Jared James has become one of the most followed people in real estate today on places like Facebook, Instagram, Youtube, and his popular podcast "Today with Jared James" because of his no-nonsense advice, motivation, and real-world sales tips and videos. He’s an in-demand speaker, entrepreneur, and author of the book “Get Out Of YOUR Way!”
He is the founder of Jared James Enterprises, one of the largest coaching companies in North America; Jarja Media, one of the fastest-growing marketing and tech companies in the industry; and Cleared & Closed, which provides transaction coordination for real estate professionals.
Jared doesn't just talk about how to succeed in real estate: in his previous career as a Realtor, he built one of the largest and fastest-growing teams in the United States, earning him a spot in Realtor Magazine’s elusive 30 under 30 edition.
To get his message out, Jared speaks all over the world to tens of thousands of professionals every year. He was even recently named as one of RISMedia's top newsmakers and one of the top 25 most influential people in the industry today.
Trevor Thomas-Uribe energizes capital formation and corporate strategy for Bitwise Industries. He also helps to identify, invest in, and support promising new regional businesses within the Bitwise ecosystem. Trevor takes pride in working one-on-one with founders and helping them meet goals such as getting a fundraiser closed, finding and securing a new hire, or even something as basic as putting together a solid pitch deck or sorting out a new business model.
Trevor serves as an advisor to Kern Venture Group and Listing Alert and serves on the boards of Atlas Alpha, 59DaysOfCode, and Kolyde. He was also named among the 40 under 40: Tech Diversity — Silicon Valley. In his spare time, you’ll find Trevor riding motorcycles or training in capoeira and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. He holds an MBA from the Darden School of Business, an MEng from Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and a B.S. from Morgan State University.
Sandra L. Wilkinson is with Guarantee Real Estate and is a top producing agent in Fresno. Sandra's total transactions have exceeded $100 million over the past 14 years, and she’s in the top 1% of agents for the Fresno MLS. While living in the Clovis area for 20 years with her family, Sandra has become acquainted and comfortable with an extensive network.
She discovered her passion for real estate sales in the mid-2000s, introduced to the business by an experienced individual. Her ability to negotiate with multiple parties for a positive conclusion has led to the punctual closing of many homes on behalf of buyers and sellers. Sandra takes real estate to heart, and becoming good friends with her buyers and sellers is her favorite part of being in the industry.
Ed Evans began his real estate career in 1978. At age 23, he was one of the youngest salesmen. In 1981, he became the broker for “Professional Real Estate Services” and “Evans Property Management.” In 1996, he decided to focus on just one venture, so he sold his businesses and bought a RE/MAX franchise.
Ed began with only 2 agents — and today, he has over 75 agents across two offices in Visalia and Templeton. He provides leadership to the RE/MAX offices while maintaining award-winning personal production as “The Evans Group,” and his team consistently represents 75-100 families each year. As a strong negotiator and creative marketer, Ed assures his clients that they will appreciate the Evans Group difference.
Derek Taylor is a real estate technologist and broker with over 15 years in the industry. He currently cherishes his role as Vice President of Product Technology for JPAR Real Estate, one of the largest independent brokerages in the United States.
As an active real estate practitioner, teacher, and trainer, Derek has mastered the ability to translate complicated technology platforms into terms agents can understand and implement into their businesses. He also regularly consults with large and small technology firms, including Nextdoor, on the design and implementation of real estate software.
Derek manages an award-winning real estate team and has managed the sale of billions of dollars of real estate throughout his career. He’s worked with listing agents across the country, coaching them on proper marketing and negotiation techniques sellers need in today's market. In addition, he’s found success in selling some of the most difficult-to-sell properties, from short sales to bank-owned properties across the Fort Worth Area.
Previously, Derek was the Executive Vice President at Keller Williams Realty in Fort Worth, TX, and has served on the boards of directors for the Greater Fort Worth Association of REALTORS®; Texas REALTORS®; and the North Texas Real Estate Information Systems MLS.