Kristan Cole - MBA, CCIM, CDPE, CRS, ABR, CLHMS
“Kristan is one of the most qualified individuals in our entire industry to teach agent expansion.” - Gary Keller
Kristan Cole is a powerhouse leader in the real estate world, accelerating the pace of change in the real estate expansion world. Appearing on high-profile platforms, including REAL Trends and The Wall Street Journal, she consistently ranks in the top 50 among all real estate teams in the US. She is breaking standards and setting new bars industry-wide as her teams expand from Alaska to 50 US locations (and more every day), and expecting to close more than $700M in volume and 2500 transactions in 2020. Kristan helps propel thousands of agents and business owners to new heights in their own careers through targeted coaching and nationwide training events like her Growthward Summit.
Kristan has over 35 years of real estate knowledge and experience, holding an MBA degree, while promoting a sense of trust and warmth as she interacts with clients, agents and now other leaders and businesses. Her success, combined with an innate sense for market trends and development feasibility, triggered a realization she needed to scale her business. In 2010 her focus, drive, and passion pivoted from individual and team sales, to expanding across the US, speaking and acting as a change agent, business consultant and coach to the elite top 1% of the agent businesses in the country.
To have continued growth long-term, she sought out a team of experts and driven achievers who believed what she believed. Together with her empire building leaders, they have developed proprietary advancements for the business in their proven curriculum, exclusive leads, and spearheading development for a native app, providing agents with a mobile VIP rewards system, and a mobile app dashboard showing agent productivity. Kristan was chosen 2018 Inman Innovator of the Year Finalist
Kristan provides an environment of community and growth, where people have the freedom to achieve more working with and through leadership on the mission and vision of the company and also their personal growth plan such that they have a life of significance and legacy. The G4 factor: Grit, Grace, Growth, Giving.
"Kristan's Home of Hope" (KHOH) a 501c3 supports safe housing for at risk youth and is one of her primary non-profit philanthropic efforts to improve communities and serve those in need. Her real estate business, Lifestyle Homes Worldwide, a member of the Kristan Cole Real Estate Network, donates a portion of each commission to KHOH.
Throughout her progressive career, she has served in leadership roles, such as Regional Director for the Southwest Region and Operating Principle of two market centers and an investor of several more, Vice President of Mega Agent Expansion, where she imparted her expertise in business ownership and sustainable growth to agents in various states. Kristan is not just about individual growth, she believes in a collaborative effort with like-minded agents and leaders to become top producers with repeat clientele in real estate and she partners with other leaders to grow market centers and regions to new levels of growth and profitability. She is on a quest to develop business owners and agents in best practices, lead generation, coaching and training, operational growth, and business development.
As a mother of five, grandmother, licensed small engine aircraft pilot, and former Miss Alaska, Kristan has experienced a lot in her life. Nothing brings her greater joy than helping others, whether that is clients, agents, the under-served, or family, and seeing them succeed in their own lives.