Our Expert Team
Scott Trench is the CEO and President of BiggerPockets.com. Scott has dedicated his career to helping ordinary Americans build wealth in part through real estate investing. Since joining BiggerPockets in 2014, Scott has authored wealth building book Set for Life and joined Mindy Jenson as a host of the BiggerPockets Money Podcast . He stays active in the BiggerPockets forums and contributed hundreds of articles, market analyses, and files to BiggerPockets. He has also contributed to other personal finance blogs, along with traditional news outlets including Time, CNBC, and NBC.
An active real estate investor in the Denver market, Scott currently manages a private portfolio with about $1.5M in real estate assets under management and holds his real estate license as a CO broker. Scott graduated from Vanderbilt University with degrees in Economics and History, Corporate Strategy, and Finance.
Brandon Turner is an active real estate investor who has been investing in real estate since 2007. He has written six real estate books, all of which can be found wherever books are sold and at the top of bestseller charts in the Business section. His recent book, How to Invest in Real Estate , recently won the Independent Press Award.
Brandon achieved financial independence at age 27 and currently resides in Maui with his wife and daughter. He continues to write, invest, and host the top rated BiggerPockets Podcast, which has amassed over 65 million downloads to date.
Mindy Jensen has been investing in real estate for 20 years. She specializes in buying undesirable houses, moving in and fixing them up over the course of two years, effecting removing capital gains taxes. Mindy has executed this strategy nine times, and is actively looking for her next property. She has also started to branch out, investing in syndications, making private loans and partnering on a 46-unit mobile home park.
She has been with BiggerPockets for four years, helping them grow as Community Manager, Podcast Producer, Podcast Host, and Blog Author.
Mindy is also the Award-Winning Author of How to Sell Your Home: The Essential Guide to a Fast, Stress-Free, and Profitable Sale .
Dave Meyer has spent the entirety of his career working with software companies, while investing in real estate in his personal time. Over his career in software Dave has held a variety of roles that focus on product development, revenue generation, value creation and analytics.
Since 2010, Dave has been a real estate investor in Colorado. He currently has 7 units and plans to continue growing his portfolio at a steady rate over the next few years, while continuing to work full-time at BiggerPockets as the VP of Growth and Analytics. He is primarily a buy-and-hold investor and self-manages all of his properties, but has also recently started getting into short-term vacation rentals.
Dave has a B.A. in Political Science from the University of Rochester, and a M.S. in Business Analytics from the University of Colorado Denver. Outside of work he enjoys being outside, eating sandwiches, and traveling.
A writer and editor for almost a decade, Katie has worked on magazines, books, and blogs in New York City, Minneapolis, and Denver. Now, as she leads the publishing business at BiggerPockets, Katie’s goal is to connect readers with authors and their expertise in order to help ordinary people achieve true financial freedom. Since Katie joined the team in 2017, BiggerPockets books have won numerous prestigious awards, including the Robert Bruss’s NAREE award, the Foreword INDIES award, the Independent Press award, and many others.
Katie has been investing in real estate for five years with the purchase of her first house hack in Denver. She and her husband, Evan, now own 14 units between Denver and Omaha, and currently Airbnb the guest suite of their 100-year-old home with their Sheepadoodle, Tewla Badger.
She received her B.A. in Journalism from the Hubbard School of Journalism and Mass Communication at the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities. Katie also received a post-grad certificate in publishing from New York University's Publishing Institute.
Lisa Shroyer is the General Manager of the Media business at BiggerPockets. She has served in leadership roles across a wide spectrum of media, including streaming video channels, editorial, podcasts, and Youtube. With 16 years in content strategy and production management, she has built and restructured creative teams and operations across businesses in different verticals. Prior to BiggerPockets, she served as the Senior Director of Video Programming for Craftsy, a NBCUniversal Company. She is also an avid gardener, hiker, and knitter, and she volunteers her time as a Trip Leader and Instructor with the Colorado Mountain Club.
Scott Weigel is the GM of Lead Generation at BiggerPockets. He joined the company in 2021 and is responsible for overseeing the company’s marketplaces. He has spent the majority of his career in business development, general management and marketing leadership roles at notable consumer marketplaces, such as Angi (HomeAdvisor, Angie’s List) and Nolo. He lives in Denver with his wife and three daughters. In his spare time, he enjoys playing music, the outdoors and traveling the world.
Aaron Sallade is the Chief Financial Officer at BiggerPockets. He is a seasoned finance, strategy, and operations leader with over 15 years of experience in enabling value creation. Before joining BiggerPockets, Aaron led multiple strategic initiatives and category expansion opportunities at HomeAdvisor. Prior to this role, he held various positions in corporate finance, private equity, and investment banking. He is also an Army veteran who served in both Bosnia–Herzegovina and Afghanistan. Outside of work, he owns a small portfolio of investment properties and enjoys time with his wife and four kids.
Lindsey Buxton is the Sr. Director of Product Marketing at BiggerPockets. For more than 11 years, she has been involved in brand, product marketing and go-to-market campaign planning for startups to Fortune 250 companies. Prior to BiggerPockets, she served as the Director of Product Marketing for Craftsy, a NBCUniversal Company. Lindsey lives in Denver with her husband and two daughters.
As Director of People & Internal Communications at BiggerPockets, Alex has the privilege of focusing on the most important aspect of any company—the people! Alex is responsible for all things HR and any people-related questions at the company, as well as running the BiggerPockets Conference and dabbling in any other special projects.
Outside of her role at BiggerPockets, Alex is also a real estate investor and house hacker. Born and raised in North Carolina, Alex moved to Denver in 2016 to join the BiggerPockets team and got her start as an investor with her first property in 2018. She began renting out rooms in her SFH to housemates-turned-friends! Since then she has fully transitioned that property into a long-term rental and has also started long-distance investing in Chattanooga, TN. She hopes to continue to grow her portfolio there over time.
She and her fiance, Dave, who also works in the real estate industry and is an investor, live in Denver with their kitten, Soy, and are currently house hacking their “forever home.” You can follow along on her newbie lessons in real estate investing and attempts at DIY projects on Instagram @ohshitiboughtahouse.
Hilary has been with the company since 2014, dedicating her time to building an award-winning customer support team from scratch. She believes making connections with people through memorable customer service creates a positive experience for all. Hilary makes it an objective to prevent customer issues before they get to our support team, while also creating support quality policies that reflect BiggerPockets' core values and mission, to exceed the needs of our greatest resource - our customers.
Hilary graduated from the University of Utah with a B.S. in Interpersonal Communication and Mass Media. She is a Certified Distributed Management Professional CiDM®,, Certified Customer Service Professional, CCSP® and a Certified Customer Experience Professional, CCXP® - with numerous Customer Service awards: 2020 Woman of the Year in Customer Service - Stevie Awards, 2019 & 2018 Female Entrepreneur of the Year for Women in Business - Stevie Awards, 2019 Customer Service Leader of the Year - Stevie Awards, and 2018 Service Person of the Year - National Customer Service Association.
When she isn't in the office, she is porch dwelling at her cabin in the mountains, running trails, biking, camping, rafting, eating cheeses, and playing with her two pups!
Allie has spent the better part of a decade combining her passion for turning ideas into reality and her affinity for technology into a career in Product. She now leads product delivery at BiggerPockets, focusing on enabling the team to build and deliver products that help our community succeed in real estate investing.
Allie lives in the mountains outside of Denver with her husband and daughter. In her free time, she enjoys skiing, hiking, camping, and watching the wildlife from her deck.
Edd began working at BiggerPockets in 2008 while studying for a BSc in Computer Science at the University of Bournemouth. Since then, he has watched the size of the community grow from thousands to millions. Edd’s team is responsible for the creation and maintenance of the BiggerPockets website, tools, apps, and surrounding infrastructure. He feels very lucky to spend his workday creating technology, something he has been doing as a hobby since he was 11 when he coded websites to talk about his favorite video games and built robots out of LEGO.
Being around the BiggerPockets community for so long has instilled in him a deep interest in real estate, finance, and business. Edd looks forward to kicking off his real estate investment journey soon.
Edd lives in England with his wife, son, and two guinea pigs (Herbie and Hugo). In his free time, Edd enjoys basketball, playing video games, is currently learning to speak Japanese and his sneaker collection is up to 25 pairs, much to the chagrin of his wife. His favorite dinosaur is the Archaeopteryx.
Justin is the Director of Product Management at BiggerPockets. He brings over 10 years of experience developing digital experiences and leading product and design teams. Prior to BiggerPockets, Justin led product and design at Cake Insure, where he and the team built the easiest way to purchase workers' compensation insurance online. Before Cake, he led product and design at DaVita Kidney Care, where he launched - among other cool products - a market-leading app for dialysis rounding. Outside of work, he makes a mean cocktail (his own recipes, of course), his three dogs keep him busy, and he and his wife are always planning their next scuba diving adventure.
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