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    Professionals in the Professional Education Business

    Your Education Media Partners

  • What we do.

    StoryboardEMP, LLC

    A taste of what we do.

    We are Nashville natives and veterans in our industries. We’re educators, writers and producers of high-quality media. We’re also practicing professionals who go out into the field and do the work. There are no manuals for what we do. So here at Storyboard, we create them. We find the experts, put them in the studio, and let them share their skills. Do you have something to say?


    Storyboard EMP. Your Education Media Partners.

  • America's Appraisal Industry Conference Leader

    We take pride in our unrivaled expertise in curating exceptional conferences that bring together the brightest minds and industry leaders in the appraisal field. With our unwavering commitment to education, innovation, and community we have solidified our position as the leading conference organizer in the United States.

  • Provider of Online Professional Continuing Education

    At StoryboardEMP, we understand the importance of continuous learning and professional development in today's rapidly evolving landscape. That's why we have established ourselves as a trusted source for top-quality online ceducation that empower professionals to expand their knowledge, enhance their skills, and stay ahead of the competition.

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    Appraiser eLearning

    Appraiser eLearning produces useful, entertaining, and engaging continuing education, designed specifically to make this process more enjoyable. Our continuing education classes are created with working appraisers in mind, the appraiser who’s out there measuring houses, talking to clients, researching sales, and appraising real estate on a day-to-day basis.

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    Agent eLearning

    Agent eLearning brings together the real estate industries top instructors to produce high-quality online educational content aimed at keeping today's agents ahead of the curve.

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    PI Education

    For the past 20 years, PI Education has offered useful, engaging, and high-quality courses to private investigators and process servers all over the U.S. Our instructors are some of the best in the industry — veteran, boots-on-the-ground private investigators and process servers who are experts in specialties from OSINT to surveillance.

  • Team

    Meet the StoryboardEMP team.

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    Jim McLeod


    Jim McLeod is president of InfoCode Corp, a geo database integration company.  While overseeing the day-to-day operations, he participates with startup and operations of other technology ventures…all the while, managing a family of 6 children.

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    Hal Humphreys


    Hal Humphreys is a lifelong learner and educator. He is a practicing Certified Fraud Examiner and professional investigator. Hal is a CDEI certified instructor through IDECC. He writes, lectures, and he walks ... a lot.

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    Bryan Reynolds

    Partner and Lead Instructor

    Bryan S. Reynolds directs Appraiser eLearning. Bryan is a practicing appraiser and a classroom instructor. Mr. Reynolds is a CDEI certified instructor through IDECC. He likes to run and practice martial arts, when he can find the time. 


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    Kim Green


    Kim Green writes and edits articles, produces podcasts and videos, and collaborates on courses for PI Education, Appraiser eLearning, and Agent eLearning. She’s also a licensed pilot, flight instructor, radio journalist, and writer.

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    Ben Maxwell

    Director - Education Programs, Marketing & Operations

    Ben Maxwell, Chief Compliance Officer, StoryboardEMP Ben runs our Agent eLearning and Appraiser eLearning divisions. He collaborates with authors and experts to create excellent multimedia courses, shepherds our CE through the labyrinth of state compliance, and serves as unflappable Zoom diplomat for our live- virtual clients. In his free time, Ben loves sports and adventuring outdoors. Although he still runs a crazy 50k race every year called the “Upchuck,” he gave up mountain biking after eating dirt too many times; he now prefers slower-paced outdoor sports, like hiking with his wife and two daughters.

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    Stephanie Mitchell

    Director - PI Education

    Stephanie Mitchell directs PI Education and she is the advertising director for PursuitMag.com. She has 17 years of combined experience as a private investigator and paralegal.  During her leisure time, she is devoted to her dog Marley, plays soccer, enjoys the outdoors and photography, and spends time with her family and friends.

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    Doug Hayes

    Business Systems Administrator

    Storyboard’s resident jack-of-all-trades, Doug handles everything from IT operations to customer support. He has been a crucial member of Jim McLeod's entrepreneurial adventures since 2007, starting as a GIS specialist that evolved into the role of Storyboard’s Business Systems Administrator. When he's not busy keeping the gears of business turning, he’s by his wife’s side navigating two awesome kids through childhood. You can find him on weekends as the head coach of his kids’ baseball and soccer teams - complete with Storyboard’s logo waving proudly on their uniforms.

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    Navi Johnson

    Social Media Manager

    Navi is the Social Media Manager for Storyboard EMP. She studied Magazine, Newspaper and Online Journalism at Syracuse University and started her career in the world of social media in 2018. When she’s not creating cool content, she’s being creative everywhere else! She loves music, farmer’s markets and being a mom to a tiny tyrant named Sire. When she’s not running behind her toddler, she’s trying new recipes, drinking wine, organizing RVA’s Black Farmer’s Market, and in her notebook writing rhymes, songs, and screenplays. Sometimes she waters Serena, her snake plant.


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    Jim Morrison

    VP of Marketing and Partnerships

    Jim Morrison is the person you need to call when you have some news you want the whole industry to hear about. With over a decade of experience in the real estate appraisal industry Jim is a “rockstar” at marketing and creating the connections that you need to get the word out. Jim loves the sun and sand and his wife, two daughters, and a spoiled rotten boxer live near the ocean year round. Hitting the beach is one of their favorite things to do.


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    Diana Terrell

    Office Manager and Student Support Specialist

    Diana Terrell wrangles state CE approvals and stays patient and kind when customers call. She taught elementary and middle schoolers for 20 years...and survived. When Diana was 18, she eloped with her high school sweetheart, Mike—their families didn't approve. Everyone approves now, after 33 years. She loves riding motorcycles with Mike and hiking with her identical twin, Dana. Diana and Mike have a daughter & son. Diana brings her organizational skills and diplomatic temperament to the game..

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    Aaliyah Terrell

    Marketing and Media Director

    Aaliyah is a young professional, self-published author, and content creator with a love for that space where art and business meet. Marketing is both her area of expertise and her passion. As marketing manager at Storyboard, she gets to have her hands in a wide range of creative endeavors. And when she's not at work, she enjoys traveling the world, writing, and reading books on anything and everything.


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    Karen Connolly

    VP of Operations

    Karen is in charge of food and fun through meeting planning. She also provides management support for Appraisal Buzz and the Collateral Risk Network (CRN). Karen is a fine art sculptor working with metal and fused glass. She’s finishing her Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree from the University of Cincinnati.


  • You've got knowledge. Time to step up ... share it.

    Are you ready to share your professional expertise with the world? Are you ready to be a thought leader in your industry? Get in touch. 


    Tell us about you, your industry, and what you'd like to share.



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  • Frequently Asked Questions

    • What are your Privacy Policies? 

    At StoryboardEMP, we are committed to protecting your privacy. We use the information we collect about you to process orders and never share it with anyone outside of our company.

    Please read on for more details about our privacy policy.

    • What information does StoryboardEMP collect and how do we use it?

    When you order, we need to know your name, e-mail address, mailing address, credit card number, and credit card expiration date. This allows us to process and fulfill your order and to notify you of your order status.

    So that you may access services and purchase the products and services that we offer through StoryboardEMP, we require you to provide us with certain information that personally identifies you (“Personal Information”). The Personal Information we collect presently includes the following information: (1) your name, (2) address, (3) telephone number, (4) e-mail address, (5) state license number(s), (6) company or agency affiliation (7) course history information. If you communicate with us by e-mail or complete online forms or surveys, information provided by you in such communications may also be collected as Personal Information.

    We monitor customer traffic patterns and site usage to help us develop the design and layout of the site, but collect no identifying information about our users to accomplish this.
    We may also use the information we collect to occasionally notify you about important functionality changes to the web site, new services, and special offers we think you’ll find valuable. If you would rather not receive this information, send us an e-mail.

    • How does StoryboardEMP protect customer information? 

    StoryboardEMP uses the latest encryption technology to keep your personal information safe. All ordering information, including your name, address, and credit card number is encrypted using a secure server for maximum security. Your credit card and billing information cannot be read as it travels to our ordering system. To ensure that your information is even more secure, we will never see or be in possession of your credit card information. Credit card transactions are handled by a third-party financial institution, which receives the credit card number and other personal identifying information only to verify the credit card numbers and process transactions. If you feel more comfortable calling in your credit card information, just give us a call at 615-953-350. When we complete your transaction, you will receive your order number via our confirmation e-mail.

    • Will StoryboardEMP disclose my personal information to outside parties? 

    StoryboardEMP does not sell, rent, or loan our customers’ personal information (including customers’ names and shipping, billing, and e-mail addresses) to anyone outside of our company. We take your trust very seriously, so the only messages you receive will be from us. This includes automatic order and shipping confirmation e-mails generated upon receipt of your order. StoryboardEMP may provide aggregate statistics about our customers, sales, traffic patterns, and related site information to reputable third-party vendors, but these statistics will include no personally identifying information. StoryboardEMP may release account information when we believe, in good faith, that such release is reasonably necessary to (1) comply with law, (2) enforce or apply the terms of any of our user agreements, or (3) protect the rights, property, or safety of StoryboardEMP, our users, or others.


    • What is your Refund Policy?

    Refunds will only be given within 24 hours of purchase if course has not been completed. A course is considered completed after the final examination has been taken.


    • What are your terms and conditions


    No part of StoryboardEMP content may be resold, reproduced, stored in a retrieval system, or transmitted in any form or by any means, electronic, mechanical, photocopying, recording or otherwise, without the prior written permission of the author.

    StoryboardEMP and all publications contained herein are designed to provide accurate and authoritative information in regard to the subject matter covered. It is sold with the understanding that the publisher is not engaged in rendering legal, accounting or other professional services. If legal advice or other professional assistance is required, the services of a competent professional person should be sought.

    The material may contain inaccuracies or typographical errors. StoryboardEMP makes no representations about the accuracy, reliability, completeness, or timeliness of the our websites or the material. The use of our websites and the material is at your own risk. Changes are periodically made to the websites and may be made at any time. The websites and material are provided on an “as is” basis without any warranties of any kind. PIeducation.com and its owners, to the fullest extent permitted by law, disclaims all warranties, whether express or implied, including the warranty of merchantability, fitness for particular purpose and non-infringement. StoryboardEMP and its owners make no warranties about the accuracy, reliability, completeness, or timeliness of the material, services, software, text, graphics, and links.

    Any violation regarding our rights and singular use and benefit of intellectual property owned by StoryboardEMP or its owners will be prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law.