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May 9, 2019

Meet Our Award-Winning Instructors

by The CE Shop Team

Here Are Just a Few of the Experts Behind our Industry-Leading Real Estate Courses.

When it comes to your real estate education, you wouldn’t want teachers who are just okay at writing courses. No, you want the best, which is why we at The CE Shop pride ourselves on selecting the most knowledgeable industry experts to give you the most up-to-date and pertinent information for your real estate education. Their unique backgrounds and perspectives bring invaluable resources to the table. Let’s dive in and show off some of the award-winning, industry-leading experts who create our online real estate education.

Kent Strobel

After graduating with honors from The Citadel in 1968, Strobel began his teaching career in South Carolina. In 1984, he earned his real estate license and achieved his real estate broker license three years later. During this time, he also owned and operated a successful manufacturing corporation. With an extensive background in real estate and business, it was only natural that Kent would gravitate towards a career teaching real estate education. That’s why in 2001, he got certified by the South Carolina Real Estate Commission and began his real estate teaching career at Fortune Academy. Some of Kent’s other accolades include:

  • One of the first real estate brokers to earn the Accredited Buyers Representative Designation from The National Association of REALTORS ® (1997)
  • Earned his GRI (1998)
  • Became a certified instructor for ABR courses (2007)

Kent brings a great depth of knowledge with respect to South Carolina as he currently owns and teaches at his Kent Academy of Real Estate in Myrtle Beach.

Charlie Alfortish

After earning his bachelors, Charlie went on to get his MBA in Technology Management from the University of Phoenix. A few years later, he joined the faculty at Delgado Community College and developed the college’s real estate curriculum concentration. During his real estate teaching career, Afortish has earned a multitude of certifications and awards, including:

  • Distance Education Instructor certification from the International Distance Education Certification Center® (2008)
  • Certified instructor for the At Home with Diversity course from the National Association of REALTORS® (2014)
  • Recipient of the NISOD Excellence Award, the most coveted award among the community and technical college educators

Alfortish has been working with real estate professionals since 2001 and has been teaching and lecturing throughout the state of Louisiana on topics ranging from real estate to entrepreneurship, management, and business communications.

His current focus is on expanding professional development offerings for REALTORS® throughout Louisiana as he continues running his self-owned Alfortish Realty business.

Jill Malloy

For over 40 years, Jill Malloy has lived and breathed real estate. Most of her experience includes working as an independent consultant and trainer for a plethora of major real estate firms in the Washington, D.C. area. An approved REBAC instructor and a REALTOR EMERITUS, Malloy has traveled extensively inside and outside of the United States, having personally trained thousands of real estate agents, managers, and brokers throughout her career.

Jill currently works as The CE Shop’s National Real Estate Expert while running her consulting firm, Jill Malloy Consulting and Training.

Want to take an industry-leading course created by these amazing experts? Click here and discover how The CE Shop can satisfy all your real estate education needs.

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