Jason Pantana

Jason Pantana guides real estate professionals through current and emerging trends in consumer behavior, sales, online marketing, and entrepreneurship. As a national speaker and business coach, Jason arms audiences and clients with insight and ingenuity to build a smarter business.

Jason worked with the National Association of REALTORS®, Coldwell Banker and in late 2015, Jason teamed up with VILLAGE, where he currently develops educational content, programs, and professional development events. In 2016, Jason joined acclaimed, international real estate coaching and training company, Tom Ferry, as a Business Coach and National Speaker.

Jason has presented at a variety of regional and national real estate conferences throughout the U.S., such as for the Women’s Council of REALTORS®, Inman Connect, and the National Association of REALTORS® Convention and Expo.

Jason serves as a member of the Strategic Thinking and Advisory Committee for both the Tennessee Association of REALTORS® and the National Association of REALTORS®. His energetic style of delivery and perceptive outlook will inspire you to reach your highest and best potential.

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Shawna Suckow

Ranked among the top women speakers in business, Shawna Suckow uses her 20 years of expertise as a million-dollar B2B Buyer to help sales professionals and business leaders better engage today’s evolving customer.

Shawna has worked with audiences across 5 continents to sharpen their networking skills, update their sales tactics, and modernize their marketing approaches.  She is one of Meeting & Conventions Magazine’s Planners’ Favorite Speakers, sharing a list with household names like Bill Clinton, Patrick Stewart, and Anderson Cooper. Suckow is a three-time author. Her latest book Don’t Become Extinct: Join the Sales Evolution! looks at how the buying process has changed, what works today in sales, and what doesn’t.

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Ann Compton

Legendary ABC News White House Correspondent

Compton’s career at ABC News spanned seven presidents and 10 presidential campaigns. Assigned to the White House in 1974, she reported for ABC News broadcasts from Washington and around the globe, traveling with Presidents, Vice Presidents, and First Ladies.

Her colleagues elected Compton as president of the White House Correspondents’ Association for 2007-2008. She was chairman of the Radio-Television Correspondents’ Association on Capitol Hill in 1987-1988. The Commission on Presidential Debates selected Compton to serve as a debate panelist in 1988 and 1992. Additionally, she has been inducted into six halls of fame and has received five honorary university degrees.
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Collin Henderson

Master Your Mindset Author

Henderson is a former PAC-12 two-sport athlete, with experience as a #1 ranked sales professional/trainer. He's turned his knowledge and passion into becoming a peak performance coach and mindset consultant. His books, podcasts, and live trainings have impacted thousands or performers to reach their full potential.

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Terry Watson

Hilarious Motivational Speaker, Trainer, Coach

Terry Watson is an internationally acclaimed Consumer Behavior Expert who helps businesses and organizations discover how to design a Customer Experience that creates raving fans and obscene profits! 

Terry has been one of the most popular and most hired professional speakers on the planet for the past 18 years. He has spoken in every U.S., state, as well as abroad and has presented to a live, televised audience as large as 80,000. 

Terry was awarded the Certified Speaking Professional (CSP) designation, from the National Speakers Association® in 2003. In September 2018, Terry earned the Toastmasters International Accredited Speaker designation. 


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Darryl Davis, CSP

Author, Motivational Speaker

Motivational business speaker and coach Darryl Davis shares his techniques for making strategic changes to dramatically improve your life and increase your sense of purpose. His live events are a special blend of fun, learning, and motivation with an easy-to-approach style that makes everyone more comfortable and creates the perfect atmosphere for learning.

Darryl is a best-selling author with McGraw-Hill Publishing for his book, "How to Become a Power Agent in Real Estate", has created coaching programs, and auditioned for the television series, "Last Comic Standing."

Sales is the ultimate people business. That’s why Darryl Davis has traveled the globe helping leaders, sales professionals, association members, and corporate teams at conventions, conferences, corporate retreats, sales workshops, and summits to learn the skills, mindsets, and strategies it takes to build powerful relationships and create customers for life.

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Sara Rodriguez
Titan Title

Sara has over 15 years of experience in the Virginia real estate title industry. She is a sought-after speaker and educator in the Washington, D.C. metro area. Her practice specializes on all matters related to residential and commercial real estate transactions. She was admitted to the Virginia Bar in 2003 and has practiced immigration law, family law and real estate law.

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Ava Nguyen
Westgate Realty Group
Ava is a Northern Virginia native with over 25 years of retail service experience. She firmly believes in community and lives by the motto “service above self.” She currently serves on the MRIS/Bright MLS Compliance Advisory Committee, Fairfax County’s Housing Affordability Advisory Committee, and the 2019 NVAR Board of Directors. Ava is chair of the 2019 NVAR Convention Advisory Group.  

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Brandon Doyle
Doyle Real Estate Team

Brandon helps implement new technology into the day-to-day operations of real estate sales. In 2014 he was nominated for Inman Innovative Realtor® of the Year and recognized in Minnesota's Star Tribune paper for use of aerial photography, video, and 3D tours. Brandon has a Bachelor’s of Science in Real Estate from St. Cloud State University and Masters of Science in Real Estate from the University of St. Thomas.


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Nicholas Dreher
Counselor Realty  

Since 2001 Nick has had experience in nearly every aspect of a real estate transaction: Mortgage, Title and Real Estate. Nick’s experience has allowed him to build relationships and develop systems that help Realtors® and Affiliates turn down the noise in their business, focusing instead on relationships, proven methods and intuitive tools as a foundation of success.


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David Nix
Licensed Massage Therapist

David helps you to cultivate ease in your body and mind with customized, focused massage. David then engages his creativity, knowledge gleaned from many hours of education and skills gained from ten years of experience to deliver a flowing, effective and uniquely therapeutic massage. 

Trevor Moore

Trevor has been in the Real Estate industry his entire adult life, starting his career in Las Vegas, NV then Phoenix, AZ. Trevor moved to the DC Metro area to work with Leo Pareja, one of the top brokers in the country, and planted roots here. In his seven years with the Leo Pareja Team, Trevor was exposed to a wide variety of transactions ranging from distressed foreclosures to high-end new construction to serving diplomats and foreign dignitaries. 

Thai Hung Nguyen
Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Premier

Thai Hung Nguyen has been a Realtor® since 2003. He is a fully committed professional Realtor® licensed in Virginia and Washington DC. Nguyen is thankful to the education and training that he received early in his career, particularly by CRS (Council of Residential Specialist). Among his various achievements, he has also obtained CRS (Certified Residential Specialist), ABR (Accredited Buyer's Representative), and CIPS (Certified International Property Specialist) designations. 

Reggie Copeland
CR Copeland Real Estate

Reggie, known to many as “The Bow-Tie Guy” is a very personable individual giving great care to your life and the life of your family. He loves what he does and does what he loves! A natural born people’s person, he’s a great connector and is passionate about making the process a very smooth one. He’s committed to the details which in turn creates the best results for his clients.

Genevieve Concannon
Advon Group

Genevieve Concannon brings over fifteen years of real estate experience in residential construction and multi-million dollar sales to her clients. A highly sought after manager and top-producing agent in boutique firms across Northern Virginia, Genevieve has managed and cultivated complex real estate relationships within the DC Metro area. She held a portfolio of upwards of $79mm in volume while simultaneously recruiting, training and mentoring top real estate professionals.

Michelle Doherty
RE/MAX Allegiance

Michelle Doherty joined The Mike Webb Team in early 2013 after spending two and half years working in North Arlington and D.C. Real Estate. Michelle dove right into the Arlington real estate market after graduating from Christopher Newport University in 2011. She is a 2019 National Association of Realtors® 30 Under 30 Honoree and serves as Chair of the 2019 NVAR Young Professionals Network and the NV/RPAC Campaign Committee Vice-Chair.

Prof. Quyen Quang Tran
Physiognomy: The Art of Reading People, Author

Prof. Quyen Quang Tran first learned the art of physiognomy from his mentor, Mr. Ngô Hùng Diễn, an expert physiognomist. Tran spent nine years learning the art of physiognomy and the next fifty years practicing it. Prof. Tran holds bachelor’s degrees in mathematics and education and an MBA in corporate finance. He has worked for the Vietnamese Ministry of Education, the National Economic and Social Council, the National Economic Development Funds in Vietnam, and the International Finance Corporation, a private arm of the World Bank Group in Washington, DC. Prof. Tran’s latest accomplishment is the creation of Friends of the Disabled, which funds cataract operations for the poor and has helped over two thousand patients to date. Tran remains dedicated to helping the needy in many different ways.

Dr. Hai Le

Dr. Hai Le  learned the art of physiognomy from her mentor, Professor Quyen Quang Tran, an expert physiognomist who is Mr. Ngo Hung Dien’s student for almost 10 years. Dr. Le holds a Medical Doctor degree and a MPH (Master of Public Health). She is President of the Physiognomy Institution Incorporation (PII). Dr. Le has been assisting Professor Tran in running the Friends of the Disabled, a non-profit charity organization created by Prof. Tran which funds cataract operations for poor people, provides help for orphans and pregnant women in various health and living needs, and donations to the St. Jude Children’s Cancer Research Hospital.

Hoai-An Dinh Nguyen

Mr. Nguyen has learned the art of physiognomy from his mentor, Prof. Quyen Quang Tran, for almost 10 years. Mr. Nguyen holds baccalaureate degrees in Electrical Engineering and Mechanical Engineering. He is a former Senior Network Engineer and currently a Primary Researcher.
Mr. Nguyen is Vice President of the Physiognomy Institution Incorporation (PII), which makes contributions to support the operation and mission of the Friends of the Disabled (FOD), a non-profit charity organization created by Prof. Tran.

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Nate Winston
Sr. Customer Relationship Manager at SentriLock

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Rob Wittman
Keller Williams Realty Falls Church

Robb started in real estate in 2002 and has since help more than 300 clients buy or sell their home. What he loves most about real estate is solving problems and creating winning strategies. Prior to joining Dutko| Ragen Rob ran a national real estate company’s Virginia market including new operations in Richmond and Hampton Roads. As the Principal Broker he oversaw $3 Billion dollars in real estate transactions. At Dutko|Ragen he serves as an Associate Broker. Rob has also served on the Board of Directors for the Northern Virginia Association of Realtors® and several other leadership positions there.

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Donny Samson
Samson Properties

Donny is a Principal Broker at Samson Properties. Growing up in the real estate business, Donny knew it was an area he was both interested in and had natural talent and drive for success. In March 2007 through hard work and studying Donny received his Associate Broker's license and in 2012 Donny earned the title Principal Broker. In this age of the Internet, Donny's main goal is to stay on the cutting edge of real estate.

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Shane McCullar

Keller Williams Metro Center

A long time passion, real estate became a reality when he joined Coldwell Banker in the Gold Coast of Chicago where he achieved Rookie of The Year status. Shane moved closer to family in Virginia and built an office for the long term in a high end market, Alexandria - Old Town with the approval of Keller Williams Realty International. Shane has a detailed quality approach, values relationships and support for his agents. He is dedicated to the idea of high integrity and working with learning based individuals which is the foundational piece of Keller Williams’s culture.

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Susan Westbrook
Long & Foster

As the managing broker of Long & Foster McLean Sales and Great Falls Sales, Susan is instrumental in helping the buying and selling public with their real estate needs. She is licensed in VA, MD & Washington, DC and is knowledgeable in the myriad of aspects surrounding transactions in residential real estate. She assists Westbrook Homes and their clients in lot acquisitions and design/build projects.

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David Howell
McEnearney Associates

A recognized real estate industry leader, David was President of NVAR in 1995 and was named Realtor® of The Year for NVAR in 1998. David was a founding member of the Board of Directors of the Metropolitan Regional Information System (MRIS), the largest Multiple Listing System in the United States, and served as that organization's Chairman 1996-1997 and 2011-2012.He was also a member of the Virginia Association of Realtors® Board of Directors, their Strategic Planning Committee and their Presidential Advisory Group on Growth. He was on the Board of Directors of the Northern Virginia Transportation Alliance.

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Marty Stanton
KVS Title, LLC

With more than 20 years of experience as a mortgage banker and title attorney, Marty brought his dedication and experience to KVS Title, LLC, where he focuses his time on conducting residential and commercial real estate settlements. Marty teaches continuing education courses for real estate and mortgage professionals. He is a member of the American, Maryland, and District of Columbia Bar associations.

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Zinta Rodgers-Rickert
RE/MAX Gateway

Experienced, Resourceful and Exceptional. Even after 28+ years in the business Zinta still has a great deal of enthusiasm and passion for negotiating the best possible terms for her clients.

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Nicole Canole
Keller Williams Capital Properties

Nicole is the chief visionary of East + Ivy and comes from a military background, serving eight years in the Armed Forces before becoming a Financial Policy Analyst for the Department of Veterans Affairs Central Office in Washington, DC. She went on to open an Interior Design Firm and become the Lead Stager for a nationally ranked staging company, where she developed her love for real estate. She is a Residential Top Producer member of NVAR’s Multi-Million Dollar Sales Club and serves on various committees for the Northern Virginia Association of Realtors®.

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Stephanie White

Stephanie’s success can be attributed to her unwavering commitment to her clients and the honesty and integrity she brings to her profession. Prior to real estate, Stephanie worked in the worlds of hospitality, real estate finance and healthcare. Her unique set of analytical skills gives her the competitive edge in pricing properties and understanding emerging trends in neighborhoods and the local real estate market.

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