Neal Bawa is the mad scientist of multifamily. Besides being an entertaining speaker, Neal is a data guru, a process freak, and an outsourcing expert. Neal treats his $200 million multifamily portfolio as an ongoing experiment in efficiency and optimization. The mad scientist lives by 2 mantras. His first mantra is that we can only manage what we can measure. His second mantra is the data beats gut feel by a million miles. These mantras and a dozen other disruptive beliefs drive profit for his over 500 investors.
Josh Zloof is the co-founder and CEO of Sudden Coffee, the creators of the first specialty instant coffee. Sudden Coffee works with 30 coffee roasters worldwide, companies like Equator Coffee, Intelligentsia Coffee and Ritual Coffee. Josh got his start as an operations consultant at McKinsey and Company and later was a product manager at Groupon, building a point of sale for restaurants. After developing a passion for hospitality and good food and drink by throwing events, Josh founded Sudden Coffee to use his skills in operations to share hospitality driven experiences with more people.
David Hancock is the founder of Morgan James Publishing and has co-authored 12 books, including Performance Driven Thinking, Guerilla Marketing for Mortgage Brokers, and The Entrepreneurial Author. Nasdaq sights David as one of the world’s most prestigious business leaders, and he is reported to be the future of publishing. David was selected for Fast Company Magazine’s “Fast 50” for his leadership, creative thinking, significant accomplishments, and his significant impact on the industry in the coming decade. Morgan James Publishing is regularly ranked on Publisher’s Weekly “Fast Growing Small Press List” over the last ten years. David serves on many boards, including Chairman of the Guerilla Marketing International Board, Chairman for the National Center for the Prevention of Community Violence, the Jaguar Advisory Board, Habitat for Humanity Peninsula, Greater Williamsburg, and others.
Jack Gibson began his entrepreneurial journey at 19 and founded his first company at the age of 21. Operating a successful nutrition consulting and distribution company, Jack had built a multimillion dollar venture before he was old enough to rent a car. Soon after that, he bought his first home as an investment. One quickly became five, and then the bug hit. He became obsessed with learning everything he could about real estate investing and soon had over 50 investment properties generating passive income. Today Jack spends his time mentoring other entrepreneurs, building his real estate investment portfolio, and helping other investors build a brighter future through the power of turnkey real estate income.
Vincenzo Villamena is an American CPA and the Managing Partner of Online Taxman, which offers completely secure and online tax preparation services including an online document exchange and upload system and utilization of modern communication technologies.
He has “Big 4” audit and corporate accounting experience during his time with PricewaterhouseCoopers and was involved in Fortune 100 audit engagements and M&A transactions - giving him the knowledge to perform analysis in valuation, corporate finance, and technical accounting issues. More recently, Vincenzo has served as partner in 4 Corners Inc., focusing on individuals and businesses for accounting and tax preparation matters as well as advising high net worth individuals in private equity investing.
Vincenzo has both a Masters of Accounting and Bachelors of Business Administration with distinction from the University of Michigan’s Stephen M. Ross School of Business. He is from New York City but left the States to live a better life in Medellin, where he's been running his business. He sees many benefits to leaving the States for more entrepreneurial and better life opportunities elsewhere.