2021 Virtual Mid-Winter Conference


March 03, 2021 — March 06, 2021
12:00 AM


 

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(All events / trainings Eastern Time)

TUESDAY, MARCH 2nd
5:30pm

9:00pm
NAREB BOARD OF DIRECTORS' MEETING
Presiding: Michele Calloway, Chair of the Board

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 3rd
3:00pm

5:30pm
NAREB GENERAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING - [Members ONLY]
Presiding: Lydia Pope, President-Elect

THURSDAY, MARCH 4th
10:30am

12:00pm
OPENING CEREMONY SPEAKERS:

• Don Peebles, Founder, Chairman & CEO, The Peebles Corporation
• Congresswoman Joyce Beatty (OH3), Chair of the Congressional Black Caucus

Mistress/Master of Ceremony:

Join Lydia Pope-President-Elect of NAREB for the Opening of the Virtual NAREB Mid- Winter Conference
12:00pm

12:15pm
POWER PARTNER PAUSE

• US Bank -- Sodi Nichols - Vice President, Sales and Business Development Manager - National Strategic Markets
• BBVA -- Viola Solomon, SVP, Director of Community Lending Mortgage
• Equity Prime -- Eddy Perez, CMB, President and CEO of Equity Prime Mortgage

Moderator: C. Renee Wilson, Relationship Manager
12:15pm

2:00pm
BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT & REALTIST TRAINING

• Community Reinvestment Act (CRA) Training
Presenter: Al Pina, Chair/CEO, FMCRC-Assets & Hope. Co-Founder, National Minority Community Reinvestment Co-Operative (NMCRC)

Description: Community Reinvestment Co-Operative (NMCRC) -Learn how to advocate for the
enforcement of the Community Reinvestment Act in your local market or community. Also, learn how to engage local lenders, federal regulators and your federal officials.
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• Social Media: You are Essential Now!
Presenter: Marki Lemons-Ryhal, Social Media Speaker
Moderator: Ashley Thomas, 2nd Vice-President, NAREB
Powered By: Blend

Description: Nationally known social media expert Marki Lemons-Ryhal will empower you with tips and techniques to make your business relevant and help you retain and secure new clients
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• How to Become a Real Estate Appraiser
Presenter: Robbie Wilson, President NSREA
Moderator: --

Description: There is a national shortage of Black appraisers, Robbie Wilson, a national leader industry and expert will enlighten attendees how to launch their career.
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• The Real Estate Business Success Models Forum
Participants:
- Zoritha Thompson, CEO/Broker, Goree and Thompson Real Estate (Sacramento, CA)
- Realogy, Doug Lucas, Regional VP for Franchise Development, Realogy (Roswell,
GA)
- Sanina Jones, CEO/Managing Broker, Chicago Homes Realty Group (Chicago, IL)
- Cheryl Muhammed, Broker/Owner, Assured Real Estate Services (Memphis, TN)
- REMAX, Jemila Winsey, Co-Owner, RE/MAX Legacy Living & RE/MAX 1st Class
(Houston, TX)

Moderator: Harold Carter, Vice-Chair of the Board, NAREB

Powered By: REMAX & REALOGY

Description: This forum will highlight proven business strategies and infrastructures to grow your real estate company. Learn about best practices, financial management, business building & marketing tactics that position you for success
2:30pm – 3:30pmLEGISLATIVE UPDATE / VIEW FROM CAPITOL HILL

Presenters:
Moderator: Ashley Thomas, 2nd Vice-President, NAREB
Powered By: FHLBNY, FHLBSF & NAR
3:45pm – 5:15pmPROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT SESSIONS

• Partners’ 2021 Update
- Bank of America – Mitch Gibson
Moderator: C. Renee Wilson, Relationship Manager
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• UDC Real Estate Development 101
Presenter: Matthew Harrell, President, UDC
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Partner Pause
Rental Kharma – Phoenix Jackson, award-winning social entrepreneur,
communications strategist, tech investor, author, and speaker.
• “How Housing Counseling Builds Wealth in the Black Community”
Presenter: Latisha Carlisle, Marvin J. Owens, Jr. Chief Engagement Officer for Impact Shares
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• Growing Your Business as A MWBE
Presenters: Stacey Mollison, Lydia Pope
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• John Maxwell Leadership Training on Growing Your Personal Brand
Presenter: Milton Dyer, Independent Certified Speaker, Trainer, and Coach, John Maxwell Team
4:00pm – 5:00pmNAREB Board of Directors’ Meeting -- Invitation Only

FRIDAY, MARCH 5th
11:00am – 12:30pmVIRTUAL PRAYER BREAKFAST - (Powered by Women’s Council of NAREB)

Guest Speaker: Pastor Shalondria Taylor
Guest Psalmist: Pastor Desmond Pringle, Gospel Recording Artist
12:30pm – 1:00pmPOWER PARTNER PAUSE & BLACK HISTORY MOMENTS
• Wells Fargo
• Union Bank – Michael L. Jackson, Diverse Markets Business Development Manager with MUFG Union Bank’s Corporate Social Responsibility for the Americas department and Community Lending division.
• Berkshire
• Truitt – Anthony L. Weekly, Senior Vice President, Head of Mortgage Strategic Growth
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Evelyn Reeves / Shawneequa Badger - (BLACK HISTORY MOMENTS VIDEO)
1:00pm – 2:15pmTHE SIGNIFICANCE OF NAREB DURING THIS ERA

Description: This Forum will highlight the Organization’s Strategic Priorities, factoring the country’s political landscape and civil unrest setting the tone for NAREB’s 2Mn5 presenting “Building Black Wealth” inclusive of the program’s five pillars:

(1) Faithbased/Civic Engagement;
(2) Women’s Initiatives,
(3) Diversity & Inclusion and Small Business;
(4) Generational Wealth, and
(5) Government Relations/Advocacy/SHIBA/SHIBA Bytes.

Also hear partners’ perspectives and alignment with NAREB’s programming to support increasing Black Homeownership.

Panelists:
• Jim Carr, Chairman & CEO, Turquoise Bay Investment and Forbes Contributor
• Nikitra Bailey, Executive Vice President, Center For Responsible Lending
• Cerita Battles, Managing Director, Head of Affordable Lending, Chase
• Marlana Scott, Single Family Client and Community Engagement, Freddie Mac

Moderator: Lydia Pope, President-Elect, NAREB
Powered By: Chase, Freddie Mac & 2MN5
2:15pm – 3:30pmLEVEL UP SESSIONS

• FICO Bootcamp
Presenter: Ms. Julie Wooding, FICO Director
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• Real Estate Investing 101
Presenters: Lionel Bohanon
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• Show Me The Money! Funding Your Real Estate Investment Properties

Remeika Lightbourne, Business Development Specialist, Advanta
Kenneth Igwe, Hard Money Lending Pro
Dana Christian, Founder of Datona Financial Services and Ladder to Passive
Income Financial Solutions
Ramon Tookes, Real Estate Investor & Private Money/Fundraising Expert

Description: Financing the purchase of investment properties is one of the primary roadblocks and challenges that new, prospective investors, or even experienced investors face. Join us for this informative session and learn how using a combination of financing options can produce a well-rounded real estate investment portfolio.
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PAC Advocacy Training
Presenters:
- James Privette, Policy Advocacy Coordinator, NAREB
- Antoine Thompson, Executive Director, NAREB
3:30pm – 5:30pm"THE FACES OF BLACK REAL ESTATE: MILLENNIAL & GEN-Z INFLUENCERS CHANGING THE REAL ESTATE GAME"

Presenter:
- Justin Giles, is the founder of hedge fund GHI Capital
- Matthew Garland
- Quiana Watson

Moderator: Rashan Ali
Facilitator: Danny Felton, 3rd Vice-President, NAREB
Powered By: PrimeLending, Prosperity

(YRD in conjunction with the Millennial Committee)
6:00pm – 7:00pmVIRTUAL RECEPTION & ENTERTAINMENT

Faith Evans, Multi-Platinum Grammy Award Winner
DJ Dirty

SATURDAY, MARCH 6th
11:00am – 12:30pmFAITH-BASED & COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT TRAINING/PANEL
Powered By: CITI
12:45pm – 2:15pmDIVERSITY, EQUITY & INCLUSION: IT'S ALL ABOUT AN ECOSYSTEM

Panelists:
• Charmaine Brown, MBA
• Department of Energy, DOE
• Nikitra Bailey, CRL
• Marvalette Hunter, City of Houston Mayor Office

Moderator: Courtney Johnson Rose, 1st VP
Powered By: MBA & Fifth Third

Description: Growing the rate of Black wealth through real estate requires greater diversity, equity and inclusion in real estate, lending, and government policy and planning. What is happening, and what needs to happen to help create a more equitable and inclusive environment for black businesspeople and workers.
2:30pm - 3:45pmBUSINESS DEVELOPMENT & EMPOWERMENT SESSIONS

• WISE AGENT CRM DEMO
Presenter: Eleni Sommerschield, Chief Operating Officer, Wise Agent Moderator: Shanta Patton, RVP, Region XV

Description: A 2020 NAREB membership survey showed that 50% of Realtist do not use a CRM. This presentation will show you why many of the multi-million top producing real estate agents use Wise Agent as their CRM of choice.
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• HOW TO START & GROW YOUR PROPERTY MANAGEMENT BUSINESS
Presenters:
- Evelyn Reeves, Past President, NAREB
- Maurice Muhammad, President, REMBI
Moderator: Wiley Sturns, Member, REMBI

Description: Whether is managing residential, multi-family or commercial properties, property management is proven way to become wealthy in real estate! Get ready, take notes, and learn how to go into or grow your property management business.
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TAX LIENS TO GROW YOUR BUSINESS & REAL ESTATE PORTFOLIOS
Presenter: Chantelle Owens, Tax Lien Acquisitions Expert, and a Real Estate
Mentor & Coach

Description: Diversity your real estate portfolio or help your clients purchase a property tax liens. Chantelle is one of the best on this subject in the U.S. on tax liens and real estate.
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Partners’ 2021 Update
• CHENOA: DownPayment Assistance Update
• SCHWAB
Moderator: C. Renee Wilson, Relationship manager

Description: Money for a down payment is one of the top there barriers to Black homeownership. Many of the NAREB partners are providing thousand$$$ of dollars in grant money for down payment assistance for new homebuyers.
4:00pm – 5:00pmNAREB AFFILIATE / COMMITTEE MEETINGS (In break out rooms)

• Benefits of being a Member of NAREB
- Sherita McCray. Membership Co-Chair
- Monica Lee, Membership Coordinator
- Lydia Pope, President-Elect
- Michele Calloway, Chair of Board
- Antoine Thompson, Executive Director
• CID
• Contractors
• Homebuyers Counseling
• NID
• NSREA
• REMBI
• SALES
• UDC
• Women's Council
• YRD
5:00pm – 5:30pmCLOSING CEREMONY

• Hill Harper, Actor & Author
• DJ Dirty, DJ
Join Lydia Pope, President-Elect of NAREB for the Closing Ceremony for the Virtual Ceremony. You don’t want to miss remarks from Hill Harper, activist, actor and author on the importance of why we must Educate, Empower and Empower our community in 2021

 

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