Mike Wrenn Founder

Mike Wrenn is Founder of National Real Estate Insurance Group, Affinity Worldwide and a member of the Board of Directors for several insurance and real estate investment companies. He has successfully acquired and directs companies in the real estate arena. Mike’s dedication to this industry is exemplary. His intense passion to not only be successful, but also to change communities for the better, is unmatched. He prides himself on investing and running companies that not only help investors be more profitable, but also gives them the education they need to be successful entrepreneurs. Mike has been an independent insurance agency owner since 1978. His insurance heritage goes back four generations to 1896 in Marceline, Missouri. As an active real estate insurance investor and provider, Mike stays involved in economic and community growth activities.

Tim Norris Founder

Tim Norris is an industry-recognized speaker, educator and real estate investor, with interests in single-family homes as well as commercial property, and is a recipient of the R.W. Carstens Humanities Award. He previously served as President/CEO of Norris & Associates Insurance Agency from 1991-2008, a top-10 nationally ranked Nationwide Insurance Agency. Tim resides in the Kansas City area with his wife and three children.

Eddie Wilson CEO

Eddie Wilson is CEO of National Real Estate Insurance Group (NREIG) and its parent company, Affinity Worldwide. He has been an active real estate investor and private money lender for over a decade. Wilson graduated from the Ohio School of Broadcasting, studied marketing at Georgia Tech and business management at Emory University. He took a talk radio station in Atlanta to the level of “Most Listened to Station in the World” (Radio and Records Magazine) in 2002. He speaks around the country, including at many well-known universities, on the topics of Branding, Marketing and Innovation in Business.

Becky Cole Chief Financial Officer

Becky Cole is responsible for all recording and reporting of financial activities. Becky began working with Wrenn Inc. in 1999, and joined the Affinity Worldwide team in 2004. Becky puts nothing short of her blood, sweat and tears into the success of the Program and is its behind-the-scenes backbone and sage. As a vital member of this team she is a guiding force for fiscal growth and stability of the Program, now and into the future.

Tyler Van Winkle Chief Marketing & Information Officer

Tyler Van Winkle is the Chief Marketing and Information Officer for National Real Estate Insurance Group and also the co-founder of Rivet, a full-service technology and creative agency that serves as the branding and marketing arm of Affinity. His extensive background in tech and innovation seated him as Technical Director at Barkley for seven years before he went on to other roles in tech startups like Leap2 and Kozoru. Tyler has won multiple American Advertising Awards Best of Shows, a Cannes Bronze Lion, and Cause Prizm Best in Show, he’s been named in or was the primary author of five patents in the tech space, and his products have been featured in publications like Wired.com, MIT tech review, Tech Crunch, and the front page of the New York Times.

Juli Vaupell Executive Vice President

Juli joined the team in 2009 as a client service representative and has unsurprisingly grown to become Executive Vice President. Juli oversees the inside sales and service teams of NREIG and is known to be the “keeper of the knowledge.” Her primary focus is to build a strong team of managers who will promulgate efficient and friendly interactions while creating a fun working environment for the NREIG team. At work she is quick-witted and punctual, at home she is a proud wife and mother of two rambunctious, beautiful boys.

Shawn Woedl Senior Vice President of Sales

Shawn Woedl, Vice President of National Real Estate Insurance Group (NREIG), is an industry-recognized speaker and educator with an emphasis in Commercial Property. Prior to committing to growing NREIG into the largest and most profitable Insurance Program in the Country, Shawn spent the previous seven years with CORE Insurance Group, specializing in large habitational risks nationwide. When Shawn is not selling insurance, he can be found at the Warriors Academy training Brazilian Jiu Jitsu or spending time with his wife and two children. Shawn resides in the Kansas City area.