Meet the Team

Graham

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.

 
Gayle

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

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.

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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.

 

Ulana

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! 

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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

Cindy Lowe

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.

Molly

Molly Lucas

Broker: Molly is a proud Oregonian who loves the outdoors and the adventures this valley and real estate career has taken her. She truly enjoy the lakes rivers and all the camping she gets to do. She has been in real estate since 2006 and been through the markets ups and downs. She can't imagine doing anything else. She loves working with people in selling, buying, and helping them find the best builders to build their dream home with. She looks forward to every day and all the new adventures her love for real estate has to offer others!

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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.

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Garron Pobuda

Sales Assistant: Garron moved to the Rogue Valley in 1999 and grew up on 60 acres on Sterling Creek. He loves rural property and hiking, fishing, rafting, skiing, boating and spending time with family and friends.  Garron graduated from high school and went to college in Juno Alaska. Garron is currently studying to get his real estate license.

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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.

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Erin Owen

Property Management: Erin recently moved to the Southern Oregon area from California. She has been in the property management field for over ten years and really enjoys her work.   Erin loves to spend time with her daughter and two grandchildren and also enjoys water skiing, jet skiing and taking long road trips.

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Courtney Naguib

Furnished Rentals Manger: 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

Leasing Agent-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.

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Lesina Reyes 

Leasing Agent - Unfurnished Rentals: Born and raised in American Somoa. Relocated to Oregon in 1992 and became Certified Nurse Aid in 1998 while working for All Care Services. I moved to Washington in 2000 to work as an Advertising assistant for The Chronicle in Lewis County and later took a job as an Apartment Manager for 2 years in Seattle Washington before returning to Oregon to work for All Care Services for 9 years as an Office Manager. Managed family owned Adult Foster Home for 6 years. I am currently an Oregon Life Insurance Agent and studying for my Real Estate license and Securities License. My passion is an Advocate to seniors rights.

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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.

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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.

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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.