Julia Lashay Israel

Julia Lashay Israel

Head of Inclusion and Belonging

As the head of inclusion and belonging, Julia Lashay Israel advises, trains and coaches leaders, team members, and agents to recognize and address diversity, equity and inclusion opportunities and challenges across the organization.

Over the past 20 years, Israel has trained and coached thousands of real estate professionals. A community leader and homeownership advocate, Israel has instructed continuing education courses on diversity, career development, and homeownership.

Israel is the co-founder and owner of Refocus University, a real estate training firm, focused on career development and diversity.

A licensed real estate broker in Minnesota and Texas, Israel also serves as a managing partner of The Signature Group at Keller Williams Realty Integrity Lakes in Minneapolis.

Israel is a founding member and past president of the Twin Cities National Association of Real Estate Brokers. She also serves on the National Association of Realtors Housing Opportunity Committee and the Minnesota Association of Realtors Board of Directors.

In 2020, Israel received the Exceptional Service Award conveyed by the Minneapolis Area Realtors.

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