Travis Barton serves as TRELORA's General Manager, where he gets to train and coach TRELORA partners, recruit new partners, and help solve client issues. Travis started his career with TRELORA at the front desk, and honed his skills in several positions such as Listing Administrator, Transaction Coordinator, Lead Agent, and Director of A-Player Development, before landing in the General Manager role. Before joining the team at TRELORA, Travis worked in law, non-profit, and real estate -- most recently as a commercial appraiser with a national firm. Travis came to TRELORA because of the opportunities and excitement that come with disrupting an industry, and the ability to make an impact on the lives of clients every single day by saving them money.
Q & A with Travis Barton
What does it mean to you to be part of TRELORA?
I love being able to disrupt an industry and save people money in the process.
What do you like about working at TRELORA?
I enjoy coming to work every day because of the people who are dedicated to solving problems and continuing to improve the customer experience, while streamlining the process behind the scenes. Finding ways for our team to get even better makes my job exciting every day.
How do you try to leave people better?
Honesty and direct communication. I won't shy away from telling someone something they need to hear in order to make everyone better.
Name 3 of your core values.
Tell us about your best TRELORA experience.
Since I work in recruiting, I have the opportunity of seeing firsthand the potential in new hires, and then seeing those new hires exceed their potential!
Tell us about a work-related challenge you have overcome.
In the job I had before joining TRELORA, I was scared to be on the phone. It was the hardest part of my job. At TRELORA, there is no room to be scared. I've become an animal on the phone!
If you weren't revolutionizing the real estate industry, what would you be doing?
Stuntman or circus performer
Pets? Family? Hobbies?
I live with my partner Marilyn, and we are getting married in June. I like to travel, garden and go to concerts.
Next time you save $12k (or more) on your personal real estate transaction, how will you spend your dough?
A backpacking trip to South America! (Cool! Make sure you send a postcard to your pals back at the office.)