May 10th & 11th in Historic Downtown Mobile, AL

Early Bird Registration Available!

Paul Larson
Tyler & Molli Markham
Kevin Mohler
Jared Irby
Rhen Bartlett
Lee Waldrop

About EmpireForge

Are you ready to forge your empire and add some zeros to your bank account?

We have an exclusive opportunity for you to join us in April and consult with a diverse group of industry leaders who have successfully scaled their businesses to hundreds of deals a year even in small markets – these leaders are ready to share their business plans and successful models with you!

Think you can’t make millions of dollars a year as a real estate investor? Think being in a small market is holding you back? Think Again!

EmpireForge Mastermind will teach you how a small market is an asset to your business. This is the opportunity to invest into yourself and your business, and turn your business into an Empire. The inaugural meeting of the EmpireForge Mastermind will be held in the middle of the action in downtown Mobile, AL, in the historic building that houses Irby Home Buyers – an effective, dynamic team successfully closing hundreds of deals each year by utilizing proven marketing, sales, and management strategies. A unique opportunity to dive deep into this successful business model, the EmpireForge Mastermind will focus on the nuts and bolts of lucrative sales and marketing strategies, how to build the best team for your business, and how to forge your empire by managing your business and your life to achieve your biggest goals. This is an amazing chance to learn how to transform your business and your bank account. 

Here’s what you’ll get:

– 2 days on-site deep in the belly of the beast of Irby Home Buyers, housed a historic mansion in downtown Mobile

– Presentations from teams across diverse markets – not just how we do it but how you can do it too.

– Individualized consulting and business planning tailored to you Networking, with some of the best and most creative minds in the business

– Forging lifelong connections and friendships with other high-level investors

– Team building methods you can use to sharpen your team into Empire Forgers with you

– Investment, marketing, sales, and negotiating strategies straight from the executives that are turning 100’s of deals a year

This experience won’t end at the end of the weekend, either – acceptance into the EmpireForge mastermind means the doors open for ongoing strategic planning sessions with our coaches, and lifelong connections with peers who are forging the same path in other markets.

If you’ve established your business and you’re looking for how to scale up and take your enterprise to the next level, you don’t want to miss this opportunity to consult with experts, network and share ideas with other entrepreneurs, and get tangible, personalized insight into how to build the next step of your empire.


Limited space is available!

Act today and find out if you qualify – this opportunity is only available to experienced investors with a history of effectively closing deals. If you’ve established your business and are ready to learn how you can close 100’s of deals in small markets, see if you are ready to join us.

Mastermind Agenda

Day 1

8:00am-9:00am – Breakfast/Networking Hour
Check in / Registration; meet coaches and other participants

9:00am-10:30am Design Your Business, Design Your Life
An introduction to the Empire Forge Mastermind, this module focuses on how to deliberately design & pilot your course in building your business. Where does your expertise lie and what are your biggest opportunities? Wholesale? Flip? Rentals? Commercial? Led by Jared Irby, President of Irby Home Buyers, this session will also dive into an insider’s look at Irby Home Buyers and what drives their tremendously successful, high-volume model.

10:30am-12:00pm Deal Hunting 101
The best in the business lead the discussion on marketing, lead generation, and lead management. What are the best, and most effective practices when it comes to direct mail and social media marketing? Molli & Tyler Markham present what they have learned about marketing as they’ve build Trademark Investments, LLC. Prepare your questions and get ready to go in depth with specific, immediately actionable scenarios – this session will include a panel Q&A with Molli & Tyler, joined by Rhen Bartlett (COO of Irby Home Buyers) and Joey Brashears (Partner at Yellowhammer Investment Group).

12:00pm-1:00pm Lunch/Networking Hour
On site lunch

1:00pm-2:30pm Seal the Deal
Paul Larson, Director of Sales at Irby Home Buyers, oversees a team closing hundreds of deals per year. Go into the belly of the beast with him as he walks through the process from A to Z, with key insights into effective negotiations and how to maximize your acquisitions.

2:30pm-4:00pm Flipping, Project Management, & Construction
How do you find a property that is perfect for flipping? Lee Waldrop of Revitalize Mobile provides insight into picking the right property, and what to do next – highly lucrative strategies for planning and managing renovations, including how to select and run the best construction crew and how to maximize your investment when you flip. Never flipped before? Want to know how to flip even better? The second half of this session includes a panel discussion and Q&A with Lee Waldrop, Jared Irby, Joey Brashears, and Tyler Markham.

4:00pm-5:30pm Finance Your Empire
A look into raising private money, and creative financing strategies you can use to help invest in the design of your business and your life. Jared Irby is joined by a panel (Lee Waldrop, Joey Brashears, and Tyler Markham) to talk about what works, and what doesn’t.

6:30pm Dinner & Cocktails
Networking at a venue TBD

Day 2

8:00am-9:00am Breakfast/Networking Hour

9:00am-9:30am Intro & Day 1 Recap
Jared Irby welcomes & focuses the group for day 2, recaps day 1.

9:30am-11:00am Build a Rental Dynasty
Get ready to assess your current and future portfolio – Joey Brashears leads this session to talk about how to identify the properties with the most potential, how to attract the best tenants, and what you need to do to build a cash flowing machine. Walk through the process of analyzing, financing, finishing, and managing – then repeat the process as an essential step in forging your real estate empire.

11:00am-12:00pm The Fuel To Your Fire
Amassing cashflow from real estate takes more than information and confirmation… it takes consistent and persistent motivation and determination. Learn from serial entrepreneur Kevin Mohler on how to keep your inspirational fire fueled all day, every day to reach the level of success that you desire in real estate, business, and life in general.

12:00pm-1:00pm Lunch/Networking Hour
On site

1:00pm-2:30pm Team Power
Rhen Bartlett leads an in-depth workshop on finding and building the right team to advance your goals, focusing on best practices for hiring, delegating, and managing people as an means to manage your business.

2:30pm-4:00pm Business Design Session – Part 1
This is the opportunity for Mastermind Members to get targeted insights into their current business. How do you take your best venture to the next level? How do you work a problem area into a new success? Groups facilitated by Mastermind coaches and speakers.

4:00pm-5:30pm Business Design Session – Part 2
Pick a group to join for a rapid fire Q&A in a specific topic area:
– Intentional Innovation: Scaling, staying alive, pushing forward, and moving to the next level with Jared Irby
– All in the Family: Thriving in a small market and embedding your business into your lifestyle from husband & wife team Molli & Tyler Markham
– Sell, Sell, Sell! Negotiations and sales training with Paul Larson
– The Details: Proactive processes, team building, marketing, & lead management strategies with Rhen Bartlett

5:30pm-6:00pm Closing Session


In-Depth Sessions & Consultation:

  • Creative Financing
  • Building & Managing Your Rental Portfolio
  • House Flipping
  • Direct-to-Seller Negotiations

FORGE your enterprise into an EMPIRE

This opportunity is for investors who are closing deals, but looking for ways to take their business to the next level.




Early Bird Ticket

  • Earlybird price is Limited to first 30 invitees
  • Save over $1,000 off regular price
  • Admission to 2-day EmpireForge Mastermind located in the home offices of Irby Home Buyers
  • Learn from teams closing hundreds of deals a year in small markets
  • Addition to Exclusive Facebook Group with ongoing coaching and networking opportunities