David Collins graduated from Pensacola Junior College before earning a bachelor’s degree from University of West Florida. He is considered one of the most dynamic and knowledgeable speakers on the subject of real estate in Florida. He has been a real estate broker and real estate school instructor since 1980. In 1997, Florida Governor Lawton Chiles appointed him to the Florida Real Estate Commission Education and Research Foundation for which he served four years and was Chairman in his final year of service. He is a member of the Florida Realtors Instructor Academy and the Real Estate Educators Association. In addition, he was recently appointed to the City of Pensacola Planning Board. He owns and operates Real Estate CareerQuest and Florida Real Estate Trainers, licensed real estate schools. In addition, he is the author of Florida Real Estate Guide, a pre-license textbook for sales associates and Florida Real Estate Broker, a pre-license textbook for brokers. Both books have been approved by the Florida Real Estate Commission for licensing requirements. In addition, he has written numerous other real estate books and articles that are available online as well. He has practiced real estate since 1978 and brings hands-on experience that others can only imagine. He has worked in residential and commercial-investment sales as well as participated in the development of subdivisions, shopping centers and medical communities. He was recently appointed to the City of Pensacola’s Planning Board. He is a Lifetime Charter Member of the PSC Alumni Association. He has been a PSC Alumni Association Board of Directors member since 2014.