National Association of Hispanic Real Estate Professionals (NAHREP)
Sara M. Rodriguez has over 20 years of experience in the Virginia real estate title industry. She is a sought after speaker and educator in the Washington, D.C. metro area. Her practice specializes on all matters related to residential and commercial real estate transactions. Recipient of Housing Wire Women of Influence Award for 2019 and 2020. She currently serves as the National Association of Hispanic Real Estate Professionals National President 2020-2021. Her passion is to teach and empower homebuyers and sellers in their transactions as well as working with investors to create their portfolios and to increase Hispanic Homeownership. Mrs. Rodriguez has appeared as a speaker at multiple events and conventions speaking on a multitude of real estate issues including Contract, Short Sales and Foreclosures. She was admitted to the Virginia and District of Columbia Bar and has practiced immigration law, family law and real estate law.
Vice President, Community Development Area Manager
Stephen-Michael has 18 years of valuable mortgage experience. Due to his continued dedication, he was awarded ‘Mortgage Lender of the Month’ by the Alabama Housing Authority and received a certification from the Mortgage Banker’s Association as an Accredited Mortgage Professional. He is thrilled to apply his skill set to help borrowers realize the homeownership dream as well as help grow and support his colleagues. Stephen-Michael originally pursued working in the mortgage industry out of his desire to help others achieve their financial goals and dreams. Throughout the years, he has developed a true passion for mortgages. He enjoys assisting first-time homebuyers who did not believe it was possible for them to become homeowners. Guiding his clients through one of the most important decisions of their lives is something he finds very rewarding. In his free time, Stephen-Michael enjoys spending time with his five children, fishing, good music and spending time with family and friends.
Director of Regulatory Compliance
Leslie Wyatt is the Director of Regulatory Compliance at SoftPro. She began her career in the real estate industry over 20 years ago, and joined SoftPro in 2002. She currently oversees the Compliance Department with her primary focus being on regulatory issues at the Federal, state and county levels.
Leslie is a member of the ALTA Implementation Task Force, the Title Action Network Steering Committee, the ALTA Government Affairs Committee, the ALTA Membership Committee, the ALTA Education Committee and the TLTA Federal Issues Committee. She has represented ALTA at a congressional briefing regarding the CFPB and the TRID changes. Leslie travels though out country speaking on our industry’s hot topics with a focus on regulatory and compliance. Leslie continuous to work with the CFPB on various projects regarding TRID, UCD, MISMO and other industry hot topics.