Pro R.e.A Staffing: We are recruiters who understand you. 



Prior to co-founding Pro R.E.A. Staffing, Vanessa Rosenblum ran a successful recruiting firm that specialized in placing administrative level staff with real estate professionals throughout the Los Angeles area. In addition to sourcing and placing candidates, she developed custom training programs for real estate teams and consulted with real estate agents to help them strategically grow their businesses. She was inspired to expand that business model and launch Pro R.E.A. because she saw the need to provide a higher level of training, support, flexibility and leverage to agents and their team members.

Vanessa brings ten years’ experience working with small businesses and coaching entrepreneurs to Pro R.E.A. Staffing including four years’ experience in the real estate industry as the manager of a business coaching company. She has a track record of proven success in helping businesses achieve higher efficiency and stronger communication within their teams and with clients.

Vanessa holds a Bachelors of Science in Business Administration with an emphasis in Corporate Finance from the University of Southern California, Marshall School of Business, Los Angeles, CA. You can email Vanessa at or give her a call at (800) 353-5644 EXT 101



Liza brings with her more than 10 years of experience in the Hospitality Industry in the areas of Human Resources, Event Management & Executive Administration. During her tenure with Hyatt Hotels, she was able to hone her Operations Management/Office Administration skills and brings that spirit of authentic hospitality to Pro R.E.A. Staffing.  Liza graduated Magna Cum Laude with a Bachelors of Science degree in Hospitality Management from California Polytechnic University, Pomona.  

Liza helps push the search process forward by communicating candidate updates, coordinating client interviews and manages accounts receivable. She also contributes to the daily success of the operation by providing administrative support to all Pro R.E.A. Staffing team members. Email Liza at



As our dedicated Recruiter, Sarah is responsible for making the initial contact with candidates. She conducts our phone interviews to determine a candidates’ poise and skill sets. She ensures that our clients only see the “best-of-the-best” out of the candidate pool.

Born in Northern California and raised in Overland Park, Kansas outside of Kansas City, Sarah has studied in Italy and the U.K. and worked in Germany and South Korea. Sarah graduated with honors from the University of Kansas.  There, she earned a Journalism and Mass Communications degree, and Global and International Studies degree. Coming from a family in New Home Construction, Sarah's interest in real estate grew. She became licensed in Austin, Texas to learn even more about the real estate industry. Her love for real estate continues here with Pro R.E.A. Staffing.

Sarah’s background in journalism and marketing ensure that she optimizes communications with candidates to bring the best candidates forward. In her spare time, you’ll find Sarah looking up international flights or perfecting her cold press coffee. Email Sarah at or call her at (323) 515-9412 


ToniAnn Hanna-Batista

As a Recruiter, ToniAnn’s role is to find the most qualified candidates, conduct the initial pre-screening of resumes, phone interviews, and select the best candidate to move forward. She works in partnership with Sarah throughout the entire recruitment process. ToniAnn obtained her Bachelor's Degree in Paralegal Studies and worked sometime in the legal industry. She later transitioned into Real Estate industry full time as a buyer's and listing agent. She worked on one of the top cutting edge Real Estate teams at Remax. In her tenure as an agent, she excelled at forming connections, building relationships, customer service, and maintained excellent communication and follow up skills throughout the entire process.

She later continued her journey as a Recruiter servicing multiple industries. In her role, she performed the full spectrum of recruiting, from posting the job ad to pre-screening phone calls, in-person interviews, and Linkedin searches. ToniAnn understands the importance of finding the ideal match for any employer. She is poised, an excellent communicator, listens attentively, and maintains a professional demeanor at all times. Her enthusiastic presence and positive mindset allow her to move beyond the obstacles of any recruiting challenge.

ToniAnn holds a BA in Paralegal Studies and an RI Real Estate License. She currently lives in Florida with her husband. She enjoys personal development, trips to the pool, beach, and nature. If not outside in the sun, she’s spending quality time with family.


Erin Elizabeth, Recruiter

Erin is a Denver native who studied Business Administration at Regis University. Erin brings nearly 20 years of residential real estate experience to Pro R.E.A. Staffing and has extensive, all-encompassing involvement in several areas of the real estate and technology industries. Erin has carried licenses as a real estate agent, and insurance agent. Erin has also received Cisco IT certifications.

Erin leverages her knowledge and intuitive skills to find the best fit for our clients and our candidates. Erin is responsible for customizing, sourcing and placement and is also in charge of and enjoys getting to know clientele by way of phone and video interviews.  What makes Erin unique as a recruiter is her keen ability to identify exceptional candidates.  Her perseverance and ability to understand each individual client's needs have allowed her to complete some extremely difficult searches. Her talent lies in separating excellence from mediocrity and delivering only the most prolific impact players to clients.  

In her free time, Erin enjoys a healthy lifestyle, spending time with her family and close friends. She has a passion for culinary arts and loves to cook. Erin is interested pursuing higher education, is extremely motivated, and always pursuing new goals and fresh energy. You can email Erin at or call her at 800-353-5644 x 106


Lauren Moore, Recruiter

As a Recruiter on our retained search team, Lauren is responsible for sourcing and initiating contact with potential candidates. She assists with phone interviews to determine candidates’ skills and strengths and completes reference checks. Lauren ensures that only the most polished and experienced candidates make their way to our clients.

Lauren recently relocated to Colorado after spending most of her life in Florida, where she worked as a Buyer’s Agent for a top-producing real estate team. Lauren holds a Master’s Degree in Mental Health Counseling. Her education provided her with the interviewing skills necessary to analyze and understand human behavior. This, combined with her real estate experience makes her a natural fit for her role with Pro R.E.A. Staffing. 

In her spare time, Lauren can be found reading the latest best-seller or exploring the newest “foodie” spot. Email Lauren at or call her at (800)353-5644 x 105.

John Williams

John Williams, Business Developer

John leads our Business Development department. John consults with potential clients to understand their hiring needs, and, if he believes that we can help, matches them to the appropriate recruiter on the Pro REA Staffing team. John is passionate about helping real estate agents grow their ideal business. He brings over five years of sales and consultative experience in the financial services and business product solution industries. As a financial consultant, John helped over 500 clients create comprehensive financial plans including investment, insurance, and mortgage planning elements. John grew up playing competitive hockey, and during his time in university, John played football for the Ottawa Gee-Gee's. As a competitive sportsman, John knows the meaning of hard work and perseverance. John is passionate and driven when it comes to finding solutions for clients.

John attended Algonquin College for Business Marketing and the University of Ottawa for Public Administration. You can John can reach at


Kathleen Metcalf, Real Estate Team Coach and Hiring and Retention Consultant

As cliché as it may sound, Kathleen has always wanted to help people. Her career has taken her from New Jersey to Miami to San Francisco to New York City. The retail and real estate industries have given her the opportunity to grow businesses and be a part of building teams. After graduating from college in Tampa, Florida with a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration from the University of South Florida, she worked for Burdine’s Department Store in Training. Kathleen was quickly promoted to College Recruiter traveling to 11 campuses recruiting graduating seniors to the management training program. A couple of years thereafter, the Placement Director at Indiana University recommended her to The Gap Inc. as someone to be hired. Kathleen was then recruited and moved from Miami to San Francisco. At The Gap Inc., she was the Manager of Recruiting for The Stores division, seeking out flagship store managers, District and Regional Managers.

Following The Gap Inc., Kathleen became the Manager of Training and Development for the Banana Republic division. For a number of years during the ‘dot com boom’ in Silicon Valley, she had a consulting company that placed Human Resource professionals into emerging new businesses. In 2002, she went to work as an Assistant to a Top Producing Real Estate Agent in San Francisco, Nina Hatvany. Nina’s success, style and grace under pressure inspired Kathleen to want to be an agent, too. San Francisco is an amazing place to be in real estate! Life has its’ twists and turns; in 2007 Kathleen moved to Vermont to be closer to her family.

After working for Cathy Anderson, Senior Licensed Coach for the Mike Ferry Organization, for 6 years, Kathleen launched Inspired for Results LLC and Bullseye Hiring in 2013 with Cathy’s blessings. Having been both a Real Estate Assistant and a Real Estate Agent has given Kathleen a unique perspective in these roles. This perspective coupled with her many years of experience as a Manager, Trainer and Recruiter gives Kathleen an all-inclusive edge in the Real Estate hiring, training and coaching arena. She looks forward to working with you!

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