® and works with his wife Karen Briscoe and team in residential real estate in Northern Virginia, predominantly McLean and Great Falls. Andy retired from being President & CEO of The Sugar Association in Washington, … Continue reading “Andrew Briscoe”

Bob Evans

Bob Evans is Vice President of industry relations for Realtor.com.  In his key role on the Realtor.com Industry Relations team, Bob works with MLSs plus state and local REALTOR® associations to help further strengthen Realtor.com’s relationship with the industry and ensure that Realtor.com continues to deliver unparalleled service that directly speaks to the needs of … Continue reading “Bob Evans”

Matthew Rathbun

Matthew is a Virginia Licensed Broker and Exec. Vice President of Coldwell Banker Elite, overseeing a multi-office firm. After many years as a high producing agent, Matthew began working with agents to help them find success in this challenging industry. Matthew believes that education is a critical element to an agent’s success and speaks on … Continue reading “Matthew Rathbun”