CHATT Instructors


kellyKelly Cote, a second-generation real estate professional, has been with Keller Williams since 2009 providing support and services to real estate agents within her Market Center as an MCA and assisting other Market Center Leadership as an MCAngel / Data System Analyst. Named her region’s Growth Initiative Support Winner for 2013, 2014, 2015, and 2017, and recipient of the MCA Excellence Award in 2018, Kelly is excited about the direction of Keller Williams and its focus on growing agents’ businesses through the technology tools and business systems and models provided by Keller Williams. As a KWU Approved Trainer, Kelly brings her excitement and passion into the KW classroom with a focus on productivity, profitability, and KW technology. In 2020 Kelly became the MC Labs Manager at Keller Williams Realty International and continues to work with our leaders and associates to further improve their businesses and lives.

Classes Taught:
ProfitAbility: Agent Financials
Dive Into DocuSign




Darlene Kincaid is the Director of Operations for the Renee White Team. She was licensed in 2004 and had worked as an agent before becoming the operational side of the Renee White Team in 2010. In addition, she served as the productivity coach to new agents in 2017. Darlene focuses on implementing systems that keep the back office running smoothly to allow the sales team to focus on what they do best.


reneeRenee White is the owner of RW Team Inc operating as the Renee White Team in Walnut Creek, CA. Renee started her real estate career as a buyer’s agent in 2004 and has since grown a multi-million dollar producing team of her own. In 2016, the team was awarded #3 team in the nation at Keller Williams Realty. In 2017,  her team produced over 80 million in closed volume, 102 units and 1.95 million in GCI. Renee uses the leverage of her operations and sales team to deliver a top-rated experience to clients while always looking forward to “what’s next” in order consistently grow to her team to the next level.

  • Operator of RW Team Inc in Walnut Creek, CA
  • RW Team was named #3 in the nation at Keller Williams Realty in 2016
  • More than $80 million in closed volume in 2017
  • 102 units closed in 2017
  • 14 years Real Estate Experience

Classes Taught:
How To Get to $100 Million: Leveraged


johnWith exceptional leadership skills and a background in education, John has a passion for education and helping agents unlock their potential. During his career, John has been a Sales Agent, an REO agent, CDPE Certified Short Sale Agent, Technology Coordinator, Technology Ambassador, Director of Training and Technology, Productivity Coach, Trainer, and a Sales Manager. With his wide range of experience, John is a sought after speaker as he can cover several topics in real estate from multiple perspectives and markets.

Currently, John is a Broker Associate with the Keller Williams office in Tracy, CA and serves as the Technology Ambassador for the Stockton, Lodi, and Tracy offices. In addition, he is the Regional Technology Director for the Maryland/DC Region, Technology Consultant to several market centers, Trainer, and is on the KW NorCal/Hawaii Regional Technology Leadership Council.

Classes Taught:
Command 101: Welcome to Command
Command 102: Command Unleashed
Internet Lead Generation
Lead Generate With Command
Leading With Local



scott-ostrode-headshot-16-08-08Aside from being Style Magazine’s Readers’ Choice Favorite Realtor 5 years running and NSBIA’s 2015-2017 Realtor of the Year, Scott Ostrode knows how to build a business.  He is a 4-time BOLD graduate and closed 123 units in 2018, totaling over $65 million.  Since he joined Keller Williams in 2004, he has implemented the KW systems to achieve tremendous success; his achievements speak for themselves.  Scott brings his experience to the classroom to both guide and inspire your agents and guests.

  • Joined Keller Williams in 2004
  • Formed Team Ostrode Properties in 2008
  • Member of the ALC for 7 Years
  • 4 Time BOLD Graduate
  • #1 Keller Williams agent in units, volume and commission for Sacramento Region in 2018
  • #1 Keller Williams team in volume for Sacramento Region in 2018
  • $55.8 Million in Closed Volume in 2016
  • 119 Closed Units in 2016
  • $66.5 Million in Closed Volume in 2017
  • 136 Closed Units in 2017
  • $65.8 Million in Closed Volume in 2018
  • 123 Closed Units in 2018
  • Style Magazine Readers’ Choice Favorite Realtor, 5 Years Running
  • 2015/2016/2017 NSBIA Realtor of the Year

Classes Taught:
SHIFT: The 24 Topics
Win Win Negotiations
Win With Sellers


MichaelMichael Putnam has been actively involved in real estate since 2005, through investing, production, and coaching. He is the Regional Director in California and Hawaii for one of the largest Expansion Teams within Keller Williams. His passion for helping others achieve their highest goals is what has propelled him into a leadership role, where he can help more people build the lives they desire through the businesses they own.

Michael has been a top 1% producer and now travels routinely to train and coach, bringing his unique experience to thousands of people each year. His team routinely sells over 100 houses per month and their focus on productivity is evenly matched with their focus on personal growth.

Some of Michael’s experience includes:

  • 11 time BOLD graduate
  • 4 time Associate Leadership Council member
  • President of Keller Williams Young Professionals – Greater Sacramento Chapter
  • Leader within an organization that will help over 2,000 families buy, sell or invest in 2019.
  • 7+ years in business development and sales training prior to his real estate career
  • International Business Degree from California Polytechnic University – San Luis Obispo
  • John Maxwell Team Certified Coach

Classes Taught:
Build A Purposeful Business and Live An Intentional Life
Fear As Fuel
MREA: Business Planning Clinic
Success With Sellers


geoGeoffrey is a native to the Tri-Valley area. Growing up in San Ramon, he attended San Ramon Valley High, Diablo Valley College and Cal State Eastbay, majoring in Business. Licensed CA Realtor since 2007, he has a track record of successful sales and happy clients. Geoffrey is an expert in Real Estate Technology, bringing agents innovative real estate applications.

Classes Taught:
Facebook Ads: I Have A Command Facebook Lead, Now What?


RobertRobert Sogomonian is the Regional Technology Trainer for the SoCal Region of Keller Williams Realty. He is currently an active agent with Keller Williams East Bay and comes with 22 years of experience as a software engineer as well as over 25 years of experience working in the housing industry on the construction and inspection side of things. Robert’s passion is empowering others to succeed, and he loves it when he can help people find their next breakthrough by teaching, mentoring, and helping them self discover ways through their current ceilings. 

Classes Taught
Level Up Your Lead Gen
Listing Presentations in Designs
Master Your Pipeline: Deep Dive into Opportunities


bevBeverly Steiner started selling Real Estate at the age of 18, she obtained her broker’s license at 23 and by the age of 26 she owned and was running her first real estate office. Beverly moved her business focus to a completely new area in 1992 and by 1996 she was a $20+ million dollar producer running a small Mega Team. Beverly launched the second Keller Williams office in Northern California in 2000 with 10 seasoned associates and now she is the president of Keller Williams Realty in Walnut Creek, Keller Williams Realty in Danville and Keller Williams Realty in El Dorado Hills, with more than 800+ agents in her market centers. After serving five years as the Regional Director of Northern California and Hawaii for Keller Williams and growing the region from five offices (two of which were her own) to 33 offices, Beverly became part owner of that region. As of March 2020, Beverly became part owner of the Southern California region and is the Regional Operating Principal of that region. Beverly is also currently a Master Faculty Instructor for Keller Williams University where she specializes in, and enjoys teaching leadership and business building courses, as well as enjoying coaching and consulting with her own associates to reach greater opportunities and success.

Bob Walatka 


Bob Walatka has over 35 years in various sales industries and has been in straight commission sales most of his working career. The last 19 years have been focused on real estate sales in the Sacramento and surrounding areas where he produces $10 million in gross sales annually. Bob recently moved to a new market area in Southern California and has built $6 million in annual gross sales in a year using the same phone techniques. Bob has been a student of the sales profession for years learning from the likes of Brian Tracy, Zig Ziglar, Tom Hopkins, Jeb Blount, Jeffery Gitomer and Cody Gibson among others. Bob has become a master of scripts and dialogues and has earned most of his income using the phone. With over 10,000 hours on the phone, Bob has learned what does and does not work on the phone and can help simplify your call efforts and remove the “fear of calling.”

Classes Taught
Dialing 4 Dollars


pabloEveryone loves the Bay Area and Pablo Vadillo is no exception.  His knowledge of this innovation hub extends from the complexities of a fast moving and quirky real estate market to the best place for just about everything you could want or need. Pablo’s love of Silicon Valley and his background leave him well prepared for his chosen profession.  He has managed the San Francisco region for companies such as Xerox, Staples and Samsung.  His experience served to enhance his already strong negotiation skills as well as his attention to detail.  He excels at Customer Service and communication and isn’t shy about working hard for his clients knowing that’s what it takes to find the perfect home or investment property.  He simply doesn’t quit until he has helped you reach your goal.  Fluent in reading, writing and speaking Spanish enables him to navigate cultural diversity and serves his clients well.

Classes Taught:
Win Win Negotiations


Zach_Younger Headshot squareZach Younger entered the real estate industry with Keller Williams in 2010 as the Technology Coordinator in Elk Grove, CA. Being learning-based, he immersed himself in Keller Williams education, training and personal growth. He was an IGNITE Trainer during the original launch and worked with Keller Williams University to develop and beta test IGNITE 2.0. In addition to being a founding Technology Ambassador for KWRI, Zach is a member of the Product Advisory Groups for both the KW Mobile and the KW Websites.  Zach has taught Technology and KW University Classes in over 15 Market Centers in addition to the Kauai Board of Realtors, Sacramento Association of Realtors, and El Dorado County Association of Realtors. He implemented the Growth Initiative and the Career Growth Initiative while serving as an Assistant Team Leader, Agent Service Coordinator, and the Director of Marketing & Technology. As a Realtor using the Keller Williams systems, he ascended to the top 20% in his market center in just 3 months while working only 5-10 hours per week in his real estate business.  In 2019, he received Master Faculty status with Keller Williams University. Zach Younger is definitely on the cutting-edge of Keller Williams systems and technology and can help your agents stay ahead of the curve.

  • Market Center:  Folsom, CA
  • KW University Approved Instructor
  • Beta tester and roll out coordinator for many KW platforms including the KW Mobile App, Placester Agent Websites, Market Center Recruiting Websites, & IGNITE 2.0
  • Instructor Development Workshop 2014, 2015, 2016 & 2017
  • Wrote and delivered myMobile App Training & Workshops at regional and MC levels
  • Rewrote and developed eEdge Workshops by popular demand
  • Organized and hosted Regional Staff Masterminds and Conference Calls based on Growth Initiative, KW technology, systems, and leadership development
  • Founding and Active member of Product Advisory Groups for KWRI including the myMobile App and KW Websites/Placester Rollout
  • Repeat graduate of BOLD Tech, BOLD Leader and BOLD Experience
  • Chairperson for Sacramento Association of Realtors Regional Tour Meeting
  • Committee member for El Dorado Country Association of Realtors Regional Tour Meetings

Classes Taught:
All Hands On Tech