Our Education Team

LINDA AARON | Director of Training & Education

Linda began her career with Coldwell Banker Bain at our Lake Union branch.  She joined the corporate office in 2010 in her role as the Director of Training & Education in which she wrote and developed classes and workshop for brokers in the area related to computers, technology,  online marketing and social networking. In January 2012,  Linda refocused her attention on her role as Operations Coordinator for the Bain and Seal divisions.  The purpose of this role is to work with our branch staff to ensure that we are working efficiently and effectively in our operating systems and procedures. As of August 2012, Linda added the CB Bain Training and Education department to her responsibilities. Curious by nature and always seeking and learning about new technology, tools, and resources to bring the most up-to-date information to our broker and staff communities.  When she is not working, Linda is passionate about photography and enjoys travel and seeking new landscapes and subjects to capture with her lens. Linda is the proud mother of two grown daughters and is delighted to be the Nana of three beautiful grandchildren. She resides in Seattle’s Ballard neighborhood.

MELISSA McGEE | Training Manager

Melissa started her Real Estate career in 2006. She began her CB Bain journey in 2016 at the Kirkland Branch as the Transaction Processor / Broker Support, and then shortly after, joined the Training and Education team. As the Training Manager, Melissa is responsible for planning, scheduling, promoting, and hosting broker and staff training events. She manages social media for the education department and our agent internal groups. Melissa hosts training webinars, assists new brokers with their training needs, as well as new branch staff. She also contributes to our “In the Know” education blog. She moved to Washington in 1995 from sunny San Diego. She was a competitive ballroom dancer and taught Dance Fitness for years. She is devoted to her health, as she loves to complete challenging hikes in our beautiful Pacific Northwest. Melissa is a loving mother to her two children and a positive role model to teach them how to become a light for others and give back to our community.