2024 MX Summit Keynote Speaker

David Meltzer

Entrepreneur, Author, Philanthropist

We are excited to announce our 2024 MX Summit keynote speaker, David Meltzer. David Meltzer is a legendary sports executive and formerly served as CEO of the renowned Leigh Steinberg Sports & Entertainment agency, which was the inspiration for the movie Jerry Maguire. He is one of the world’s top Entrepreneurs, Investors and Business coaches. David has been recognized by Variety Magazine as their Sports Humanitarian of the Year and awarded the Ellis Island Medal of Honor.

David is the Executive Producer of the Apple TV series 2 Minute Drill and Office Hours. He is also the executive producer of Entrepreneur’s #1 digital business show, Elevator Pitch. David is featured in many books, movies, and TV shows such as World’s Greatest Motivators, Think and Grow Rich and Beyond the Secret featured on Netflix. His life’s mission is to empower OVER 1 BILLION people to be happy! This simple yet powerful mission has led him on an incredible journey to provide one thing… VALUE. In all his content, and communication that’s exactly what you’ll receive.

The strategies that David outlines will empower you to make the right calls in your life, providing you the tools to outsmart and outwork others, while also bringing the right people along with you. Nothing happens accidentally, so be intentional in your decision-making and embrace the need to change and grow, so that you will succeed every day of your life as you learn from David’s strategies!

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MX '24 Speakers

Brad Johnson

Brad Johnson

CEO

ProfitCoach

Brad Johnson is a visionary leader and property management executive with a proven track record. With extensive experience in HOA, commercial, SFR, and multi-family management, Brad’s journey began in HOA and commercial sectors. In 2021, he became the general manager of Sweyer Property Management and swiftly rose to CEO, nearly doubling the company’s profits in three years. His focus on healthy culture and continuous improvement culminated in the successful sale of the 35-year-old business in 2023.

In 2024, Brad joined ProfitCoach as CEO. As an operator-turned-vendor, he brings a wealth of industry knowledge and leadership experience to help PM entrepreneurs build profitable, self-managing companies. Brad’s passion is driven by his operational background and a desire to provide data-driven clarity to PM entrepreneurs, operators, and leaders.

Brad resides in Wilmington, NC, with his wife Kayla and their two children. He is actively involved in his local church, enjoys competitive running, and loves spending time at the beach.

Dom Beveridge

Founder/Principal

20for20

Dom Beveridge is a multifamily industry consultant, writer and publisher specializing in technology and its impact on operations. He is a regular industry conference speaker and podcast guest, a blogger and a frequent contributor to trade publications. In 2018, Dom created 20for20 – the multifamily industry’s leading survey of operations and technology, the sixth annual edition of which will be published in February 2024.

Prior to founding 20for20, Dom held leadership roles in consulting, technology and marketing for more than 25 years, spending the last decade in multifamily. Most recently, Dom worked with D2 Demand Solutions and previously in various roles with the Rainmaker Group (famous for the revenue management application, LRO) until its sale to RealPage, Inc. in 2017. 

Deb Newell

Deb Newell

Owner & Business Consultant

Real-Time Consulting Services

A self-described “Fixer” and property management consultant, Deb Newell MPM® RMP® Realtor® offers expert one-on-one consulting for the property management industry, including single-family, multifamily, turnkey, and B2R businesses. Since 2010, she has focused on people, processes, technology, marketing, asset management, and business growth. With Six Sigma training and a lean management style, Deb identifies and solves root causes of issues, providing strategic planning, S.W.O.T. analysis, training, and revenue opportunities.

Deb started rehabbing properties in 1998, turned over 35 properties in four years, and kept most as rentals. In 2001, she founded Real-Time Leasing in Minneapolis, MN, and in 2009, became a licensed general contractor, launching a maintenance company. She has served in various roles for NARPM and as a director for the St. Paul Area Association of Realtors. Deb will complete her MBA with an emphasis on Leadership from Southern Utah University in November 2021.

Josh Wright

Josh Wright

Maintenance Director

Nestwell Property Management

With a robust career spanning over 15 years in the Army as a Military Police Officer, Joshua Wright brings a wealth of leadership and management expertise to the civilian sector. Following military service, Joshua Wright earned a BA in Management, laying the groundwork for a successful transition into hospitality and property management.  As a General Manager, Joshua managed multiple hotels throughout California, demonstrating exceptional operational and team leadership skills. Joshua’s career progressed to becoming the Director of Maintenance for Nestwell Property Management in Utah, where he oversee(s) all aspects of property maintenance, ensuring the highest standards of quality and efficiency. With a proven track record of excellence in both military and civilian roles, Joshua is committed to driving success and innovation in every position he hold(s).

Justin Mann

Justin Mann

Managing Partner

Stonelink Property Management

Justin Mann helps real estate investors achieve better ROI and grow their portfolios, measuring success for both his company and clients. After a successful sales career in Florida’s superyacht industry, Justin moved to Rhode Island to pursue real estate investment full-time. Finding no reliable property management company, he built his own team and processes. His success led to the creation of Blackstone Group Leasing & Management, now Stonelink Property Management, a top company with over 1800 units under management since 2016. Stonelink focuses on ROI, partners with diverse portfolios, and integrates services like landscaping and plumbing. Justin’s experience ensures maximum value and growth for clients.

Maria Napolitano

Maria Napolitano

Broker

Allegian Management Group

Maria Napolitano is a seasoned Broker at Allegiant Management Group in Kissimmee, FL, bringing over two decades of expertise in the real estate industry. With a shift in focus from real estate sales to property management in 2006, Maria co-founded Allegiant Management Group in 2012, emphasizing a commitment to superior property management services. She holds the Residential Management Professional (RMP) designation through the National Association of Residential Property Managers (NARPM). Actively involved in her local Realtor Association, Maria is dedicated to advancing industry standards and practices.

Andy Shinn

Andy Shinn

Co-founder

EZ Repair Hotline

After a 20-year career at AAA, where he served as an Executive overseeing road service call receiving and dispatching across 10 states, Andy Shinn transitioned to entrepreneurship in 2012. He and his wife Yvette delved into residential property management in Colorado. Recognizing a gap in the market, Andy saw the potential for outsourced solutions for property managers. In 2015, he sold his property management company to launch EZ Repair Hotline, aiming to manage maintenance coordination similarly to the Emergency Road Service at AAA. By 2022, he integrated Robotic Process Automation (RPA) and Artificial Intelligence (AI) into EZ Repair’s strategy. Today, Andy focuses on long-term strategy and technology development as Founder of EZ Repair Hotline. He holds a Bachelor of Science from Marquette University and an MBA from St. Mary’s College of California, along with several IT certificates in re-engineering and AI.

Mike Nelson Jr

Mike Nelson, Jr.

SVP of Operations

Excalibur Homes

Mike Nelson Jr. serves as the Senior Vice President of Operations at Excalibur, bringing a wealth of technology expertise to the table. Prior to joining Excalibur, Mike excelled as a Senior Solutions Architect at VMware, a prominent software company. His background in technology and corporate operations has been instrumental in enhancing Excalibur’s operational efficiency.

Josh Harrison

Josh Harrison

Director of Operations

Excalibur Homes

Bio coming soon! 

Karen Jordan

Karen Jordan

Director of Operations

HBR Rentals

Karen Jordan is the driving force at HBR Rentals in Tracy, CA, infusing the team with passion since 2011 as a managing partner. Managing 300 homes seamlessly, she’s not just a member but an integral part of the real estate community. Actively involved in NARPM and CALNARPM since 2012, Karen is currently pursuing her RMP designation and serves as the Secretary on the CALNARPM board.

Beyond work, Karen’s life is rich with family and adventure. Celebrating over 25 years with her husband Jack, their family is deeply rooted in the business. Tre oversees maintenance, Boz manages social media post-Masters at UCLA, and Jack collaborates closely on home projects.

Karen’s love for life extends to music festivals and beach adventures, embodying resilience after 13 years as a breast cancer survivor. Her motto, “Be grateful, don’t sweat the small stuff,” illuminates HBR Rentals with her spirit, making her not just a leader but a beacon of inspiration.

Todd Ortscheid​

Todd Ortscheid

Chairman, President & CEO

Revolution Rental Management

Todd Ortscheid is the CEO of Revolution Rental Management, a property management company in Atlanta, GA, established in 2008. Besides leading his company, Todd also consults with other property managers, helping them increase revenue and automate processes. Before his property management career, Todd was an airline pilot for fourteen years, leaving Southwest Airlines to focus on his business. During his aviation career, he served as Executive Vice President of the Air Line Pilots Association, Int’l (ALPA), the world’s largest pilots union. Todd lives in Senoia, GA, with his wife Abi, his son Aiden, and their dog Pip.

David Pruitt

David Pruitt

Director of Property Management

West USA Realty

David, a graduate of Grand Canyon University, transitioned from a professional baseball career with the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim to become the Director of Property Management at West USA Realty, Inc. Managing nearly 4000 single-family homes, he leads the highly successful Pruitt Team, achieving over $200 million in real estate transactions. David’s expertise in real estate investment and marketing, coupled with his commitment to innovation, drives operational efficiency and growth. He co-founded the West Valley and Arizona State chapters of NARPM and serves on the Board of Trustees at Arizona Christian University. David resides in Peoria, AZ, with his wife Kara and their sons, Mason (14) and Luke (12).

 

Joni Wolfswinkel

Joni Wolfswinkel

CEO

Real Property Management Preferred

Joni Wolfswinkel is a licensed real estate broker and owner of two Real Property Management Franchises, a turnkey construction company, and a Virtual Assistant supplier firm. She has been buying and selling homes and investment properties for 22 Years and was recently awarded “Woman of Influence” by HousingWire Magazine. She has bought and sold over 1,800 properties and currently manages 1,700 units in the Houston, Texas, and Albuquerque, New Mexico markets. In addition, Joni and Her husband Shawn personally own 58 rental homes, a commercial office building, and a self-storage building. Together, they host the popular podcast “Inside the Wolf’s Den.” Her Houston based property management firm recently garnered national news headlines as he was recognized for being awarded “Franchise of the Year” honors for her outstanding business practices. Joni bested 400 Franchise owners in North America to claim this year’s top spot.



Ray Hespen, CEO and Co-Founder, Property Meld

Ray Hespen

CEO & Co-founder

Property Meld

Ray Hespen is the CEO and co-founder of Property Meld, a maintenance automation software company. Ray and his co-founder, David Kingman, started Property Meld in 2014 to bring intelligent maintenance to the property management world.
His background is rooted in the manufacturing business. As a degreed engineer, his previous roles have involved reducing operating expenses while improving quality and consistency. He has taken this operational knowledge and combined it with technology to start one of the fastest-growing real estate technology companies in the United States.

David Kingman, CTO of Property Meld

David Kingman

CTO & Co-founder

Property Meld

David is the Chief Technology Officer (CTO) and co-founder of Property Meld, a leading property maintenance software company. With a background that blends mathematics, computer science, and entrepreneurship, David has a unique skill set that drives innovation and technological advancement within the company. Before co-founding Property Meld, David led engineering teams at various startups, honing his leadership skills and technical expertise. His career also includes consulting for prestigious organizations such as NASA, where he contributed his insights and skills to advance their technological initiatives. David’s diverse experience and dedication to technology make him an invaluable asset to Property Meld, where he continues to push the boundaries of what’s possible in property management solutions.

Molly Sperlich-Best

Molly Sperlich-Best

Marketing Coordinator

Property Meld

John Kearns

John Kearns

Head of Solutions

Property Meld

 
 
Aaron Seaholm

Aaron Seaholm

VP of Customer Success & Operations

Property Meld

Aaron Seaholm, VP of Customer Success & Operations at Property Meld since July 2021, is dedicated to ensuring the best possible outcomes for our customers. With over 20 years of experience in Aerospace and Defense, Aaron has a robust background in operations, manufacturing, engineering analysis, software development, process engineering, project management, information security, and information technology. At Property Meld, he oversees onboarding, customer success, support, finance, and people operations, ensuring every interaction adds value.
Aaron played a key role in securing Series-B funding in 2022, which has allowed us to continue innovating and improving our services. He is passionate about developing future leaders and enhancing the customer experience. Aaron’s commitment to driving maintenance outcomes means you can expect top-tier service and support every step of the way. Plus, he’s an avid radio control aircraft pilot with eight national championships, bringing precision and excellence to everything he does.

Andrew Coniff

Andrew Conniff

Customer Success Manager

Property Meld

Andrew thrives in the fast-paced environment and embraces the challenges that come with being a Melder. Before joining Property Meld, he built a successful career in college athletics. Originally from Oregon, he has lived in two countries and four states before settling in South Dakota.

During his time as a collegiate soccer coach, he developed a passion for recruiting and building powerful teams, which ultimately drove him to join Property Meld as a recruiting specialist. Today, he channels that same passion and expertise into his work, sharing it daily with Property Meld customers.

Outside of work, he enjoys an active lifestyle, with skiing, biking, and playing soccer as his favorite pastimes. These activities not only keep him fit but also help him unwind and stay energized for the dynamic work at Property Meld. His diverse experiences and skills continue to enrich his role and contribute to the team’s growth

Interested in becoming a speaker?

Reach out to Madison no later than August 1, 2024 to discuss a speaking engagement opportunity: [email protected].

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