Welcome to Real Producers Partners Podcast. This podcast is done in conjunction with the Real Producers STL, Metro East, New Orleans, and West Valley (AZ) and focuses on our top performers and partners and their successes, stories, and challenges. We'll talk with the Top Realtors in each market, as well as their partners who support real estate and home services. The Real Producers Partners Podcast is produced by Changescape Web.
Episode 18 - Terri Bulejski, Account Executive Old Republic Home Protection
November 29, 2022 • 19 MIN
Terri Bulejski is an industry veteran, having served the real estate community since 2002. She provides comprehensive home warranty coverage from Old Republic Home Protection.
Terri is an active member of the St. Louis Association of REALTORS®, the St. Charles Association of REALTORS®, and the Women’s Council of REALTORS®, St. Louis. She also serves on the YPN Advisory Board and the Affiliate Council for St. Louis REALTORS®.
Episode 14: Katherine Fondren - Content Coordinator & Editor for New Orleans Real Producers
October 5, 2022 • 21 MIN
Katherine Fondren is Content coordinator and editor for all RPs. She support 12 RPs and STROLL neighborhood publications across the country and have done so for 10 years. She's originally from South Louisiana, but lives in Tulsa, OK with her two children. She has done her BA Mass Comm/Advertising, MBA - University of Louisiana Lafayette
Episode 13 : Noel Marcantel, Owner of Noel Marcantel Photography
September 16, 2022 • 29 MIN
Noel Marcantel is the owner of Noel Marcantel Photography. In this episode, we talked to him about why Image matters in the 21st century, how to budget for branding photography, how it differs from family and wedding photography pricing, etc.
Episode 11: Diane Carson- President/Owner of Promo Xpertz LLC (STL and New Orleans)
August 31, 2022 • 26 MIN
Diane’s passion is to help companies grow through highly targeted promotional marketing programs and strategic marketing. She uses her extensive years of marketing, event, and project management to put together coordinated marketing materials and promotional items for everyday marketing initiatives, custom trade show and conference booths design to put and keep her clients’ names in front of their customers. From booth graphics, promotional items, sales materials (flyers, tri fold brochures, social media marketing), to pop up booths, retractable banners and post show mailings, Diane takes care of all the details, allowing clients to focus on their products and services. With over 30 years’ experience in PR and marketing strategy, Diane has had to keep up with changes in the marketing and communication fields. From her position many years ago as Pro Consul at the British Consulate General in St Louis, where she arranged personal appearances and media interviews for personalities such as Prince Charles and Lord Snowden, to Special Events Director for a major department store, (even filling in for frosty the snowman at Breakfast with Santa when necessary!); and her twenty five plus years as owner of a marketing company and promotional products distributorship, she has enjoyed helping businesses and entrepreneurs to grow. As a Certified Marketing Consultant (CMC), and for the past seven years as a solopreneur and President/Owner of Promo Xpertz LLC, a marketing company primarily focused on assisting clients to select create branded items to fit within their budget, Diane works with companies to produce and implement a marketing action plan and to collaborate and develop creative marketing programs.
Episode 10: Courtney Fricke - Founder of Northshore Real Estate Investors Association
August 29, 2022 • 30 MIN
Courtney has been investing since 2015 and has since flipped or owned over two hundred properties in the Greater New Orleans area. Since her start, she has flipped, held rentals, wholesaled, developed, bought and sold with owner financing, and handled complex title issues with many different asset classes such as low end and high end single family, mobile homes on land and in parks, mobile home and rv parks, small and large multi-family, small and large tracts of land. As founder of Northshore Real Estate Investors Association, cohost of WWL's Home Improvement Radio Show and content contributor for New Orleans Real Producers, she cares about solving the real estate problems of our community through education for the public and within the industry.
Episode 9 - Charlie Beis of Beis Plumbing
August 4, 2022 • 31 MIN
Charlie started plumbing over 20 years ago working for his father digging ditches and learning everything he could about the plumbing industry. After 15 years working for his father, he became a Master Plumber and decided to branch off on his own and start Beis Plumbing.
Beis Plumbing started as a one-man shop in 2016 and has grown into a 15-person operation in just six years. The business is now located in Eureka, MO and services St. Charles and St. Louis counties and parts of Franklin and Jefferson counties. Charlie may not be out in the field anymore, but he is still very active in the business.
Episode 8 - Alison Hillman, Owner of BTP by Alison
August 4, 2022 • 29 MIN
I am the Alison( Hillman) in BTP by Alison (been.there.photography). When #BTPbyAlison relocated to St. Louis in 2013 two things began, the rebuilding of my business from scratch and the love affair with the city I adopted as home. I have become the storyteller and worth catalyst of St. Louis. I capture your story, no matter what chapter you are on. I am first and foremost, Jason Squared's best girl. I am the wife of Jason and proud mama of Jase, Jesus freak, dog mom, and expert spoiling auntie. In my spare time, I can be found screaming loudly for the St. Louis Cardinals, dancing hard at concerts, and advocating for adoptive families through my blog “Taking a Shot at Parenting.” I am just a girl living out loud. On purpose. BTP by Alison is proud to serve and capture the greater St. Louis area, Evansville IN, Louisville, KY, Paducah KY, Nashville TN, and the next place you have us travel. My specialties are events & wedding, branding, and lifestyle family portrait photography.
Specialties are branding, families, and weddings/events. Community involvement, being kiddo whisperer, presenting to small businesses on worth and using your story.
Episode 7 - Cherie Summa, CEO of St Louis Radon
August 4, 2022 • 25 MIN
As a graduate of the Missouri University of Science and Technology with a degree in Geological Engineering, a Certified General Contractor and a licensed Professional Engineer in four states (including Missouri and Illinois), Cherie brings credentials and skills rarely seen in the radon mitigation industry. Her experience has run the gamut when it comes to the field of civil engineering, covering everything from project and construction management of large residential home developments to quality control and management of heavy construction projects like interstate highways. Cherie is certified by the National Radon Proficiency Program (NRPP/AARST), a member of the American Association of Radon Scientists and Technicians (AARST) and currently serves as the Vice President of the Heartland Chapter of AARST. She is also a certified radon measurement and mitigation technician in Illinois under the Illinois Emergency Management Association (IEMA). In addition, she serves on the Board of Lung Cancer Connection, the AARST national Advocacy Committee and is a partner of the Missouri Lung Cancer Coalition to help raise awareness about this devastating disease. In 2020, Cherie was selected as one of Small Business Monthly's "Top 100 St. Louisans To Know to Succeed In Business".
Episode 6 - Lacy Davillier - Owner of Davillier Photography & Graphics New Orleans
August 4, 2022 • 25 MIN
Lacy Davillier is the owner of Davillier Photography & Graphics New Orleans, Davillier Photography HTX, and About Town Social. She is a New Orleans native and describes herself as a serial entrepreneur. Lacy is a graduate of New York University and recently completed the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses program. Lacy has owned at least one business for the last 13 years. She is a dreamer and believes that everyone deserves a shot at a life they love. Her biggest role model is her mother, Faith Berthey. In her spare time, Lacy loves traveling, cooking, and wine tasting. She spends every moment she can with her husband, daughters, mom, and sister. Lacy believes that every day is a new adventure and that life is exactly what we make it
Ashley van der Meulen, President, Compass Inspection Services
July 7, 2022 • 0 MIN
Mr. van der Meulen has completed over ten thousand residential, commercial, moisture and stucco inspections on homes and commercial buildings, including single and multi-family dwellings, industrial facilities, condominium buildings, and commercial retail and office buildings. Mr. van der Meulen has also completed thousands of
structural inspections for residential and commercial facilities. His duties for all inspections have included fieldwork associated with the inspections, interpretation of the data, and preparation of photographic and narrative reports to include repair recommendations and approximate cost to cure.
Chris Ebl, CEO of DigitalArtz
July 7, 2022 • 17 MIN
Chris Ebl is the Owner/CEO of DigitalArtz. At Digitalartz we help Main Street USA compete with corporate marketing by providing skilled design advice, exemplary service, and the highest quality products customized to local businesses while rivaling big companies. Vision: Digitalartz… using creative passion to solve the paradox of cutting edge visibility that stands the test of time.
Brian McRae, Branch Manager and Business Coach The McRae Mortgage Team
June 28, 2022 • 22 MIN
In 2002 Brian left a six-figure executive management position with an IT Training firm and started a straight commission sales position in the mortgage industry. Brian is the Branch Manager of The McRae Mortgage Team at Flat Branch Home Loans. He has been recognized in the Top 1% of producers in the mortgage industry.
Brian built a “referral-based” business and in 2011 decided to help others do so as well and started Mastermind St. Louis, a unique Shared Learning event for sales professionals and small business owners. With the global pandemic, the Mastermind St. Louis event pivoted to a global event, rebranding as Mastermind Project. In its 11th year, this event has attracted over 25,000 attendees and continues to make a positive impact on the way business is done in communities around the country.
Brian is passionate about helping leaders win at work and home and engages with small business owners and sales professionals through his personal ACCELERATE Mastermind Groups to help them create momentum and significance. In 2015, Brian was named one of the Top 100 People to Know to Succeed in Business.
Kevin Pannebecker, VP of Marketing for both Mister Fix-It and UPKEEP Home Warranty and Maintenance
June 28, 2022 • 19 MIN
Kevin is the VP of Marketing for both Mister Fix-It and UPKEEP Home Warranty and Maintenance. He has been successful in other start-ups from high-tech software business development manager to the home improvement field. He love travel, reading, woodworking, and spending time with his wife of 42 years.
Dianne Collins, Real Producer Publisher
June 21, 2022 • 18 MIN
Dianne Collins is the publisher of the Real Producer Publisher for St. Louis, Metro-East (IL suburbs of St Louis), New Orleans, and West Valley (AZ).
Dianne Collins has had an adventurous life traveling, cooking, and writing throughout her career. She is a trained chef, a Master Scuba Diving Instructor, and the local host of a travel show in Guam. She received a Hotel Restaurant Management Degree and Culinary Arts Degree from Forest Park, St. Louis, one of the top 10 culinary institutes in the United States. She trained in Fort Lauderdale, Florida at Pro Dive Scuba Diving school as a Master Scuba Diver Trainer. Dianne then traveled the world guiding scuba diving groups to over 40 cities internationally, exploring other cultures, and learning about how food brings us all together.
Dianne brings a true vibrancy and positive energy to whatever her next adventure is and has a true passion for helping her friends and clients learn to cook, create community, build relationships, and bring people together through food.