The Team

Divisional Leads

Chairman and CEO

Stefan Swanepoel

Stefan is widely recognized as a leading visionary of real estate trends. In his nearly four decades of high-level real estate industry experience, he has served as CEO of nine companies and two nonprofit organizations. Stefan has authored or co-authored over 50 books, which, collectively, have appeared on over 22 bestseller lists including that of the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, USA Today, CEO Read, and Amazon. His academic accomplishments include a B.S. in science, a master’s degree in business economics, and diplomas in arbitration, computer science and mergers and acquisitions.
President

Jack Miller

Jack is responsible for the overall management and financial health of T3 Sixty. He previously served as T3 Sixty’s chief technology officer and lead of T3 Fellows, a division of T3 Sixty. He has two decades of real estate industry experience with management roles in franchising, franchise ownership and brokerage. Prior to joining the real estate industry, Jack worked in multiple technology startup companies including as a partner and investor. He is a consistent contributor to the Swanepoel Trends Report, as well as various white papers and abstracts on technology. Jack has a B.S. in electrical and computer engineering from the University of Texas.
Company Information Officer (CIO)

Tinus Swanepoel

Tinus is responsible for one of T3 Sixty’s most important assets – information and data. During his tenure at T3 Sixty he has held senior positions, including chief operating officer and executive vice president. He specializes in system design and technology implementation and has a deep understanding of how to harness technology to solve today’s problems. Previously, he worked as a project manager and solutions architect where he helped streamline over $30 billion in projects across the U.S., South Korea, Australia and Saudi Arabia. He holds engineering degrees in aerospace and mechanical engineering and an MBA from the University of California.
Company Technology Officer (CTO)

Mark Lesswing

Mark leads T3 Sixty’s overall technology efforts, especially the complex technology solutions of artificial intelligence and blockchain technology. Before joining T3 Sixty, Lesswing served as blockchain technology officer for DomiDocs and CTO for NAR. Mark co-founded The Real Estate Blockchain Initiative, which aims to advance the use of standards-compliant blockchain solutions in real estate. He has worked in a senior technology role for over three decades and has experience in hundreds of industry projects and technology initiatives.
Executive Vice President, T3 Talent

Kelly White

Kelly serves as executive vice president of T3 Talent, a division of T3 Sixty. Passionate about helping people, Kelly has assisted many clients in finding, attracting and hiring top talent through extensive executive searches and streamlined hiring processes. She has over 25 years of experience training, coaching and helping develop strategic visions for individuals and businesses. Kelly has a B.A. in Marketing from the University of Texas.
Executive Vice President, T3 Events

Darlene Lyons

Darlene is an event strategist and now the leader of T3 Events, T3 Sixty’s events division.  She has over 30 years’ experience in producing over 5,000 events, has worked with many of the worlds’ leading artists and professional speakers, and has executed event management turnarounds taking multiple client event series from bankruptcy to profitability.  In her capacity leading EzEvents prior to T3 Sixty’s acquisition, she led the company to win more than 15 awards for event promotion, effective ad campaigns and Style Magazine’s People’s Choice awards for three years in a row. Darlene is responsible for leading T3 Sixty’s banner event, the T3 Summit, and for client events managed by T3 Sixty.
Senior Vice President, Brokerage

Dean Cottrill

Dean leads T3 Sixty’s brokerage consulting division, with emphasis on helping brokers and their companies reach higher levels of success and profitability. He is also the director for T3 Fellows, the company’s MBA-style real estate leadership program. Dean has over two decades of hands-on leadership experience and has held senior-level management positions with Long & Foster, Weichert Realtors and Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage (NRT). As Group President at Coldwell Banker, he oversaw 66 sales offices on the east coast from Georgia to Delaware which had over 4,000 agents and did more than $10 billion in annual sales volume. He holds a B.S. in Accounting from Indiana University of Pennsylvania.
Senior Vice President, Technology

Travis Saxton

Travis leads T3 Sixty’s technology consulting division, including the T3 Insider program, an enterprise growth and coaching program for technology companies and the annual T3 Tech Tank conference. He has more than a decade of experience in residential real estate technology, management consulting in the communications and digital marketing industry and has helped grow a multimillion-dollar agency in a highly competitive industry. He has guided hundreds of technology companies in the real estate industry, has authored more than 10 reports, and has spoken at over 100 industry conferences. He holds a M.S. in Science from the University of North Dakota.
Senior Vice President, Mergers and Acquisitions

Michele Conn

Michele leads T3 Sixty’s mergers and acquisitions activities, with an exclusive focus on the residential real estate brokerage and technology sectors. She has over 25 years of experience growing real estate and technology companies, including roles as a principal at early stage venture capital firm Moderne Ventures; vice president at Move Inc., where she led over $55 million of acquisitions such as ListHub, TigerLead and FiveStreet; and a decade at the Tribune Company, where she conceived and executed strategic initiatives with CareerBuilder.com, Apartments.com and HomeFinder.com. She holds a B.S. in Accounting from Indiana University and an MBA from Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.
Senior Vice President, Publications

Paul Hagey

As Executive Editor Paul is responsible for all T3 Sixty publications, including the firm’s hallmark report, the Swanepoel Trends Report, an annual analysis of the top trends shaping the residential real estate brokerage industry, as well as the Real Estate Almanac, the industry most extensive compendium of data. Before joining T3 Sixty, Paul was a reporter/editor for Inman News and freelanced for a wide range of publications, including Texas Monthly, Missouri Conservationist and Comstock’s Magazine. He holds an M.A. from the University of Missouri Graduate School of Journalism.
Senior Vice President, Diversity and Executive Director of the Real Estate Apprentice Foundation

Kenya Burrell-VanWormer

Kenya leads T3 Sixty’s Diversity Solutions consulting practice and brings 20 years of industry experience in real estate and marketing, working with leading companies across the field. In addition to her track record of successfully engaging with clients, negotiating terms, and building new business opportunities in competitive and rapidly changing markets, Keyna also leads several of T3 Sixty’s diversity initiatives.
Senior Vice President, Organized Real Estate

Clint Skutchan

Clint leads T3 Sixty’s Organized Real Estate consulting division and is responsible for all the company’s Realtor association and MLS activities. He has over a decade of real estate industry experience including as CEO of a Realtor association in Colorado. Clint helps Realtor association and MLS clients refine their organizational structure and execute more effective strategic planning. Clint is a self-defined workaholic and lover of all thing’s bikes, bands and beer. He holds a B.A. in Sociology from Colorado State University.
Senior Vice President, Broker Tech

Jonathan Peterson

Jonathan is part of T3 Sixty’s technology consulting team, and specifically oversees the company’s broker tech projects. Before joining T3 Sixty, he served as vice president at Lone Wolf Real Estate Technologies and worked as an enterprise account executive with DocuSign. Jonathan has consulted with numerous business owners and brokers to improve customer and partner relationships and strengthen their business, improving their use of technology tools.
Vice President, Research and Company Economist

Dr. Paul Bishop

At T3 Sixty, Paul provides expertise in economic analysis, survey design and market research. Before joining T3 Sixty, Paul was the Vice President of Research at the National Association of REALTORS® where he conducted research on the economic and demographic forces influencing real estate and was a frequent speaker at industry events. Bishop earned his Ph.D. in economics from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and holds the Certified Business EconomistTM (CBE) certification in business economics and data analytics from the National Association for Business Economics.
Vice President, Marketing Division

Frederick Herot

Frederick has spent his career fighting the status quo in real estate marketing. By anticipating the needs of agents and brokers alike, he developed new online marketing categories that altered the industry landscape and propelled the success of companies like Weichert, realtor.com and Top Producer. He excels at product and market positioning, and he delivers communication that illuminates agent and broker benefits. He builds marketing solutions that penetrate the target market by using testimonials and social proof to demonstrate a company’s core beliefs and unique value differentiators.