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Into to Multi-Family & Commercial Investing with Tim Churchwell, CCIM

with... Multiple Speaker(s)

Join us for an evening of Commercial Real Estate! We have a panel of experts to give you all the tricks of the trade.

Tuesday, May 16, 2023 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Holiday Inn Virginia Beach Norfolk Hotel and Conference Center
5655 Greenwich Rd. Virginia Beach, VA 23462

Commercial Real Estate here we come! 

  • Have you been wanting to make the jump from residential to commercial investing? Then this is your chance! This month we have an entire PANEL of commercial investors ready to answer your questions and tell you how they got involved on the commercial side of real estate. The panel will consist of Tim “The Commercial Guy” Churchwell, CCIM, Rob Sembiante, Crystal Rivenbark, and Kevin Blount!

    All of our panelists have been investing for years and have a depth and breadth of knowledge you can learn from. Their talk will focus a lot on multi-family, but be sure to bring any questions you have because there will be a Q&A at the end!

    Join us on Tuesday, May 16th at 7PM for an into to Multi-Family & Commercial Investing.


Tim Churchwell, CCIM

Tim Churchwell earned the prestigious CCIM (Certified Commercial Investment Member) designation in 2013.  He is the current 1st Regional Vice President of CCIM for Region 10, encompassing six states plus DC.  He also serves on the Virginia Research Advisory Committee and NAR’s Commercial Committee as well as two international committees for CCIM.  Tim  has also served two terms on the HRRA Board of Directors as director of the Commercial Council.  He has been exclusively doing commercial real estate since 2009.  He also serves as the VP of TEC Holdings, a real estate development and consulting firm.

Rob Sembiante

Rob is part of the EXIT Realty Central commercial team.  Rob bought his first investment property at the age of 19 while serving in the Navy.  After almost every deployment, he continued to add to his real estate portfolio.  He decided to scale up to commercial real estate and joined EXIT, where he has excelled.

Tonya Edwards

Tonya Edwards is Vice President, Business Services for BayPort Credit Union. She is a commercial banking professional and brings more than 15 years of experience in portfolio management, business relationship management, treasury management and commercial lending. Prior to BayPort, previous positions include Vice President, Business Banking Relationship Manager, Commercial Relationship Manager and Vice President of Business Banking.

Edwards holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Old Dominion University. Tonya serves on the Board of Directors for Junior Achievement of Greater Hampton Roads.

Kevin Blount

Kevin founded Safeco in 2012, doing commercial and development. Projects range from tenant buildout, mall metal erections, new construction quads, up to multi-unit buildings.  On the development side, Safe does site work and building construction small commercial developments and small intimate neighborhoods.

Safecos has a total of 12 full time employees and over 20 years of subcontractor relationships to help  manage the ebbs and flows of the industry. Degreed Senior management with over 80 years of combined commercial and development experience.


Registration/Check-In begins at 6:30 pm. The meeting starts promptly at 7:00 pm, please plan to arrive early!

Admission is free for members; $25 for guests (If a guest joins TRIG within 30 days the guest fee can be applied to the membership.)

Free For Members

Date:  Tuesday, May 16, 2023
Time:  7:00 PM - 9:00 PM


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