Vadito, New Mexico, United States
A polymathic and inimitable leader, startup mentor, advisor, co-founder, board member, angel investor, and
journalist. Now retired and fixing up an old hunting/fishing lodge on 20 acres at 9,200ft in the national forest
outside of Taos, NM, and advocating for the sustainable travel movement, alternative energy concerns, and
progressive political legislation. CEO & Group Publisher at SGB Media Group, Founder & Chairman of Boardroom
Advisory Services, Founder & Executive Director of the Startup Hive Incubator, Co-Founder & Managing Partner
of CrowdPad (acquired by Private family trust in 2015), President & CEO of American Residential Appraisers
(acquired by Coldwell Banker Commercial, CBC in 1996). Co-Founder or Senior Advisor to 65 startups over the
past 15 years via Angel List. Fox News Real Estate & Crowdfunding Commentator and featured columnist on
many news media outlets such as Medium, Elephant, Reddit, Twitter, Vator.tv, Social Media Today, Meddle.it,
Quora.com, Scoop.it and well as a portfolio of over 40 proprietary digital publications in targeted, niche market
syndication. A compensated influencer on multiple channels with a 33K following. An early adopter, and proponent
of bootstrapping Startups to MVP and consulting with companies wishing to fundraise via Initial crowdfunding
campaigns. USSA Masters Level Alpine Ski Racer (Ret.) PSIA Certified Lev. I ski instructor as a side hustle,
encore career. Many philanthropic interests and participation in the open range land steward and environmental
initiatives, equestrian therapy. USAF honorably discharged and decorated veteran having served in the elite, top
secret, multinational 548th Reconnaissance Technical Group in the late 70's in Hanger 3.
Jan 2023 - Present (1 month)
The platform is an example of social journalism, having a hybrid collection of amateur and professional
people and publications, or exclusive blogs or publishers on Medium, and is regularly regarded as a
blog host. Evan Williams, Twitter co-founder and former CEO, created Medium to encourage users
to create posts longer than the then 140-character limit of Twitter. When it launched in 2012, Williams
stated, "There's been less progress toward raising the quality of what's produced.
Veteran In Residence
Dec 2022 - Present (2 months)
Veterans in Residence is a business incubator that provides veteran and military spouse entrepreneurs
and business owners with co-working space, local community, a national business network, and
targeted support to grow their business. Veterans in Residence is a partnership of WeWork and Bunker
Co-Founder & CEO
El Lodge Taos
May 2019 - Present (3 years 9 months)
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The lodge at 9,200ft on the open range that used be known as "Elk Lodge" till the "K" fell off. Over
the years it's also been known as "Walton's Mountain" and "Tejas Mountain Lodge". This property
is 22 acres within the Carson National Forest about 30 mi SE of Taos at 9,200ft elevation on a high
plateau of rich grazing pasture originally built as a 3-season hunting and fishing camp in the late 1940's.
Primarily a solopreneur startup with a solid backup team I hope to renovate the existing buildings then
convert them to nightly rentals and quadruple the revenue overnight then reinvest those profits into
adding glamping sites and refurbishing the horse facility to establish a 501c3 Equestrian program. I also
intend to make it a 4-season resort having only been booked during ski season with Sipapu Ski area
just 7 miles down the highway buy bringing the fishing pond back to life and creating summer events.
The website is now up at www.tillthekfelloff.com
Founder & Executive Director
May 2022 - Present (9 months)
Frontline Taos is dedicated to fighting for the rights and ethical treatment of Taos Country, NM residents
impacted by the Calf Canyon - Hermits Peak fire that consumed 342,000 acres of national forestland
and ancestral homesteads going back 10 generations. FEMA moved the line of the declared disaster
area one day before the application period ended excluding all claims from Taos County residents we
believe in an unlawful and malicious act which we intend on letting the courts decide if there should
be a criminal investigation conducted or not. Remember, "they" started the fire now "they" have totally
rejected all claims from Taos County Residents some of whom suffered greatly as a result of their
negligence and we humbly ask support from our neighboring communities who were affected even
worse than we were. We do not intend to diminish your losses and compensation at all and would hope
that you can stand with and support us in ours. The fire did not respect the political boundary set by
FEMA so we do not either!
PSIA Certified Level 1 Ski Instructor
Sipapu Ski & Summer Resort
Mar 2018 - Present (4 years 11 months)
Instructed and coordinated beginner skiers, ensuring that all safety guidelines were followed; provided
beneficial assistance and support to clients. Maintained various equipment and using own experience
and expertise provided private lessons to individuals and/or groups. Mostly though its about tossing kids
in the deep end and watching them ragdoll down the hill...some get up crying and run to Mama, some
get up laughing wanting to do it again...those are the ones I like..the dirtballs. Full-time Seasonal from
November through April.
Sep 2022 - Present (5 months)
Intellifluence is an influencer marketing platform that helps brands and influencers collaborate with
ease. We are also home of the largest warm influencer network in the world, meaning each one of our
influencers has joined on their own and is ready to partner with brands. These days, it’s harder than
ever to reach your target audience. Ad blockers, streaming services and viewability issues are wreaking
havoc on traditional advertising methods. Influencers promote your product or service with their loyal
followers, which are your soon-to-be customers!
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Sep 2022 - Present (5 months)
A well-connected social media influencer to serve as an esteemed supporter of international brands.
The social media influencer reviews all sponsorship requirements before proceeding to devise highly
appealing content. Upon publication thereof, should also monitor viewers' feedback.
* Scheduling content publications across platforms.
* Crafting and editing pertinent content.
* Covering all stipulated talking points.
* Sharing highly visible links to prescribed websites.
* Combine your audience's feedback to ascertain their insights.
* Adhering to all other agreed-upon sponsorship guidelines.
* A large, highly dedicated viewership across multiple channels. (currently 33,000 deep troth niche
* Conveying authentic enthusiasm throughout each publication.
Dec 2016 - Present (6 years 2 months)
I have been involved with this company all the way back to its roots as Bloglovin' to Activate and now
Activate by Impact and just updating the relationship which has been dormant for a good 5 years.
Hyper-Local Travel Blogger
Oct 2022 - Present (4 months)
It's a common misconception that you must be an experienced traveler or travel extensively to be
a travel writer. There are many different ways to tell the story of travel experiences through many
different mediums. You could focus on writing about specific destinations or types of travel. You could
focus on areas more local to where you live. You could interview other travelers and write about their
experiences or insight. And you could research and report on fact-based destination material. No matter
how you choose to do it, if you're passionate about travel, you can become a successful travel writer.
The publishers do not know that I intend on taking the term "hyperlocal" to the max definition of the term
and write only about all the things I see and do within my daily travels of about 15 square miles in the
Jul 2022 - Present (7 months)
XING Coaches + Trainer offers personnel developers and anyone who would like to book a coach or
trainer the opportunity to compare candidates based on the most important criteria and to decide who
best meets their individual requirements.
Founder & Group Publisher
SGB Media Group™
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Nov 2006 - Present (16 years 3 months)
▸ SGB Media Group was formed in 2006 as a digital publishing, web development, content marketing,
community management and social media marketing firm. Since that time it has grown into more of a
strategic think tank/consultancy for tech, blockchain and cyber security start-ups requiring advice and
assistance during the early venture, pre-revenue stage.
▸ Over forty proprietary, syndicated digital publications covering a wide variety of topics including cyber
security, crowd funding, cyber currency and blockchain technology, niche social network development,
strategic alliance management, sports tech, social media marketing, real estate trends, mentoring,
affiliate marketing, hardware and software reviews, advisory board administration, startup incubation,
encore careers, progressive politics, classic men's fashion and lifestyle, family caregivers, online
▸ Extensive experience in affiliate marketing, retailing, advertising, website & online forum development,
content creation, aggregation, curation, syndication.
▸ Established thought leadership in niche social network development, affiliate marketing, search
optimization, site analytics, early stage corporate finance and regulatory compliance management.
▸ Corporate branding and identity, site location, event production & promotion, non-profit fund raising,
reputation management and influencer marketing.
▸ Blockchain, Cryptocurrency and Initial Coin Offering (ICO) consultant.
Jan 2012 - Present (11 years 1 month)
Google Partners is Google's program for advertising agencies, digital marketing professionals, and
other online consultants who manage AdWords accounts.
Microsoft Partners Research Panel Member
Mar 2017 - Present (5 years 11 months)
▸This panel presents a chance for a limited number of invited Microsoft partners to have their voices
heard through ongoing research studies with Microsoft. The insights and suggestions of this vital
partner community help shape products and programs which are critical to our mutual success.
▸The panel is composed of Microsoft partners who have agreed to participate in a research program
which asks their opinions via surveys typically once or twice a month.
▸As we continue to build this process we are seeing greater Microsoft management participation and
interest. Microsoft product development groups and business teams are asking for MSPRP insights
as well. ▸Complete studies have been developed around some topics, while at other times MSPRP
members have been asked to help with focus group activities and in-depth interviews. The help
provided by the MSPRP is not only appreciated by Microsoft but has become vital to our work.
May 2015 - Present (7 years 9 months)
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▸TechCrunch owned by Oath (a Verizon company) operates CrunchBase, a database of the startup
ecosystem consisting of investors, incubators, and start-ups, which comprises around 500,000 data
points profiling companies, people, funds, fundings, and events.
▸The company has more than 50,000 active contributors. Members of the public, subject to registration,
can make submissions to the database; however, all changes are subject to review by a moderator
before being accepted.
▸Data is constantly reviewed by editors to ensure it is up to date. In 2013, CrunchBase had 2 million
users accessing its database each month.
▸The CrunchBase Venture Program is a network of funders that regularly share data on their portfolio
companies. Partners keep their firm profile and portfolio company information accurate in real time by
easily managing data contributions through several points of validation.
Founder & Executive Director
Jan 2014 - Dec 2022 (9 years)
Startup Hive™ is a startup incubator project in development by the noted publisher, startup adviser,
and publicist Stephen G. Barr to be supported by Barr’s other established companies SGB Media
Group (Social Media & Public Relations), Boardroom Advisory Services (Corporate Advisory Board
Management) and Barr Publications (Digital Publishing and Syndication). The primary mission of
Startup Hive™ is to assist emerging technology start-ups from conception through IPO, merger or
sale by forming, serving, guiding, advising, and governing their advisory & director’s boards on a fee
or equity consulting basis with a focus on emerging technologies, transparent reporting, legal and
regulatory compliance, best practices, ethics, and prudent leadership principles.
Open to all but with primary focus and consideration is given to often marginalized communities such
as startups with Over 50 founders, Veteran, LGBTQ, or tech startups within the adult entertainment
Jul 2016 - Jun 2022 (6 years)
▸GLG (Gerson Lehrman Group, Inc.) is the world’s leading platform for professional learning. Business
leaders, investors, consultants, social entrepreneurs, and other top professionals rely on GLG to learn
in short- and long-term engagements from a membership of more than 425,000 experts.
▸Clients partner with GLG to address their most complex strategic challenges, make better business
decisions, and advance their careers through conversations, mentorships, small group convenings,
surveys, and other interactions—all within a rigorous compliance framework. Global, technology-driven,
and nimble, GLG’s approximately 1,100 employees work in 22 offices in 12 countries.
Social Media Today, LLC
2011 - Jun 2022 (11 years)
Social Media Today is an online community that shares posts on marketing, technology, and social
networks and businesses.
Non-Certified Adult Ski Instructor
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Angel Fire Resort
Nov 2017 - Mar 2018 (5 months)
Instructed and coordinated beginner skiers, ensuring that all safety guidelines were followed; provided
beneficial assistance and support to clients.
Maintained various equipment and using own experience and expertise provided private lessons to
individuals and/or groups.
Helped to train new instructors and collaborated with peers on the development of new teaching
Created and maintained a positive and enjoyable learning experience for clients.
Founder & Chairman
Boardroom Advisory Services ** Merged into Startup Hive**
Jan 2011 - Oct 2017 (6 years 10 months)
▸Fee and equity based consulting services for emerging technology for profit and nonprofit start up
advisory and directorial boards. Strategic alliance introductions and management services.
▸Veteran entrepreneur and master networker Stephen G. Barr with the personal mission to assist
emerging technology start ups from conception through IPO, merger or sale by serving, guiding,
advising and governing their advisory & director's boards on a fee and equity based consulting basis
with a focus on current best practices, ethics and prudent leadership principles.
Services Include but not Limited to;
* Board Formation and Staffing
* Mission Development
* Seed, Bridge and A Round Funding Acquisition
* Board Administration & Governance
* Investor Relations & Reporting
* Procedural Implementation
* External Reporting and Compliance
* Media and Public Relations
* IPO, Merger or Sale Negotiations
* Personal Career Guidance & Mentorship for C-Level Executives
* Expert Market Study and Business plan preparation, review and evaluations.
* Intensive due diligence and vetting of startup for incubators, accelerators & venture capitalists.
* Interim CEO & COO services.
▸Founded, built and ran multiple corporations in the <$1M annual revenue and 1-5 employees on
bootstrap seed capital.
▸Founder & CEO of American Residential Appraisers, a regional real estate consulting firm acquired by
the national, Fortune 500 corporation, Coldwell Banker Commercial, CBC in 1996.
▸Actively seeking compensated board appointments on the Advisory Boards of emerging technology
start ups, NPO's, Fintech, Edutech, Data Security, Internet of Things, Wearable Technology,
Transactional Intelligence and open to other market segments as well.
▸Pro Bono appointments considered for those initiatives closest to Mr. Barr's personal moral
Co-Founder and Managing Director ** Successful Exit #2 **
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Aug 2012 - Jan 2015 (2 years 6 months)
One of the first equity crowdfunding portals that was developed in advance prior to changing legislation
was sold immediately upon passage of legislation. It's still in existence and doing very well under
different branding which is for obvious reasons held in the strictest confidence.
▸Passive real estate investment portal for accredited investors.
▸Experienced Fund Managers:
✓Our investment properties are hand-picked by co-founders Brian Kissinger and Stephen G. Barr
and their team of advisers who between them have over 100 years of real estate brokerage, finance,
development and appraisal under their belts.
✓They are all industry leaders in their respective market segments; brokers, developers, landlords,
bankers, attorneys & investors.
▸Unique Property Acquisition:
✓Aria Group's CrowdPad division has developed a unique process of property acquisition that gives our
funds complete control over the assets without taking title to the properties.
✓We work with the creditors under a management contract in a manner that removes all potential loss
risk so your investments are secure.
✓Our investor portal is not only secure but offers investors round-the-clock access to view all statistics,
up to date earnings and control where their investment is at any given point in time.
✓From the dashboard, the administrators and sponsors can see how many contributions have been
made, if minimum and maximum contribution limits were attained, and the expiration date of the project.
➣This project was acquired by a private family trust in January 2015 for a publicly undisclosed amount.
Director of Social Media
Oct 2008 - Sep 2009 (1 year)
GiveClicks is an online shopping program designed to help you support your favorite charity while doing
your every day shopping on the Internet. The nonprofit of your choice will receive a small donation with
each purchase you make online within the GiveClick's merchant network. While there I developed the
corporate social media strategy and built out, populated and maintained campaigns on Twitter and
Facebook as well as initiated and maintained the corporate blog on Wordpress. I reported to the CEO
directly as well as interfaced with channel partners, IT department and various political and community
As Social Media Director I was responsible for overseeing the Company’s Social Media Strategy and
Social Media team across all internal brands and platforms . The role coordinated with the internal PR,
Editorial, Marketing, Legal and Production Directors and Board Members to support the Company’s
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mission. The position involved ensuring our social boradcasting was fully integrated with all other efforts
across the Company’s portfolio, as well as managing the Central Social Media budget.
Owner, Community Manager & Media Personality
Vintage Bass Trading Co. & The Dudepit Forum
Dec 1998 - Jan 2007 (8 years 2 months)
Owner of VBTC, an online retail outlet for bass guitars and related accessories and host of The Dude
Pit online bass guitar discussion forum and social network. Retailer for fifteen musical instrument
manufacturers. Co-designer of three limited edition bass guitars manufactured by Lakland Basses.
Importer and exclusive US Distributor of the J-Retro onboard preamplifiers.
As Founder and Community Manager of "The Dudepit" online forum for bass players worldwide, I
managed an early example of a "Proprietary" as well as a "Niche" social network that at it's peak was
averaging an average of 3 million visits per month in a threaded forum style format. The forum became
quite popular and I successfully "branded" myself as "The Dude" and became a noted "thought leader"
within the demographic with an international following.
I was the first non-brick and mortar retailers allowed to attend the NAMM Show in January 2000. and
the very first non-print media press pass recipient in 2001 both signs of the changing retail and media
business models. Both of these give me immense personal satisfaction for having led the way for
internet retailer and media channels.
Operations Manager & Cellar Master
Sable Ridge Vineyards
Sep 1996 - Dec 2001 (5 years 4 months)
General manager and cellar master of this family owned, boutique vineyard and winery in Sonoma
County, CA. Managed all day to day operations including vineyard and cellar labor, facilities and
equipment. Participated in final tasting, blending and bottling of all wines which have received multiple
gold, silver & bronze medals in international competition.
One of the founding vineyards of The Bennett Valley AVA, an American Viticultural Area located in
Sonoma County, California. The boundaries of this appellation lie completely within the North Coast
AVA, almost completely within the Sonoma Valley AVA and overlaps into some areas of the Sonoma
Coast AVA and Sonoma Mountain AVA. The region was granted AVA status on December 23, 2003
following the petition of Matanzas Creek Winery. The AVA is surrounded to the south, east and west
by the Sonoma Mountains and to the north by the city of Santa Rosa, California. The region receives
a moderating effect on its climate from Pacific Ocean through the cool coastal fogs and breeze that
creep into the area from the southwest through Crane Canyon between Sonoma Mountain and Taylor
Mountain. Barbera, Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, Chardonnay, Grenache, Merlot, Pinot Noir,
Sauvignon Blanc and Syrah are the leading grape varieties planted.
Sonoma Valley Meritage
Russian River Valley Viognier
Russian River Valley Petite Sirah
Russian River Valley Zinfandel
Sonoma County Zinfandel
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Sonoma Valley Syrah and Red Blends
Lodi Zinfandel, Syrah and Red Blends
President & CEO **Successful Exit #1**
American Residential Appraisers
Apr 1991 - Nov 1997 (6 years 8 months)
Founder, President and CEO of this SW regional appraisal & consulting firm with as many as 7 branch
locations in CA & NV. Oversees all real estate appraisal administration business operations including
day-to-day operational management including ordering and reviewing appraisal reports, vetting and
maintaining a panel of approved appraisers and environmental consultants, establishment of bank
appraisal and environmental policies and development of department procedures, quality control
including USPAP, Federal and state banking regulatory compliance, providing counsel to lenders and
underwriters regarding real estate related issues, supervision and guidance of staff, and providing
customer service to internal and external clientele.
* Over 400 hours of courtroom testimony experience with over an 80% win ratio.
* Golf course design, development and residential subdivision specialist.
* High end, celebrity owned residential specialist within a 7 county area of Southern CA
* Certified review appraiser
* Early tester and adopter of digital photography and data transmission technologies.
* Acquired by Coldwell Banker Commercial,CBC in 1997.
District Appraisal Manager
Citibank (Banamex USA)
Apr 1989 - Apr 1991 (2 years 1 month)
Senior management position at this federally chartered savings bank. Managed desk and fields
appraisers with workload adjustments and job performance including, estimating, customer service
skills, and time management. Recipient of the "Citipride Award for Customer Service Excellence"
presented to me personally by CEO John Reed which I still consider being my career pinnacle.
Managed Appraiser dispatch processes.
Oversaw quality of appraisal handling
Managed internal quality control program including accuracy to detail, tracking results, and ensuring
general quality control and USPAP compliance.
Ensured proper employee training, use and maintenance of all department computer hardware and
Monitored and reported unit performance against established metrics standards.
Worked closely with staff to ensure fair, accurate, and timely appraisals.
Keeps current on state/territory regulations and issues as well as industry activity and trends.
Provided technical support to appraisal staff as well as completing reviewed an ongoing random
sampling of field work..
Participated in the establishment of department goals and for implementing procedures and
performance standards to achieve these goals;
Responsible for the employment, promotion, associate performance evaluation, training, motivation,
counseling, and discipline of assigned associates.
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President & CEO
Axiel Research Group, Ltd.
Nov 1985 - Oct 1988 (3 years)
Founded and served as Pres & CEO of this real estate appraisal and consulting firm with emphasis on
developing emerging technology within the field utilizing advanced statistical modeling, digitized forms,
time and motion studies and digital photography years before any peer groups. Regional appraisal
review and fee panel management services for Norstar Bank & Fleet Financial.
Real Estate Broker & Sales Manager
Scott E. Cohen Realty
Jan 1983 - Nov 1985 (2 years 11 months)
Managed a sales force of 6-10 real estate sales people and brokers under Mr.Cohen. Recipient of the
1984 "Sales Master Award" from the Real Estate Board of Rochester for being the top selling Realtor
Associate with 164 closed sale transactions. Trained one on one under the mentorship of Mr. Cohen
who went on to participating in 4 notable IPOs including LivePerson and 24/7 Real Media.The duo
recently reunited again after 25 years in 2014 to collaborate on Cohen's Lifecube Project in the Fremont
East district of Downtown Las Vegas.
Imagery Interpreter Specialist (AFSC 20650) Currently Imagery Analysis - 1N1X1
United States Air Force
Jun 1976 - May 1978 (2 years)
Graduated US Military Intelligence School, Lowry AFB, Served with the 548th RTG Hickam AFB, HI,
Honorable Discharge. Top Secret Sensitive Compartmented Information (SCI) Security Clearance
(inactive). USAF Tested at the 98th percentile level and scheduled for classified multinational military
intelligence service. Permanent assignment to the Pacific Air Command.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Exploits and analyzes multisensor imagery in conjunction with all-source intelligence information.
Determines type, function, location, and significance of military facilities and activities, industrial
installations; and surface transportation networks. Determines type, function, and location of military
equipment including ground, air, naval, missile, and electronic orders of battle. Uses multisensor
imagery to conduct comparative analysis. Analyzes terrain to determine trafficability, and identify
landing zones and defensive fortifications. Analyzes structures of military and industrial installations
to determine construction type and functionality. Determines present and future imagery collection
requirements. Prepares damage assessment reports detailing structural damage and weapons effects.
Operates imagery exploiting equipment including computer-assisted exploiting and automated data
base systems. Constructs queries and retrieves historical files to conduct comparative analysis. Uses
automated exploiting equipment to prepare, review, and transmit intelligence reports. Uses softcopy
imagery systems to exploit, perform mensuration, annotate, and disseminate imagery products.
Performs precise mensuration of multisensor imagery to determine geographic location, and vertical
and horizontal measurements of objects. Uses maps, charts, geodetic products, and multisensor
imagery to determine distance, azimuth, and location of targets.
+SERVICE RECORD CLASSIFIED+ HONORABLE DISCHARGE+OUTSTANDING UNIT AWARD
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Ski Shop Salesman
Muxworthy's Ski Haus
Sep 1973 - 1976 (3 years)
Worked part-time during high school at this Western, NY leader in the ski, bike & tennis retailing
business under the direct supervision and training of industry legend Gary Muxworthy (RIP).
- Generate sales that meet or exceed monthly targets based on the season.
- Anticipated the needs of the customer and provide recommendations of products and services to
enhance the customer's experience with our products.
- Merchandise products within the store, as well as in window displays.
- Ensure showroom is organized, clean, and properly maintained.
- Identify trends and make recommendations for new product offerings.
Monroe Community College
Associate's degree, Marketing Management
1979 - 1981
1981 Inductee to "Who's Who in Student Government"
Center For Progressive Leadership
Senior Fellow, Political Science and Government
2009 - 2009
Developing the Next Generation of Progressive Leaders
The Center for Progressive Leadership (CPL) has trained over 6,000 diverse leaders through intensive,
nonpartisan leadership programs primarily in our state offices.
*CPL trains, mentors, and coaches high-potential leaders at every level of civic involvement, including:
*Future Candidates and Elected Officials
*Community Organizers and Grassroots Activists
*Policy, Government and Media Leaders
Armed Forces Air Intelligence Training Center (AFAITC)
Certificate, Photo Interpretation
1976 - 1977
The Appraisal Institute
Certified Residential Real Estate Appraisal, Real Estate Appraisal
1984 - 1989
Completed a progressive series of real estate appraisal coursework combined with in-field
apprenticeship. The Appraisal Institute is the acknowledged worldwide leader in residential and
commercial real estate appraisal education. Its extensive curriculum of courses and specialty seminars
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provides a well-rounded education in valuation methodology for both the novice and seasoned
Certificate, Bitcoin and Cryptocurrency Technologies
2017 - 2017
Certificate, CS50 - Introduction to Computer Science
2012 - 2013
Introduction to the intellectual enterprises of computer science and the art of programming. This course
teaches students how to think algorithmically and solve problems efficiently. Topics include abstraction,
algorithms, data structures, encapsulation, resource management, security, software engineering, and
sets inspired by real-world domains of biology, cryptography, finance, forensics, and gaming. Designed
for concentrators and non-concentrators alike, with or without prior programming experience.
US Small Business Administration
Certificate, Small Business Administration/Management
2014 - 2015
University of Hawaii at Manoa
9 Credit Hours, English Language and Literature, General
1978 - 1979
Took three literature courses while serving in the USAF and stationed in Hawaii.
Cardinal Mooney HS
Diploma, College Prep
1972 - 1976
Early enlistment into USAF Fall of 1975 with Active Duty commenced on 06/28/1976.
Certificate, Reputation Management in a Digital World
2016 - 2016
Licenses & Certifications
Entrepreneurial Mentor - Efactor.com
Real Estate Salesperson - NY Department of State
Issued May 1981 - Expires Oct 1985
Real Estate Broker - NY Department of State
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Issued Oct 1985 - Expires Oct 1990
Realtor Associate - National Association of Realtors
Issued May 1981 - Expires Oct 1985
Broker Associate - National Association of Realtors
Issued Oct 1985 - Expires Oct 1990
Certified Real Estate Appraiser - FHA
Issued Oct 1985 - Expires Dec 1997
Certified Residential Appraiser - CA OREA
Issued Jun 1992 - Expires Jun 1998
Top Secret (SCI) Clearance (Inactive) - DIS Baltimore
Issued Dec 1976 - Expires May 1979
Level 1 Certified Ski Instructor - PSIA AASI Rocky Mountain
Content Management • Social Networking • Start-ups • Social Media Marketing • Blogging • Social
Media • Strategic Partnerships • Public Relations • Digital Media • Entrepreneurship
Honors & Awards
Fellow - The Center For Progressive Leadership
The CPL State Political Leaders Fellowship is a nine-month, part-time leadership development program
for a select group of organizational leaders, future candidates, community organizers, and progressive
activists across the state. Through training, coaching, project-based work and mentoring, the program
gives up-and-coming leaders the skills and networks they need to advance progressive political change
in their communities.
CitiPride Award For Customer Service Excellence - CitiBank - John Reed,
Managed multiple district appraisal offices within a 7 county area of Southern, CA. Turnaround
specialist, Lead developer of the use of digital photography and electronic transmittion of appraisal
Sales Master's Award - The Real Estate Board of Rochester, NY
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Award for being the top selling real estate broker associate for the year 1984 with a total of 167 closed
1st Place Winning Team Member - Startup Weekend Phoenix
Team Member of "Bust'DD" at Startup Weekend Phoenix at the Thunderbird School of Global
Inducted into "Who's Who in Student Government" - The American Student
Government Association (ASGA)
Roberts Rules of Order Scholar
Gold Medal - Best of Class - Sonoma County Harvest Fair
SILVER Sonoma County Harvest Fair 2002 Petite Sirah - Russian River Valley
SILVER Sonoma County Harvest Fair 2002 Zinfandel - Russian River Valley
SILVER Sonoma County Harvest Fair 2002 SRV Meritage - Sonoma Valley
GOLD Sonoma County Harvest Fair 2001 Viognier - Russian River Valley
Best of Class Sonoma County Harvest Fair 2001 Viognier - Russian River Valley
GOLD Sonoma County Harvest Fair 2000 Petite Sirah - Russian River Valley
Best of Class Sonoma County Harvest Fair 2000 Petite Sirah - Russian River Valley
SILVER Sonoma County Harvest Fair 2000 Zinfandel - Russian River Valley
SILVER Sonoma County Harvest Fair 2000 SRV Meritage - Sonoma Valley
GOLD Sonoma County Harvest Fair 1999 Petite Sirah - Russian River Valley
SILVER North Coast Wine Competition 1999 Zinfandel - Lodi Hensley-Lauchland
SILVER North Coast Wine Competition 1999 Zinfandel - Sonoma County OVOC
SILVER Sonoma County Harvest Fair 1998 Zinfandel - Alexander Valley
SILVER North Coast Wine Competition 1998 Zinfandel - Alexander Valley
Top 12 San Francisco Chronicle ('98-SC) 1998 Zinfandel - Alexander Valley
SILVER North Coast Wine Competition 1998 Coupage A'Trois (Cab Blend - Limited)
SILVER North Coast Wine Competition 1998 Zinfandel - Lodi Old Vine
SILVER North Coast Wine Competition 1998 Syrah Sonoma County
SILVER SF Chronicle Wine Competition 1998 Gewürztraminer - Monterey (Limited)
GOLD North Coast Wine Competition 1997 Zinfandel - Lodi Old County
GOLD North Coast Wine Competition 1997 Zinfandel - Sonoma Valley
GOLD Sonoma County Harvest Fair 1997 Zinfandel - Sonoma Valley
SILVER Sonoma County Harvest Fair 1996 Zinfandel - Sonoma Valley
SILVER North Coast Wine Competition 1996 Zinfandel - Sonoma Valley
Student Member - College Board of Trustees - Monroe Community College
Each spring during the election process for Brighton and Damon Campus Student Government officials,
one student is elected to serve as a voting member of the College's Board of Trustees. This student
participates with the highest decision-making body of the College, and serves as a liaison between all
students and the Board. This position has been in existence since 1976. Students interested in running
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for this position must maintain a cumulative grade point average of at least 2.75 and be enrolled in and
maintain at least six credit hours.
USAF Outstanding Unit Award - USAF
It is awarded by the secretary of the Air Force to numbered units that have distinguished themselves
by exceptionally meritorious service or outstanding achievement that clearly sets the unit above
and apart from similar units. The services include; performance of exceptionally meritorious service,
accomplishment of a specific outstanding achievement of national or international significance, combat
operations against an armed enemy of the United States, or military operations involving conflict with or
exposure to hostile actions by an opposing foreign force.
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