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JEFF CICHOCKI

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Jeff has been investing in local real estate since 2004. In 2010, he began acting as a hard-money lender for other investors looking to buy. To this day, Jeff manages a hard-money investing fund. With his experience as both a lender and an investor, Jeff has seen and done just about every kind of deal imaginable. He has worked on simple wholesale deals, massive rehabs, rentals, subject-to, lease with the option to purchase, seller finance, and offered lending services.


Through both his personal ventures and lending through the fund, Jeff has been involved in more than a thousand transactions. He has been involved in many creative purchase and sale situations, helping local homeowners and investors find the solutions they need.


For more information about Jeff's lending business, click here... https://bestreifunding.com/


DEREK DOMBECK

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As a successful investor, Derek Dombeck has surfed the ups and downs of the market since 2003. Derek’s expertise ranges from creative deal structuring, wholesaling, flipping, and land lording, to lending and investing throughout the years. He has been involved in thousands of transactions in his career; and what sets him apart is his love for people and their success.

Derek has an uncanny gift for problem solving and negotiating; and he enjoys using his gifts and knowledge to help people out, sometimes when they have nowhere else to turn. He puts together creative solutions for sellers that few other investors can, and with his team’s support, they always deliver.


Derek co-owns a private lending company called Best REI Funding, a real estate acquisition company and hosts three national mastermind groups called REI Circle of Trust. They also run an annual advanced strategies and networking event for real estate investors called Generations of Wealth Voyage (gowvoyage.com). Derek is dedicated to giving back to his community. He founded and ran the ​Central Wisconsin Real Estate Investors Association and later merged with WiscoREIA, based out of Wausau Wisconsin. There he coaches and teaches other real estate investors his keys to success.


Derek has been married for 20 years, and he jokes that he “married up.” He and his wife have a unique family, with three children from different backgrounds. They avidly help other couples who are struggling through the conception/adoption process. Derek’s family loves to travel and experience new things. An adrenaline junkie at heart who grew up racing stock cars and sky diving now enjoys hunting, fishing and camping...and watching the bucking bulls they own at rodeos.


For more information about Derek's house business, click here... https://ibuyhouseswi.com/

JEFF WATSON

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Jeffery S. Watson is an Ohio attorney who has had an active trial and hearing practice since 1991. Jeff has also been a real estate investor since 1994, investing in both residential and commercial properties. He currently represents established real estate investors in commercial and residential matters when the transactions involve self-directed retirement accounts. He has become recognized as a thought leader and teacher in the field of real estate investing, self-directed retirement account transactions and wealth protection.

Jeff is general counsel to the National Real Estate Investors Association. He advises four different national organizations with a combined membership of over 100,000 investors.


From 2010 to present, he has led a lobbying effort in Washington, DC on behalf of real estate investors which has brought about several changes in both government regulation and policy on distressed property purchases, taxation and resales.

In Ohio he works with the Ohio Division of Real Estate on teaching compliance in the area of wholesaling real estate. Jeff is general counsel to and a co-founder of Realeflow, LLC, which made the Inc 500 list in 2011.


For more information about Jeff's Law Firm, click here... https://www.watsoninvested.com/

MATT KOWALCZYK

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How do you make sure money doesn’t become your God in retirement?

How do you protect your assets and leave a legacy bigger than yourself?

With proper purpose, a plan can serve you and your family verses you serving the plan. This is exactly what Matt is going to cover during his presentation.


Matt has been in the insurance and financial services industry since 1996 and has owned his practice since 1997. He currently owns and operates Cornerstone Benefits Consulting and Cornerstone Wealth Consulting. Through the Cornerstone family Matt and his advisors focus on planning with purpose. By gathering data, plans are designed to help people not be a slave to the lender, give less to the IRS and leave legacies bigger than themselves. Creating wealth becomes easier when you find ways to give less to people you don’t want to in the first place.


Matt is also blessed with a wonderful wife Karen and together they have 5 grown wonderful children and one grandchild. Matt speaks and trains advisors throughout the country on legacy planning and tax planning strategies. He also serves on several finance committees and has helped write and manage an endowment for his church.

JENNIFER STEWARD

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Jennifer Steward is the owner and founder of Powerful Property Solutions and Phone Phoenix Agency, complimentary companies serving real estate investors seeking off-market acquisitions through cold calling, lead management, and virtual acquisition management. She is a licensed real estate agent, a certified commercial real estate advisor, and has worked in sales for 22 years and real estate for six. In those six years, she has dedicated more than 14,000 hours to creating and closing successful real estate deals for herself and others.


Steward uses her Bachelors of Science in Psychology with a subspecialty in social cognition to help sellers solve their real estate challenges in gentle, effective ways and to empower other real estate investors by helping them better understand what motivates different sellers to close on transactions with investors instead of pursuing other options. Learn more about Steward’s companies, skills, and services at EliteDealFinders.com.

DAVID RICHTER

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David Richter is an active real estate investor who has been essential in closing over 850 deals over the last 10 years. He has experience with wholesale, turnkey, BRRRR, owner finance, rentals, lease options, and any other exit strategy you can think of.


While growing and building a real estate business from 5 to over 25 deals a month, he realized that as much money was coming in, it was all going right out the door. With the unique opportunity of being in every seat as a real estate investor, he found a calling in the company’s finance seat to help businesses see where their money really went.


David has helped real estate companies completely turn around from going out of business to building cash reserves by using the Profit First cash flow system. He has been featured on Biggerpockets, Real Estate Disruptors with Steve Trang, and many other podcasts, shows, and stages.


To help even more people, he wrote Profit First for Real Estate Investing - a derivative of the riginal Profit First by Mike Michalowicz that is tailored specifically to Real Estate Investors. His goal is to completely transform the Real Estate Investing industry by helping real estate investors make and KEEP more money in their businesses. As the founder and owner of SimpleCFO Solutions, he wants to bring investors true financial clarity and freedom and help
every investor stop living deal to deal.


DAVID PETERS

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Dave is twice retired, first as an active-duty US Navy Supply Corps officer, and then as a Department of Defense Program Manager with a combined 31 years of military and federal service. While working full time, Dave built a 40+ SFH rental portfolio that gave him the freedom to retire early. Working closely with the local Veterans Affairs (VA) housing office, Dave provides safe, affordable housing to previously homeless Veterans and their families. Dave has also negotiated multiple seller finance deals, rehabbed and sold dozens of houses and structured creative joint venture (JV) deals.

Dave co-hosts two high level national REI Circle of Trust (COT) mastermind groups in which he encourages people to write crystal clear personal and business visions so they can live a life of freedom, joy and abundance on their own terms. He is also a member in two other peer focused mastermind groups and co-leader of the Community of Real Estate Entrepreneurs (COREE) Rental Property Owner Focus Group.

Dave and his wife, Vicki, spend half the year in the Columbus, Ohio area and the other half in the Adirondacks in Northern New York. They have three boys, Kevin, Jason, and Brian.

Dave loves hockey, skiing, traveling, and listening to live music.



CHRISTOPHER PEISHER

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Chris has been investing since 2005 and has done hundreds of transactions, with a primary focus on

acquiring long term rentals. He currently manages nearly 70 single family rental units with only one full time employee, all while a full time engineer.

He and his wife are raising their 4 children in Georgia, and travel 10+ weeks per year.

He is the founder and creator of The Automated Landlord.

ALISHA MERRIMAN

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Alisha is a successful real estate entrepreneur, speaker & designer who has built a multi-million dollar portfolio in just 5 years. She has grown her wealth through fix-n-flips, short-term rentals and corporate housing and is a noted consultant and speaker both internationally and domestically.

In addition to running her firms and being a new mom, she takes pride in helping savvy entrepreneurs like you elevate your business and dominate in your niche. Alisha has funneled her experience into personalized consults and master courses that will help you be your own boss and live life on your terms. She has helped clients go from frustrated and ready to give up their businesses to being completely refocused and energized. Areas of expertise include how to cultivate healthy exit strategies, securing funding, asset protection, tax mitigation in every deal, and more... "Let me help you turn your purpose into profit. "

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Alisha Merriman

Bob Zachmeier

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Bob Zachmeier is an innovative Real Estate Investor, Broker, and Educator from Tucson, AZ specializing in “out of the box” solutions to find properties and create deals that enable buyers, sellers, and investors to create win-win-win seller-financed deals. Bob is an active real estate note investor, with more than 4,500 closed transactions. He’s written six books and has raised over $600,000 for the Make-A-Wish Foundation with his annual note conference since 2009. Investors across the country use Bob’s NoteCarry® software to structure note deals in less than a minute!

BOB MCINTOSH

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Bob is a national speaker and entrepreneur having spent over 3,500 hours on stages and helped more than 15,000 people across the US, he’s a #1 Amazon best-selling author and has been personally responsible for helping thousands of entrepreneurs generate millions in profits. He has been featured on over 40 podcasts, is a founding member of the Forbes Real Estate Council providing direction and information in the real estate space for all of Forbes readers. He has been published on ABC, CBS, Fox, NBC, Yahoo News, Small Business trendsetters, The Money Show, The Miami Herald, and the Wall street select.

SETH ROSENBERG

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Seth Rosenberg is the CEO of Ability First Financial, a specialty financial advisory firm focused on Tax Mitigation Strategies.  He has worked with Fortune 100 insurance carriers and is the fifth generation providing insurance and financial planning solutions to businesses and individuals. He currently holds the designations of Chartered Life Underwriter (CLU® from the American College of Financial Services), Certified Financial Planner, (CFP®), Life Underwriting and Training Council Fellow from the National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors (LUTCF®), and a Baccalaureate Degree in Business Administration from the University of Maryland University College.


Ability First Financial is a specialty financial planning practice, licensed as a registered investment advisory firm, insurance agency, and plan administrator with the tagline Taxes are Overrated ™.


Seth believes that financial and tax planning must be driven by a fiduciary that can focus on a holistic approach to business. In his spare time, he is the Assistant Cubmaster for the first Sabbath-observant, Kosher Cub Scout family pack in the country and the Scoutmaster for its companion Scout Troop. He
lives with his wife and son in Phoenix, Arizona with a dog, and 2 cats.

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