The following is a short list of some of the amazing and talented speakers that will be at The Inaugural Real Estate Hackers Growth Conference. Check back each month as more speakers are being added each week!

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Matt Faircloth

Matt, originally from Baltimore, Maryland, graduated from Virginia Tech with a degree in Engineering. Matt has completed over $30 million in real estate transactions involving private capital including fix and flips, single family home rentals, mixed-use buildings, apartment buildings, office buildings, and tax lien investments.  Matt has extensive expertise in connecting passive investors to lucrative investment opportunities through syndications, private loans and joint ventures.

Matt Faircloth is an active contributor to through Facebook Live, teaching webinars, and blogging. He leads the Mentorship Mondays series on DeRosa’s YouTube channel where he answers weekly real estate investing questions!


Liz Faircloth

Liz grew up in a small town right outside of Flemington, New Jersey. She graduated from Rowan University with a degree in Psychology and went on to get her Masters’ Degree in Social Work from the University of Pennsylvania. While helping grow DeRosa’s portfolio, Liz had a career for many years where she worked with Fortune 500 companies to develop team and talent development programs.  Liz has facilitated hundreds of workshops for universities, business conferences, and executive level training.

As a chief advisor with DeRosa, she has helped build their portfolio to owning and managing apartment buildings, multifamily, mixed use buildings, and commercial buildings throughout the East Coast. Currently, Liz assists with both the strategic vision of the company and runs DeRosa’s marketing and communications. Liz is the proud founder of the DeRosa Gives initiative.

Liz is also the host of “The Real Estate InvestHER Show,” a podcast providing straight talk along with inspiration for existing and aspiring women investors to live both balanced and financially free lives.


Shomail Malik

Shomail is Co-founder and Managing Partner of APEX Capital Group, New Jersey’s Number 1 provider of turn-key cashflow properties. He has completed more than 400 real estate transactions and manages $30 million in capital from individuals and institutional investors. He has taught hundreds of students across the U.S. how to wholesale and rehab properties, raise private capital and build a portfolio of rental properties. He is a sought-after speaker at real estate investor association meetings and national real estate conferences. He has co-authored three best-selling books that have made it to the Amazon best-sellers list and has appeared in USA Today, Yahoo Finance, Reuters, and The Wall Street Journal. He handles business development and market expansion at APEX Capital Group. He completed his undergraduate education in economics and cell biology and neuroscience at Rutgers College and his Executive MBA from Rutgers Business School. Shomail lives with his wife and 3 amazing kids near Princeton, NJ.


Josh McCallen

Josh McCallen is a nationally recognized hospitality executive, conference speaker, innovator, builder & investor with a track record for the development of exceptional resort properties and growing world-class operational teams.

In the past 20+ years, Mr. McCallen has led over $100,000,000 in luxury residential and hospitality construction served as president of a 400+ person hotel development and management company and built numerous businesses & brands including a ranking of #7 on TripAdvisor top hotels.  Josh is currently the CEO of Renault Winery a resort featuring a golf club, winery, wedding venue, and hotel.


Beka Shea

Beka is CEO and Founder of Beka’s Deals.  She oversees the operations of flipping and wholesaling over 50 properties a year.  Beka is extremely gifted on the marketing front optimizing across 15 different marketing channels to drive ideal conversion funnel growth.  Beka is also the co-founder of the Pottstown Real Estate Hackers meetup and is heavily involved in the local investing community.


Chad Gallagher

Chad Gallagher is the co-founder and co-owner of SlateHouse Group.  SlateHouse, founded in 2014, manages over 3,800 units across PA, NJ, and MD for investment owners, with over 100 employees.  SlateHouse also has a brokerage division in both NJ and PA with 20 real estate agents that focus on working with investors to buy and sell real estate.

SlateHouse also owns 200 units --- a mix of single-family homes, office buildings, and multi-unit buildings.  Chad raised $2M as part of the SlateHouse syndication -- used to acquire $8M in real estate.

Chad contributes to the investor community as a writer for, the leading real estate investor website.  Previous to real estate, Chad led the mobile network which had $100M in revenue and was acquired by Verizon as part of a larger acquisition.  Chad graduated in 2006 from the University of Virginia with a degree in Systems Engineering and a minor in Business.


Justin Fraser

Justin Fraser is owner of 88 Real Estate Capital, including 43 apartment units. Justin was able to leave his full time job under the age of 30 to pursue a full time career in real estate investing. Justin invests in New Jersey and Virginia — including a syndication across multiple investors. Justin is also the co-founder of On Air Brands, a podcast marketing agency based in New Jersey.


Ryan Daubert

Mr. Daubert graduated Cum Laude from Bloomsburg University with a degree in Business Management with a concentration in Marketing. He possesses extensive experience and expertise in insurance sales and management -- overseeing over 1,000 investing clients insurance policies.

Prior to founding Red Rabbit Insurance, Mr. Daubert served as a top producing commercial agent with a large, well-recognized insurance agency in the Roseland, NJ area. During his time with this firm, he was recognized for his outstanding leadership abilities, and his genuine desire to help his clients. Mr. Daubert uses his knowledge of the industry to find his clients insurance solutions that precisely match their risk management needs. In addition to his dedication to the success of Daubert Shannon & Associates, Mr. Daubert also generously volunteers his time in the community. He has served on the board of directors for The Illick’s Mill Partnership, Kids Peace, and in leadership roles at his church.