IT'S ALL ABOUT YOU! 1. Listening to what YOU want is key. I've take a consultative approach to real estate. 2. Marketing is vital - I've been a marketing professional for years and know how to create programs to successfully market your home or business to qualified buyers. 3. Financing makes the difference - I understand the field, I've been in it. I use my skills plus a valuable network of lending professionals with creative programs to assist you in financing your real estate investments, both commerical and residential. 4. Location, location, location - I live and work in this marketplace and believe in Bradenton and Manatee County. 5. I know how to make Florida home for you, your business, your life. MY CREDENTIALS: I'm a Western Canadian who has lived and worked in Edmonton, Alberta for years (but ask me about my 2 plus years in Guam sometime!). Edmonton is a large thriving metropolitan area where I was afforded the opportunity to build a successful career that started in finance and led into sales and marketing, specializing in advertising. My knowledge of the market place and my communication skills helped me play a valuable role in the growth and success of many businesses in tbe Edmonton area. I'm proud of that fact and excited that after many years of visiting Florida I'm now able to call it home and to use my experience to help people like you - buyers, sellers and investors - to achieve your real estate goals. It's my belief that buying or selling real estate whether a commercial property, home or business is exciting but it can also be stressful. It's my job to help alleviate that stress, to find or sell your home, property or business in a timely manner. I'm here to make this special event in your life one of the most memorable ever. EDUCATION, PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT AND RELATED EXPERIENCE Grant MacEwan Community College Paralegal Program Southam University Value Based Account ManagementProgram and Brand Management Program E-Commerce, Erik Gordon, University of Florida Advertising Club of Edmonton Brand Management Workshops J. Jennings Television Account Executive Program Xerox Professional Selling Skills Certificate AWARDS & COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT Two Time Gold ACE Award Recipient (entries from agencies and clients throughout Edmonton and judged by experts across Canada) Ross Bates Award Recipient (entries from across Canada) Two Dandy Awards (entries from across North America) INAME Best Campaign Award Publisher?s Bright Light Award VOLUNTEERING Guam Medical Society Guam Chapter Society of Professional Journalists Political Debates Past-President of The Advertising Club of Edmonton 1997 President of The Advertising Club of Edmonton 1996 Vice-President of The Advertising Club of Edmonton; Chair of the 1996 ACE Awards Chair of the 1995 ACE Awards Sponsorship Chair of the 1994 ACE Awards Judge of NAIT Business/Marketing Awards Program Past-Member of the Marketing Committee for Travel Alberta with responsibilities for developing strategies to market the province of Alberta to the world Business Hi-lite columnist for The Edmonton Journal?s Advertising Quarterly Magazine Past member of Board of Directors for Terra (school for pregnant young women) Past member of Board of Friends of Citadel Theatre Campaign volunteer for federal (Prime Minister Turner); provincial (MLA Lance White); civic (Mayor L. Decore)