April 28, 2023

Registration & Refreshments: 8:00am - 8:30am (ET) 
Event: 8:30am – 5:00pm (ET)

UofL Event & Conference Center
Shelby Campus Founders Union Building 218A/C
450 N. Whittington Pkwy, Louisville, KY 40222




   CE Hours: 6 (3 law) pending approval
   Broker Hours: 8 Hours pending approval
   GRI Elective Hours: 8 GRI Electives

   Breakfast and lunch included


General Information

The Broker Summit is Kentucky's only statewide training event. With the market changing rapidly, it’s important to adapt and adopt, in order to give yourself a competitive edge. As Kentucky real estate brokers, managers and owners, the Kentucky REALTOR® Institute strives to offer you the most essential and current information on industry issues and trends to help your business prosper. By attending this event, you will find answers to your questions. You can connect with the best in the industry and find ways to improve your business immediately. Now is the best time to further your real estate knowledge base.

Here are a few highlights: 

  • Jaw-Dropping Industry Alerts and Post-Closing Issues
  • Legislative Issues That Can Impact Real Estate
  • 2023 Mortgage Trends
  • Hot Topics in Brokers Risk Reduction
  • Foreclosures, Forbearance, and Creative Clients
  • Data Policies and Cyber Crimes
  • History and awareness of fair housing discrimination issues
  • Update on the KREC Forms
  • Using Artificial Intelligence to Automate your Brokerages Marketing Materials
    and MORE!



Real Estate Keynote Speaker, Face-to-Face and Virtual Events

One of 100 speakers selected out of over 1,300 speakers to speak at the REALTOR® Conference & Expo nine times (face-to-face and virtually) with high program evaluations, and an INMAN Closing Keynote Speaker. Marki Lemons Ryhal is a licensed Managing Broker, REALTOR®, avid volunteer, Major Donor, and 6X International Best-Selling Author. Marki Lemons-Ryhal is dedicated to all thing's real estate. With 30+ years of marketing experience, Marki has taught over 500,000 people (face-to-face and virtually) how to earn up to a 2682% return on their marketing dollars. Marki holds a Bachelor of Science in Management from Chicago State University, a Master’s in Business Administration from Saint Xavier University, and sixty-four real estate-related licenses, certifications, and designations.




Deanne M. Rymarowicz joined NAR as Associate Counsel in July 2019. She focuses on NAR’s Insurance Program, developing risk management resources, and general corporate law. Prior to joining NAR, Deanne served as General Counsel for the Greater Las Vegas Association of REALTORS® from 2005 to 2013. While there, she acted as panel counsel in more than 400 Professional Standards hearings and created risk management courses and tools to help guide the association’s members through the mortgage crisis, foreclosures and short sales. Deanne also previously served as counsel to the Nevada Real Estate Division as a Deputy Attorney General. 

She has an extensive background in transactional and administrative law, focusing on corporate, insurance and mining tax law, as well as marketing and publishing. She received her law degree from Drake Law School, and graduated summa cum laude from Drake University with a B.A. in Broadcast News and International Relations. Deanne is a member of the State Bar of Nevada and is admitted to practice before the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals and the U.S. Supreme Court.  She is a Certified Toastmaster and a member of the Semester at Sea Alumni Association.




Cora Henderson is a partner at Pitt & Frank, which handles residential and commercial real estate closings, planning and zoning matters, contract disputes, 1031 transactions, wills and trusts, and more. She received her law degree in 2005 from the University of Louisville Brandeis School of Law and her Bachelor of Science in Business Management from the University of Louisville in 2001. Cora has been admitted to practice law in the Commonwealth of Kentucky since 2005. She has served as a board member of the Mortgage Bankers of Louisville, Greater Louisville Association of Realtors faculty member, and was the 2019 recipient of the KRI Nat Sanders Educator of the Year award. Cora teaches GRI 200 and other continuing education courses for the Kentucky REALTOR Institute. She is an Oldham County native and attends Southeast Christian Church. In her spare time, Cora enjoys spending time with her husband and four children.




Kelly Human is an Attorney with Davis, Upton & Palumbo, LLC in Maryland. She practices in the areas of real estate and family law. Kelly was formerly with Pitt & Frank, a Louisville real estate law firm, and maintains her partnership with Kentucky Title Exchange in Louisville, KY. She received her Bachelor of Arts in Education from the University of Kentucky in 2001, and her Juris Doctorate from the University of Louisville Brandeis School of Law in 2005. She is a member of the Kentucky Bar as well as the Maryland Bar. She is a licensed Kentucky schoolteacher as well as an instructor with the Kentucky Realtor Institute. She enjoys sitting on the Advisory Council for Kosair Charities and working with the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. When Kelly is not working, she enjoys teaching and practicing yoga, reading and cheering on her three boys and husband, Josh in their Southern Maryland/ Washington DC area home.



Jeff, Vice President of Strategic Growth and Corporate Development for Stockton Mortgage possesses an extensive knowledge of the mortgage industry. While he has personally originated hundreds of millions in home loans over the years as a Certified Mortgage Banker, his knowledge of products, underwriting guidelines, sales, compliance, and service coupled with years of experience in leadership is what sets him apart. Jeff has not only facilitated the growth of the mortgage industry in Kentucky he has also successfully graduated thousands of REALTORS over his years as Kentucky REALTOR Institute's only GRI 300 instructor. He was the recipient of the KRI Nat Sanders Educator of the Year award in 2017. In addition to his commitment to corporate success Jeff is a dedicated family man and is determined to remain focused on the most important things—making time for his wife and two daughters and giving back to his community.




Dennis Stilger is a 1980 graduate of Purdue University with a BSIE and a 1983 graduate of the University of Kentucky Law School. He practiced law for 36 years in Kentucky and Indiana, concentrating in real estate litigation. He is a Kentucky certified CORE course instructor, Greater Louisville Association of REALTORS mediator and arbitrator, and an instructor for the Kentucky REALTOR Institute, Greater Louisville Association of Realtors, and various real estate boards around the state of Kentucky. He was the recipient of the KRI Nat Sanders Educator of the Year award in 2016 and in 2021. When not teaching and mediating he spending time with his grandchildren.




Amy brings over fifteen years of political and lobbying experience to the McCarthy Strategic Solutions team. She has been lobbying the Kentucky General Assembly since 2005 and previously served as Chief of Staff to First Lady Glenna Fletcher, Statewide Finance Director for Governor Ernie Fletcher and worked on various political campaigns throughout her career. As a lobbyist, she advocates for various client issues including pharmaceuticals, real estate, workers’ compensation and  crime victims’ rights, just to name a few.

In 2018, Amy received an Excellence in Advocacy award from Professional Women in Advocacy recognizing her work on behalf of Marsy’s Law for Kentucky and in 2019 she was named one of the Kentucky Gazette’s Notable Women in Kentucky Politics and Government.  Amy served as Finance Chair for the Republican Party of Kentucky in 2016, was past Chair of Dress for Success Lexington, a non-profit dedicated to improving the lives of disadvantaged women, and serves on the Midway University Board of Trustees.  She lives in Lexington and holds a B.A. in Psychology from Transylvania University and an M.B.A. from Midway University.


Homewood Suites by Hilton Louisville-East

9401 Hurstbourne Trace, Louisville, Kentucky 4022 (Directions)

Room rates are $124/night for King Studios with room block ending April 1st.
Hotel Includes: Free parking, all suites come with fully-equipped kitchens and enjoy a free hot breakfast, which is available in the lodge.

To reserve a room, use the hotel booking link below or call (502) 429-9070.

Reserve Your Room Here

Other hotel options close by:

Springhill Suites Louisville Hurstbourne - (502) 326-3895
Residence Inn by Marriott Louisville East - (502) 425-1821
Hyatt Place Louisville-East - (502) 426-0119
Home2 Suites by Hilton Louisville East/Hurstbourne - (502) 326-3824
Embassy Suites by Hilton Louisville East - (502) 426-9191


Registration Fees

2023 KRI Trustees
  • Registration on or before 4/3/2023 by 8:00 AM ET
  • Must register as a single registration using the provided coupon code
2023 Local Board AE's
  • Registration on or before 4/3/2023 by 8:00 AM ET
  • Must register as a single registration using the provided coupon code
Group Pricing
  • Registration on or before 4/3/2023 by 8:00 AM ET
  • Only for two or more attendees.
  • Max is 15 attendees per registration form
  • Multiple payments are not available. Only one credit card can be used for group registrations
EarlyBird Single Registration
  • Registration on or before 4/3/2023 by 8:00 AM ET
Standard Registration Fee
  • Registration date after 4/3/2023 8:00 AM ET
  • Online registration closes 4/20/2023 at 8:00 AM ET
Onsite Single Registration
  • Registration date on 4/28/2023

*Online registration closes on 4/20/2023 at 8:00 AM ET. We are allowing walk-ins for this event.


Cancellation Fees

Cancellation Fee: $80.00/attendee
Cancellations are NOT allowed after 4/20/2023 at 8:00 AM ET

If an attendee cancels his/her registration prior to 4/20/2023, a refund will be given minus a cancellation fee. The refund request MUST be submitted in writing via email to If an attendee cancels his/her registration after 4/20/2023 at 8:00 AM ET or is a no-show, there will be no refund.

Registrations are transferable (from attendee to attendee for this event only) for a fee of $60.00. The attendee must purchase a transfer which can be found here. Transfers are not accepted after 4/19/2023. 

By registering for this event, you acknowledge and agree to the terms and conditions above. To review all the classroom policies and procedures, as well as the requirements please click here.


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