About Us

Our Team

Jim Amen

Jim Amen

Founder & Trainer

Jim Amen has been in the Real Estate Industry 18 years and carries a passion for training and coaching new agents. If he hadn’t become a Broker, he would have gone into teaching. He loves to nerd out on education, data and systems to drive agent results. Any night of the week, you can find him in his backyard with his dog Finn smoking a cigar.

Fun Fact:
Jim’s family owns a chain of successful independent grocery stores in Southern California and his Uncle is a world-renowned psychiatrist. Needless to say, he’s a little driven.

Jim wishes he could play:
Golf. Because his dad told him to stick to tennis after he hit the ball into the parking lot.

Megan Blackwell

Megan Blackwell

Director of Marketing

Megan Blackwell has been in marketing for over 15 years and is known for having an opinion about everything. She carries the world record for the amount of time taken to get her real estate license and continues to carry the title.

Spoiler Alert:
Jim is her fiance and they parent a Cavalier King Charles named Finn.

Fun Fact:
She was her high school valedictorian.

Megan wishes she could play:
Golf. Because cocktails are encouraged.

Brandy Marino

Brandy Marino

Operations Manager

Brandy Marino is the glue that holds everything together. Known as the star student in the office, she never comes unprepared for a meeting. She manages the international team and makes sure to keep the office stocked with snacks. Christmas is her favorite holiday and she never starts her day without a Starbucks.

Fun Fact:
Her Aunt Sonja taught her how to quilt, and she now has a pretty bad fabric addiction to match her coffee addiction.

Brandy wishes she could play:
Chess, she has always loved watching others play chess, and she enjoys strategy games.

Elijah Arnold

Elijah Arnold

Videographer

Elijah Arnold is the man behind the camera and a master of editing to make sure Jim looks sharp, and he’s only had to reshoot two videos because they weren’t in focus. He graduated from William Jessup University in the spring of 2021 with a bachelor’s degree in business marketing with a 4.0 GPA.

Humble Brag:
He passed all three of his real estate classes in one night without studying.

Fun Fact:
He can’t whistle…he just can’t.

Elijah wishes he could play:
A professional sport but we all knew that wasn’t going to happen so he’s in marketing instead.

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