Virtual ProDev+ Speakers

Chris Knighton

With over 15 years of international Real Estate experience as a Broker, owner and trusted advisor, Chris has a Real Estate background that has garnered him the title of an Expert Real Estate Advisor across all facets of the industry. And his clients truly value his unbiased opinions and willingness to put their needs first with a focus on helping them make the best decision possible based on their individual needs. Originally from Stoney Creek, Ontario, Chris graduated with Honours from Brock with a Bachelors of Business Administration with a concentration in Finance 2005.

Jeff Cammaart

Jeff Cammaart is co-owner of Zeal Holistic Health. He has been working in the fitness industry for 20 years now. With a desire to see all humans thrive, be loving and respectful to one another and all life forms on this wonderful planet of ours. Jeff believes when we are happy, healthy and well; physically, emotionally, mentally and spiritually we can all express our own unique gifts in a compassionate way for all to enjoy. This is the gift of life, to be present and live as your authentic self each and every day. With a balance of movement (exercise), hydration, breath, eating a variety of whole foods, optimistic thinking, being in nature and quality sleep everyone can and will thrive in health and wellness.

Mark Brodsky

Mark Brodsky and MB Digital Communications have been helping business owners increase their sales using email marketing and social media since 2008. They have worked with a wide variety of clients including realtors, car dealerships, app and web developers, health clinics, registered massage therapists, dentists, gyms, financial planners, restaurants and more. No matter what your business or industry, email marketing and social media helps you stay in touch with past clients while attracting new ones, strengthen relationships with current clients and build awareness of your business and brand.

Mark Weisleder

Mark Weisleder is a senior partner with the law firm Real Estate LLP and is also an author, newspaper columnist and keynote speaker. He has practiced real estate law for over 30 years and has written best-selling industry books for home buyers and sellers, residential landlords and real estate salespeople. In his spare time, Mark enjoys community theater and sports.

Marvin Ryder

Marvin Ryder specializes in marketing, entrepreneurship, and business strategy. His interests include sports and entertainment marketing, not-for-profit marketing, new venture creation, business planning, and strategic management. He has taught courses at McMaster Unveristy DeGroote School of Business in introductory marketing, marketing research, applied marketing management, business policy, and entrepreneurship.

Michelle Baldin

Michelle Baldin is a 300 hour RYT (including Meditation), and an Ontario qualified educator – in both secondary and elementary panels. It is through her passion in lifelong learning that she has expanded her knowledge base to the area of yoga and mindfulness meditation; hence, her business SolSalutation, Mindfulness and Yoga. It is through her business that Michelle relishes in understanding the science of the body. She uses these disciplines of anatomy in her classes to provide a deeper level of understanding for her students. This has proven to be effective as students are able to understand why, and how, they are to practice yoga, mindfulness and mediation.

Phil Marion

Phil Marion is the founder and CEO of Visual Advantage, a company that specializes in Real Estate, Architectural, Commercial Photography, 3D Tours, Interactive Floor Plans, as well as Videos. Since their inception in 2009, their team’s non-compromising quality, attention to detail and commitment to the success of each project has been the number one goal.

Rebecca Mountain

Rebecca Mountain is a leader in social media marketing, consulting and coaching. She generally comes up with GREAT ideas for her company, Impetus Consulting. Total social media nerd. Believes in the science of marketing and performance analytics. Mom of 4. Eternal optimist. Voracious reader. Motorcycle rider. Scuba Diver.

Rob Andress

Rob Andress brings over 32 years experience as a licensed REALTOR® and Broker of Record – Rob lives your life on a daily basis. REALTOR® violence happens, and when it happens it usually results in a violent crime.

Scott McCurdy

Scott McCurdy has 15+ years of experience developing and executing effective B2B and B2C integrated marketing and sales solutions throughout North America. He works with clients from a variety of sectors including Brewery, Sports Leagues and Teams, Food & Beverage, CPG, Retail, Consultant, Agency, Automotive and Energy. Each client has a unique set of needs requiring a tailored solution to meet their objectives. Programs include ideation, content development, design, digital, social integration, video production, print, development & global sourcing of premium products, verification of safety certifications, testing and fulfillment. He effectively lead cross-functional, multi-disciplinary teams to ensure projects are delivered on-time and on budget.

Valerie Garcia

Valeria Garcia has twenty-year career that has provided her with a patchwork quilt of experience in leadership, teaching, training, writing, and public speaking. Garcia is truthy and curious, sarcastic and fun. She has learned that you'll never be perfectly ready to launch that big idea. Often we simply need to jump scared. Garcia is a speaker, consultant, and encourager who works with entrepreneurs and businesses to help them grow, improve and overcome fear.