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Darlene Grimes

Advisor Orange County, California Area, US

CEO, Isle of Love LLC and International Green Realty. Previously Realtor® and EcoBroker®, OC Green Realty.

CEO, Isle of Love LLC and International Green Realty. Previously Realtor® and EcoBroker®, OC Green Realty.

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Advisor

CEO Space International

Positions

CEO International Green Realty, Belize Shores Realty, Pahtal Foundation, Isle of Love LLC October 2007 - present
Realtor® and EcoBroker® OC Green Realty October 2007 - July 2010
Director of Marketing and Special Projects Rancho Capistrano March 2000 - March 2010
Graduate of 309 CEO Space March 2009 - March 2009
Attendee Law of Attraction Center Irvine 2009 - 2009
VP of Member Communications International Association of Winter Visitors 2000 - 2009

Education

CEO Space Entrepreneurial Studies 2009 - 2012
S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University Communications and Magazine 1975 - 1979
Syracuse University Communications and Visual Arts 1975 - 1979
Erasmus Hall HS Art 1972 - 1975

Interested In

Advisor With
  • • Fundraising
  • • Project management
  • • Management
  • • International business
  • • Real Estate Investing
  • • Resort development
  • • Strategic Partnerships
  • • Strategy
Markets of Interest
  • • Dating
  • • Events
  • • Green
  • • Small Businesses
  • • Travel
  • • hospitality
  • • resort development

You Should Know About Me

Key Accomplishments

Ms. Grimes has 30 years of Marketing & Sales and Project Management experience. Since 2010, she has served as CEO of the Isle of Love, LLC (an international resort development company,) leading a team of 27 professionals. For a decade, as Director of Marketing and Special Projects of the Crystal Cathedral Ministries (an organization in 542 countries) she was on a team managing a 170 acre multi-use campus including a conference and retreat center that hosted over 250 weddings and 150 conferences yearly, plus special events, sports tournaments, and fundraising galas. As a Licensed Realtor® and Certified EcoBroker® in the mid 2000s, she foresaw the green movement and branded herself as the Orange County Green Realtor consulting clients on sustainability issues regarding Real Estate and construction. Ms. Grimes has earned a B.S. from the Newhouse School and a B.F.A. in Advertising Design from Syracuse University.

How I like to work with people As a Cofounder

Seeking a President. Ideal candidate would be someone with multi-use real estate development and large money funding experience. A retired advisor would also work. Just need someone to bounce ideas off of and collaborate with on the project.

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Paul Kammeyer
They're my advisor  •  Commercial Broker, Belize Shores Realty. Previously Commercial Funding Broker, Crystal Dolphin Holdings, Inc..
She has GREAT ideas and the resources to implement them given the financial support.
Aristotle Karas CAI, BAS, AARE ECO BROKER
We worked together  •  Auctioneer/Broker, Liberty Real Estate Auctions, Inc.. Previously Member, CEO Space Inc. University of Colorado Boulder grad.
Darlene will not quit. She surround herself with people that know how to get things done. She sees the big picture and is attentive to the ... little details. Which is huge. I give Darlene my highest respect. Aristotle Karas, CAI, AARE, ECO Broker, CEO/President The Auction App LLC
Patricia Nugent
They're my advisor: CEO Space International  •  Business Development Strategist & Club President, CEO Space International and Chief Financial Officer, 173d Peace Chapel, Inc.
She is a great visionary and looks outside the box for solutions to the problems that enterprenuers have.
Rene Ramirez
They're my school  •  Founder of Vaults of Fortune, Inc, Vaults of Fortune™. Previously Special Inspector, Twining Laboratories.
Darlene has great experience starting up a business venture. She's a big picture type of business person. Her experience with challenges and ... over coming challenges lends her the skills necessary to advise others on business matters. Invaluable for entrepreneurs that seek advise from people that are tried and true.
Leslie Horn
We worked together  •  CEO, Three Squared Inc. Previously Graduate, CEO Space.
Darlene is smart, driven and dedicated. She adapts to change and incorporates team.
Crystal Nadeau
They're my friends  •  Club President, CEO Space of Santa Cruz, CA and Exec VP of Marketing, Fire Defense Industries, Inc..
Darlene is a supportive person. She has a real interest in hearing what others have to say and she knows when it's appropriate to respond sv ... listen. She's got a very solidified vision and while she goes about her daily living, she never looses site of her dreams and goals. She's a fantastic lady and good friend.
Tiffany Alyse Yelverton
They're my mentor  •  Founder, Sexy Survivors and Owner, Entice Me. The Ohio State grad.
She is willing to help, promote and give advice to others. She has learned a lot through her ventures and adventures creating her company an ... d brand.
David Gruder, PhD, DCEP
They're my advisor  •  Board Member, Special Counsel to the Chairman, Co-Head of Faculty, Faculty Integrity Team Member, CEOSpace.
Darlene is in the process of becoming a great entrepreneur because she has: 1) an audacious-yet-doable vision; 2) is a humble servant to her ... vision (instead of being arrogant and unteachable); 3) surrounded herself with top-notch advisors & specialists; 4) been tenaciously persistent in stewarding her vision toward sustainable profitability; and 5) demonstrated her willingness and ability to effectively adapt her strategy and tactics in response to the inevitable unexpected twists and turns without abandoning her vision or guiding principles.
Cindy Ashton
They're my friends  •  North America's Unconventional Speaker Trainer, Singer/Actor/Entertainer; Speaker, Cindy Ashton International. York grad.
Darlene has a great mix of intelligence, passion, creativity and determination. She is an amazing woman who stays focused until she makes he ... r vision a reality.

Tiffany Alyse Yelverton
We worked together  •  Founder, Sexy Survivors and Owner, Entice Me. The Ohio State grad.
Tiffany is a creative innovator who sees opportunity and takes the bull by the horns and makes things happen. I admire her. She created a co ... mpany with amazing branding, got media coverage and timed everything perfectly for great success.

Leslie Horn
We worked together  •  CEO, Three Squared Inc. Previously Graduate, CEO Space.
Leslie has a level of professionalism rarely seen these days. She took on a predominantly male industry, and has innovated a company that ha ... s several divisions all related but different and all sustainable and unique. She finds creative solutions to any challenge. She is a great leader.

Paul Kammeyer
We worked together  •  Commercial Broker, Belize Shores Realty. Previously Commercial Funding Broker, Crystal Dolphin Holdings, Inc..
I have been working with Paul for years. Don't let the title of Real Estate Broker fool you.... he is so much more than that. He has assiste ... d us with negotiations with not only our land owner, but the government, board of tourism, banks, and has tenaciously kept an eye out for our best interests in a foreign country. If you are looking to buy a home or develop anything in Belize - from a business to a resort, connect with Paul. He is efficient, thorough and gets the job done!

Aristotle Karas CAI, BAS, AARE ECO BROKER
We worked together  •  Auctioneer/Broker, Liberty Real Estate Auctions, Inc.. Previously Member, CEO Space Inc. University of Colorado Boulder grad.
Aristotle has extensive experience in two different industries, Real Estate and Auctioneering, and at both he excels. He is a trend forecast ... er too, seeing the need before anyone else. He never quits and is always working on self development and honing his business skills. He is also a great servant, will complete any task he agrees to do!

Patricia Nugent
We worked together  •  Business Development Strategist & Club President, CEO Space International and Chief Financial Officer, 173d Peace Chapel, Inc.
Patty is the image of professionalism and extremely knowledgeable. She is always eager to help others is a master connector.

Cindy Ashton
North America's Unconventional Speaker Trainer, Singer/Actor/Entertainer; Speaker, Cindy Ashton International. York grad.
Cindy's background and expertise makes her the perfect coach for anyone who will be in the media, or wants to speak on platforms. Actually, ... with everything heading towards video - everyone needs her! She sings like a songbird, commands the audience from a stage, and is funny! Cindy is very very personable and likeable and coaches you realistically to keep you on task. I love that she offers free content that is valuable on her site so you can see if it is a fit. I also know Cindy on a personal basis and she is a loyal, trustworthy, hard working person as well.