Nevada NARPM® 2022 Property Management Conference

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Date(s) - 06/29/2022 - 06/30/2022
8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Ahern Hotel


Join the Nevada Chapter of NARPM® for our 2022 Conference! Featuring special guest speakers and instructors Lee Barrett, Brian Birdy, Scott Brady, Marc Cunningham, Julie Davies, Jim Eagan, NARPM® CEO Gail Phillips and 2022 President Liz Cleyman, NARPM® Govt Affairs Director Troy Garrett, local and state political candidates, and more!


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Brian Birdy

Brian Birdy, MPM® RMP®, served for 15 years in the United StatesAir Force before starting in property management. He started working for the family business in 1997. PMIBirdy Properties has specialized in property management for over 40 years. Brian has taken the company from a one-man office with 75 properties to a business of over 15 employees that manages over 1600 properties. In addition to his NARPM® designations, he has received the Certified Property Manager(CPM®) designation from IREM®. He is an approved Property Management Instructor for the States of Texas, Florida, Utah, and Washington as well as NARPM®. Brian holds a Real Estate Broker license in Texas, Missouri, and Washington.

Scott Brady

Scott Brady – Scott’s family moved to California when he was 10 and he grew up inNorth Hollywood. Scott graduated from UC Berkeley with a degree in ComparativeLiterature (German, Latin & English) and obtained his MBA from Cal StateFullerton. He started in banking with positions as a Loan Agent, Marketing Director and finally Private Banking. In 1997, Scott started his first real estate company and in2012 started Progressive Property Management, Inc., and now with ProgressiveAssociation Management, Lagani Insurance Services and Partners Real Estate Group,he has over 30 agents and over 1,400 properties under management. He has spoken at 4 NARPM Conferences, 4 Cal NARPM Conferences and several chapter meetings on property management growth strategies, and is currently finishing a book, “How toBuild a Profitable Property Management Company”.

Liz Cleyman

President Liz Cleyman, MPM® RMP®, is an Executive Property Manager at Grace Property Management in Denver,Colorado, as well as the Broker/Owner of Blue Sail Property Management in Jacksonville, Florida. Her focus is on single-family homes and she has worked with hundreds of investors over her 12 years of experience. Liz joined NARPM® in 2012,received her RMP® in 2015 and her MPM® in 2018. Liz has served at the local,state and national levels for NARPM®, including the 2016-2018 National MemberServices Committee, the 2017 National Finance Committee, the 2015-2016NARPM® Florida State Chapter Board, and the 2015-2016 NARPM® Tampa BayChapter President. She was the Southwest RVP from 2018-2020, and President-Elect in 2021. In her spare time, she loves spending time with her family, playing golf, and exploring the Rocky Mountains.

Troy Garrett

Troy Garrett Government Affairs Director NARPM NATIONAL, Troy has served as the Government AffairsDirector for Legislative Strategies Group. He has coordinated with various policy stakeholders to craft, pass, and implement new policies at the state level concerning housing, healthcare, transportation, professional occupations, and additional policy arenas. Before entering public service, Troy presided over various research projects at Virginia Tech on the interconnections between federal, state, and local governments and federated and local grassroots civic organizations. He holds both Bachelor of Arts and Master of Arts degrees in political science at Virginia Tech. Troy was recognized for his research and awarded the Best Master’s Thesis Award from the Department of Political Science and the prestigious William Preston Society’s Master’s Thesis Award from the Virginia Tech Graduate School. He remains a member of the VT International Refugee Research Project and serves as an editor for the scholarly journal Community Change.

Jeff Stone

Jeff Stone (Running for Senate seat) Jeff has been investing in Nevada real estate for nearly15 years. Over the last few years, the Stones have called Nevada home. Jeff is a licensed pharmacist with 40 years of experience, a profession that saw him open 6 pharmacies and employs nearly 40 personnel. Being a small business owner himself, Nevada’s small businesses will always be close to Jeff’s heart. He has spent time as an Assistant Professor ofPharmacy at USC, as well as serving as an Assistant Professor of Pharmacology at Cal-StateDominguez Hills teaching pharmacology to graduate nursing students. Jeff currently works as a Real Estate agent in Henderson, has his eye on the Senate seat.

Heida Kasama

Heidi Kasama, District 2 Assembly Woman. In 2002, her family moved to Las Vegas.Heidi obtained her Nevada Real Estate license and in January 2004 opened her own Real Estate Brokerage which grew to approximately 80 agents. Heidi merged her company with Prudential, which has now become Berkshire Hathaway Home Services-Nevada Properties and is now the managing broker of the office and is responsible for approximately 230 agents. She has her Broker’s License, BusinessBroker and Property Management permits. Heidi also owns and manages Kasama Property Management, specializing in residential and commercial property management. Heidi enjoys the “art” of real estate and the negotiations in the business. Heidi served as the 2018 President for the Nevada Realtors (NVR) and was a director for the National Association of Realtors (NAR) and currently serves on their Finance Committee overseeing a $200 million + budget. She was also honored to receive the “Realtor of the Year” for 2018 by NVR and 2015 by GLVAR. Heidi also served as President of the Greater Las Vegas Association of Realtors (GLVAR) for2014. Currently is Assembly Woman for District 2 here in Las Vegas.

Charlie Nicole DeLaPaz

Charlie Nicole DeLaPaz (Running for Assembly District 19) Charlie is the mother of 4 children who were all born in Las Vegas. She grew up in the Clark County School district attending K-12, attended college inNevada and then later became a small business owner of a digital marketing company. She also has a strong background working in the field of public relations for her church and her non-profit organization. As a co-founder of Power2Parent, she has spent the last 7 years as a parental rights advocate and lobbyist in the Nevada legislature protecting the right of parents to have the ultimate voice in their children’s education and more. In the last 4 legislative sessions, she worked across the aisle on behalf of Power2Parent and in conjunction with other great Nevada organizations, on legislation to: save and fund school choice programs,protect parental voice, preserve homeschool laws, stop mandated “one size fits all” comprehensive sex education mandates to the entire state, protect the religious exemption for vaccination in public schools,continues to educate the public about the legislative process, assisted in finding and endorsing good candidates for the legislature, and more. Charlie now has her goal set to be the next Assembly Woman for District 19.

Danielle Gallant

Danielle Gallant (Running for Assembly district 23) Danielle is a wife, mother, and small business owner. She holds a Nevada Broker license and is a partner of Guardian Realty Investment and Property Management with her husband Paul. Danielle has been doing full time Real Estate and Property Management for almost a decade and also worked in the construction industry, as co-owner in Gallant Construction. Prior to joining her husband in the family construction business, she worked as a Marriage and Family Therapist. She holds a B.A. in Psychology and a Masters in Human Development and Family Studies from Auburn University. Danielle is grateful for the State of Nevada and wants to ensure that we continue to offer that same level of hope and opportunity to anyone else who wants to call Nevada home. She feels strongly that we need better legislation with less interference so that Nevada can get back to offering the same opportunity her family was given 8 years ago, so she is running for AssemblyWoman for District 23.

Katherine Knister Zook

Katherine Knister Zook, Executive Director at Silver State Fair Housing Council. Over 27 years of working to ensure equal housing opportunities for all in Nevada. Her dream is that the Silver State Fair Housing could close, and FairHousing would no longer be an issue in Nevada.

Monica Gilroy

Monica K. Gilroy, ESQ Managing Partner the Gilroy Firm. A founding principal of The Gilroy Firm, Ms. Gilroy is the firm’s managing partner and has over 25 years of experience practicing law.She received her Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from the University of  Wisconsin and a J.D.from the University of South Carolina School of Law. In addition, Ms. Gilroy attended the Ealing College of Higher Education, England in a study abroad program. During her career, Ms. Gilroy has served as the litigation liaison for leading lending institutions as well as managed their national bankruptcy litigation program. She continues to serve as counsel for many national and local banks, mortgage companies and Real Estate industry lenders and leaders. She regularly assists closing attorneys, Real Estate agents, Property Managers, title companies and Brokers when title or other contract issues arise. She practiced for several years in the areas of estate and trust litigation and serves regularly as a Special Master in Fulton County. Ms. Gilroy has extensive lead counsel trial experience and frequently appears in all of the state and federal courts of Georgia, including the state and federal appellate courts. She is also a member in good standing with the United StatesSupreme Court. Ms. Gilroy has conducted hundreds of jury trials, bench trials, arbitrations and mediations and regularly argues dispositive motions of all kinds. Ms. Gilroy is the immediate past Chair of the Real Property Law Section (“RPLS”) of the State Bar of Georgia, which is the largest section of the state bar. She previously served as the Editor of the RPLS Newsletter. A long-standing member of the State Bar of Georgia, she was appointed by the last five Presidents of the State Bar to serve on the Programs Committee.

Victoria Cowart

Victoria Cowart, CPM, NAAEI Faculty Director of Education and Outreach forPetScreening. With a high degree of enthusiasm and energy, and 30+ years in the industry of multi-family Property Management, she began in this amazing field as a Leasing Agent. With a degree in the Management of Human Resources, a PM License, a CPM designation, and many years of facilitating adult education, she is now serving PetScreening and its Clients as Director of Education and Outreach. She is currently also serving as the Legislative Chair for the National Apartment Association (NAA)and have recently completed four years as a Regional RVP for the NAA as well.

Marc Cunningham

Marc Cunningham – My Father decided to start a Property Management business in 1978, I was one of the first employees of Grace Property Management…because I was free child labor! I grew up in the Real Estate world and spent many years pulling weeds, painting walls, showing properties, and collecting rents for my dad. Today, with our team of 20+ people, we manage over 900 properties in the Denver area. We manage,we buy, we sell, we lease, we inspect, we evict, we invest, and we have fun doing it! In addition to running our company, we train thousands of Property Managers each year. Whether you are just starting a PropertyManagement business or you are an industry veteran, we can show you how you can create a sustainable,profitable business that is NOT dependent on you to run it… and still take Fridays off. Marc is thePresident of Grace Property Management & Real Estate, holds a degree in Real Estate & Finance, has taught CE classes in over 20 states, is regularly featured in national real estate publications and podcasts,holds multiple designations, invests in residential and commercial real estate, and was named the 2018 National Property Manager of the year by Think Realty.

Gail Phillips

Gail Phillips CAE, Chief Executive Officer NARPM National. Gail has 37 years of association management experience. She has led many organizations she has managed to increase their bottom line through efficiencies and enabled the volunteers to free up their time to be more productive and work on strategic issues within their organizations. Gail graduated from Radford University with a Bachelor of Science degree in merchandising and a minor in general business. She has completed numerous certificate programs in association management, marketing, code of ethics, professional standards and association structures. She is a member of the American Society of Association Executives.

Jim Eagan

Jim Eagan CE Class Instructor. Jim has 17 plus years in Real Estate as President and licensed Broker for Limestone Investments, he is responsible for overseeing marketing, sales and operations of the business. Since 1994, he has been managing residential,multifamily and commercial real estate. In November 2008, he expanded operations to take advantage of the collapsing Real Estate market by creating a buying system for investors. Jim has written two books on the subject of Property Management and teaches Property Management continuing education to other professionals.

Andrew Smallwood

Andrew Smallwood VP of Revenue at Second Nature, the only national 4-peat vendor of the year. We are building a future where every home is managed by professional property managers. Our business is helping 1,000+ pro PMs make resident experience their competitive advantage with a fully managed resident benefits package. Andrew also serves as the board chair for Front Row Foundation and hosts the Triple Win Property Management Podcast. His biggest fears are spiders, home warranties, and writing bios for events.

Julie Davies

Julie Davies Has wrote and edited articles, books, policy manuals, marketing materials,curriculum, and newsletters for over 30 years. She was recently commissioned to write and teach a certification course on Short Term Rental Management at CSN and other colleges(after years of managing hotels, STRs, B&Bs, and senior care communities along with teaching about all areas of hospitality, tourism, senior care, and lodging management). She has also consulted with and reviewed travel and lodging businesses.

Allison Disarro

Allison DiSarro SVP Specialty Banking / Enterprise Bank & Trust | Property ManagementShe is the leading industry specialist who is well known and respected for her vast knowledge of Real Estate trust bank accounts. Allison banks with hundreds of management companies and ensures their client trust funds are protected accordingly. She often teaches on this subject and has been a resource for management companies, auditors, consultants and bookkeepers.

Todd Ortscheid

Todd Orecheid CEO & Owner of GTL Real Estate since 2008. Todd has held a real estate sales license in Georgia since 2008. Born in Charleston, West Virginia in 1982, he has also lived in Florida and Ohio. He majored in professional aviation at Embry Riddle University. Prior to joining Central Georgia Realty, he worked as an airline pilot for a major airline based in Atlanta, and also served as an Executive Vice President of the Air Line Pilots Association, Int’l.

Lee Barrett

Lee Barrett CE Class Instructor. Lee is a Broker of over 30 years and one of the top National Trainers in Real Estate. He is a Senior CRS Instructor Approved to teach REBAC classes which includes major designations such as GRI, ABR, SRES, RSPS and more Approved to teach REBI classes which include C-RETS, SRS and RENE. In addition, Lee has served as the Las Vegas Association of Realtors® President, been Instructor of the Year 3 times and is in the Realtor® Hall of Fame.

Paul Rich

Paul Rich CE Class Instructor. Current NARPM Nevada State Chapter President. Paul is Broker Owner of Achieve Real Estate and Management LLC in Henderson, NV. Prior to opening his brokerage in 2021, Paul was a Broker Manager and Property Manager for several years. In addition to residential sales and property management, he has a Community Manager permit and experience as an owner of a community association management company. In addition to serving as 2022 Nevada NARPM President, Paul serves on the Real Estate BusinessInstitute Board of Directors, 2021-22 NAR Leading Edge Advisory Board, 2020-2022 SouthernNevada Networking Director for Nevada RRC/CRS, serves on several committees for LVR, and was recently appointed to the LVR Faculty. Paul has a wife and four daughters and has called Nevada home since 2003.

Joshua Campa

Joshua Campa – Joshua oversees all operations of McGarey Campa Group’s Residential Management, Commercial Management & Sales divisions. Joshua’s Real Estate career spans over 14 years in Property Management & Leasing with experience in every facet of property management operations. Joshua began his real estate career in 2006 atMcGarey Partners Commercial Real Estate Services where he spearheaded the firm’s marketing and operations. Aiding Chris McGarey in managing nearly 1 million square feet of commercial property. With a business and marketing background from the University of Nevada at Las Vegas he has taken his Real Estate experience to founding and expanding the McGarey Campa Group’s residential property management division to nearly 500 residential units. Joshua currently holds several designations in Residential Property Management Including Accredited Residential Manager®(ARM) from the Institute of Real Estate Management® (IREM) & the ResidentialManagement Professional® (RMP) designation from the National Association of Residential Property Managers® (NARPM). He served as the President for theSouthern Nevada Chapter of NARPM in addition to serving on committees for NARPM National & the Las Vegas Association of Realtors®. His education and experience in Residential Property management are key to ensuring that the McGarey Campa Group provides the highest level of Residential PropertyManagement Service. Currently Joshua has 511 residential doors, and 588 on the commercial side.

Stephanie Rabiner

Stephanie Rabiner FHEO Enforcement Branch Chief, Office of Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. The mission of the Office of Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity (FHEO) is to eliminate housing discrimination, promote economic opportunity, and achieve diverse, inclusive communities by leading the nation in the enforcement, administration, development, and public understanding of federal fair housing policies and laws. Stephanie received her law degree from Washington University School of Law.