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Education Director,  Prelicensing & Postlicensing Instructor

Suprena Fay

Suprena Fay has two masters degrees in accounting & business administration. Her professional real estate career began in 2016 at Coldwell Banker Triad, Realtors® and she still hangs her active license at Coldwell Banker Advantage. Suprena is Advantage School of Real Estate's preferred private tutor for real estate students. Her true passion is in teaching and mentoring. She takes great pleasure in helping her students grasp real estate’s complex concepts.


Suprena Fay is the best teacher. 

D Harris

Had a blast in her classes. Made the subject matter memorable! Thanks Suprena Fay!

A Schnakenburg

She's a GREAT teacher! 

S Flake

Marilyn Bostick

Postlicensing & Continuing Education Instructor

Marilyn obtained her first real estate license in Southern California in 1989, where she also earned a bachelor’s degree in economics at CSUF.  After working as a construction and property management software trainer for six years, and as a forensic economist for over 20 years, she moved to North Carolina seven years ago and was excited to return to a full-time career in real estate.  Marilyn is the BIC at our CB Advantage Apex Office and a NCREC-certified real estate instructor.  She is also a Certified Luxury Property Specialist and a Cartus Certified Agent who loves working with relocation clients and introducing them to North Carolina.


Great class, fabulous teacher! 

L Brookwell

Marilyn was great! Thanks for offering this on a weekend for those of us who are PT agents with another FT job.

A Bracken

Marilyn was a great instructor. I enjoyed her presentation style. She was very upbeat and kept the information interesting. Thanks!

M Lawson

Prelicensing, Postlicensing, & Continuing Education Instructor

Tarron Coalson 

Tarron has been a licensed real estate broker since February of 2006 and is an approved Real Estate Instructor through the NCREC. Tarron has served on two occasions as a Broker in Charge and remains BIC Eligible.  
Tarron has also been awarded the Strong Award from the Jerry Long Family YMCA for his work in their youth sports program. Additionally, he and his wife Michele operate the Triad Martial Arts & Wrestling Academy in Lewisville, NC, where they have trained National Champions.


Great job communicating gen ups and class participation. 

E Watson

Great class. Tarron tried to keep the class fun and interesting. It was actually easy to get thru it being on-line better than in person. Kudos for Tarron. He was engaged and knowledgeable.

K Curry

I thought the instructor was EXCELLENT! I would highly recommend him.

A Smith

Prelicensing, Postlicensing, & Continuing Education Instructor

Jim Walker

Jim Walker has been a licensed Real Estate Broker since 1975. With extensive knowledge in land and new construction, and with a multi-million-dollar production business, Jim has earned multiple honors including the Coldwell Banker President’s Circle Award and REALTOR® Emeritus Status. He has also been a Broker-In-Charge/Manager three times in his career. Holding such a wide range of experience, Jim has a unique understanding of the industry which he loves to pass on to his students. He has been a certified licensed instructor teaching Prelicensing, Postlicensing and Continuing Education since the 1990’s.


Mr. Jim Walker is an excellent teacher. He is very knowledgeable and honest.

B Bernard

I enjoyed the class very much. I have taken other real estate classes under Jim Walker. He has great knowledge as an instructor who passes it along to others. I will take other CE classes in the future.

D King

Jim Walker always does a good job!

A Johnson

Coldwell Banker Advantage

Postlicensing Instructor

Calvin Cox

Calvin has been a consistent multi-million-dollar producer for over 10 years. He has received the Coldwell Banker President’s Circle Award and is a repeat recipient of the Coldwell Banker Triad, Realtors® Monthly Outstanding Performance Award. Calvin has been licensed in Real Estate since 1991, and a licensed instructor for over 15 years teaching Prelicensing, Postlicensing and Continuing Education. His experience includes residential and commercial real estate. Calvin is a proud military veteran and was a past recipient of the Who’s Who in American Junior Colleges, as well as the Outstanding Young Men in America.

Continuing Education Instructor

Valerie Fricault

Valerie has held a real estate license for 19 years and has been a licensed instructor for 10 years. She has worked extensively with residential relocation customers, specializing in presenting Broker Market Analyses. Having completed a master's degree at UNCG, Valerie loves explaining complex principles in a fun manner.


This was my first time taking an online Gen Up class. You did a fantastic job and I wanted you to know how much I appreciate you. Thanks again for the great course.

R Lamb

This lady is the best I have ever had for CE and also my first zoom meeting ever!!! It was wonderful

C Murphy

Continuing Education Instructor


Kristy has built a reputation on meeting the needs of her clients and placing their goals at the head of every transaction. She provides market expertise, personal attention, and counseling on all aspects of the transaction.

Kristy is an approved Real Estate Instructor through the NCREC, and a member of the NCREEA, NCRA, and NAR.

Kristy is originally from the Greensboro area where she enjoyed careers as a Corporate Compliance Officer at Wake Forest Health Sciences and a High School ESL Teacher at High Point Central High School. After obtaining her real estate license she moved to the Wilmington, NC area. Today she shares her time between the Coast and the Triad.

Prelicensing, Postlicensing & Continuing Education Instructor

Kelli Minor

Known to be a ball of energy, Kelli brings 25+ years of real estate experience to the table. Starting her career in 1996 in commercial brokerage, Kelli soon found her niche in Facilities Management. "I think I enjoyed working in Facilities because it allowed me to work with people from all walks of life."


In 2001, Kelli transitioned into residential real estate. "I wanted to teach my kids what it looks like to have a strong work ethic. What better way to do that than by having them 'work' alongside me?" 


Born and raised in Wake Forest, NC, Kelli loves to share "back when I was growing up" stories with her students, as well as with clients, locals or those relocating to her neck of the woods. 


Kelli has been teaching real estate classes since 2004 and is an approved Instructor through NCREC. 

Prelicensing, Postlicensing & Continuing Education Instructor

scotty beal

Scotty Beal obtained his law degree in 1994 and actively practiced until 2014 when he devoted his full-time activities to commercial real estate brokerage and property management.  After making North Carolina his home more than 13 years ago, Scotty started and has been the driving force behind The Beal Group, and a proud member of the Coldwell Banker Advantage family.  His full-service approach to commercial real estate and property management has earned him many accolades from his clients and customers.  Scotty is an approved real estate instructor in North Carolina and teaches all facets of real estate, including pre-licensing, post-licensing, and continuing education.  

Prelicensing, Postlicensing & Continuing Education Instructor

nathalie smart

Nathalie has a wealth of knowledge and she loves to share it!  Before acquiring her Real Estate license in 2017, she earned a BSBA in Business Management from UNCC and an MAT from NAU.  She was a Spanish instructor for 10+ years before getting into Real Estate.  She has also taught at Forsyth Tech, Northern Arizona University and The Allegheny County Community College in Pittsburgh, PA.

Operations Manager

Janice Irwin

Janice has a master's degree in education; besides school administration she also has past experience as a real estate agent and a market research analyst.  Her history with the school goes back a long way; she took Prelicensing  from Gam Bates at Triad Real Estate School in 2007!