Executive Chairman & Founder
WFG National Title Insurance Company
Pat has enjoyed a lengthy career in real estate and real estate related services, including “C” officer positions with three public companies and as a director on two Fortune 500 Boards. The senior executive management positions included nine years as President and COO of the nation’s largest title insurance company, Chairman and Co-CEO of a software company and CEO of a real estate data and information company.
Currently, Pat serves as Executive Chairman and Founder of Williston Financial Group, as well serves on the boards of: Green Street Advisors, the leading REIT analytics firm, Trysting Tree Golf Club, Nassau RE, Transmodus and Inman News, who named him one of 2013’s “100 Most Influential People in Real Estate” and in 2015 one of the “Top 101 Real Estate Industry Doers.”
Additionally, Pat has also served as Vice-Chairman of Metrocities Mortgage, a 2005 top twenty mortgage lender, and as Chairman of The Stone Group, an Austin, Texas based tenant-rep brokerage company. As well as on the boards of Fidelity National Financial, First American Corporation, FNIS, MicroGeneral, SKLD, World Minerals, DigitalMap, Homegain, RedVision, and Wystein Capital.
Pat’s Philanthropic involvement has included service as Chairman of the Santa Barbara Art Museum and as a Director of the Portland Art Museum. He is a past chairman of the Oregon State University Foundation, and Co-Chair of its Billion Dollar Capital Campaign.
Patrick has three beautiful daughters, and three granddaughters and resides in Portland, Oregon with his wife Vicki.
Executive Vice President - Strategic Initiatives
Williston Financial Group
Justin’s role is to empower WFG’s clients in the space where technology, sales and marketing overlap. He collaborates every day with top producing Realtors, mortgage lenders and title agents to forge comprehensive and effective business plans (leveraging technology) that enable substantial growth. Justin also works with WFG’s internal sales professionals, helping them to build a compelling, authentic approach for title clients seeking to partner in the real estate market. He is heavily involved with the internal development of WFG’s technology initiatives. WFG, the fastest growing underwriter in the nation, works tirelessly to reinvent the closing experience seeking to deliver a faster, more efficient and hassle free process for all parties involved.
The Superfan Company
Brittany Hodak is a popular keynote speaker and award-winning entrepreneur. She is the co-founder of The Superfan Company (formerly ZinePak), a company that creates more loyal customers by harnessing the power of fandom. She’s spearheaded assignments for Walmart, Katy Perry, Unilever, Amazon, Taylor Swift, and Johnson & Johnson, just to name a few.
She has spoken to tens of thousands of professionals across the country as a keynote speaker. She has published more than 350 articles for outlets including Forbes, Adweek, The Wall Street Journal, and Huffington Post. When she appeared on ABC’s hit show Shark Tank, she and her co-founder received offers from four Sharks and garnered praise for their business acumen and creativity.
Disruptive and UN-traditional Sales, Marketing, Branding & Relationship Expert
As the ultimate sales and marketing truth slayer, Scott helps organizations see their business through a new lens with his unconventional “unmarketing” views and vanguard approach to building and maintaining real customer relationships.
As the president of Un-Marketing, he has transformed how corporations like PepsiCo, Century 21, Fidelity and Microsoft do business with radical insights on how to engage better with customers through social and viral marketing. Named a top 5 social media power influencer by Forbes.com, Scott elevates the conversation by putting the focus back on what matters most to current and potential buyers, values like trust, authenticity, relationships and service. In 2018, Scott was inducted into the National Speakers Association Hall of Fame.
Drawing from his experience as a marketing industry innovator and the author of four best-selling business books, he convinces audiences to look at the big picture, which is about creating loyal, repeat customers who become brand evangelists because they genuinely love the goods or services you provide. With humor, passion and candor, Scott blends real world strategies with memorable stories that will completely change the way you market and sell, for the better.
Consultant, Coach, Speaker and Bestselling Author
Mike Weinberg is a consultant, sales coach, speaker and author on a mission to simplify sales. His specialties are New Business Development and Sales Management, and his passion is helping companies and salespeople WIN MORE NEW SALES. Before launching his own firm, Mike was the top-producing salesperson in three companies.
Forbes named Mike a Top Sales Influencer and other publications list him as the #1 Sales Expert to follow on Twitter.
Mike has led workshops on five continents in the past year and is the author of three Amazon #1 Bestsellers.
Hubspot lists New Sales. Simplified. as the #3 most highly-rated sales book of all time. His second book, Sales Management. Simplified. is being called “arguably the best book that has ever been written on sales management,” and his latest book, Sales Truth, became a #1 Bestseller and received 110 reviews in its first week on the market.
Mike is a native New Yorker who’s lived in St. Louis for 25 years. He has three young adult children and has been told that his wife Katie is still the best proof that he really can sell!
Founder & Owner
Award-winning journalist and publisher. Inman is the founder and owner of Inman, real estate’s leading name in news, information and innovation since 1983. In addition, his Inman-branded real estate business and technology conferences bring thousands of thought leaders together each year to share best practices and promote innovation. Countless new products and companies have been launched at Inman conferences.
A native of Carlinville, Illinois, and a graduate of Boston University, Inman began his career as a housing policy analyst and community advocate who parlayed a weekly real estate column in the San Francisco Examiner at the dawn of the Internet era into a series of entrepreneurial ventures. In 1999, Inman founded HomeGain.com, an early provider of online marketing programs. HomeGain was sold to Classified Ventures, LLC, in 2005. That same year, Inman founded TurnHere, an online commercial video platform and, in 2008, founded Vook, an online e-publishing platform. He also was an early investor in Curbed.com and served as chairman of the board before it was sold to Vox Media. A compelling speaker, he is a regular at real estate events around the nation and has been a visiting lecturer in the School of Journalism at the University of California, Berkeley.
Steven Lee Olsen
Award-winning Singer & Songwriter
Since moving to Nashville in 2004, Canadian country artist Steven Lee Olsen has worked tirelessly, honing his craft as both a singer and a songwriter, and all the hard work has paid off in some pretty impressive ways. He co-wrote Keith Urban’s double-platinum hit “Blue Ain’t Your Color” – which in 2017 was named the NSAI Song of the Year and crowned “Single of the Year” at the CMA Awards, in addition to being nominated for “Best Country Song” and “Best Country Solo Performance” at the 59th Grammy Awards, and “Song of the Year” at the ACM Awards. Olsen also penned Kip Moore’s #1 hit “More Girls Like You” as well was numerous cuts for other stars including Garth Brooks, Billy Currington, Rascal Flatts, The Judds, Craig Morgan, Emerson Drive and more.
Olsen latest single “Hello Country” was recently released to Canadian country radio where it was the most added song in its debut week and earned him the title of one of Pandora’s 2019 “Artists to Watch”. With new music to share with the fans, Olsen heads out on the road for a series of western Canadian dates in support of country music superstars Rascal Flatts on their 2019 Forever Summer Playlist Tour.
Founder & CEO
Jeff Lobb is the Founder and CEO of SparkTank Media - A Speaking, and Coaching Company for the Real Estate, Mortgage and Title Industries. His focus is always on Sales, Marketing, Technology, Social Media and systems that create more sales and productivity. He’s an International Speaker and Coach and has been in Real Estate for over 30 years. He has also spent 10 of those years in Sales Management.
He has been a top producing agent, has run Real Estate brokerages, he was the VP of Technology and Marketing for an International Franchise brand and has developed training and coaching products to serve the Real Estate industry.
Jeff speaks at many Real Estate Brand conferences as well as associations, Real Estate Boards and top Real Estate events such as Inman Connect and NAR and now Agent 2021 one of Vaynermedia’s newest events. The Swanepoel Power 200 ranked Jeff in the TOP 20 most powerful in Social Media. Jeff has also recently been named Inmans Top 100 Most Influential Leaders in Real Estate for several consecutive years.
Jeff is Fluent in the Four languages....English, Real Estate, Sales & Technology.