Visionary, CEO, Entrepreneur, Real Estate Investor, and Educator
Larry has been investing in real estate for over 30 years. Previously, he served as President of the Metrolina Real Estate Investors Association in Charlotte NC, an investor organization that has over 350 members and is the local chapter of the National Real Estate Investors Association.
Larry is an active real estate investor and in the past traveled throughout the United States speaking and training audiences at conventions, expos, and Real Estate Investment Associations on his strategies for buying and selling houses.
Larry has also written several books on real estate investing that are available wherever books are sold. Larry and Kandas previously hosted a Radio show and podcast called the BRAG Radio Network. BRAG is all about investing in real estate to Be Rich And Generous.
In addition to mentoring other investors, Larry is heavily involved in his investing business that wholesales properties, seller finances properties and holds properties for investment.
On a personal note, Larry and his wife, Pam, have two children, Linda and Noah. He also has two grandchildren, Ember and Keagan. They are a members of New River Community Church in Lake Wylie, SC. As a husband, father, businessman, and real estate investor, Larry holds true to his core values and moral integrity.
His personal and business motto is, “People and principles before profits.”
Dream Weaver & Lead Squirrel Herder (a.k.a. Integrator)
The Goins Group, Neighborhood Housing Group and BRAG Radio Network
Kandas began her career with Larry in June of 2004 as a loan officer with Financial Help Services Inc. (Larry’s old Finance and Hard Money Company.)
She has contributed for years to the speaking and real estate education industry in many capacities including event planning, coordination, direction, marketing, office management, operations, executive administration, sales and other roles. With The Goins Group, Neighborhood Housing Group and BRAG Radio Network, Kandas is the Integrator. She and Larry co-hosted the BRAG Radio Show that aired on WBT Radio and as a podcast, she serves all employees in the day-to-day of each company, and is Larry’s right-hand. Kandas thrives on being able to increase efficiency and productivity through establishing procedures, policies and systems. She is a strategic thinker with high energy and is very passionate about a dedication to excellence with everything she touches.
When asked, Kandas said – “I am so blessed to be part of this team. Our company is truly serving people and working toward something great along the way to create a legacy that’s built to last.”
Senior Education Consultant
Dean was born on August 10 in Gaffney, SC. He enlisted in the US Navy at the age of 17 where he served four years aboard the USS Enterprise aircraft carrier. He continued his education and received an Associate’s degree in Pre Liberal Arts. Dean has been married since 1980, has three children; Deana, Joshua, and Caleb; and five grandchildren; Lucas, Alex, Callie, Ayden James, and Thomas. Dean worked in the printing industry for 21 years before joining The Goins Group n June 2010 as a course consultant. Dean said, “I truly enjoy speaking with people and doing my best to help them to prosper in the real estate business.” He wishes to retire and live in the mountains and be a great memory to all he knows and loves.
Senior Education Consultant & Team Leader
Ron was born in Brighton, MA on September 7. In 2002, he moved to Costa Rica where he got married and had two beautiful children, Kayden and Faith. While in Costa Rica, God opened the doors for him to start his real estate investing career. He has been able to travel around the world and work for some of the largest companies in the world. After a divorce and a four year retirement, he aligned himself with Larry.
Ron’s love for real estate, strong beliefs, work ethic, and willingness to help others achieve financial independence have afforded him the ability to have contacts worldwide. This is one reason he feels such a strong connection to Larry. When asked why he works for The Goins Group, he shared, “I believe in working for a company with strong ethics that really cares for their students, and The Goins Group is the full package. We are truly helping others while empowering them to change their lives.” Some of Ron’s passions are spending time with his children, traveling, and relaxing in cottages on mountain tops. He still has a home in Costa Rica and visits yearly for a time of peace and tranquility.
Accounting & Chief Journal Junkie
Under direction, performs a variety of professional level accounting duties involved in preparing,
maintaining, analyzing, verifying, and reconciling complex financial transactions, statements, records, and reports; maintains the accuracy of the ledgers and subsidiary financial systems; assists in the preparation of assigned budgets, annual audit, and year end closing; and provides highly responsible staff assistance to assigned management staff.