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Amy K Dilisio
Amy Kosnikowski Dilisio
Amy K Dilisio Educational Trainer

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My mission is to EDUCATE, MOTIVATE, & INSPIRE audiences to reach their greatest potential by arming them with the tools to make lasting change. I love empowering women, sales teams, direct selling organizations, entrepreneurs, and leaders at all levels. 

Tap into Amy Kosnikowski Dilisio’s 30 years of successfully leading and motivating teams to inspire breakthrough solutions and positive results through collaborative exercises, strategic processes, and fun, effective activities. Connect with Amy today to design a session that will maximize your team’s skills and strengths.


Dynamic. Enthusiastic. Knowledgeable.

-Janis Cowey, CWS, Director of Operation Compliance



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Amy is a proven leader in sales, leasing, management and the marketing of real estate assets across the country. In 1990 she began her career onsite as a leasing professional advancing quickly to Director of Marketing & Training with companies such as Summit Properties and Oakwood Worldwide. Based out of Charlotte North Carolina, Amy is a national speaker and industry educator who in 2005 launched her education and consulting firm, Quintessential Marketing & Training.


Amy is a popular motivational speaker at national, state and regional apartment associations where she gladly shares her knowledge and experience in leasing, marketing and leadership with all to improve performance and enhance results.  As a member of the faculty of the National Apartment Association Education Institute along with having recently served on the NAA Education Advisory Board, Amy continues to strives to broaden industry strength and skill through professional development and challenging the status quo.

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Be curious. Engage life. Take risks. Don’t shy away from competition but move toward it! You got this. You can do this! And I am here to help.

It is an honor to be a small part of someone's education journey. I find it very rewarding to encourage and motivate others to reflect and then create their own game plan. Whether it is to improve their overall mental wellness, realign priorities, enhance relationships, or widen leadership abilities. To inspire someone to create awareness and then make a positive change in their career is a great privilege. I hope to create that "a-ha" moment or even be the jumpstart that is needed for you to be on your way to becoming your best self today.


Kind, Confident, Smart & THE BEST! 

-Merriwether Hendrick, Wells Fargo


Babbie Jaco, CPM® 

Vice President of Boyd Management, Inc.

We chose Amy because she came highly recommended.  When we connected, we knew she was the perfect motivational speaker to deliver our message! What we love about Amy is that she puts a lot of time and thought into messaging.  She delivers every time and in a way that is fun and entertaining. 

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Donna Harbers, CMP

Vice President of Meetings & Education of

Texas Apartment Association

Amy is one of my absolute favorites. Her content is always fresh and her down-to-earth style combined with her infectious positivity make her a real joy to work with. I think one of our past attendees said it best: “Excellent, practical information. Exceptional presenter. I really enjoyed Amy’s presentation.”

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Lisa Godbehere

Director of Education & Career Development

Apartment Association of Metro Denver

The Apartment Association of Metro Denver loves to work with Amy! She is a true professional and brings her “A” game whenever she teaches for us. Amy puts extra time and research into her programs so she can relate the audience on a local level and with the most up to date information. Amy will also help you market through fun videos, social media and email blasts. It is a true team effort to have as many people in attendance as possible. Attendees walk away with smiles on their faces and new information to implement right away.

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Pat Dorcy

Events and Special Programs Director,

Greater Charlotte Apartment Association

Amy is a big name and has a big personality too.  She is well known as a national speaker in our industry and is a pleasure to work with because of her CAN Do attitude and her gracious & strong demeanor. She is very thorough and reliable.  When you sign a contract with Amy you know she will give her all to deliver a fantastic experience for the members.

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Emily Hilton

VP of Education,

Houston Apartment Association

For more than ten years Amy has been instrumental to the success of our education programs at HAA.  Her content is reliable, timely and relevant. She is the consummate professional and an absolute joy to work with.

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Carrie Langley NALP, CAM

 Education & Membership Director,

Piedmont Triad Apartment Association

Our members have enjoyed having Amy at our association whether it be teaching a fast paced, exciting marketing and sales seminar or leading an Industry Forecast Economic outlook presentation. She motivates our members who attend her sessions to be the best they can be with a combination of energy and passion for our industry! She is a true expert in our field!

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