Brian Buffini is the founder and chairman of Buffini & Company, one of the largest training and coaching companies in North America. Based in Carlsbad, Calif., Buffini & Company has trained more than 3 million business professionals in 37 countries and has coached more than 25,000 business pros. Born and raised in Dublin, Ireland, Buffini emigrated to San Diego in 1986, where he became the classic American rags-to-riches story. After becoming one of the nation’s top-performing REALTORS®, he founded Buffini & Company—an organization that provides a unique and highly effective lead generation system. In addition, his podcast, The Brian Buffini Show, has more than 12 million listeners in 178 countries. In 2017, he became a New York Times, Amazon and Wall Street Journal best-selling author with his latest book, “The Emigrant Edge.” Today, Buffini travels the world sharing a message of encouragement about how to “live the good life.” He is also a member of RISMedia's Real Estate Newsmakers Hall of Fame.