This week in Boca Raton, we present to you the fourth episode of their Fireside Chat series. Joined by the owners of RelatedISG International Realty, SAMA Labs, Project in Charge, Comm-Core, this is a series where business owners discuss strategies of how to survive and perhaps even thrive in the midst of the COVID-19 epidemic. No matter what kind of business you own, we have the tips and tricks you need to make it through this.
Alex Vidal / President of RelatedISG International Realty & TheCloserClub
President of RelatedISG International Realty
Alex has been in the real estate industry for over 20 years, having worked with Keyes Real Estate in Florida, Prudential Real Estate in Florida, Colorado, and California, and ERA Real Estate in Florida.
Alex’s real estate career began at the age of 19, when he broke into the business as the assistant to the president of Keyes Real Estate. Over the course of his career Alex has held several positions including Recruiting Director, Sales Coach, Sales Manager, and Sales. Most recently his focus was on building offices into local powerhouses and turning boutique brokerages with a handful of agents into large-scale agencies with several hundred Realtors.
After taking the helm at RelatedISG International Realty in July 2014, Alex has spearheaded the explosive growth from just two offices and 50 Realtors, to a sales force now over 560 Realtors, 6 offices throughout Dade and Broward county, and close to half a billion dollars in Sales Volume.
John Florey / President of SAMA Labs
John is a marketing & sales executive with over 8 years in business development, digital marketing sales, and brand awareness. He is currently the President of SAMA Labs, a 30-person creative marketing agency managing over 80 brands.
SAMA Labs has grown to be one of the fastest-growing Digital & Creative Agencies in South Florida. As a full-service team, we provide end-to-end resources for any online brand looking to “move the needle”.
As current President, my responsibilities are to work side-by-side with the CEO to develop efforts to build and cultivate the company. From new business development, partnerships, infrastructure and brand building planning.
Sandi Glandt / High Performance Productivity Coach, Co-Founder of Project in Charge
Sandi is a high performance productivity coach for female entrepreneurs. She helps overwhelmed, stressed out boss babes maximize their time, energy and productivity to be present and intentional with the most important aspects of their life. She helps women go from overwhelm and burnout to balance.
Sandi helps her clients achieve maximum results with her online digital courses, group and one on one coaching. Her clients rave about how Sandi helps her clients turn their stressed out, busy lives into massive productivity to “balance” their time to do it all.
Sandi is also the co-founder of Project: In Charge. Project: In Charge is an online platform for ambitious women who are looking to tap into coaching, tools and training to step Into the most powerful version of themselves, gain control and become the leader of their life. Project: In Charge is an online training platform, community and podcast.
Sandi is happily married to husband Jarrod Glandt and together they have one son, Jacob with another son on the way. Together they reside in sunny Miami, Florida
Todd Binkley / CEO of Comm-Core
Todd Binkley is one of those rare business professionals and talented entrepreneurs, who despite all of his success from a very early age, has always remained humble and very thankful during every step of his personal journey. Todd and his family grew up in small town Vaughnsville, Ohio where they he had a very traditional upbringing that thrived on hard work, respect and also kindness to others. He wasn’t born with a silver spoon in his mouth, and money certainly wasn’t a given. It was always earned. When Todd graduated from high school, Todd took the next step in his journey by attending Rhodes State College and Franklin University where he eventually graduated with a MIS Management Degree. This then led him down the path to many early business successes including…
- Incorporating his first successful business venture at only 22, and hiring 15 employees within a 12 month period.
- Building his first million-dollar company Comm-Core, LLC by the age of 26, exclusively through recruiting agents, partners and SMB’s to sell his own products and services to their own loyal customer base.
- Becoming a Certified Business & Leadership Coach, a Certified UNSTUCK Instructor
- Becoming a partner in Virtual Technologies group, Inc., which is now run by nearly 60 happy employees and has become a $17.5 million dollar company.
- Earned Rookie of the Year 2006 – Communication Sales and his First Technology company was ranked Top National Sales Organization – 2006 by Lightyear Network Solutions.
Todd has vast experience in merging companies, selling companies, losing companies as well as growing them from the ground up. He’s been part of and experienced each evolution of the company lifecycle, and he knows what works…and what doesn’t. Today Todd is happily married to his high school sweetheart Alison who he’s been married to now for 18 wonderful years and resides in Boca Raton, FL. Besides having a deep passion for business and entrepreneurship, and still being part of a handful of successful companies, Todd is now pursuing his other passions which include: speaking to and coaching budding entrepreneurs, developing new cutting-edge technologies and systems for businesses and entrepreneurs, and helping them grow their own businesses. In his free time, Todd enjoys flying as a certified pilot as well as traveling to new and exciting places with his wife.
Jason Hill / Client Focused Advisors
Kevin Cox / Adams Center for Entrepreneurship at FAU
John Florey / SAMA Labs
Sandi Glandt / High Performance Productivity Coach & Project in Charge
Todd Binkley / Comm-Core