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MREA

Meet Our Instructors

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Heather Atteberry
Membership Services Manager, GKAR
(Bio)
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Scott Burkett
Loan Originator, PrimeLending, A PlainsCapital Company
(Bio) 

 

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Lee Crossley
Sales Manager, Jaqua, REALTORS®
(Bio)

 

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Brett Cummings J.D.
Attorney, Keilen Law
(Bio)

 

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Charlie Etter
Attorney, M. Charles Etter P.C.
(Bio)

 

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Dan Jaqua
Broker/Owner, Jaqua, REALTORS®
(Bio)

 

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Dan Johnson
Office-Group Administrator, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices
(Bio)

 

 

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Trisha Kidd, Broker/ABR/GRI
Jaqua, REALTORS®
(Bio)

 

 

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Jason Machnik
Attorney, Veritas Law Group
(Bio)

 

 

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Angela McMillan
Director of Special Events, Communication, and Marketing, GKAR
(Bio)

 

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Greg Miller
REALTOR®, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices

 

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Marcia Miller
Associate Broker, Miller Connection Realty
(Bio)

 

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Ryan Rider 
REALTOR®, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices
(Bio) 

 

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Al Rowe, ABR/CRB/CRP/CRS/GRI/E-PRO/5 STAR 
Broker/Owner, RE/MAX Advantage
(Bio)

 


Instructor Bios

 

Heather Atteberry

Membership Services Manager, GKAR
Course(s): Real Estate 101 Session 9
Accolades: Coming soon...

Scott Burkett

Loan Originator, PrimeLending
Course(s): Real Estate 101 Session 7
Accolades: 18+ Years in Mortgage Lending, 23+ Years in Banking, Finance Degree from Western Michigan University

 

Lee Crossley

Sales Manager, Jaqua REALTORS®
Course(s): Real Estate 101 Sessions 6 and 8, and Continuing Education
Accolades: Associate Broker; 20+ Years Real Estate Experience; 2016 REALTOR® of the Year; Member, Richland Township Board of Review and Planning Commission; 2010 President, GKAR Board of Directors; Past Member, GKAR Community Relations Committee, Membership Committee, Executive Committee, Finance Committee; Member, GKAR Grievance Committee; 2018 Chairperson GKAR Risk Management Committee

Brett Cummings J.D.

Attorney, Keilen Law
Course(s): Real Estate 101 Session 2 and Continuing Education
Accolades: Brett is a member of the State Bar of Michigan and routinely practices in both State and Federal courts. He was designated by his peers as a Rising Star by Michigan Super Lawyers in 2014, 2015, 2016, and 2017. This award reserved for less than 2.5% of attorneys that practice in the State of Michigan. Brett received a J.D. from Thomas Cooley Law School, graduating in the top 10% of his class. He earned a bachelor’s degree with a dual focus in Business Management and International Comparative Politics from Western Michigan University.  

Charlie Etter

Attorney, M. Charles Etter P.C.
Course(s): Real Estate 101 Session 1
Accolades: ---

Dan Jaqua, Broker/GRI/CRS/CRB/ABR/CRP/RAM

Owner, Jaqua REALTORS®
Course(s): Real Estate 101 Session 5
Accolades: 2014 President, GKAR Board of Directors; 21+ Years Real Estate Experience; Accredited Buyer’s Representative (ABR), National Association of REALTORS®; Certified Real Estate Brokerage Manager (CRB), National Association of REALTORS®; Certified Relocation Professional (CRP®), National Association of REALTORS®; Certified Residential Specialist (CRS), National Association of REALTORS®; Finalist, Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award; Graduate, REALTOR® Institute (GRI); “Business Leader Under 40”, Western Michigan Business Direct Weekly; Alumnus, University of Michigan

Dan Johnson

Office Manager, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices
Course(s): Real Estate 101 Sessions 3 and 5, and Continuing Education
Accolades: Bachelor of Science in Education from Central Michigan University, 15 years as a business owner of a company rated by a trade publication as the best in the country, four-time published author, currently manages nearly 100 REALTORS, and teaches both RE101 classes and NAR's Pricing Strategy Advisor certification class.

Trisha kidd

Jaqua, REALTORS®
Course(s): Real Estate 101 Sessions 4 and 8
Accolades: 20+ Years Real Estate Experience including Brokerage, Law and Property Management; Executive Certificate of Business Administration, Notre Dame;  Bachelor of Arts, Western Michigan University; Paralegal Post-Baccalaureate Certificate, Kellogg Community College; Summer Internship, United States Attorney’s Office for the Western District of Michigan;  Board Member, Fair Housing Center of Southwest Michigan;  Member, GKAR – Risk Management Committee;  Member, Big Brothers Big Sisters Kalamazoo County Bowl for Kids’ Sake Advisory Committee;  Past Member, a) GKAR – Commercial Committee, Community Relations Committee (2006 Co-Chair), and Grievance Committee, and b) Big Brothers Big Sisters - Junior Leadership Committee and Match Makers Committee;  Recipient, GKAR 2006 Educational Achievement Award.

Jason Machnik

Attorney, Veritas Law Group
Course(s): Real Estate 101 Sessions 1 and 2
Accolades: Coming soon...

Marcia Miller, Broker/Owner/ABR/GRI/CRS/SRES

Associate Broker, Miller Connection Realty
Course(s): Real Estate 101 Session 9
Accolades: 22+ Years Real Estate and Member of GKAR; Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration and Education; Past Director of Urban Development, City of Gulfport, Mississippi; Former Comptroller and Executive Director, Gulfport Community Development Commission; Former Treasurer, Gulf Coast Veterans Affairs Federal Credit Union Board of Directors; 6+ Years Kalamazoo City Planning Commission

Angela Mcmillan

Director of Special Events, Communication, and Marketing, GKAR
Course(s): e-PRO®
Accolades: Accolades: Director of Special Events, Communication, and Marketing for the Greater Kalamazoo Association of REALTORS; founder of Talk it Forward; e-PRO® Certified; Inbound Marketing Certified; Content Marketing Certified; 2019 Kalamazoo Social Media Week Content Core Organizer; 2019 TEDx Kalamazoo Co Organizer; 2018 TEDx Kalamazoo speaker; Communications Director for Breakfast Optimist Club of Kalamazoo since 2017; Attendees love her humor-based approach and enthusiasm for teaching.

Ryan Rider

REALTOR®, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices
Course(s): Real Estate 101 Session 3
Accolades: Coming soon...

Al Rowe, ABR/CRB/CRP/CRS/GRI/e-Pro/5 Star

Associate Broker, RE/MAX Advantage
Course(s): Real Estate 101 Session 5
Accolades: 10+ Years as GKAR Instructor; 35+ Years Real Estate Experience; 1989 and 2005 Owner of the Year Award Recipient, RE/MAX; 1989 and 2002 Distinguished Service Award Recipient, RE/MAX; Accredited Buyer’s Representative (ABR), National Association of REALTORS®; Certified Real Estate Brokerage Manager (CRB), National Association of REALTORS®; Certified Relocation Professional (CRP®), National Association of REALTORS®; Certified Residential Specialist (CRS), National Association of REALTORS®; President, 1995 and 2003 GKAR Board of Directors; Director At-Large, 1990-1996 and 2001-2003 GKAR Board of Directors; 1998 REALTOR® of the Year, GKAR

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