Our trainers

The professionals you’ll work with and learn from—are not only among the best in the business, they also practice what they teach.

The professionals you’ll work with and learn from—are not only among the best in the business, they also practice what they teach. Each one of our advanced trainers is an active investor, each has passed a rigorous Response certification process.

What does that mean for you?

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You'll receive knowledge

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You'll receive guidance

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You'll receive encouragement

Our people know what it’s like to put deals (or trades) together and take the risk. Not everyone can be a Response-certified trainer, but every client can benefit from their wisdom and experience.

Meet Your Trainers

At Response, we have extremely high standards for our trainers.

Why? Because they are entrusted with doing what’s best for you. That’s why we put every trainer through a rigorous certification process. What’s more, they have to be an active investor who is a seasoned expert in their respective field of investing.

Call us old school, but we believe it’s important to walk the walk before we talk the talk. We have your back. Always.

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Derek Brown

Stock Resource Line Trainer

Derek has a passion for trading options trading and has enjoyed working side by side other traders and students. He believes the path to success starts with creating the right mindset, goals, and rules. Training with Interactive Trader and Response.com has given him the opportunity to combine his passion for teaching and for successful options trading. Derek loves being outdoors with his two daughters and has many years of experience with the stock market. Derek is a Chartered Market Technician and expert in technical analysis. Derek also loves to swim and kayak when the market is closed.

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Drew Moren

Certified Real Estate Trainer

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Drew has spent many years in the business arena, both as an entrepreneur and working for other companies. He also has participated in real estate license training and is a licensed realtor. Additionally, Drew holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration with a minor in marketing. In his spare time, he enjoys doing mixed martial arts, skiing, fantasy football, and reading. He has mentored the same young man in the Big Brothers/Big Sisters program for nine years.

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Chad Evenhuis

Certified Stock Trainer

Chad has been involved in financial markets since 2001. He trades stocks, options, futures, and forex. He has been educating clients for over 13 years on how to invest, trade, and gain confidence in their financial decisions. Chad believes building a strong foundation of knowledge, practice, evaluating, adjusting and mentoring with a coach along your journey is a blueprint for success in life. He uses his personal trading experiences to teach clients about the markets. He hold a designation of Chartered Market Technician. Chad loves spending time with his wife and their 4 children. In his spare time he plays sports, travel and works on self-development.

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Melissa Bloxham

Certified Real Estate Trainer

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Involved in real estate consulting and investing for the past 25 years, Melissa Bloxham has built a nationwide reputation as one of the foremost creative real estate minds. Melissa was the catalyst for many of her students’ growth and expansion of their own real estate portfolios. She earned several accolades along the way from nationally recognized real estate educators including “highest success rate of all coaches” and “top-producing mentor.”

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Amber Hardy

Independent Real Estate Trainer

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Amber believes in the infinite potential of real estate and has enjoyed working side by side with investors. She believes the path to success starts with creating the right mindset and goals. Training with Response has given her the opportunity to combine her passion for teaching with her passion for real estate. Amber loves being outdoors with her two children and traveling. Amber is licensed in the state of Utah and the state of Colorado.

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Cory Rice

Certified Real Estate Trainer

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Cory received a Bachelors in Computer Science and spent almost 20 years doing technical support before he had a midlife crisis and earned an MBA, became a student of Response and has enjoyed Real Estate so much, that he now wants to share the experience with others. He also enjoys coaching his kids sports teams and loves to play board games in his little free time.

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Edward Ottinger

Certified Stock Trainer

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Eddie’s first taste for finance started out at the young age of 15 when he started delivering airline tickets to his father’s clients in the Wall Street area. During his career, he has held roles such as options trader, specialist, lead market maker and director of structured products. Today, Eddie travels the country as a presenter on options trading and sound financial advice. When not traveling, Eddie lives in Jersey Shore with his wife Monica and two children.

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Elliot Katz

Certified Stock Trainer

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Elliot is a Wall Street and LaSalle Street veteran with 34 years experience in the stock and options markets. Early in his career, he had roles as a firm options strategist, proprietary trader and institutional options broker. While at the Chicago Board Options Exchange, he trained public and institutional traders. Elliot’s practical, hands-on experience and enthusiasm for options trading create a dynamic and productive classroom experience.

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Chuck Hansel

Certified Trainer

With a B.S. in Finance, Chuck started his professional investing career as a Financial Advisor working with clients on planning and investing for their futures using asset allocation models and diversified portfolios with a buy and hold approach. Since 2004 he has been teaching others how to actively trade both stocks and options using fundamental and technical analysis. He loves to trade and to teach, and he really enjoys seeing his students "get it" as they work thru a complex trading concept together!

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Casey Poppinga

Certified Real Estate Trainer

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Casey played football throughout college and eventually moved on to play in the NFL. After Casey ended his football career, he received his MBA and became a real estate consultant where he has had the opportunity to personally mentor some of the organization's most successful students. Casey is a very successful real estate investor and continues to buy, fix, and sell many homes each year. Casey spends his free time with his family camping, water skiing, snow skiing, river rafting or hunting.

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Craig Mitchell

Certified Real Estate Trainer

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Craig's past experience in real estate, home building, and home inspections makes him a valuable asset to his clients. Craig loves the opportunity he has to teach others about real estate. He enjoys helping his students implement tips and information from our lessons. He enjoys seeing his clients grow, learn, and get excited about how easy real estate investing can be. Craig enjoys playing basketball, hunting, skiing, hiking and flying model planes.

Eric Roberts

Certified Real Estate Trainer

Eric has been in the financial industry for 15 years. Like most educated trainers, he got his start working with a brokerage firm. Eric’s passion for teaching pushed him into educating and teaching. With a degree in education and knowledge of the markets, Don is able to work with the beginning, intermediate, and advanced students to help them understand the complexities of trading. He is a key asset to our resource line.

Jerry Mutz

Certified Real Estate Trainer

Jerry got started in real estate in 2004 while attending the Harmon Real Estate Academy where he was introduced to real estate investing. His favorite part of real estate investing is negotiating and being able to create win-win deals. His experience and belief in the principles of personal development are what motivates him to help others through these same principles. Jerry enjoys spending time in the mountains with his family.

Kim Thurman

Certified Real Estate Trainer

Kim has many years of training experience and is particularly skilled at understanding others’ concerns. She loves to read and books have helped her fine-tune her teaching skills. Kim is a great listener who knows how to help her students move past the obstacles and fears that stand in their way. She is committed to her student's success. Kim’s hobbies revolve around her family. They ride bikes, swim, play racquetball and just hang out.

Matt Walton

Certified Real Estate Trainer

Matt has worked in several capacities in our organization, including working as a consultant, a real estate team leader and as the director of consulting. He has extensive experience in the mortgage, lending, and finance industry. His background and experience in real estate and lending help him more fully assist his clients in finding success. Matt’s favorite part of working here is the opportunity to work with clients and to learn from other trainers.

Rick Talbot

Certified Real Estate Trainer

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A love for real estate is what lead Rick to coach. He is driven by the desire to help his students reach their full potential and realize their financial goals. He’s been involved in land deals, lease options, assignments and even billboards to put money in his pocket. When not coaching or managing his own real estate business you’re likely to find him fishing with his family and friends.

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Roy Voeks

Certified Real Estate Trainer

Roy has been in the world of real estate investing for over 30 years. His focus has been single family homes and multiunit apartments. He has also invested in tax liens and deeds. He does wholesaling for the income, but more importantly to understand the things that face his clients. He is always on the lookout for a good fix and flip project. He has been married 33 years with six kids and eight grandkids. He believes hard work will get you to your goals.

Shahid Bahadur

Certified Real Estate Trainer

Shah Bahadur got his start in real estate specializing in luxury properties and working with investors. In 2004 and 2005, he ranked among the top five out of 120 agents in his brokerage. Shah’s wide range of experience adds a wealth of real estate knowledge to our organization. In Shah’s free time, he enjoys learning about new cultures and loves to travel. He loves watching the Food Network and raising his daughter and being around family and friends.

Bryan Lloyd

Certified Stock Trainer

Bryan’s far-reaching investing experience extends back 15 years. During his career, he has used a variety of vehicles to further his investing goals, including stocks, options, FOREX and real estate. For the last 9 years, Bryan has been working in the education sector training individual investors about stocks and options. Being able to share his knowledge with others is deeply gratifying for him. He loves watching those he trains succeed.

Dennis Moffatt

Certified Trainer

Over the past 22 years, Dennis has been trading options and equity markets and has traded thru several stock market cycles. Dennis has taught thousands of students as a financial trainer and has been doing it for 10 years. Market trends tend to make or break traders, as for Dennis, he trades the prevailing trend, whatever that happens to be. As a paragliding enthusiast, Dennis knows how to have fun!

Donald Chandler

Certified Stock Trainer

Don has been in the financial industry for 15 years. Like most educated trainers, he got his start working with a brokerage firm. Don’s passion for teaching pushed him into educating and teaching. With a degree in education and knowledge of the markets, Don is able to work with the beginning, intermediate, and advanced students to help them understand the complexities of trading. He is a key asset to our resource line.

Joel Johnson

Certified Stock Trainer

Joel started teaching people how to trade options in early 2008. His experience in trading and in the brokerage industry includes time spent with firms such as Morgan Stanley, TD Ameritrade, E*Trade, OptionsXpress, and OptionsHouse. Joel is passionate about helping people to perfect their own approach to the market. The combination of passion, knowledge, and experience has helped Joel guide many traders to solidify their approach to the market.

Karen Ellsworth

Certified Real Estate Trainer

“Wake Up - Be Amazing - Go to Bed!” this is Karen’s philosophy. Karen’s love for real estate has led to her ability to organize, motivate and achieve success. Karen has over 18 years experience in real estate. Karen makes it a point to first gain an understanding of exactly what her students intend to accomplish which she then guides and builds to their next goal. When Karen isn’t running her businesses or mentoring, she is likely to be found enjoying the outdoors or reading.

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Nathan Street

Certified Real Estate Trainer

Nathan is energized by making a difference in people’s lives and is always willing to go the extra mile. Nathan has worked with thousands of clients to help them become successful in investing.

Stephen Woodis

Certified Stock Trainer

Steve has been an active trader for over a decade. His focus lies with both stocks and options. He loves teaching new students and helping them gain mastery of the financial markets. Prior to his role as a trainer, Steve trained clients for a major software company. His experiences working on the front lines became excellent preparation for introducing others to the world of online trading. Steve holds a BA in English and has developed curriculum for students learning to trade using automated processes.

John Free

Certified Real Estate Trainer

John got his start in real estate and building businesses with his family on business ideas and real estate. From there it started the curiosity to keep learning and trying new techniques to apply. Not being afraid to try a new concept or strategy has been a motivator for John through the years. Developing a plan, organizing the mindset to think like a business owner has helped drive he success with his clients. . John and his wife have worked with 12 step addiction recovery groups over the past 4 years, this has provided a fresh perspective on dealing with life’s challenges. When he is not consulting or managing his own businesses, John spends time with his 3 children enjoying the outdoors and family time.

Dallin Wall

Certified Real Estate Trainer

Dallin is an active Real Estate investor, and a professional speaker, author, coach/mentor, and trainer on real estate, business development, and natural health topics. He is an international keynote speaker on Real Estate investing. Author of two books, Dallin has provided training in Real Estate investing and business development through seminars, groups and one on one. Dallin has written over 120 hours of training curriculum for presentation to training groups. He was a project manager for a nationwide investing group, was president of the UCREIA Real Estate Investors Group, and had a featured column for 7 years in “Creative Real Estate Magazine,” a national publication, as well as doing his own Real Estate investing projects. Dallin was dubbed “Mr. Creative Real Estate 2” by the founder of Creative Real Estate, and awarded Master Coach Certification by Premier Mentoring.

Peggy Johns

Certified Real Estate Trainer

Peggy started her investing career 18 years ago casually investing in tax liens and deeds. Since then, she and her husband purchased numerous properties and participated in various real estate ventures. Peggy has extensive experience in owning and managing rental properties (in particular section 8 housing), buying, fixing and selling properties, and land development. In her spare time, Peggy loves spending time with her husband, hanging out with her sisters and adoring her grandchildren. Peggy enjoys sewing and is an avid quilter.