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Julie Leonhardt LaTorre "Don't let anyone ever tell you, you can't do something"on Global Luxury Real Estate Mastermind with Mi. . .

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Julie Leonhardt LaTorre "Don't let anyone ever tell you, you can't do something"on Global Luxury Real Estate Mastermind with Michael Valdes Podcast #127
Schoolteacher, lawyer, real estate executive, CEO of Vuse Technology. Julie Leonhardt LaTorre is truly one of the most accomplished leaders in our industry. When we both worked together at Sotheby's, she was a visionary that helped grow the company in many ways. Her insight and thoughtfulness of human spirit by being both an educator and an attorney gave her an advantage in her rise to success. Her lessons are vast and this was a fun conversation with a dear friend. More About Julie Leonhardt LaTorre She is passionate about questioning the status quo, unleashing creativity and human potential, and leading teams to push the limits to exceed expectations and grow exciting, dynamic businesses. She has deep relationships across the real estate and real estate technology space. Julie has a track record of strategically leading teams and organizations to create new ways of doing business to increase success. She has been a leader at the world’s two most renowned luxury real estate brands, and worked as a commercial real estate finance attorney at two leading Wall Street firms.She was named to Housingwire’s 2019 Woman of Influence list and has been covered by or published pieces in Entrepreneur, Real Trends, Thrive Global, Authority Magazine and Mansion Global.Julie is a graduate of Westmont College and holds a Juris Doctor degree from Fordham University Law School. She is fluent in Spanish and lives on a small NJ farm near New York City.  More About Michael Valdes 
Michael Valdes is the newly named executive vice president of International Expansion at eXp Realty. Previously Michael was the senior vice president of global servicing for Realogy Corporation, one of the world's largest real estate companies and parent to Coldwell Banker, C21 and Sotheby’s.

Earlier in his career, Mr. Valdes was Director of Private Banking at Deutsche Bank for just under a decade where he oversaw a book of business of just under $1 billion. He has the distinction of being the first Director in the United States of Latino descent. Mr. Valdes is the Chair of the AREAA Global Advisory Board and co-host of the 2020 AREAA Global Luxury Summit. He is also a current member of the NAHREP Corporate Board of Governors. Additionally, he is the Executive Chair of the ONE VOZ, Hispanic ERG for the firm. He is a former Board Member of Mount Sinai Hospital in Miami Beach as well as the Shanti Organization in San Francisco. Michael was also a Board Member of Pink & Blue for 2, an organization started by Olivia Newton-John to promote breast and prostate cancer awareness.