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Meet the Team

Meet the Team

Board of Managers & Advisors

The Board of Managers, Advisors, Developers & Creative Team at Financial Fitness LLC are dedicated to publishing a comprehensive resource for home buyers and home owners – YourHome1Source.com.

We’re a team of home industry, e-commerce, digital marketing and IT professionals, bringing homeowners and home pros together.

We reach out to leading home service professionals and tap their expertise. We introduce new products, emerging trends, special offers and feature opportunities from across the country – for FREE.

Our Team has removed all the barriers. We allow people to easily and conveniently access the helpful and valuable information they’re seeking. There’s no cost, no registration, no answering questions, no matching home owners to the highest bidder and no calls, emails or texts to anyone visiting our site. Our team has one goal, to deliver an exceptional customer experience.

We’re America’s Resource on Homeownership®

Sean Stockell

Sean Stockell

CEO

Citrus Hills, FL

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Former Mortgage Banking & Community Banking Executive

Over 30 years of mortgage banking and community banking experience

Extensive background in sales and marketing, consumer experience expert

Architect of YourHome1Source.com

Gary A. Schoessow

Gary A. Schoessow

CIO

Tampa, FL

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Former Sr. Project Manager of Digital and IT infrastructure at Times Publishing (Tampa)

Over 30 years of leadership in IT development and operations, including 14 years with FIS and American Express.

Robert Burgess

Robert Burgess

CMO, E-Commerce, Marketing & Branding

Dallas, TX

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Former VP-Marketing and Ecommerce at Sears Holding Co.

Over 25 years experience in retail, agency, and financial services

DMA ECHO Award winner and consumer behavior consultant

David McCain

David McCain

Managing Director

Miami, FL

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Co-Founder & Sr. Partner MPKA LLC in Miami, FL. More than 30 years of legal, finance, debt restructure, M&A and consulting services to the home building and banking industries

Former General Counsel, Lennar Corporation

Former President & CEO, Lennar Financial

Antony Francis

Antony Francis

Director of National Accounts & Digital Marketing

Trinity, FL

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Former National Speaker and National Sales Trainer for Realtor.com

Over 25 years leading Innovation in marketing and sales

Over 20 years of experience in the Real Estate industry

Barbara Ballinger

Barbara Ballinger

Advisor, Writing & Content Creation

New York, NY

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Barbara is a professional writer, author, blogger and speaker who has long focused on real estate, design, and personal finance. She has co-authored many books, including Successful Homebuilding and Remodeling, The Kitchen Bible: Designing the perfect culinary space, and The Garden Bible: Designing the perfect outdoor space. She regularly contributes to the National Association of Realtors® Website and magazine.

Carl Amoth

Carl Amoth

Advisor, Technology Innovation & Video Production

Hendersonville, NC

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Owner of Amoth Media, a provider of fine art photography, free-lance & education services, and stock photos & videos

Former CIO of General Information Services and Backgroundchecks.com

Over 30 years of software design, development and leadership

Developed web-based solutions that became industry standard solutions in human resource and insurance services

Darrell Smith

Darrell Smith

Advisor, Legal, M&A , VC

Tampa, FL

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Senior Partner, Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick LLP Tampa, FL.

Darrell has extensive experience in M&A transactions, Venture Capital, private and public offerings of securities, including initial public offerings, and extensive experience in international transactions.

Honors Include: Florida Super Lawyer by Super Lawyers magazine, 2006 - 2014

Best Lawyers in America, 2008 - 2015

AV® Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell

Harry Hayes

Harry Hayes

Advisor, Marketing & Video Content

Atlanta, GA

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Owner of Content Puppy, a video content agency in Atlanta, GA

Over 30 years experience in advertising and marketing for national and global brands

Award-winning writer, producer, director and editor

John

John O’Hara

Advisor, Web Design / Development & SEO

Show Low, AZ

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John is a freelance web designer, web developer and SEO consultant who for more than a decade has worked on projects for both large and small companies nationwide as well as individuals, authors, artists, movie producers, charities and more. He has helped many of his clients establish a solid web presence and propagate their brand across the web reaching their target audience.

Prior to becoming a freelancer over ten years ago, John owned a number of businesses in various industries for which he developed and managed his own websites.

Margaret Crane

Margaret Crane

Advisor, Writing & Content Creation

St. Louis, MO

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Margaret is a nationally known freelance writer, blogger and journalist who has co-authored with Barbara Ballinger several books and articles on real estate, design and family business. Her byline has appeared in Realtor® magazine. With more than a half-dozen titles to her credit, Margaret’s latest design book is The Kitchen Bible: Designing the perfect culinary space.

Michele Lerner

Michele Lerner

Advisor, Writing & Content Creation

Washington, DC

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Michele is an award-winning freelance journalist and author based in Washington, D.C. who has been writing about real estate and personal finance for more than two decades. She writes for consumers, Realtors and investors. Her work appears regularly in The Washington Post, New Home Source, Bankrate, Fox Business, MSN, Yahoo, The Motley Fool, REIT magazine, Realtor.com, HSH.com and numerous Realtor association publications. She is the author of "New Home 101: Your Guide to Buying and Building a New Home" and "HOMEBUYING: Tough Times, First Time, Any Time."

Rich Taylor

Rich Taylor

Advisor, Graphic Design

Tampa, FL

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Owner of Rhema Communications Group, Inc. Tampa, FL

Over 35 years experience in creative and graphic design for Fortune 100 companies, including 10 years as Art Director with the New York Times

Tracy Harper

Tracy Harper

Advisor, Ecommerce, Finance & TV Production

Ocala, FL

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Former Head of HSN2 (Home Shopping Network)

Over 20 years experience in finance (CFO) home building, mortgage and banking industries

Deep experience in managing ecommerce and digital organizations