Author, Educator, Realtor,
Get to know Cathy McDaniel
Cathy McDaniel holds a Broker’s license, owns My C.E. Class, LLC and has remained active in Georgia real estate
since 1993. She received a “Certified Mortgage Specialist” designation through Capstone Institute of Mortgage Finance
in 1998, and has provided education for The Georgia Training Center and has served as one of the top educators at the
American Real Estate University since 2007. Cathy received the "2008 Educator of the Year" presented by the Georgia
Real Educators Association in December 2008. She hosts an average of 30 classes a month at various locations from
Florida to Arizona and is committed to offering a broad selection of topics, certificates and designations that address hot
and timely topics. As a consumer advocate, Cathy currently serves as the Education and Outreach Director for American
Homebuyers Foundation, a non-profit organization, Georgia Association of Realtors® Professional Development
Committee, Georgia Homeownership Alliance since 2009, Mortgage Currency Advisory Board and she believes that
everyone in the real estate and mortgage industry today must be the “Trusted Advisor” in the community has adopted
the National Industry Standards for Homeownership Education and Counseling. She is also a regular contributor to
www.CertifiedREO.com and www.RealityMattersToday.com. Cathy McDaniel is the author of “A Road Map To
Saving Your Home” which is available at the National Association of REALTORS's bookshelf.
Over the years, Cathy has been associated with federal, local, state governments, real estate boards and associations,
HUD approved non-profit housing counseling agencies, plus top companies in the industry of homeownership such as
ERA, Prudential, Century 21, Keller Williams, Countrywide Home Loans, GMAC Mortgage, JPMorgan Chase,
Foreclosure.com and numerous other organizations. All material referenced in this book is tailor-made and created from
her training and experience as a top producing REALTOR® and Mortgage Planner.
Her experiences as an Endorsed Instructor in 2007 for HUD PEMCO, Ltd., the marketing manager for HUD homes in
Georgia, a regular instructor at Georgia MLS and the Georgia Institute of Real Estate and many Boards of REALTOR®
Associations have allowed her to meet and train over 45,000 real estate professionals with her signature course REO
Specialist in17 states since 2007.
For the past 20 years, she has passed on her secrets and insights, acting as a consumer advocate for all mortgage and real
estate professionals. Cathy organized Atlanta’s first Real Estate Industry Day January 6, 2008, which attracted over 800
real estate professionals. During this free event, attendees received presentations from HUD, FHA, Freddie Mac, the
Greater Atlanta Home Builders Association, the Georgia Association of Mortgage Brokers, NeighborWorks America,
ERA Sunrise Realty and a number of vendors supporting homeownership. With the goal of making Real Estate Industry
Day an annual event, the second annual Industry Day was held September 18, 2009, where a sold-out crowd enjoyed
hearing keynote speaker Georgia Attorney General, Thurbert E. Baker, as well as, presenters from FHA,
Foreclosure.com, Real Estate Mortgage Network, HUD, Fannie Mae, American Homebuyers Foundation and others.