Mentor / Elite Trainer
Lauri is a successful business woman and investor. She and her husband, Elliot, reside in rural Iowa and along with being real estate investors they own an engineering company. Lauri has been a mentor since 2004 and in that time, she has mentored hundreds of students in markets all over the country. In 2007 she wrote the Banking and Short Sale class; and became a Basic speaker in 2013.
Lauri began investing in 2002 and in a few short months purchased 100 units. She has investing experience in single family, duplex, triplex, quads, multi-unit residential, mobile home parks, land development, banking relationships and finding money through conventional and non-conventional creative sources. As a student, Lauri was inducted into our organization’s Hall of Fame in 2003. Lauri has been a member of Greater Midwest National Real Estate Investor Association since 2006.
Before becoming an investor, Lauri was co-founder and president of one of the fastest growing mortgage companies in the Midwest. She was also co-founder and president of an escrow company that serviced her customer’s loans. The success of her company led to Lauri being asked to serve as the President of the Iowa Association of Mortgage Brokers in 2004.
Lauri specializes in difficult and challenging high-end markets, as well as mobile homes, trailer parks, mortgages, banking relationships and short sales. She is a personal life coach and is also certified through The Certified Coach Federation and the Certified Coaching Alliance. Lauri is a member of the National Speakers Association, which has rigid requirements for members, which include speaking schedules and income.
She works with students to achieve all that they can dream to be.