About

Champion Real Estate Advisors was developed to provide an opportunity for industry professionals to seek financial freedom, earn more commission and invest in a better work life balance through a unique brokerage program.
We’ve reimagined the real estate brokerage with the agent in mind. From the technology we have empowered our team of experts to make meaningful decisions and drive change.

OUR CULTURE

Champion Real Estate Advisors follows a strong set of core values that support our vision and shape our culture:

  • Community – be a good neighbor, continue to give back and create a sustainable legacy
  • Sustainability – Be a good financial steward of the environment, organization and families
  • Service – Make positive change in your own life, the lives of others, and the community
  • Transparency – Get things out behind the curtain
  • Collaboration – Through collaboration we can all succeed
  • Integrity – Continually strive to do the right thing
  • Innovation – The best way to create the future is to invent it
  • Agile – Force Chaos and Change to survive and grow
  • Fun – Don’t take yourself too seriously and love what you do

JOEY GILBERT

Joey Gilbert is a dynamic thought leader, prizefighter and entrepreneur in the legal and real estate industries, offering a better way for real estate professionals.

With a strong background in sales, team building and leadership, Joey Gilbert utilizes his experience as a business owner, practicing trial attorney, entrepreneur, and community leader to push his businesses into actualizing their true potential. Always looking for and attacking new opportunities with the same tenacity he used to become a world ranked professional prizefighter, Mr. Gilbert has embarked on a new journey in real estate for the purpose of building wealth and creating a passive  income stream with eXp Realty, a cloud-based brokerage real estate company utilizing a truly disrupting technology platform that has changed the game.

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Mr. Gilbert is an alumnus of the University of Nevada, Reno and received his Juris Doctorate from the Thomas Jefferson School of Law. Mr. Gilbert has a long history of volunteerism and support of non-profit organizations, especially those focused on assisting veterans and youth. Mr. Gilbert has visited troops during Operation Enduring Freedom in Afghanistan and Operation Iraqi Freedom in Iraq and is the current Chairman of Nevada Veterans for Veterans. He currently serves as an assistant coach with the University of Nevada boxing team volunteers weekly at Redirect Athletics, focused on working with at-risk youth.

Mr. Gilbert was a 3-Time National Champion Collegiate Boxer, 4-Time Regional Champion, and 4-Time All American. In May of 2001, after returning from Basic Training for the Nevada Air National Guard, Mr. Gilbert became the Nevada State Golden Gloves Super Middleweight Champion. In 2004, Mr. Gilbert was cast in NBC’s “The Contender,” and was ranked #3 in the world by the World Boxing Organization (WBO), and #7 in the world by the World Boxing Council (WBC). Mr. Gilbert was formerly both WBO-NABO and WBC-USNBC Middleweight Champion (2006 & 2007) – finishing his career in 2011 with a record of 21-3 (17 KO’s).

In 2009, Mr. Gilbert formed his law practice, JOEY GILBERT LAW, focused on delivering the highest quality legal representation through effective, aggressive, and honest legal practice. As a practicing attorney, Mr. Gilbert’s work covers includes criminal and civil trial practice and administrative law, specializing in local and State processes.

In 2015, Mr. Gilbert was named to The National Trial Lawyers’ prestigious list of “Top 40 Under 40.” In 2018 Mr. Gilbert was awarded “best attorney” in Reno/Tahoe, by the Reno News & Review.

Since 2014, Mr. Gilbert has been devoted to becoming the premiere Cannabis Attorney in all areas of the industry, focusing on supporting the Licensing, Lobbying, Operation, Management and Political actions of the Cannabis Industry and its diverse class of business owners. Mr. Gilbert, along with his partner of 20+ years, Clint Cates, licensed and built one of Nevada’s premiere Cultivation and Production Establishments, CANNAVATIVE, resulting in one of Nevada’s first operationally successful cannabis companies in the state. Later he helped license and build Reno’s only Dispensary in the Downtown Entertainment District, MYNT voted as the best dispensary in Reno. He lobbied the City Counsel for zoning and permitting approvals, and, against fierce opposition, secured the permissions to build the dispensary. Nearly a year later, Mr. Gilbert helped MYNT open its second dispensary.

After conquering cannabis, Mr. Gilbert started tracking hemp legislation throughout the United States and saw the forthcoming boom in the industrial hemp industry. He quickly educated himself on the opportunity to grow hemp on Nevada farms, touring dozens of ranches in Nevada, southern Oregon, and Vancouver, British Columbia and has been working alongside various departments in the State to clarify Nevada’s hemp laws in correlation with new federal regulations under the 2018 federal farm bill. In early 2018, Mr. Gilbert began working with the Nevada farming/ranching community and assisting them with their hemp cultivation licenses becoming an informative resource in navigating the industry. Last year, Mr. Gilbert subsequently formed a hemp company, Tahoe Reno Industrial Hemp Company,, LLC and then in early 2019, became a partner in another hemp processing company, Parliament Group, that together are collaborating on the genetics, planting, cultivation, harvesting processing and distribution of hemp biomass and the numerous products and purposes for this planet changing crop.

Because Mr. Gilbert is often called upon to take on the most challenging and difficult projects, he is often credited with having a vision and fearless attitude towards new industries and opportunities that others tend to sit out on and wait to be become more mainstream or acceptable to the herd. Always interested in going against the grain, Mr. Gilbert immediately recognized the incredible potential of partnering with eXp Realty and the nation’s top real estate agents and industry experts and seized the opportunity to become a leader by building a dynamic team and creating a wealth building and passive income generating opportunity for all who are willing to participate, work hard, stay in the pocket and push the pace.

MOLLY MENTABERRY

As a lifelong Nevada resident, Molly has been involved in the community as a volunteer and business professional. She began her real estate career at the age of 16 working alongside her father and mentor as a transaction coordinator. Molly enjoys helping others and at a young age volunteered many hours at the American Cancer Society and the American Heart Association.

In 2000, upon being awarded the Millenium Scholarship, Molly committed to studying Nutritional Sciences at the University of Nevada, Reno where she later graduated with a Bachelors of Science degree in Nutrition. While attending the University, Molly obtained her real estate license and continued working as a real estate professional specializing in residential and land sales.

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In 2007, Molly served as the Director of Operations for Joey Gilbert Promotions and oversaw the entire production of professional and amateur boxing events in the Reno/Tahoe area. She worked closely with the matchmaker, individual managers and boxers for each event to ensure their contracts had been executed and their required medical clearances had been met. Molly served as the site coordinator for each event venue and was responsible for working with the Nevada Athletic Commission on the licensing for the boxers and their team as well as the event itself. She also conducted the final reconciliation of all accounts with the athletic commission and the venue.

Molly is no stranger to taking chances on something she believes in which led her to become an integral part in the inception of Joey Gilbert Law. As the first receptionist of JGL, Molly believed in the potential of the law firm and filled any position necessary over the years to help grow the business to its success today.

As Joey Gilbert Law grew, so did Molly‘s responsibilities. Although she never had a formal background in accounting, Molly was called upon to steer the JGL ship in maximizing marketing and advertising opportunities, where she oversaw a yearly budget that often exceeded $500,000 and eventually was named Executive Director of the firm where she still serves in an advisement capacity today, reviewing financials weekly and participating in any and all accounting related activities with the CFO and comptroller.

Now a full-time mother, nutritionist, teacher and coach of a truly unique child, she is based out of Irvine, California, yet Molly remains involved in the operations of the firm, delegating tasks to firm staff and working closely with its founder on where to cut costs, maximize opportunities and is responsible for the overall vitality of the firm, including its growth into new areas of law.

Because of her strong communications background and excellent organizational skills, Molly has now teamed up with Joey Gilbert to reinvent herself in the real estate industry —utilizing a major disrupting technology, a cloud-based brokerage, eXp Realty. Unafraid to meet new challenges and advance in an industry that has always been confined to bricks and mortar, Molly is excited to tackle this new challenge with enthusiasm and grace by bringing her professional real estate background into the fold and assisting agents with building their businesses and guiding them through the process of selling real estate on a truly unique and one-of-a-kind platform.

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