Schedule of Events



With the economy facing new challenges and fears of recession on the rise, will we finally see a return to pre-pandemic REO volumes? Learn what subject-matter experts believe will happen to REO volumes in the months ahead, where those assets will come from, and how asset managers and other stakeholders are preparing for these shifts. Attend the REO Forum to hear critical dialogue about unique challenges involving disposition, lead generation, asset management, and listing strategy.

REO Agents
Location Name
Reunion A


Altisource®️ Portfolio Solutions


1:45 PM - 1:50 PM

Welcome Remarks
Guild Mortgage's VP of Marketplace Diversity Strategy, Victoria DeLuca, kicks off the REO Forum and outlines the important topics that will be covered during today's discussions. 


Victoria Garcia DeLuca
1:50 PM - 2:10 PM

Keynote Address
Join Keith Reynders-Byars of VRM Mortgage Services as he discusses VRMs proactive approach to this REO Cycle, why they are going local and the next steps for this cycle. 

Keith Reynders-Byars
2:10 PM - 2:40 PM

Team REO: Working with Attorneys and Vendors for a Successful Close
Join this panel of attorneys and asset managers to learn about the areas of legal concerns in REOs and how to avoid those pitfalls. They will also discuss what the REO agent can do to assist the legal team in better expediting the asset's return to market. This content is brought to you by popular demand. Do not miss it!

Eric Will Graham Arceneaux Michelle Garcia Gilbert Stuart Gordan
2:40 PM - 3:00 PM

Market Update


Michael Krein
3:00 PM - 3:30 PM

We Are The World
Networking and connections are key for any profession, but especially for this industry. Learn from a panel of top trade associations that are coming together to improve the mortgage industry, not just through education and connections, but also by building minority homeownership and professional opportunities. Panelists will share with you the top tips for getting engaged and growing your business.

Tai Christensen Ivan Choi Stephen Lewis Peter Park Jason Riveiro
3:30 PM - 4:00 PM

Widening Your Horizons: Alternate Streams of Revenue
Looking for new revenue generation while staying ahead in default real estate disposition and management? Join us to unlock potential revenue streams and secure a thriving future in the real estate industry. Dive into the world of diversification strategies, technological advancements, and collaborative partnerships as our panelists share insights on expanding your revenue horizons. Find creative solutions that go beyond convention to guide your business toward success.

Rida Sharaf Alecia Bolton Christian Etienne Michael Friedman Amy Stavin
4:00 PM - 4:20 PM

Fireside Chat
Join FORCE Events Committee Chair, Steve Pagano, and Liberty House Realty Broker/Owner, Jesse Gonzalez, as they discuss the current REO market, predicting future trends, and fostering valuable relationships in your REO network.

Steven Pagano Jesus Gonzalez
4:20 PM - 4:50 PM

Update on Government REOs
Learning from successful companies and understanding their experiences are immensely beneficial to agents seeking government contracts. This panel will provide valuable insights, highlight opportunities, and advise of the challenges that come with successful ventures.

Doan Ly Nguyen Tyler Amaya Labrescia Dawson Tiffany Fletcher Marcia Toms Mark Harris
4:50 PM - 4:55 PM

Closing Remarks
Guild Mortgage's VP of Marketplace Diversity Strategy, Victoria DeLuca, shares highlights from the discussions and wraps up the REO Forum.

Victoria Garcia DeLuca