“What could go wrong? Let’s give it a try!”
Architect of ChaosCombining 30 years in the real estate, mortgage and escrow business with the strong desire to be a guitarist in a 1980’s glam rock band has led to some interesting creations. Romero is committed to innovation and the goal of streamlining and improving the systems of home ownership.
Chief Executive Officer
Music Fan (attends 75+ shows a year)
AriesPassionately committed to helping real estate agents achieve their goals, while helping as many people as possible achieve the American Dream of home ownership. Fun fact: He once saw Shaq drinking a shake at Shake Shack.
Chief Financial Officer
Named “CFO of the Year ’14” by
San Diego Business JournalLayne began his career in public accounting and worked his path through banking, the entertainment industry and multi-national consulting before joining the C21 Award team in 2002. Originally hired to develop systems and grow the company, he has driven expansion and compression – enjoying the best and surviving the worst of the economic cycles! Layne also uses his leadership skills in the community and works to improve human rights.
Vice President of Operations
Southwest Vibes, West Coast Hustle
“The dream is free, the hustle is sold separately”
Proud MomThe eighth of nine children, she grew up learning several skills many don’t acquire until they are nudged from the nest: compromise, strength, collaboration, communication and how to be first in line. A Celtics fan, she draws inspiration from legendary player Larry Bird: “Push yourself again and again. Don’t give an inch until the final buzzer sounds.”
Director of Agent Relations
US Marine Corp Vet
HorsemanThad was raised in California's Central Valley on a cattle ranch and has changed from cowboy boots to wingtips as Director of Agent Relations. Enjoying the "people part" of the business, he has actively sold real estate since 2006 and now focuses on the relational component of business development in the industry since joining the management team.