Practical | Educating the Real Estate Consultant

David Compton
Vice President, Director of Education

Born in Phoenix and resides in Litchfield Park, Arizona

  • 32 years as a real estate trainer/speaker
  • Has trained over 22,000 new real estate agents
  • Director of Education for one of the largest brokerages in the nation
  • Regional Trainer/Speaker for largest real estate corporation
  • Senior G.R.I., A.B.R., and C.B.R. Instructor
  • Has developed over 200 real estate courses
  • Authored 100’s of articles
  • Management consultant for HUD


George Smith
President and CEO

  • Born and raised in Brooklyn, NY and now resides in Carlsbad, CA
  • 36 years experience producing and promoting educational training programs
  • As General Manager, responsible for directing By Referral Only through a period of explosive growth in sales, membership enrollment and staff development, resulting in the company now being recognized as one of the leading training institutions for real estate and lending professionals in North America.
  • Regional Director of Evelyn Wood Reading Dynamics, acclaimed as the nation's premier reading improvement institution for students and business professionals.

“Educating the Real Estate Consultant”


Mishael Ondieki
Strategic Partner

  • Author and Investors with KUI Investments.
  • Authored, Billionaires’ Guide to Foreclosure, Dump the Banks, 9 Ways of Raising Private Capital for Small Businesses, IRA Real Estate and many white papers. My books and investment strategies have been featured on KCAL 9 TV, NBC Radio and much more.
  • the founder of high Desert Real estate group. And Dump the Banks Group.


Denise Gianni
Strategic Partner


Barbara Nichols
Risk Management Specialist

  • Real Estate Broker and licensed General Contractor.
  • Has a Master’s Degree in Business from Cornell University and a member of the Cornell University Real Estate Council.
  • Since 1994, has served as an expert witness on hundreds of Real Estate related lawsuits, most of which involved lawsuits against agents and their brokerages.
  • Authored 14 articles for the National Association of REALTORS® monthly publication, REALTOR® Magazine, distributed to over 1,200,000 agents nationwide. 
  • Author of “You Must Have Inspection Protection”, an informative pamphlet advising prospective home owners on the inspection process.
  • In 2007, McGraw-Hill published her new book, The No Lawsuit Guide to Real Estate Transactions.
  • Member of the Grievance and Professional Standards Committee for her local Association of REALTORS®.
  • Producer of "How to Stay Out of Court", a Risk Management course written from the perspective of a real estate agent, for real estate agents and Brokers, that is applicable to any type of real estate transaction.



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