Ann's background in architecture provides her with a rare understanding of properties and their potential. She has a 5 year bachelor of architecture coupled with 20 years of experience in architectural design, interior design and construction, working with clients from the design development phase through the final stage of construction and occupancy. With 20 years of experience on the North Shore, Ann understands local zoning and building codes. Ann has considerable knowledge in the fields of landscape architecture, photography and print media which aid in staging, marketing and selling a home.
Jeff's background with such global companies as Procter & Gamble, Kraft Foods, Diageo, and Conagra Brands, as well as his time spent managing consulting engagements across North America, has provided him with strong negotiating skills, a firm belief in data-based decision-making, and a comfort with handling detailed, complex projects for his clients. Jeff has an in-depth knowledge of the North Shore market and an appreciation for how it has changed over the years. As a two-term member of the Lake Forest District 67 Board of Education, and a past Chairman of the Lake Forest High School Foundation, Jeff has a deep appreciation and understanding of public education in Lake Forest, Lake Bluff, and the surrounding communities. He brings this experience and in-depth involvement to bear with clients who want to know more about Lake Forest & Lake Bluff schools and how they compare with surrounding communities.
Kim's background in finance and management provides her with a unique understanding of properties and the marketing of such properties. She has a Bachelor of Science coupled with a Masters of Banking and Finance. Working with clients to find their dream home is one of her greatest strengths, since she has lived in the Chicago Metropolitan Area for 25 years. Her market knowledge and unique understanding of the north shore puts her skills above most in her field. She has great instincts for market value and with precise analytical review in pricing homes to sell, is another talent that she brings to the table. Combining analytics with an extraordinary level of professionalism and confidentiality to every situation, she has worked with many C-Suite individuals in relocating to the North Shore or in the selling of their home. In her prior career, she was a Senior Executive of a 2 Billion Dollar banking group that covered over 4 states.