David currently serves as the Housing Programs Director for USDA Rural Development and is responsible for all single and multi family housing projects.
John Torvi is the Vice President of Marketing & Sales at the Herbert H. Landy Insurance Agency of Needham, MA. John has been in the insurance industry, focusing on the needs of business owners, for almost 25 years. He holds a Bachelors Degree from Providence College and a Masters Degree from Springfield College and is a frequent speaker and contributor to professional journals and conferences for the legal, accounting, real estate and insurance industries.
The Landy Agency is a national leader in providing professional insurance services for attorneys, real estate professionals and accountants.
Nathan Graham, Commercial Services Manager for Realtors Property Resource®, works creatively with commercial REALTORS® and REALTOR® Organizations to deliver the most valuable research and analysis tool for commercial practitioners.
Nathan earned his MBA and EMBA through a joint program with the University of North Carolina at Wilmington and the Institute of Business Studies in Moscow and worked with two local REALTOR® associations on their commercial services before joining RPR in April of 2015.
Bill oversees all facets of New Direction IRA including accounting operations, education and client services. Bill is recognized in the industry as an expert in self directed IRAs, HSAs and other tax-advantaged accounts, as well as the IRS codes pertaining to these investments. Bill has taught courses on retirement plan investment rules to investors, CPAs and investment professionals through a variety of venues including the University of Denver School of Law. An experienced Certified Public Accountant, Bill has focused on income tax, auditing, tax-related real estate issues and forensic accounting for more than 20 years, which he draws upon in his daily work with clients. Bill’s tax experience has been instrumental in understanding and teaching about IRAs and debt leverage. He is well versed in IRA law and current with all legislation governing tax advantaged plans. Bill has served as a consultant to HSA platform providers, and is a leader in promoting the idea of investing HSA assets long term for medical costs in retirement. He has been involved in real estate investment and has assisted in developing the framework for debt-leveraged IRA real estate investment. Bill received his Bachelor of Science degree in Business from the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, with a concentration in accounting and computer science. He rounded out his technical background with graduate study in Finance, Accounting, and Economics at the University of Colorado, Boulder.
Joseph Rand is the Chief Creative Officer for Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate – Rand Realty, in New York City suburbs of New York and New Jersey. He is a regular contributor to Inman Media, and a regular speaker at national industry events such as the Real Estate Connect, the RIS Media CEO Summit, and the Women’s Council of REALTORS midyear conference.
Rosemarie Rossetti, Ph.D. is a powerful, internationally known speaker, consultant and president of Rossetti Enterprises Inc.
She speaks to and consults with Realtors, builders, remodelers, developers, architects, interior designers, and consumers that want to create inspired and livable homes. Her presentations and consulting help people integrate universal design and green building features and products. She and her husband, Mark Leder, led the team that designed and built their home, the nationally-acclaimed Universal Design Living Laboratory, www.udll.com, the demonstration home and garden in Columbus, Ohio. This is the top-rated universal design home in North America with three universal design certifications.
Mr. David Sulock, Managing Director of Curren Environmental, has a diverse background in the environmental services industry. His experience has spanned Phase I, II & II Environmental Site Assessments to field management for remedial investigations and remedial actions regarding mold and contaminants of soil and groundwater.
Mr. Sulock has over twenty years of experience in environmental inspections, evaluations and remediation. He has been actively involved with both the performance and oversight of environmental consulting and contracting projects including mold surveys, mold remediation, subsurface investigations, groundwater mapping & plume delineation, forensic analysis, environmental audits & compliance reviews.
Tracey Goldstein, Esq. is a member of Feinstein, Raiss, Kelin & Booker, L.L.C. (FRKB), where she represents and counsels multi-family apartment owners, property managers and developers in real estate-related litigation. Her areas of concentration include novel and complex landlord/tenant issues, contract and real estate disputes, residential and commercial evictions, rent control and housing discrimination matters and toxic tort defense (mold and lead paint).
In addition, Tracey counsels the New Jersey Apartment Association (NJAA) on emerging landlord/tenant issues and key legislation. She also has testified before the New Jersey Assembly Judiciary Committee and has collaborated with the Office of the Governor. She is a sought-after media resource and guest speaker for conferences, educational forums and special events hosted by legal, multi-family and business organizations. These include Rutgers Law School, Hudson County Bar Association, New Jersey Bar Association, and NJ Cooperator, as well as NJAA, Property Owners Association and New Jersey Affordable Housing Management Association. Tracey also served as a panelist for the Division on Civil Rights. She is a member of the New Jersey and New York Bar and has handled matters in the New Jersey State and Federal Trial Courts as well as in the Appellate Division and in the New Jersey Supreme Court.
Actively engaged as a REALTOR® since 1988, Linda specializes exclusively in commercial and investment properties, with clients ranging from local small businesses to Fortune 500 corporations. Linda served as the 2009 President of the Connecticut Association of Realtors®, using her own story to help give voice to the plight of the thousands of Connecticut Realtors ® (who are independent contractors) and to the small business owners who often find themselves without affordable access to comprehensive health care coverage. In addition, she is a Director for the National Association of Realtors® where she has represented Connecticut on the federal level for several years on a variety of topics.
Rhonda, a practitioner for over thirty years and a national speaker, joined Dynamic Directions, Inc., an international training company in 1997. She holds the following designations and certifications: Military Relocation Professional, Accredited Buyer Representative, Seller Representative Specialist, Senior Real Estate Specialist, Graduate, REALTOR® Institute, Short Sales and Foreclosure Resource certification, e-PRO, GREEN designation, Home Affordable Foreclosure Alternative certification, and Real Estate Negotiation Expert. Rhonda is a natural at teaching and derives great joy and satisfaction from helping fellow agents work smarter not harder.