Audra Slinkey is President and Founder of the Certified Color Expert Training, Color Perfect Home Blog and the Home Staging Resource (http://www.homestagingresource.com), an advanced home staging and redesign training company. Audra is a huge advocate for all stagers and redesigners regardless of training background, so please come introduce yourself at the conference! In 2015 and in 2013, Audra won the RESA Staging Innovator of the Year Award and has been privileged to teach and speak at almost every RESA Conference since its inception. In 2015, Audra founded the Certified Color Expert training program as an avenue for stagers who specialize in a consultation based business model to expand their business. Audra has served as Vice President for two years for the Real Estate Staging Association (RESA) and was also nominated for Staging Innovator of the Year in 2009. She has also served as President of the American Society of Home Stagers and Redesigners (ASHSR) since 2007. Prior to establishing HSR, Audra was a recognized leader, international speaker, corporate Fortune 500 trainer and published author on Internet research, sourcing and marketing. She was co-owner of a successful Internet research and recruitment firm since 1998 before she sold the business and turned to home staging, discovering a specific need in the training arena in 2005.