Meet the Team

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Graham Farran

 Broker, Sales and Marketing Manager: Graham Grew up in the San Francisco Bay Area and graduated with a BS in Marketing from California Polytechnic University in San Luis Obispo. He worked for 30 years in the sales and marketing of computers all over the west coast, and founded a web development business in San Francisco. Graham has lived in Southern Oregon for 15 years selling real estate. He was attracted to Southern Oregon for its four seasons abundance of rivers, lakes, hiking and boating combined with all the cultural activities such as plays, music and wineries.

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Gayle Pobuda

Principal Broker, General Manager: Gayle grew up in South Florida where she got her nursing license. After working as a cardiac and urgent care nurse for 15 years, she moved to California and attended UCLA where she got a degree in Physiology. In 1999, she relocated to Southern Oregon and got her Real Estate license.  She loves the area and all it has to offer.  Some of her favorite activities include hiking, boating, rafting, skiing, and going to concerts, and plays. She also loves to visit vineyards with great atmosphere, food and entertainment.


Ben Joffer

 Broker: Ben Joffer was recruited by Expert Properties because of his great attitude, servant’s heart, and his love of Real Estate. Ben was raised in the Applegate Valley and was an athlete in high school.  Ben went to Master’s University and majored in Kinesiology.  After graduation, Ben married his beautiful wife Amy and started working in sales while studying for his real estate license. Ben has been one of our top producers and especially loves finding investment properties.


Kambria DeCamp

 Broker: Kambria is a native Southern Oregonian; she has lived here and loved the Rogue Valley her whole life. Kambria grew up camping, rafting, hiking and skiing this beautiful state. Before finding her passion for Real Estate, she loved being a family photographer while raising her two wonderful kids and helping her husband run his house moving and foundation business. Kambria truly loves working with people and enjoys helping them find the home that fulfills their dreams.



Garron Pobuda

Broker: In 1999, Garron moved to the Rogue Valley and grew up on rural land near Jacksonville. His family of five built their home and the experience was priceless as he learned framing, drywall, plumbing, electrical, painting, roofing, tile and all that goes into building a new home. In 2010, Garron began doing home renovations and remodels as well as working maintenance for the property management company. In 2017 Garron bought his first home and began renovations. Garron loves people and helping them is a plus! Let Garron’s Knowledge go to work for you!

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Jason Engelskirchen 

 Broker: Jason moved to Ashland in 1993. He’s lived and traveled all over the West Coast and wouldn’t want to live anywhere else, but the Rogue Valley. Southern Oregon’s unparalleled access to world class backcountry skiing, mountain biking, and hiking keeps which keeps him busy in his spare time. Jason worked for 12 years in relationship based sales and has an MBA from Southern Oregon University. He takes pride in his active role helping his clients navigate their way through the complexities of the purchase and sale of homes and properties.




Cindy Lowe

Principal Broker and Inside Sales:  Cindy was born and raised in the beautiful Rogue Valley and has always enjoyed the four distinct seasons and all that Southern Oregon has to offer. She has been married to her husband Darren, also a native, for 27 years and has six fantastic, fun kids. Cindy was licensed in 2005 and has worked as both a broker and a licensed assistant. She truly believes that the best part of this career is the chance to meet and work with so many different people in different situations. In her free time, she loves spending time with family and watching her kids in all of their various activities.

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Tyler Goldschmidt

Broker: Tyler moved from Texas to the Rogue Valley in 1996 where he grew up in the southern parts of Medford. It was in junior high where he discovered his passion for music and has since performed in a number of local music collectives. As an investment enthusiast, Tyler spends a significant portion of time studying the art of real estate investing to guide his clients through the challenges of purchasing and managing property. And, having a taste for the finer wines and live performances the valley has to offer, you’ll more than likely find him experiencing the local theatrical culture with a finely aged pinot noir.

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Ulana Korovec

Broker: Ulana originally moved to Oregon in 2001. For a short time she returned to her native home of San Diego but dreamed of returning to enjoy Southern Oregon's rivers, waterfalls, hiking trails, wineries, and local farms. She spent many years in retail sales and has opened a handful of small businesses. She graduated with a Bachelor of Arts Management, and before transitioning to real estate, worked in education technology. Ulana loves music, gardening, food, dirt bikes, new adventures, and spending time with family and friends! 


Julie Coontz

 Broker: Julie grew up predominantly in Orange County, CA, but was privileged to also live in Park City, UT, Italy and England. She studied at UCLA and graduated from CSU Long Beach with a B.A. in English. Julie moved to Oregon sight unseen in 2012 after 15 year career in software and technology sales, training and education to pursue the abundance of Oregon’s hiking trails, camping spots and scenery. She thoroughly enjoys cultivating relationships with locals and newcomers alike and aiding them in selecting the perfect home to fit their needs.


Tracie Baker

Transaction Coordinator: Tracie has a combined experience of over 9 years in the real estate business and really enjoys making sure all the processes involved in buying a home are organized and all the ducks are in a row. She is a native of the Rogue Valley and feels it is the best place on earth to live and raise a family. She has been married to her husband, Mike, for over 31 years and has a 23 year old son. They are expecting their first grandchild in March of 2017. Tracie has many hobbies including reading, quilting, gardening, fishing and camping.

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Jenna Cooper

Accountant: Jenna was recruited by Expert Properties when she was helping one of the owners while working as head cashier at Lowe’s. She grew up in Ashland, but has now settled down in Medford and loves it. Jenna loves this area and the ability to participate in so many outdoor activities.


Courtney Naguib

Furnished Rentals Manager: Courtney was born and raised on the East Coast and came to the Rogue Valley to attend University. Eighteen years later she is married to a great guy, and is raising an awesome little man and feels it is safe to say the Rogue Valley is home. She looks forward to helping house those in need of short and long term furnished rentals.

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Michelle Branch

Unfurnished Rentals: Michelle has lived in Southern Oregon her entire life. She recently graduated as a Video Product Development Major, and eventually wants to go into commercial or real estate videography. Michelle loves living in this area, and in her free time, enjoys touring wineries, breweries, and the many amenities that the Southern Oregon Area provides.


Zoe Brown

Marketing: Zoe was born in Kazakhstan, Almaty and was adopted by an amazing family. She now lives just outside of Jacksonville on a farm. She has raised 4-H swine for 9 years. Zoe has enjoyed being able to work and train with animals her whole life. Her passion is running, competing with horses and spending time with family and friends.


Faith Ressigeac

Marketing: Faith has been a part of the Expert Properties team since 2013, having worked in several of the company’s departments including property management, software support, accounting, and most recently as a part of the marketing team. She loves to travel and spend time with her bulldog and toddler son.


Austin Short

Maintenance Manager: Austin was born and raised in Southern Oregon. Austin ran the delivery and inventory at Larson’s Furniture for 4 years until the store closed. After Larson’s, Austin went back to building homes. He has extensive experience in both building and maintenance.  Austin was recruited by Expert Properties after working on a project for them. They were so impressed with his attitude, attention to detail, and over competence , that they offered him a position in the company. He was quickly promoted to Maintenance Manager.

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Sheana Wilkinson 

Broker: Sheana was born and raised in Jackson County Oregon, Sheana Wilkinson, wife and mom of 3 girls, has witnessed the tremendous change and growth that’s transformed the area into a sought-after destination. Sheana understands the need for distinctive real estate representation and specializes in representing a wide variety of buyers and sellers. With an unbridled passion for her work, she focuses on getting to know her clients as real people, and takes care of them from beginning to end with welcomed energy and integrity. Her exceptional knowledge of the market coupled with her BA in Business Administration and expertise in having built, lived in and sold numerous properties throughout the area, makes Sheana an unequivocal go-to resource for all your real estate needs.