Mobile Area Association of REALTORS®

2020 AL/MS Regional Education Conference

The Mobile Area Association of REALTORS® Affiliate Council partnered with the Gulf Coast Association of REALTORS® to host the biannually AL/MS Regional Education Conference. On March 11-13th at the Golden Nugget, Biloxi MS over 300 REALTORS® and Affiliates came together for an opportunity for up to 12 hours of their CE requirements and network.

The conference kicked off with a half-day REbar Camp, a high energy non-conference. This day allowed REALTORS ® the opportunity to share best practices with other industry experts. Followed by a kickoff reception sponsored by Sentrilock.

The first day of CE classes was lead by Jackie Leavenworth. Leavenworth is a national speaker and instructor who brings a fun, engaging atmosphere to the classroom. Followed by a Networking reception sponsored by Embrace Home Loans. Friday was a day of choices with local instructors from both AL and MS.

During breaks and lunch, the conference attendees engaged with an array of vendors from title companies, mortgage bankers, home inspectors, and more.

The 2020 Education Conference was a huge success because of the committee members, sponsors, vendors, and all the attendees.

Committee Members: Tara Hickey, River Bank & Trust, Bill Robbins Prime Lending, Bridgette Ruiz Keller Williams Springhill, Bryan Dewberry Midtown Mortgage, Cecelia Pfeiffer Hancock Whitney Bank, Charlie Gray Surety Land Title-Regency, Christine Falls Better Homes and Gardens, David Campbell BancorpSouth Mortgage, Deborah Lucas Robinson Better Homes and Gardens, Doug Johnson Inspect Mobile, Glynis Hyde Regions Bank Mortgage Lending, Gus Ruiz Hernandez Calibar Home Loans, Gwen Pritchard First Federal Mortgage, Ivy Thompson Roberts Brothers West, Jason Fulkerson House Call Home Inspections, Karla Howard The First Bank, Kate King Christian Regions Bank Mortgage Lending, Kelly Cummings The Cummings Company, Lauren Blalock Guarantee Title Company, Melissa Butler Magnolia Mortgage, Pat Hand MH3 Printing & AD Specialists, Stacey Pratt Crane Title, Veleeta Aaron Trustmark Bank, Whitney Allen CUTCO Closing Gifts.

Sponsors: CoreLogic, Embrace Home Loans, FlexMLS, Regions Bank, River Bank & Trust, Sentrilock, Supra, Trustmark Bank, Zillow.

Vendors: Alabama Housing Finance, BancorpSouth Mortgage, Citizens Bank, Community Bank, Cutco Closing Gifts, DR Horton, First Federal Mortgage, GMFS Mortgage, Guarantee Title Company, Heflin and Associates, Home Warranty of America, Inspect Mobile, Keesler, Magnolia Mortgage, Nola Lending Group, Pacific Mortgage, Prime Lending, Pyron Coastal Ins, Team Title LLC, Trustmark, Hancock Whitney Bank


Conference Instructors: Andy Tolbert Andy Tolbert’s Training/Compass Training Center, Anne Powell Roberts Brothers West, Don Mayes Keller Williams Mobile, Carolyn Norman Real Living Norman Realty, Jackie Leavenworth Jackie Leavenworth Seminars, Marie Dickinson Berkshire Hathaway Cooper & Co, Shulanda Franks EXIT Realty, Stephanie Shaw Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Shaw Properties, Vickie Stringer CIC Credit.


The Mobile Area Association of REALTORS® provides its Members with education and resources enabling them to conduct their business successfully and profitably while bringing value to the community by advocating private property rights, property ownership, and community service.

If you would like more information about this topic, please call the Mobile Area Association of REALTORS® at [251-479-8654], or email [].