Archive for Biographies

Duncan Wierman

Posted on August 3, 2012 by

Duncan WiermanDuncan Wierman is a full time investor in Greenville, South Carolina. His business revolves around automated systems so he can do less work and make more money. He has used internet marketing and automated internet systems for attracting buyers, sellers, and investors have allowed him to do over 300 deals a year without leaving his desk!

After working at real estate investing the hard way, Duncan finally swore to himself that he’d had enough: He then invested serious time and money into using systems that would pay off in less aggravation, more time, and more profits! He became an expert in finding motivated sellers, hungry buyers, and private lenders through the Internet. Read More→

Marc Hrisko

Posted on August 3, 2012 by

Marc HriskoOne of the youngest members ever to be inducted into the Real Estate Hall of Fame, Marc Hrisko has been labeled a “rising star” and one of America’s most dynamic wealth and entrepreneur strategists.

A top speaker for Robert Kiyosaki’s Rich Dad, Poor Dad national seminars and Dean Graziosi’s The Insiders Edge Events, Marc Hrisko’s speeches and wealth-building seminars have been enjoyed by thousands of entrepreneurs in virtually every major city in the United States. In his role as a business coach, Marc has been responsible for helping launch the careers of some of the nation’s top entrepreneurs.

Prior to his professional speaking and executive coaching career, Marc served 10 proud years as a firefighter and medic. Marc’s commitment to public service stems from his family’s military legacy. Marc’s father, a retired Navy Master Chief, is now an employee of Marc Hrisko International. Read More→

Mike Barnes

Posted on July 24, 2012 by

Mike BarnesMike Barnes, founder of SEO Alien, and co-founder of Mobile Ready Marketing has become recognized through his innovations in Social Media Optimization using Social Media. Mike has also been invited to speak nationally, sharing his knowledge and expertise on several subjects such as Search Engine Optimization, Social Media Marketing, Social Media Management and Mobile Marketing.

He is dedicated to help his customers reach the highest in optimization. With over 16 years of online marketing experience, Mike has the expertise and the sales knowledge to help his customers succeed.

Always taking advantage of the Internet marketing possibilities, Mike’s sales career flourished when he became one of the top sales people in the USA for one of the most recognized car brands in the world. His online techniques helped him rise to the top. Today, Mike uses Mobile marketing in combination with Social Media such as Facebook, Twitter and many others.

Mike has trained in sales, motivation, and positive thinking. His professional sports career, sales achievements and passion have showed him how to be competitive in this ever-changing Internet world.

Robyn Thompson

Posted on July 17, 2012 by

Robyn ThompsonRobyn Thompson is the nation’s leading expert on buying, renovating and selling homes for huge chunks of cash and is known throughout the United States and Canada as “The Queen of Rehab”.

After spending 9 years working a dead end corporate job, Robyn realized that her hard work and dedication for IBM was not going to provided financial independence. She walked away from her secure paycheck and never looked back.

Over the past 13 years since Robyn left IBM, she has bought, fixed and sold 300+ homes with price ranges as low as $8,000 to as high as $4,000,000. She has spent as much as $2,100,000 in labor and materials in one year to renovate properties with more than 22 contractors working full time to take the ugly homes she bought and turn them into little castles at lightening speed. Read More→

Stefan Kasian

Posted on July 17, 2012 by

Stefan KasianAfter a brief Wall Street stint in 1996, Kasian set sail on a journey into prosperity he never looked back from. He bought his first home for only $100.00 down, took over a non-qualifying loan, and the owner wrote him a thank you letter! Nationally renowned real estate “gurus” personally handpicked him to teach seminars featuring hundreds at a time. He co-authored the book Auction Fever: Winning Strategies to Buy, Sell, and Rent Real Estate with New York Times bestselling author and international real estate mogul Dr. Dolf de Roos. He has personally participated in and assisted his students with hundreds of profitable transactions. Drawing upon his world-class insider contacts, he actively writes, host teleseminars, and mentors others with proven, profitable strategies you can put to use immediately during these changing times. Read More→

Bill & Kim Cook

Posted on July 3, 2012 by

Bill & Kim CookBill and Kim Cook are a husband and wife real estate investing team. They live in Adairsville, Georgia and have been investing in real estate since 1995.

Their goal is to buy and hold. They specialize in buying single-family homes, mobile homes and mobile home parks.

Kim’s primary focus is on Short Sales. She’s been doing Shorts since 1999 and is one of the most experienced, knowledgeable and successful short sale coordinators in the country.

Bill’s primary focus is on creative deal structuring. He also manages their rental portfolio.

They firmly believe that the key to being a successful real estate investor is to own a number of PAID-FOR investment properties than bring in mailbox money. Read More→

Tony Pearl

Posted on July 1, 2012 by

Tony PearlTony Pearl is an entrepreneur, copywriter, proud father, mentor, marketing consultant and talented teacher who resides in the Washington, DC area. He has traveled to over 26 countries, speaks 4 languages, and continues to travel extensively. He has been a professional Ballroom and Latin dance instructor, competitor, and exhibitor for over 19 years. As a Real Estate Investor, Tony has bought and sold over Ten Million dollars worth of real estate, and has been educated by and associates with the best.

Jim Hitt

Posted on July 1, 2012 by

Jim HittFor 30+ years, Jim Hitt has been committed to all aspects of investing, using self -directed IRAs for his own investments since 1982.

Jim’s forte is the financing and acquisition of real estate, private offerings, mortgage lending, business’s, joint ventures, partnerships and limited liability companies using creative techniques. He has developed, owned, and managed everything from single family homes to multi-unit commercial properties and million dollar business’s. Read More→

Bob Massey

Posted on July 1, 2012 by

Bob MasseyBob Massey, the nation’s leading expert on using Real Estate Agents to bring you deals, has a very unique background for a Real Estate Investing Trainer. Bob became a very successful Investor after retiring from a 30 year career in corporate sales and marketing. He is a career sales person, sales manager, sales trainer and former top level sales executive. Bob’s last position was as a partner in the 2nd largest accounting firm in the world. His job was to teach the accountants how to sell their services. Bob has been building sales and marketing campaigns his entire career. What is exciting is that Bob has brought that experience to our industry and has introduced a unique concept with a level of professionalism that is second to none. Read More→

Don DeRosa

Posted on July 1, 2012 by

Don DeRosaDon DeRosa is a real estate investor, author, teacher, coach and national speaker. He is past president of Georgia Real Estate Investors Association. Don is also an an active Charter Business Member of the Atlanta Real Estate Investors Alliance (Atlanta REIA). Don has trained thousands of new and experienced investors to build wealth in real estate using the same techniques that helped him build his fortune, particularly buying with owner financing, using private money, creatively structuring deals and selling quickly in any market. Read More→

Russ Hiner

Posted on July 1, 2012 by

Russ HinerRuss Hiner is an active real estate investor, coach and mentor. Russ is currently the leader of the Atlanta REIA Creative Deal Structuring Group and co-leader of the Atlanta REIA Mastermind Group. Russ also teaches several workshops throughout the year on a variety of real estate investing topics such as Negotiations, Wholesaling 101, Wholesaling 401, Real Estate 101, Property Management and more.

Russ got started by working as a medical technologist in hospital and manufacturing setting before becoming involved in real estate. One year later the company shut down that department. RUSS lost HIS job! The life lesson was, he needed to work for himself and started the entrepreneurial adventure. Read More→

Erven Kimble

Posted on July 1, 2012 by

Erven KimbleErven Kimble is an accomplished pastor, teacher, author, community leader, licensed Christian Counselor and Real Estate entrepreneur. Erven is a visionary that has faithfully served as the Senior Pastor of a local church in Lilburn, Georgia for twenty years.

Erven searched the Book of Proverbs and extracted wisdom that reference business and finances to produce the series of articles called “Business By The Book”. The purpose of these articles present time tested Biblical principles in a way that is practical, relevant and beneficial to the average business person.

Kathy Kennebrook

Posted on July 1, 2012 by

Kathy KennebrookKathy Kennebrook is the ultimate success story. She spent twelve years in the banking industry and another ten in sales logging thousands of miles each year in order to make a living before discovering the world of real estate investing. After attending several real estate investing seminars and real estate investor association meetings, this 4 foot 11 mother of two got really excited and before you know it she’d bought and sold hundreds of properties using none of her own money or credit. Read More→

Larry Harbolt

Posted on June 26, 2012 by

Larry HarboltLarry Harbolt is the nation’s leading creative Seller Financing expert as well as a popular national real estate speaker and teacher whose time-tested strategies and nuts and bolts teaching style has helped thousands of aspiring real estate entrepreneurs realize their financial dreams with little or no money and without the need for credit. Larry has been successful creatively buying and selling real estate for over 30 years and has written numerous popular articles and real estate courses. Read More→

Robert Woodruff

Posted on June 25, 2012 by

Robert WoodruffRobert Woodruff has been investing in real estate for over 15 years, is the President of the Charleston SC Real Estate Investors Association (Charleston REIA), and a national speaker, and author of several training programs for investors such as “How to Find Killer Deals” & “The Keys to Cash Flow” and the new “51 Ways to Find Motivated Sellers”. Robert loves to teach people how to make money investing by showing them how to quickly and easily identify opportunities in the real estate and personal property markets. His personal goal in sharing his specialized knowledge is to help individuals retire early via buying, selling, renting and flipping real estate & personal property in a manner that is beneficial “win-win” for all parties involved.

Dustin Griffin

Posted on June 24, 2012 by

Dustin GriffinDustin Griffin is husband to Christine Griffin and father of Savannah and Hudson Griffin. Dustin has been “Self-Unemployed” and proud of it since 1996 when he first began building dynamic, database driven websites and virtual back office systems for Realtors and real estate investors. In 1999, several of Dustin’s successful real estate investor customers talked him into buying his first investment property and he has been doing it ever since. Read More→

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