Carla Cross, CRB, MA, President of Carla Cross Seminars, Inc., Cross Institute, and Carla Cross Coaching, is an international speaker, trainer, and coach specializing in a career development, business planning, brokerage management, leadership, and instructor development.

What sets Carla apart is her unique approach to professional development. For the first three decades of her life, she was a performing and teaching musician. She understands and communicates how to get great performance, how to break through barriers, and how to coach and motivate. (And, she even uses the piano in her keynotes to inform and entertain).

Through her three decades in real estate, Carla has won numerous national awards for sales, recruiting, and coaching, including

  • Top 1% in sales in her 500 agent company (including during one of the worst recessions ever!)
  • Top manager in her 19 office company
  • In the top 3 of regional directors, 3rd largest real estate franchise in the world
  • Honored as National Realtor Educator of the Year
  • Featured speaker at 17 NAR conventions
  • Master level CRB instructor
  • Europe, Re/Max Israel, Royal LePage Canada, GMAC, Windermere Real Estate, and Keller Williams Realty
  • Most endorsed and recommended resources by CRS and CRB
  • Named one of 50 most influential women in real estate

Real estate leaders trust Carla.
Her two+ decades of top management experience, coupled with her background as a master level CRB instructor, give Carla credibility few other speakers can match. Her 6 internationally published books, including best-seller Up and Running in 30 Days, now in its 4th edition, are used by thousands of new real estate agents and managers internationally to launch and manage careers successfully.

A long-time member of National Speakers Association.
Carla delivers polished, fast-paced, entertaining (her first 30 years of her life were spent as a musician!), meaty and humorous presentations, supported with professionally developed PowerPoint presentations and detailed outlines/handouts for attendees.

See all of Carla’s resources, coaching, and speaking at