RUSTY WILLIS –With an impressive 29-year career in real estate, Rusty’s expertise and dedication in the industry is well documented. As both a broker-owner of an Atlanta firm and a passionate educator, he brings a wealth of transactional experience, agent development, and theoretical knowledge to the Georgia Instructor Training Program.
He has dedicated a significant part of his career to the industry’s betterment and the education and mentorship of aspiring real estate professionals. His teaching philosophy blends skill sets with practical knowledge, ensuring that students not only understand the intricacies of the real estate business but also develop the acumen and ethical grounding necessary for long-term success in the real estate business.
As the President of the Georgia Real Estate Educators Association (GREEA), he helps to shape the future of real estate education in Georgia. His efforts advocating for higher educational standards, promoting continuous learning, and fostering a network of professional development opportunities for educators and practitioners alike are grounded in his belief that when one knows better, one can do better.
VICKIE S. ROGERS earned the prestigious REEA Distinguished Real Estate Instructor (DREI) designation in 2024. The only active DREI in the State of Georgia. She was awarded the national Real Estate Educators Association (REEA) 2023 Educator of the Year and the Georgia Real Estate Educators Association (GREEA) 2022 Educator of the Year. She is a 1992 Graduate of the REALTOR® Institute. She has been a licensed broker/owner in Mississippi, Florida, and Georgia. Her passion is teaching and helping others become successful in the real estate industry. With over 30+ years of real estate experience and 25+ years of teaching Vickie’s classes are interactive and engaging. Come to learn and leave to excel!
Currently Vickie is a DREI, REALTOR®, GRI, broker/owner, licensed instructor, GAR-PIE instructor, Post-License Instructor, CE Instructor, Content Creator, and tutor. She serves on the GREEA board and Professional Standards for GAR. Previously she served on the REEA Education committee and taught designation courses for NAR as well as teaching for the both the Mississippi and Florida Association of REALTORS® GRI programs.
Education is necessary, but it doesn’t have to be boring! Her favorite topics are Fair Housing, Code of Ethics and License Law. Why? Because they all teach compliance.
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