Home Staging Expert®


established in 1999

Meet Our Trainers

Rachel Armstrong

Rachel Armstrong - Georgia

An accomplished Interior Designer for over 20 years specializing in both residential design and commercial space planning, Rachel has a lot to offer! As both a Certified Aging-In-Place Specialist (CAPS) and Certified Home Staging Expert® and Trainer, her skills and expertise have brought her much success over the years. Rachel's outstanding commitment and dedication to providing only the best possible experience for her clients carries over with ease to her home staging workshops. With an exceptional eye for staging and design, her patience and ability to connect make her an outstanding teacher and mentor!

770-500-8676 | rachel@homestagingexpert.com

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Amy Baez

AMY BAEZ - Texas

Taking what she learned from 10 years in the corporate world and combining it with her background in interior design, marketing, and merchandising, Amy started her own highly successful home staging company in 2009. Managing a huge warehouse full of furnishings and accessories while serving an expansive clientele for over a decade certainly taught her a thing or two about the home staging industry! Highly articulate and a much sought-after speaker and influencer, Amy has been able to translate her staging knowledge into a rich training experience for others, prompting her to earn her license as a Texas Real Estate Commission (TREC) Instructor and winning RESA's 'Trainer of the Year' award in 2017.

512-992-9982 | amy@homestagingexpert.com

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KRISTA GOLIGHTLY - Mississippi and Tennessee

With a positive attitude and high-level of energy, Krista is a force to be reckoned with! Her hands-on home staging skills and creative solutions offer an in-depth educational opportunity for anyone looking to start or grow their business. Krista's courses make a big impact in both content and presentation. Her generous spirit in sharing her knowledge combined with an excellent sense of humor ensure a positive learning experience that will leave you feeling motivated and empowered. We are so happy to have Krista on our team!

901-461-3712 | krista@homestagingexpert.com

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JOANNA GYRATH - Colorado

Before becoming a Real Estate Agent and trainer for Home Staging Expert®, Joanna was the regional manager for a national photography company. Her experience teaching and mentoring employees, combined with her talent to visualize from a buyer’s perspective and help capture that perfectly staged listing through photos, offers a unique advantage for her students. An expert Realtor®, stager, photographer, and instructor, Joanna is well-equipped to teach you everything you need to know and will help build your confidence to guarantee long-term success!

970-682-2453 | joanna@homestagingexpert.com

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Sherrie LeVan

SHERRIE LEVAN - California

Studying color, line, design, and balance in college, Sherrie's gift for creating visual appeal was soon put to good use as a retail display and merchandising pro... a talent that she found easy to transition into real estate sales. Working closely with home owners to help them prepare for market and assuring their house is show-ready is a skill-set that comes naturally for Sherrie based on her creative vision and experience. Praised for superior communication and follow-up skills by clients and co-workers alike, Sherrie looks forward to sharing her knowledge of staging and visual marketing for the home.

949-887-9613 | sherrie@homestagingexpert.com

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Danielle Mazza

DANIELLE M. MAZZA - Wisconsin

To say that 10-plus years as a licensed Realtor® has given Danielle a definite advantage in the industry would be an understatement! An effective communicator, creating a positive rapport with her clients under a variety of different circumstances has been the key to her success. Danielle's experience using her exceptional staging skills in an extensive number of homes and with just as many homeowners offers a unique, insider's perspective she is eager to pass along to her students!

262-893-4255 | danielle@homestagingexpert.com

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Kathleen McGowan

KATHLEEN MCGOWAN - Arizona

As a Chicago transplant now calling Scottsdale her home, Kathleen is living and loving the desert life! Her creativity and passion for design, along with a background in technology and marketing, are all highly desirable qualities in an instructor. With a love for meeting and working with new people, she is an enthusiastic teacher and always eager to pass along her knowledge to others. For Kathleen, it's all about the experience! Whether you're a student attending one of her workshops, or a homeowner getting ready to sell, she brings that same energy and exceptional set of skills to everything she does.

630-747-8096 | kathleen@homestagingexpert.com

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Kristi Pols

KRISTI POLS - Michigan and Indiana

After running a successful home staging business for nearly a decade, it isn't difficult to see that staging is Kristi's passion in life! Her infectious enthusiasm and love for her work are often hard to contain. Adding to the excitement, Kristi says there has never been a better time in Michigan and Indiana to become a Home Staging Expert® since the area has really opened up to this opportunity. Taking advantage of the building momentum while helping you find your own success is Kristi's goal!

616-723-3330 | kristi@homestagingexpert.com

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