Saundra Kandler

Fort Mill, South Carolina

CFO | COO | Business Coach

Phone: (704) 309-7676

The Mission For My Life Is...

To use my passion for coaching and training to serve, love, and add value to current and future leaders so they discover their God-given greatness and leave a lasting legacy in all they have an opportunity to serve.


Saundra is driven by creating legacies through people. She is an expert on the fundamentals for breakthrough performance in Leadership Development primarily and very experienced in Real Estate Brokerage Operations and Real Estate Team and Operations Strategy. 

Saundra is the Proud Founder of Focus On Purpose, LLC, a coaching company built to help people design lives in alignment with their purpose. She serves as COO/CFO of Keller Williams Connected in Fort Mill, SC, where she attracts, coaches, and leads agents in the #1 Brokerage in the area consistently selling over $1B in real estate each year.  Most recently, she chose to continue her 8 year business coaching path as a Forward Coach to partner with Debbie DeGrote and Ben Kinney in coaching top producers around the globe.  Saundra has served as an advisor and coach in over 8,000 hours of business building conversations since 2013.  Her speaking assignments and coaching partnerships have taken her to South Africa, Mexico, Dubai, and all across the United States of America.  

She has been highlighted alongside her team in the top 5 most profitable brokerages out of 834 at Keller Williams Realty, Included in the Top 4 most influential financial leaders in Keller Williams Realty per OutFront Magazine, recognized as a top 20% MAPS Coach masterminding directly with Gary Keller, as a top leader in the Real Estate Industry by Women We Admire, as one of the top 50 Fastest Growing Small Businesses in the Charlotte Business Journal, and as a CFO of the Year Candidate in 2022 for the Charlotte Business Journal.  

In the past 10 years, Saundra has been intentional about her professional growth to continue developing those around her to become their best selves, being more present with their families, discovering their gifts,  and leaving the legacy they were created to.  She considers herself a partner and a guide to each business she has the opportunity to work with.

The most important people in the world to Saundra are the amazing children that she has Christopher, Adriana, and Kadin and her story of Growth, Authenticity, and Equipping and Empowering Others is a very unique and rare one that inspires others. 

Her specialties are:

Leadership Development 

Financial and Key Metrics Analysis

Telling the Story of Your Business

Budget and Profit/Loss Review Systems

Building a global agent to agent referral network

Business, Life, and Growth Systems

People Development Conversations

Incorporating Your Gifts Into Your Business Plan

Creating a Legacy Through Business

Wealth Building With Your Team

Creating a 7* Client Experience

Hiring and Expectations

Attracting Top Talent

EA to Business Partner Plan

Business Partnerships including Husband/Wife Teams

Salesperson to CEO Calendar