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I provide Social Media Courses, Education, Strategies and Training. …

I provide Social Media Courses, Education, Strategies and Training.

Are you looking to improve your business by leveraging social media with a comprehensive social media strategy? In 2007 I launched the Accredited Distressed Property Representative Designation that has trained over 5,000 people on a shoe string budget with the help of social media marketing.

Since 2007 I have studied everything I could get my hands on about social media.
I’m serious about education because not only have I been in the 10% of REALTORS® I have a MBA degree from Saint Xavier University and I've earned a record breaking 23 designations & certification in social media, real estate plus nine real estate licenses. My 30,000 plus students consistently rank me 5 out of 5 as an instructor due to my knowledge and entertaining training style.

Have you A.T.E today? Advancement Through Education

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  • 1. Marki Lemons Ryhal Award Winning Social Media Course Author & Speaker Who Provides the Best in Social Media Management Through Hootsuite. info@markilemons.com Skills & Expertise Marketing Online Marketing Social Networking Social Media Marketing Social Media Entrepreneurship Email Marketing Real Estate Short Sales Foreclosures Selling REO Real Estate Transactions Management Blogging Training SEO Public Speaking Facebook Small Business Lead Generation Leadership Strategy Integrated Marketing Advertising Event Planning Sales Strategic Planning Hootsuite Certified Professional LinkedIn Instagram Building Strong Referral Networks Summary I provide Social Media Courses, Education, Strategies and Training. Are you looking to improve your business by leveraging social media with a comprehensive social media strategy? In 2007 I launched the Accredited Distressed Property Representative Designation that has trained over 5,000 people on a shoe string budget with the help of social media marketing. Page1
  • 2. Since 2007 I have studied everything I could get my hands on about social media. I’m serious about education because not only have I been in the 10% of REALTORS® I have a MBA degree from Saint Xavier University and I've earned a record breaking 23 designations & certification in social media, real estate plus nine real estate licenses. My 30,000 plus students consistently rank me 5 out of 5 as an instructor due to my knowledge and entertaining training style. Have you A.T.E today? Advancement Through Education I’m looking to connect with…… 1) Banks looking to build and maintain relationships with REALTORS through social media education 2) Real Estate Associations seeking the best in social media training for its members 3) Real Estate Franchises seeking the highest return by investing in social media strategies 4) Event Planners seeking a dynamic social media speaker for your next event After winning real estate awards, my desire to do more than make money kicked in and I decided to become a licensed real estate instructor. Within three years I was training for multiple franchise organizations. Today I travel the country teaching social media courses for the National Association REALTORS®, Century 21, ASI and WCR. SOCIAL MEDIA MARKETING EXPERT SERVICES: • Social Media Marketing Platform, www.GoSocialWithMarki.com • Social Media Courses, www.LinkedInVideoTraining.com • Social Media Training • Social Media Webinars For any inquiries, don't hesitate to call (773) 236-2754 or email info@markilemons.com Experience Hootsuite Solution Partner | Hootsuite Certified Professional | Hootsuite Community Ambassador at HootSuite Media Inc. April 2014 - Present (2 months) Provides social strategies, deployment, training and support services to help organizations engage, collaborate, analyze and secure social media in a variety of ways. This includes: # Engagement Opportunities: Optimizing audience engagement by creating Search streams, scheduling messages and monitoring social network profiles from one customizable web and mobile dashboard. # Collaborative Tools: Invite clients and colleagues to participate in social media management. Assign messages for follow up and share streams, helping increase efficiency. # Analytics Modules: Measure efforts using over 40 social analytics modules to Page2
  • 3. build and share custom reports or select pre-made templates for quick and easy reporting. # Secure Permissions: Share access with team members without compromising security. HootSuite Team permission levels and advanced sharing options ensure control of valuable social profiles and accounts. Social Media Speaker at Advertising Specialty Institute January 2014 - Present (5 months) Present social media workshop to ASI Show attendees. *Social Media Marketing for CEOs: Measure Your Analytics and Protect Your Business As a leader in your company, you need to understand how to create internal social media policies to protect your business from negative commentary, and determine the best course of action for responding to criticism in the global marketplace. In this session, you’ll discover free tools to you can use to: Measure brand preference and influence in social media marketing Measure customer satisfaction and ROI in social media marketing Evaluate your social media marketing efforts and create sound internal policies to safeguard your business. *Social Media Marketing in Minutes a Day In this session, we’ll introduce you to the techniques and tools that you need to master social media marketing and incorporate it into your daily routine. You’ll be guided, step by step, through the most-used social media sites, add-ons, plug-ins, groups and applications that will propel your career, promote your business and boost your bottom line. By the time you leave, you’ll know how to: Expand your marketing reach by using three top social media marketing websites Develop a social media marketing and keyword strategy based on your business needs Create a marketing schedule you can apply to your business instantly – and get results. Broker | Social Media Strategist at Century 21 Affiliated January 2014 - Present (5 months) Building the best real estate company south of Congress in Chicago, IL. Set up office Yelp profile. Set up office Foursquare profile. Launched Hyde Park marketing plan to include Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, Foursquare, Tumblr, and Pinterest. Page3
  • 4. Wildfire office set up implementer and trainer. Wildfire is a Century 21 Brokers go to resource for social media marketing set up and syndication. Successfully merged two offices and 50 brokers into one new office in less than 60 days. Office developed the #3 and #18 broker in YTD sales in the #1 Century 21 franchise worldwide, Century 21 Affiliated. Responsible for recruiting 35 brokers and counting. Social Media Speaker | Social Media Strategist at Goldman Sachs February 2013 - Present (1 year 4 months) Provided LinkedIn strategy for 25 small business owners. Successfully Write an Award Winning LinkedIn Profile for a Rapid Increase in Sales LinkedIn is the largest professional social network online with over 200 million users. A strong LinkedIn presence for you and your company gives you the opportunity to network globally, connect, and grow your business. • Build a killer LinkedIn profile that will get you on page one of LinkedIn • Use effective keywords that land your LinkedIn profile on page one of Google • Increase sales quickly by connecting with key decision makers • Display your credibility through recommendations and endorsements Social Media Marketing | Social Media Education | Social Media Trainer | Social Media Instructor | Social Media Speaker | Social Media Maintenance | Social Media Courses Guest Lecturer | Course Author at Hondros College December 2012 - Present (1 year 6 months) Provided video studies, examples, real life stories, and supplemental information for enhancement of online course. Social Media Speaker at Women's Council of REALTORS® November 2012 - Present (1 year 7 months) WCR Business Planning: 2013 and Beyond Start with the end in mind. Are the actions you take today leading you down the road to your ultimate goals? If you answered no, then it is time to update your business plan to reflect your long term strategic goals. In setting your goals you will need to make some tough decisions as you will have to say “No” to some people and embrace some new tools you might not be comfortable with. In March of 2007 I was home on maternity leave and I Googled my name. Much to my surprise my name showed up less than ten times in the search engines. I knew if I want to continue to work with buyers I needed to enhance my online marketing skills allowing buyer to find me in their initial internet search. Page4
  • 5. My first goal was to connect with 5,000 people via Facebook, 2,500 people via LinkedIn, and have 5,000 twitter followers. As a result of these connections I receive a referral every day. Social Networking cost me $5.99 per month in addition to 30 hours per month of my time at the rate of one hour per day. The long term goal is to build a referral network that allows me to focus on real estate training while making a residual stream of income through real estate referrals. Business plans include numerous components for reaching your long term goal. With the constant changes to marketing and the growth of inbound marketing, nine times out of ten you need to update your marketing plan to include social media marketing in order to reach your long term goals. Attached are some tools to help you. Social Media Marketing Instructor at CRB Council (Council of Real Estate Brokerage Managers) July 2012 - Present (1 year 11 months) Actively engaged Brokers and Managing Brokers across the United States on how to implement Google into their daily practice to reduce cost and operate a mobile office. Let Google lead you and your office in innovation and local market domination. REALTORS® can benefit and grow their business through Google services, features, and experiments. Learn and implement 10 simple tools’ using Google and it is all FREE. • FREE-Sync all Microsoft Documents to Google and access anywhere in the world. Create and share Word documents, Power Point Presentations, Excel Spreadsheets, PDF files and forms online. Google gives you the software to create and edit them online just for attending, with no monthly or reoccurring fees to use the software. • FREE-Host all pictures in Picasa and use the HTML code to make your Craigslist Ads come to life • FREE-38% of buyers in the US are Global, translate your website into multiple languages. Make your website available in 50 languages • FREE-Registration forms online mean you eliminate having to enter them yourself for Open Houses and Agent Rosters • FREE-One custom number to follow you anywhere while transcribing the message to text and emailing with an audible message, ex, 773-CE-MARKI or 847-321-ADPR. • FREE-Create and host web sites and blogs with no monthly fees. • FREE-Learn how to eliminate your online marketing costs entirely. Need I say more, and it is FREE not to mention we have more in store for you. Agents are given thousands of dollars of "FREE" software just for attending . There's nothing to buy before, during or after the seminar because everything is included free with the price of admission. Social Media Marketing | Social Media Education | Social Media Trainer | Social Media Instructor | Social Media Speaker | Social Media Maintenance | Social Media Courses Online Instructor at Century 21 January 2012 - Present (2 years 5 months) • Provide presentations in a comprehensive and engaging manner via WebEx. Century 21 agents, brokers, and Page5
  • 6. managing brokers meet me online to be engaged in dialogue around BPO's, Short Sales, and Social Media. • Handle all challenges of online teaching with ease and seven years’ experience in teaching students online. • Exemplify excellent knowledge of real estate and social media while using technology to teach students. • Prepare curriculum that accommodates the technology utilized for teaching students online. • Arrange resource materials and distributes them to students online. Social Media Education | Social Media Trainer | Social Media Instructor | Social Media Speaker | Social Media Courses Social Media Speaker | Social Media Class Provider at ERA January 2011 - Present (3 years 5 months) Social Media Coach | Business Coach | Innovation Coach at Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship January 2010 - Present (4 years 5 months) I'm an active volunteer who provides valuable experiences, personal stories, and business mentoring to Chicago Public School Students. Actively engage students to develop innovative products and service that will change lives. Social Media Speaker at Indiana Association of REALTORS October 2008 - Present (5 years 8 months) Presented the SFR at the Indiana Association of REALTORS Conference and Expo 2008, 2009, and 2012. Chief Marketing Officer | Social Media Speaker | Social Media Course Provider at Marki Lemons Unlimited September 2008 - Present (5 years 9 months) I use inbound marketing tools in my business which attracts new short sale clients daily. I'm an advocate of social media implementation through active participation in social networking and gamification through utilizing, social media marketing tools and mobile applications to connect with buyers and sellers seeking information on short sales and effective marketing tools. View my Foursquare Profile: https://foursquare.com/marki_lemons Through technology I have identified and developed relationships with loss mitigation departments, REO vendors, and asset managers to maximize ability to achieve goals in the acquisition and sale of short sales and REO properties. Every day I establish new relationships and strengthen existing relationships on LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Blog Talk Radio, and Ning. I encourage agents and associations to implement strategies as presented at the NAREB Winter Conference, Social Media 101 for REALTIST: http://www.slideshare.net/memarki/social-media-101-for-realtis Page6
  • 7. Gamification tools are used to become a short sale community expert while selling short sales and REO properties by obtaining the status, of Mayor, Duchess, Baroness, and numerous badges on Foursquare and Yelp. Read about the Queen of Foreclosures who is also the Baroness of Hyde Park on Yelp: MarkiLemons.yelp.com Social Media Marketing | Social Media Education | Social Media Trainer | Social Media Instructor | Social Media Speaker | Social Media Maintenance | Social Media Courses 6 recommendations available upon request Social Media Speaker | Hootsuite Solution Partner | Hootsuite Certified Professional at Marki Lemons Unlimited September 2008 - Present (5 years 9 months) Contributed to the long-term tactical plans of the REALTORS® Real Estate School through active hands-on participation with the Strategic Planning Committee. Enhanced online promotion with an inbound marketing campaign consisting of email marketing, Facebook, Twitter, and blogging that increased classroom registration by 100%. Advocate of brand building through consistent participation in social media marketing and gamification employing key words and mobile applications. Maintain a Klout score of 70. Identify and develop relationships with local, national, and international social media influencers to maximize ability to reach audience and achieve goals. Consistently builds new relationships and strengthen existing relationships on LinkedIn with 3,400 connections and manage a group of 650 participants, Twitter Followers total 6,600, maxed out friends on Facebook and Foursquare with 5,000 and 1,000 respectively. Contributing Blogger for RE Technology, Chicago REALTOR® Blog, and Wake Up Girl. Twitter Grade Score 100 out of 100 since 2009 Social Media Marketing | Social Media Education | Social Media Trainer | Social Media Instructor | Social Media Speaker | Social Media Maintenance | Social Media Courses Speaker Featured in Forbes | Social Media Keynote Speaker | Pinterest Instuctor | ePRO Instructor at National Association of REALTORS March 2006 - Present (8 years 3 months) Since 2006 I have provided seminars, webinars, and group training on: BPO's, Short Sales, Foreclosures, HAFA and Short Sale Marketing to over 20,000 REALTORS®. View the list of courses I’m certified to teach or developed at: http://www.slideshare.net/memarki/classes-marki-lemons-teaches Developed course and presented at the REALTORS® Conference and Expo in November of 2009 and 2012. Page7
  • 8. The REALTORS® Conference and Expo is the largest real estate trade show attended by 20,000 people. My evaluations averaged 4.96 out of 5.0. Due to the overwhelming request for checklist to use in the short sale listing process I developed a social media checklist for Chicago agents to use in the prelisting and listing process of short sales. The checklist has been featured on the Chicago Association of REALTORS blog: http://chicagorealtorsblog.org/. Consistently receive high student evaluation marks (4.5+ on 5.0 scale). J.H wrote the following: “Thanks so much for the wonderful class on short sales/foreclosures the last two days at CAR. It was very valuable and I'm really glad I attended. You definitely have a talent for teaching!” Social Media Education | Social Media Trainer | Social Media Instructor | Social Media Speaker | Social Media Strategy | Social Media Courses 25 recommendations available upon request Social Media Marketing Speaker | Social Media Marketing Class Author at REALOGY and PNC March 2006 - Present (8 years 3 months) Partners with the biggest companies in real estate to provide seminars, coaching, and group training for REALTORS® on, Social Media Marketing Implementation, Social Media Marketing, Social Media Management, and Technology for REALTORS®. “Pinterest for Buyer’s Representative” webinar secured 700 REALTOR® registrations. Quoted in the New York Times, Forbes, Chicago Tribune, Chicago Sun-Times, Pioneer Press, and WBIG. Facilitated train the trainer education on social media to train 21 master faculty members on how to increase classroom attendance by utilizing an integrated marketing plan. TOP 3 NEW PRESENTATIONS: Mastering Social Media Marketing in 60 minutes Per Day© Social Media Marketing for Successful Entrepreneurs: A Strategy by Design© Social Media Marketing for Successful Entrepreneurs: Growing Your Audience & Engaging Your Followers© Social Media Marketing | Social Media Education | Social Media Trainer | Social Media Instructor | Social Media Speaker | Social Media Maintenance | Social Media Courses Social Media Instructor | Social Media Course Author | Continuing Education Instructor | Volunteer at Chicago Association of REALTORS February 2006 - Present (8 years 4 months) Chaired the Chicago Association of REALTORS® Education Foundation and leveraged $140,000 Page8
  • 9. contribution to fund continuing education for 11,000 members. It is a privilege to have been awarded the President’s Award from the Chicago Association of REALTORS® for being instrumental in the long-term strategic plans of the REALTORS® Real Estate School. My work enhanced existing training programs, and my experience aided me in developing courses on short sales to include Short Sales the Result of Foreclosure, The Accredited Distressed Property Representative, and K.I.S.S: Keep It Simple Short Sale. Sample of course materials, Mastering Real Estate Financing In a Shifting Market: http://www.box.com/s/5k8s961hmoyhdduyeeh8 Instructor, 2006-Present Continuing Education Instructor, 2006-Present Chairperson- Business Service Committee 2012-2013 Co-Chairperson-Business Service Committee, 2011-2012 Co-Chairperson-Inaugural Committee, 2012 Chairperson-Chicago Association of REALTORS® Education Foundation, 2010-2011 Chairperson-Education Work Group, 2008-2009 Cultural Diversity Committee, 2008-2010 Trustee-Chicago Association of REALTORS® Education Foundation, 2007-2010 Finance Committee, 2007-2009 Board of Directors 2006-2008 Professional Standards Committee, 2006-2007 Advisory Board Member-Olive Harvey College at City Colleges of Chicago November 2013 - May 2014 (7 months) Provide insight on the knowledge and skills that graduating students will need to have successful careers. Offer guidance on job placement, course sequencing, and curriculum development efforts. Suggested students are encouraged to become life learners to insure their skills up to date as change is inevitable. Made recommendations to eliminate real estate sales from course sequencing as Illinois has transitioned to a broker only state. Lecturer at City Colleges of Chicago August 2013 - May 2014 (10 months) • Design course descriptions, learning objectives, course syllabi, course content, and exams for social media course • Motivates classroom discussions and demonstrates to students the most recent developments in the field of social media • Exhibits the ability to teach and train students to use social media and modern technologies • Orchestrated a collaboration with the Senior Online Media Specialist of City Colleges of Chicago to leverage forces and utilize all social media platforms to bring visibility to the new Social Media Certificate Program Social Media Education | Social Media Lecturer | Social Media Courses Page9
  • 10. Social Media Coach | Social Media Course Author | Social Media Course Provider at Forward Progress, Inc. March 2013 - May 2014 (1 year 3 months) Social Media Ethics, Policy, and Usage-3 Hour Continuing Education Elective With the explosion in the use of social media, licensees are quickly learning the risks and rewards of participating in social media. It is important for Brokers to understand the trends in this new platform when implementing it into their business and advising their clients of the potential pitfalls of its use. This class will help you navigate important issues such as social media privacy, social media licensing rules, and the code of ethics. You will learn the latest legal arguments and how to protect yourself from landing into trouble with this emerging method of communicating. Learning Objectives: • How to adhere to the Code of Ethics on technology related issues • Define “general business” ethics, and compare and contrast the REALTORS®’ Code of Ethics with business ethics • Describe the concepts established in Articles 1, 11, 12, and 15 of the Code of Ethics as related to social media • Pinpoint possible violations of the Code of Ethics specifically related to the Articles cited above, after participating in interactive learning methods (case studies, demonstrations, and group discussions about fact scenarios) Zimmerman v. Weis Markets • Define social networking • Implement social media consumer protection • How to connect with trusted sources via social media Social Media Education | Social Media Instructor | Social Media Courses Guest Lecturer at City Colleges of Chicago September 2011 - May 2014 (2 years 9 months) Business and Entrepreneurship Social Media Speaker at Chase November 2012 - April 2014 (1 year 6 months) Successfully teach banks and title companies how to engage REALTORS through education on social media marketing. Pinterest is always a HOT Topic. What is Pinterest? Pinterest is a virtual pin board that allows you to post/pin photos and videos. Pinterest is the fastest social media marketing site to ever break 10 million users in one month. There are 25 million unique monthly visitors checking into Pinterest via the website or mobile application. Successful entrepreneurs will learn: Why is Pinterest important to a successful entrepreneur How to create a Pinterest account and get followers How to use Pinterest to attract customers Examples of effective Pinterest accounts Page10
  • 11. Pinterest Case Studies that can enhance your business Social Media Marketing | Social Media Education | Social Media Trainer | Social Media Instructor | Social Media Speaker | Social Media Maintenance | Social Media Courses Partner | Regional Certified Instructor | Trainer at Keller Williams Realty November 2006 - October 2013 (7 years) Oversee development and implementation of foreclosure, short sale, short sale marketing, and social media marketing classes for 100 real estate agents. Mentor and coach a core group of 15 agents on the short sale process , short sale business planning, short sale & foreclosure buyer representation, short sale listing strategies, and short sale integrated marketing techniques. Agents learn how to use Craigslist to attract 75 plus leads monthly who are interested in purchasing short sales and foreclosures: http://www.slideshare.net/memarki/craigslist-75-leads-in-30-days. Due to constant changes in real estate I develop new monthly special interest classes and seminars, i.e. Tax Liens and Short Sales, Buying Short Sale Properties, The Business of Short Sales, and How to Conduct Short Sale & Foreclosure Bus Tours. Agents enjoy the Google class because they save money on business building tools while growing their short sale business. See how Google can save you money, http://www.slideshare.net/memarki/google-november-3rd. Developed short sale home-buyer and seller seminars to help the office and community address the surge in foreclosures. Social Media Coach at HomeFinder.com September 2013 - September 2013 (1 month) Coached 5 Agent Makeover winners on lead generation through social media. Developed a plan of action to increase sales in the next twelve months through implementing a comprehensive social media lead generation strategy. Agents identified their keywords by market place in order to be found on the internet. We reviewed where their current business came from and divided their strategy into two categories, B2B and B2C. The agents business dictated which social media channels they would use and how they would use them. Chairman-Business Services at Chicago Association of REALTORS October 2012 - September 2013 (1 year) • Identified, reviewed, investigated, and recommended potential products and services that would help our 11,800 members grow. • Expanded benefits to include the following vendors: Task Rabbit, Staples, Forward Progress, Looks to Lead, R/E Technology, and Street Smart. • Grew our list of affiliate members which increased sponsorship for signature events and real estate courses. • Instrumental in enhancing the marketing and promotions to focus on “discounts” to REALTOR® members based on a large scale survey. Social Media Speaker | Social Media Strategist at Women's Business Development Center-Chicago Page11
  • 12. July 2013 - July 2013 (1 month) Provided hands on LinkedIn instruction to a standing room only event. Students where able to implement the following learning objectives immediately: • Build a killer LinkedIn profile that will get you on page one of LinkedIn • Use effective keywords that land your LinkedIn profile on page one of Google • Increase sales quickly by connecting with key decision makers • Display your credibility through recommendations and endorsements One student had the following to say "It was such a pleasure meeting you last night. Your insights on how to better utilize LinkedIn - from how to have a kick *ss profile to how to generate leads - were wonderful. The first thing I did this morning was start updating my profile and sign up for a free phone number on Google Voice - both are baby steps yet crucial. Best of luck to you, and thank you for volunteering your time to WBDC!" Social Media Speaker at North Shore Association of Realtors June 2013 - June 2013 (1 month) SoMoLo, Are You Social, Mobile, and Local? Time for lunch! Imagine going out to lunch at your favorite local restaurant and while you are there you take a photo of your food with your mobile device and with a few clicks you have shared your experience with a minimum of eight social networking sites with global reach. By sharing you can earn rewards and discount. Did I tell you this was FREE (lunch sometimes included) and it helps with your SEO. The SoMoLo : Social, Mobile, Local experience is alive and well. This is how I have gotten to the #1 position on Google for my keywords and I cash in on all of my perks and rewards. Social Media Marketing Blogger at Wake Up Girl January 2012 - December 2012 (1 year) Produced quarterly blog focused on helping women to thrive utilizing social media marketing. *Pinterest For Today's Leading Woman *Be On Alert with Google Alerts Social Media Marketing | Social Media Education | Social Media Trainer | Social Media Instructor | Social Media Speaker | Social Media Maintenance | Social Media Courses eEdge Ambassador | Technology Trainer | Technology Instructor at Keller Williams Realty June 2011 - June 2012 (1 year 1 month) As an eEdge Ambassador I was the leading force in my office to insure our 100 Brokers were early adapters to our NEW online system. I trained 100 Brokers twice per week on eEdge and our partner tools.I lead by example through utilizing the eEdge system daily and staying abreast of any updates to the system. Page12
  • 13. Through the eEdge system I was successful in capturing 75+ leads monthly via Craigslist and completed profiles with a score of 100%. Moderator-Social Media Law In Illinois at Lorman Education Services April 2012 - April 2012 (1 month) Presented "What is Social Media". Moderated a panel of attorneys who specialize in social media law through a discussions centered around online ethics and advertising, social media policy, and online behavior. Social Media Marketing | Social Media Education | Social Media Trainer | Social Media Instructor | Social Media Speaker | Social Media Maintenance | Social Media Courses Social Media Marketing Consultant at Midwest Real Estate Data, LLC November 2010 - January 2012 (1 year 3 months) Provided input on social media acceptance the REALTOR community. Supported technical team with implementation of social media platform and tools. Guided decision-makers toward workable solutions for social media integration within the Multiple Listing database to assist REALTORS with marketing properties to buyers seeking real estate. Speaker-Illinois Association of REALTORS Conference and Expo at Illinois Association of REALTORS October 2011 - October 2011 (1 month) Taught "Short Sales The Result of Foreclosure" to 500 Illinois REALTORS. Social Media Marketing Speaker at Techweek June 2011 - June 2011 (1 month) Presented “Engaging the African American Consumer” at Techweek 2012. Techweek is the largest Technology Conference and Expo in the Midwest. Techweek 2012 attendance tripled from 2,000 attendees to 6,000 attendees. Social Media Marketing | Social Media Education | Social Media Trainer | Social Media Instructor | Social Media Speaker | Social Media Maintenance | Social Media Courses Certified Career Development Specialist | Trainer | Social Media Marketing Instructor at Prudential Rubloff Properties 2008 - May 2010 (2 years) As a subject matter expert of short sales I've been quoted in the New York Times, Forbes, Chicago Tribune, Chicago Sun-Times, Pioneer Press, and WBIG. National authority on the subject matter of short sales, foreclosures, and social networking who has presented at the largest real estate conference and expo the REALTOR Conference and Expo. Implemented social media marketing strategy by becoming a public advocate of the Accredited Distressed Property Representative; ADPR® in social media spaces, engaged in dialogue and answered questions about Page13
  • 14. short sales and foreclosures. Actively participated in short sale group blogging, short sale vlogging, and conducted short sale online seminars. Recruited licensed sales agents and brokers to grow to a team of six agents specializing in short sales in less than 30 days. The team managed 40 plus short sale listings and was responsible for 1/5 of office total listings. Participated in the City Treasurer’s Inaugural Wealth Fitness Summits providing short sale seminars and group sessions on home ownership. 4 recommendations available upon request Lecturer at City Colleges of Chicago June 2006 - December 2009 (3 years 7 months) Real Estate, Real Estate Financing, and Entrepreneurship. Adjunct Instructor at Triton College September 2007 - June 2009 (1 year 10 months) Taught the Illinois 45 Hour Licensing course which covered Illinois License Law, Real Estate Financing, and Real Estate Contracts. Speaker at NAHREP- AZ October 2008 - October 2008 (1 month) Short Sales and Foreclosures District Humorous Speech Contest-Speaker at Toastmasters International October 2008 - October 2008 (1 month) Certified Market Center Instructor at Keller Williams Realty October 2007 - December 2007 (3 months) Short Sale Brokerage Manager | Short Sale Pioneer | Short Sale Marketer | Real Estate Instructor at Homes 2 Sell, Inc April 2002 - October 2006 (4 years 7 months) Founder, Certified Residential Broker (April 2002-October 2006) Initiated plan to develop a Discount Real Estate Brokerage Corporation that would focus on capturing 10% of its immediate market share. Introduced marketing campaign that consisted of launching a web site, benches, billboards, print media and collateral materials. • 2006 Elected to serve on the Board of Directors for the Chicago Association of Realtors. The Chicago Association of Realtors is the third largest Real Estate Board in the United States. • 2004 received Bronze Level award from Chicago Association of Realtors for closing over 50 units. • Developed monthly sales plan: set goals; identified account maintenance needed, targeted special problems requiring attention, set up schedule of appointments. • Train agents and brokers, emphasizing buyer representation, strategic business planning, and marketing. Page14
  • 15. 1 recommendation available upon request Adjunct Faculty at Northwestern College September 1996 - June 1997 (10 months) • Conduced lectures for students and evaluated their exam papers • Prepared test papers, assignments, and other study material for the students • Motivated the students to participate in various research projects and guiding them in this process • Provided career counseling to students and assisted them in solving their problems Courses Social Media Speaker | Hootsuite Solution Partner | Hootsuite Certified Professional Marki Lemons Unlimited Social Media Ethics and Policy RD 916 Social Medis Ethics for Real Estate Ethics Short Sale The Result of Foreclosure Core 1603 Accredited Distressed Property Representative Elective Social Media Speaker Indiana Association of REALTORS Social Media Ethics, Policy, and Compliance Core B Social Media and Agency-Conflicts, Concerns, and Clients Core A Volunteer Experience Local School Council- Parent Representative at Chicago Public Schools September 2012 - September 2013 (1 year 1 month) As a parent representative I encourage involvement from the entire school community. Instrumental in setting priorities for the school improvement plan (SIPAA) and budget. Consistently attend Local School Council training on the roles of the Local School Council. Adhere closely to the bylaws of the Local School Council to insure collaboration and teamwork render results for our students, school, and community. Page15
  • 16. Projects Social Media Marketing Set Up Guide January 2011 to Present Members:Marki Lemons Ryhal Seven Day Social Media Marketing Set Up Guide Social Media Marketing Daily Checklist January 2011 to Present Members:Marki Lemons Ryhal Social Media Marketing Daily Checklist Take Your Social Media Marketing to the Next Level November 2012 to Present Members:Marki Lemons Ryhal In 2013 your business needs to leverage social media marketing and have a plan of action for being social, mobile, and local. Business Planning 2013 and Beyond January 2013 to Present Members:Marki Lemons Ryhal Business Planning for 2013 and Beyond Publications Keep It Simple Short Sale: K.I.S.S Chicago, IL February 1, 2011 Authors: Marki Lemons Ryhal Short Sales are often the direct result of real estate foreclosures. Currently the real estate industry is overwhelmed with the question; “What is a Short Sale and how do I service clients who have no equity in their homes or money to bring to a closing?” This course is designed for real estate agents, brokers, investors, industry professionals, and homeowners who want to know how to prepare for a short sale, the short sale package and the timeline to complete all the necessary steps. Residential Leasing Institute of Continuing Education 2011 Authors: Marki Lemons Ryhal Residential leasing is a one of the complex niche within the real estate business. In order to succeed every real estate professional should have a basic knowledge of residential leasing. There was a time when residential leasing was unregulated. Landlords were free to rent and operate their property in any manner they deemed reasonable. Times have changed. Today’s consumer demands protections and landlords must comply with Fair Housing Laws, tenant ordinances, and the installation of warning devices to protect the occupants. Page16
  • 17. The key to successfully managing the leasing of residential real estate is to operate within the laws that regulate the industry while meeting the demands of the marketplace. A written plan guiding the day-to-day operations of a building is essential as it will highlight tenant selection, fair housing, marketing, rent collection, evictions, and maintenance. Home Sweet Home, What Every Veteran Deserves Marki Lemons Unlimited 2010 Authors: Marki Lemons Ryhal Home Sweet Home is a course designed to educate REALTORS® and veterans on the most efficient financing options available in today’s real estate market. These financing options need to take into consideration the tightening of credit guidelines. Veterans have to focus on homes that will accommodate any debilitating injuries. As of 9/30/2010 there were 22, 658,000 veterans in the U.S and more than 75,000 veterans in this country do not have a home and live on the streets or in a temporary housing. Veterans deserve a place to call home. Veterans need loans that will lend money with reduced credit guidelines, high loan to values, and rehab/renovation options. Mastering Short Sale Forms 2008 Authors: Marki Lemons Ryhal This publication introduces real estate agents, brokers, investors, attorneys, and homeowners to the process, procedures, forms, and treatment of a short sale transaction from listing to closing. Discussion on the steps necessary to facilitate a successful short sale transaction and the federal, state, county, and city: contracts, forms, riders, and addendums required to be in compliance and reduce risk. Market Yourself for Success with Short Sales 2008 Authors: Marki Lemons Ryhal Short sales and foreclosures can account for 100% of an agent’s business. According to the National Association of REALTORS® over 90% of buyers start their home buying process on the internet. Combine the world of short sales and foreclosures with technology and you have a winning combination for market share domination. Learn about social media tools and how to implement them into your business plan to create growth. The tools covered in class are FREE thereby, saving you money. Creating a social media presence makes you real to a prospect which makes it easier for people to decide to do business with you. Short Sale and Foreclosure marketing to attract buyers and sellers will include: Certifications Accredited Buyer Representative Instructor National Association of REALTORS® June 2005 to December 2011 Certified Distance Education Instructor ARELLO, Association of Real Estate License Law Officials December 2008 to December 2012 Page17
  • 18. Certified Negotiation Expert The Real Estate Negotiation Institute - Canada October 2008 Certified Real Estate Brokerage Manager Instructor CRB Council (Council of Real Estate Brokerage Managers) June 2011 Short Sale and Foreclosure Resource Certification: SFR Instructor National Association of REALTORS® October 2009 Green Instructor REBAC November 2009 to December 2012 ePro (Real Estate Technology Designation)-Instructor REBAC October 2010 eCertified (Prudential Technology Certification) Prudential Real Estate August 2009 to December 2012 BPOR-Instructor REBAC of National Association of REALTORS November 2011 HAFA-Instructor REBAC of National Association of REALTORS November 2010 Certified Residential Specialist Council of Residential Specialists July 2006 to January 2013 Power Searching Certificate Google July 2012 Certified Career Development Specialist Prudential Real Estate February 2010 to December 2012 Quality Service Certified Quality Service Certification, Inc August 2008 to May 2010 Social Media Consultant HootSuite Media Inc. February 2014 Education University of Illinois Master of Online Teaching Certificate, Online Course Design and Online Instruction, 2013 - 2014 Hubspot Inbound Marketing Certification, Inbound Marketing, 2012 - 2012 Landmark Education Page18
  • 19. Certificate, Empowerment, 2011 - 2011 Saint Xavier University MBA, Marketing, 1993 - 1996 Activities and Societies: Delta Sigma Theta Chicago State University BS, Business Administration and Management, 1989 - 1993 Activities and Societies: Delta Sigma Theta, Alpha Sweetheart, Student Government, and Modeling Club. Central State University Bachelor of Science, Business, 1988 - 1989 Activities and Societies: Student Goverment, Alpha Sweetheart Luther South High School 1984 - 1988 Honors and Awards Illinois Licensed Real Estate Broker-2002 Illinois Licensed Loan Originator-2005 Illinois Licensed Real Estate Instructor-2006 Illinois Licensed Continuing Education Instructor-2006 Indiana Licensed Real Estate Broker-2007 Indiana Approved Continuing Education Instructor-2007 Iowa Approved Continuing Education Instructor-2008 Interests Social Media Marketing, Social Media Marketing Seminars, Social Media Management, Social Media Optimization, Social Media Tools, Social Media Marketing Webinars, earning social Media Certifications and Designations, Speaking on Social Media, Training on Social Media, and Researching New Social Media and Technology Trends. Page19
  • 20. Marki Lemons Ryhal Award Winning Social Media Course Author & Speaker Who Provides the Best in Social Media Management Through Hootsuite. info@markilemons.com 36 people have recommended Marki Lemons "Not only is Marki Lemons The Queen of Foreclosures, she is also the Queen of Social Network Marketing and Education. A well known educator, Marki gives of herself freely, always willing to help, always willing to answer a question and is never too busy. As an intructor Marki has taught me, in the areas of Distressed Properties, License Law and Social Media. As a mentor, she has taught me how to be an exceptional Real Estate Broker and Manager. Part of my success is a direct result of the influence she has had on my life in education and in friendship. Marki is without a doubt someone you should know!" — Sharena Flowers, Broker/ Team Leader, Keller Williams- Chicago Consulting Group, worked directly with Marki Lemons at Marki Lemons Unlimited "Marki Lemons-Ryhal is an amazing speaker/instructor! Not only is she continually trying to help real estate agents learn what social media can do to increase their business, her synergy has the agents eager to learn more and more! I recommend other companies/real estate schools to consult Marki when looking for someone to present social mediaI to their employees from a beginners to advanced method of instruction!! Mainstreet will be scheduling more social media segments with her during 2012. Continue to seek the www.succeedwithmore.com CURRENT EVENTS section of our site or submit your email address to education@succeedwithmore.com to receive our bi-weekly education eblasts." — Regina Jordan, was Marki Lemons's client "Marki Lemon is not only an intelligent, articulate and passionate young lady when it comes to real estate she is a thoughtful, helpful and caring person. I've taken more classes than I can think of with Marki, she as my teacher and leader. When I am checking to see who is teaching a class that I need or am interested in, when I see her name, I shout to myself, YES. I know I am going to get more than my monies worth. On a thoughtful and helpful note, after many years of saying I am moving into my own business, I did succeed. With the business came a ton of paperwork. I called Marki and she said come to the office. She told me do this and do that. Her husband was in the car honking, come on out, it is time to go home. She patiently told me what to do and today I am the owner of House 2 Home. Thank You Marki. Marki has brains that she has not even used. I know that she is so talented in the business and everyone wants a piece of her but I watch her work a room and she makes sure no hand goes unshaked, no question unanswered. Oh and she is funny. She tickles the whole room!" — Terry Perdue, was Marki Lemons's client Page20
  • 21. "Marki is a resuslts oriented educator. She is very popular because of her knowlege and personable ways, She cares deeply about people and it shows in all her actions. Marki is a leader and a Nationally recognized educator and realtor. I recommend her without reservations." — Rita Glass Broker, CLHMS, Owner, Keller Williams Realty, worked directly with Marki Lemons at Marki Lemons Unlimited "For the period I worked with Marki Lemons, she proved to be a great educator, motivator and always willing to help people to succeed. I have atteded many of her classes, she was great. I hereby recommend Marki Lemons for the job. Sam Aiwuyo, GRI, CRPM, CIPS" — Sam Aiwuyo, Owner, Samesosa Network Inc., worked indirectly for Marki Lemons at Marki Lemons Unlimited "Marki has left a lasting impression on me. I met her at the Chicago Realtors Association, where she was the speaker. In those fews hours I learned so much from her and needed to know more. Now I'm at Keller Williams where I have met more wonderful people filled with knowledge and willing to share. The best decision I made for my career!" — Syntia Perry, Broker, Keller Williams Realty CCG, worked indirectly for Marki Lemons at Marki Lemons Unlimited "Marki is the consummate instructor; a certified expert in what she's teaching, very clear and to-the-point, and consistently providing priceless real-world examples. I've taken several classes in my years as a REALTOR®, and Marki is by far the best instructor I've experienced. Anyone who has the pleasure of taking her class will learn, and any school employing should be proud (and will undoubtedly flourish as a result.)" — Joseph DiPiazza, Managing Broker/REALTOR®, Realm Realty Company, Inc., was with another company when working with Marki Lemons at Marki Lemons Unlimited "We hired Marki Lemons to conduct workshops and provide training for our realtor outreach and education program. We needed someone with a thorough understanding of the most effective and profitable ways to operate in the real estate market today. We also wanted someone who was an excellent speaker and provided value so attendees would return for future events and/or recommend us as a solid source of information. Marki Lemons fit the bill perfectly. Not only does she have an indepth knowledge of the real estate industry, she is an engaging and personable trainer. Feedback from the workshops was 100% positive regarding Marki. I could not have asked for better representation for the bank and I offer the highest recommendation for anyone considering using her services." — Rosanne Belczak, ABC, was Marki Lemons's client "Marki is a driven, experienced broker that has provided me with a focused view on the economic and social trends of the Real Estate business. If you aren't getting Marki's perspective, your missing the big picture." — Wayne Beals, Realtor, Keller Williams Chicago Consulting Group, worked directly with Marki Lemons at Marki Lemons Unlimited Page21
  • 22. "Marki is a self motivated leader. She brings enthusiasm, focus and vision to those who work with her. Her leadership qualities include sharing her knowledge and helping others set and achieve goals. She is a great asset to her company and to any alliance partner." — Glen Marino, President/Owner, Aspen Mortgage Corporation, was a consultant or contractor to Marki Lemons at Marki Lemons Unlimited "As a former intern of Marki's, I can attest to her passion and extensive subject matter expertise; I have never worked for someone who is so genuinely driven to help others succeed. She practices what she preaches, works hard to assure that her training programs align with widely accepted principles of instructional design and adult learning, and works tirelessly to stay on top of market trends and legislative changes. She is also tons of fun! If you get the chance to take a course from her, jump on it!" — Brad Minor, PHR, Instructional Design & eLearning Intern, Marki Lemons, Unlimited, reported to Marki Lemons at Marki Lemons Unlimited "I met Marki last year when we both were on a WCR panel. I recently was her student at CAR for a Short Sale Specialist class. She is an excellent instructor and is very knowledgeable in her field but most of all she is very open and giving of her expertise! Just a really great person. I'm currently following her recommendations for both Social Media and Short Sale/REO processes and find her instructions very clear and precise. I highly recommend Marki as an instructor and a trusted colleague. Vanessa Falcon, CIPS vanessa.falcon@century21.com" — Vanessa Falcon, CIPS, TRC, International Director, Century 21 S.G.R., Inc., was with another company when working with Marki Lemons at Marki Lemons Unlimited "I've attended a few of Marki's classes and she is an outstanding speaker. Her knowledge and presentation skills makes the class fly by and you always want more! Highly recommend Marki to teach any class." — MaryBeth Smith, Realtor, Rubloff Residential Properties, worked with Marki Lemons at Marki Lemons Unlimited "If you want to learn about Short Sales and Foreclosures, and in this real estate environment how can you not, find out where the next Marki Lemons seminar is being held. She is very knowledgable and keeps the overwhelming information easy to understand. A seminar that shouldn't be missed." — Amy Corey, Realtor, Century 21 Scheetz, was with another company when working with Marki Lemons at Marki Lemons Unlimited "I have nothing but the highest praise for Marki! Super organized, processes a multitude of things at the same time - effortlessly! She is a educational trailblazer - but doesn't leave the rest of us behind, she's always willing to share what she knows and she knows alot about alot of things. If I'm stuck on something, I think to myself - what would Marki do? I'm gonna create a "Marki Lemons Fan Club" t-shirt, 'cause I'm her Number 1 fan! Anybody who has come in contact with her knows what a powerhouse she is. I'm gonna sell alot of t-shirts!" Page22
  • 23. — Dona L. Crane, Team Leader and Managing Broker, Keller Williams C.C.G., managed Marki Lemons at Keller Williams Chicago Consulting Group "The session on "Mastering Social Networking, Mastering Social Networking in 30 Minutes Per Day" presented by the Chicago Association of Realtors was outstanding. The information was relevant and the hands-on portion was extremely valuable. I would recommend Marki and this course to all agents. I would welcome this course being certified for continuing education." — Heather Harrigan Hitz, Managing Broker, Prudential Executive Group Real Estate, was with another company when working with Marki Lemons at Marki Lemons Unlimited "I have taken classes taught my Marki. She is a faith based woman, that has no problem sharing her talent, time and treasure. In the real estate business it is comforting to know that there is someone approachable to answer your questions and share information and experience. You get way more than your money can buy. A class with Marki is not just a class, its an investment." — Terry Perdue, Realtor, Barbosa Realty Group, worked directly with Marki Lemons at Marki Lemons Unlimited "I have found Marki Lemons to be the consummate professional. Her willingness to listen, share and advise is nothing less than impressive. I am associated with another company and she has always treated me as a fellow real estate professional. Marki's respect and credibility in the industry have been earned and are well-deserved as evidenced by her years of experience and credentials. Each communication with Marki has been invaluable and greatly appreciated." — Eve Benton, Broker Associate, Koenig & Strey GMAC, was with another company when working with Marki Lemons at Marki Lemons Unlimited "I have been in two workshops taught by Marki. She is an exemplary trainer. What impresses me the most is her command both of the subject matter and the audience. Expert presentation and thorough knowledge of the subject make her a stand-out lecturer and coach." — Christopher Braun, Sales Associate, Rubloff Residential Properties, worked with Marki Lemons at Marki Lemons Unlimited "I met Marki at a Board of Directors meeting at the Chicago Association of Realtors meeting. I have had her share her speaking knowledge with my team at American Invsco. I have found that she is always willing to answer a quick question and if she isn't available right then, she gets back to you immediately. A true asset to our profession." — Kimberly Quintana, President, American Invsco Realty, was with another company when working with Marki Lemons at Marki Lemons Unlimited "Marki is skilled, keen and detail oriented in all aspects of Real Estate. As a great communicator, she educates and trains her colleagues and students alike. She is very passionate and commited to passing on her Page23
  • 24. vast knowledge in the Real Estate Education Field. I highly recommend Marki Lemons. Sincerely, Anne Hubbard" — Anne Hubbard, Technology Specialist, Realtor®, Keller Williams Realty, worked directly with Marki Lemons at Keller Williams Realty "“Marki Lemons is a passionate quality driven professional speaker and instructor. She is a leading expert in disposition and acquisition of distressed residential real estate. Additionally, she has a wealth of experience in credit and finance of real property. Marki has a great blend of real world experience and continued education, which is why she is able to deliver such superior training.”" — Paushaun J. Julien, Instructor, AHICE, was with another company when working with Marki Lemons at Marki Lemons Unlimited "Marki is a leader in the industry and a trusted voice on short sale transactions." — Brian A. Bernardoni, Governmental Affairs Director, Chicago Association of REALTORS, was with another company when working with Marki Lemons at Marki Lemons Unlimited "Marki is intelligent and dedicated. She is determined and a great organizer; a wonderful addition to any organization in a leadership capacity." — Sam Martin (3800+ Connections), Educator, Chicago Association of Realtors, worked directly with Marki Lemons at Chicago Assn Realtors "Marki Lemons have proven herself as being honest, trustworthy and focused. Her expertise as a Real Estate Professional is beyond measure. Having the pleasure to work for Marki I have watched her leap over real estate boundaries and succeed. Not only have I've been a employee and colIegue I've also been a student. When I think of real estate I think of Marki Lemons." — Dishenda Anderson, Real Estate Professional, Keller Williams Realty, reported to Marki Lemons at Marki Lemons Unlimited "Marki Lemons is a passionate quality driven professional speaker and instructor. She is a leading expert in disposition and acquisition of distressed residential real estate. Additionally, she has a wealth of experience in credit and finance of real property. Marki has a great blend of real world experience and continued education, which is why she is able to deliver such superior training." — Paushaun J. Julien, Broker Associate, Keller Williams Realty, C.C.G., worked directly with Marki Lemons at Marki Lemons Unlimited "Marki is one of the most knowledgeable realtors our industry. She maintains a strong commitment to her clients and the industry as a whole. It is that type of commitment that has made her a 'go to' person when it comes to the best for all involved. She is a relationship builder and a problem solver." — Evelyn Crawford, Senior Loan Officer, Northern Trust, was with another company when working with Marki Lemons at Marki Lemons Unlimited Page24
  • 25. "I have known Marki for over twenty years and watched her grow in the Real Estate Industry so when it came time for my girlfriend and I to purchase a place we chose one of Chicago foremost experts Marki. She was extremely knowledgeable, showed us quality listings and most of all got us the best place possible while also making the process enjoyable. So if you’re looking to learn or do anything in the Real Estate Industry Marki Lemons is one of the best in the business." — Maurice Edwards, was Marki Lemons's client "Marki was my Real Estate instructor for the Agent licensing class. She was a great instructor and I felt as though I grasped the information easily. I have been able to retain much of it since then. Not only is she a great instructor, but she also brought real world issues into the class which only highlighted her expertise in Real Estate." — Christina Geraci, was Marki Lemons's client "Marki is very articulate, knowledgable, and professional in her business. Her teaching is phenominal and she is quite the renaissance woman. From Teaching, to Real Estate Sales/ Listings to being the Foreclosure Queen, Marki has many credentials for which she has worked very hard to achieve. If it's real estate that you want to know about, call Marki you'll be glad that you did." — Regina Lowry-Sylvestal, Realtor Consultant, Keller Williams Realty C.C.G., worked directly with Marki Lemons at Keller Williams Realty "Marki is a outstanding professional business woman. She keeps her eye on the prize and focuses on helping others achive their goals. Marki has the potential to become a great and powerful representative in the world of Real Estate investments. She has a unique ability to set standard for herself and achive them. I have had the experience of working with this outstanding young lady and received her mentoring in my career and personal life. She is definitely worthy of my recommendation.." — Lynnell Hamer, Administrative Assistant, Threshold, reported to Marki Lemons at Keller Williams Realty "My fiance and I were first time home buyers, looking for a home in the Hyde Park neighborhood, with Marki as our buyer's agent. We were unfamiliar with the home search/buying process, and Marki was immensely helpful, knowledgeable and personable. As our search continued through several dozen properties, we came to enjoy spending time with Marki almost as much as we liked looking for a home! Her knowledge and experience of the local real estate market is outstanding. When we did finally select and bid on a property, the deal became very difficult due to some shady nonsense on the seller's side. Determined to fight for our rights as buyers, we told Marki we were going to 'take the gloves off'. Her reply was "If we are going to take them off I will join the front line." This response greatly impressed me and Marki worked very hard in extenuating circumstances to help us get the home of our dreams, which is where I'm sitting right now. I can't recommend her highly enough to potential buyers and sellers- this is someone you want on your team." — Jason Molony, was Marki Lemons's client Page25
  • 26. "When you are about to go to war with your human problems. You need someone on your team that have excellence wit and wisdom for what ever the problems be. Marki Lemons is this can of human being that will be with you to the end. She will have your front, back, and sides covered at all times. Marki have a great history for finding solutions for her clients on time. McDowell Porter Jr. A Happy client!" — McDowell Porter, Owner, MAKW Ins. Agency, Inc., was with another company when working with Marki Lemons at Prudential Rubloff Properties "I have the pleasure of working with Marki at Rubloff and find that I go to her time and time again for sage advice in the area of short sales and foreclosures. She is, undoubtedly, one of the most knowledgeable and well versed Realtors on the subject, and her analysis and pragmatism are exceptional. Her uncanny ability to effectively communicate is a rare trait. I am delighted and honored to work with such a professional and competent individual." — Connie Engel, Realtor, Rubloff Residential Properties, worked directly with Marki Lemons at Rubloff Residential Properties "Marki is the consumate professional. Her industry knowledge is unsurpassed. She excels as a spokesperson for Rubloff and as a corporate trainer. She is also a top producer with the ability to understand her clients needs and be their trusted advisor. It is a pleasure to be associated with Marki." — Mark Pullinger, Vice President, Director of Marketing, Rubloff Residential Properties, worked directly with Marki Lemons at Rubloff Residential Properties "Not only has Marki proven herself to be a great Real Estate Broker, she also is an excellant property renovator. I had the pleasure to provide financing for her rehab projects in which she successfully completed. I look forward to working with Marki on future projects!" — Anthony Disano, Rehab Consultant / Vice President, Smith Rothchild Financial, was a consultant or contractor to Marki Lemons at Homes 2 Sell, Inc Contact Marki Lemons on LinkedIn Page26