Council Member - Seat 3

Kevin Crystal

Kevin Crystal is a real estate agent.  He was born in DeFuniak Springs and graduated from Walton High School, Class of 1984.

Experience and Recognition

Keller Williams Commercial, Director (2015-Present) •  Associate Leadership Council (ALC) 2017-2018 for Keller Williams Emerald Coast (Brokerage transaction volume $748,000,000 in 2018)• Principal at Ps 37 Properties Real Estate (2009-Present) •  Mentor to Keller Williams Commercial Agents in Florida, Alabama, and Georgia

Government and Association Appointments

Design Review Board, Walton County Florida (2017-Present) • Planning Board, City of DeFuniak Springs, 2013 to Present (Chairman 2017-2019) • Commercial Builders Council, Building Industry Association of Okaloosa and Walton Counties 2015 to 2016 (Chairman 2015-2016) • Technology Advisory Board – Emerald Coast Technical College (2009-Present) 

Education

Bachelors of Science Project Management, Northwest Florida State College • Master's Degree in Business Administration (MBA), Liberty University •  Doctoral Candidate Business Administration (DBA), Walden University • Licensed Real Estate Agent in Florida & Alabama • Professional Property Management Certification • Certificate of Completion (Entrepreneurial Planning), United States Small Business Administration • Certificate of Completion (Event Planning), University of West Florida  

Community  

Volunteer / Program Instructor-Florida Department of Corrections Re-Entry Program (2012- Present)   • Volunteer / Program Instructor-Federal Bureau of Prisons-Federal Correctional Institution (FCI) Marianna (2016- Present)  •  Member - Kiwanis International-DeFuniak Springs, FL (2018-Present)  • Family and Advisory Sciences Committee-University of Florida/IFAS Walton County (2012-2016) • Volunteer /Program Instructor-Inside Out Dad, Evidence-Based Program for Incarcerated Fathers-Walton County Florida Detention Center (2014-2016) • V.P.-Lions Clubs International -DeFuniak Springs, FL (2013-2014)  • Economic Development/Events Committee- City of DeFuniak Springs (2012-2013)  • V.P. of Membership - Lake DeFuniak Toastmasters Club (2011-2012) • BUILD Program Grant Administrator (Job Training for Non-Custodial ExOffenders) (2010- 2011)