(Victorville)–Reality TV Shark Tank investor, real estate mogul, entrepreneur, and author Barbara Corcoran will serve as the Keynote Speaker for the 2012 High Desert Opportunity business conference. Tickets for the October 18th event are still available until July 1st at the discounted price of $65. Barbara Corcoran started out getting straight D’s in high school and college while having twenty jobs by the age of 23. Her next endeavor however would make her one of the most successful entrepreneurs in the country. She took a $1,000 loan and parlayed it into a five-billion-dollar real estate business, The Corcoran Group. With just that small loan, countless hours of work and determination, Barbara grew The Corcoran Group into the largest real estate firm in New York City. In 2001, Barbara sold The Corcoran Group for $66 million and is now a weekly real estate contributor for NBC’s TODAY Show, author of Use What You’ve Got and Shark Tales as well as an investor/shark on ABC’s reality hit Shark Tank. Her invaluable knowledge of the real estate industry, front-line experience building a five-billion-dollar empire and can-do attitude will bring a refreshing and energetic keynote address to attendees at the 2012 High Desert Opportunity. For more information or to purchase tickets for High Desert Opportunity, please call 760-245-7600 or visit the website: www.highdesertopportunity.com.