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ALLEN TATE'S #1 TEAM: The Andy Bovender Team, currently rank as Allen Tate's #1 Tier Team in the Carolinas for the third consecutive year, and operates six Team office locations. Each Team Office is a state-of-the-art Real Estate office serving as the hub for our clients and their real estate needs, both in Charlotte and in Upstate SC. Designed with the top technology and endless resources on schools, taxes, local vendors, new communities, builders & their incentives, recreation, events, etc., we can assist our clients in accomplishing all of their real estate goals and making every real estate experience an outstanding one.

MEET OUR TEAM! Our team consists of 11 Broker/Realtors®, licensed in NC & SC, with a combined experience of over 40 years in our local market. Our team consists of Brent "Andy" Bovender, Deborah Hooker, Kathryn Miller, Kim Trouten, Christopher Makowski, Vicki Ford, Evan Selzer, Benjamin Lastra, Tiff White, Carrianne Cortez, Roxanne Slye, Melanie Lester, Monica Carlyn, Susan Brinkley, Jonathan Darcey, Glenn Bouley, Diane Aartun, Linda Day, & Jamie Carney. Please visit www.BovenderTeam.com for a detailed introduction on our team, and why we are the #1 Team with Allen Tate!

TEAM NC Office (South Charlotte)
10851 Providence Road
Charlotte, NC 28277

TEAM NC Office (Waxhaw/Weddington)
1532 Providence Road South, Suite 230,
Waxhaw, NC 28173

TEAM NC Office (Davidson)
103 N. Main Street
Davidson, NC 28036

TEAM NC OFFICE (Lake Norman/Huntersville)
19460 Old Jetton Road
Cornelius, NC 28031

TEAM NC OFFICE (Mooresville)
634 River Highway
Mooresville, NC 28117

TEAM SC Office (Baxter-Fort Mill)
967 Market Street, Suitete 105
Fort Mill, SC 29708

ANDY BOVENDER - Andy is a Charlotte Native with personal experience in the Char-Meck school system. A graduate of South Meck and UNC-Charlotte, Andy's first love was baseball and spent time playing professional baseball with the Houston Astros. After baseball, Andy entered real estate joining Allen Tate Realtors and in 2006 ranked #5 in sales volume, before becoming a team.

DEBBIE HOOKER - Debbie joined Allen Tate in 2001 after relocating to Charlotte from Florida and experiencing the challenges a family move can bring. Her passion to help others and her incredible work-ethic are one-of-a-kind. Debbie partnered with Andy in 2002, becoming a top producer for the company, and has helped grow the team to what it is today.

KATHRYN MILLER - Kathryn has been the #1 Sales Associate in the Charlotte Metropolitan area from 2007 through 2012 for Coldwell Banker. She was ranked #68 in North America in 2012, #36 in North America in 2011, and is among the top .7% of 82,000 sales associates worldwide. After 13 years in real estate, Kathryn expanded even further and partnered with Allen Tate's #1 Team, The Andy Bovender Team.

KIM TROUTEN - Kim joined Allen Tate and the team in 2010 and brings years of experience in professional business & real estate management, luxury home construction, architectural planning, land development and staging. She is extremely knowledgeable of the Charlotte metro area and is delighted to assist you in finding the house that perfectly meets your needs.

CHRIS MAKOWSKI - Chris joined the team in early 2011 after having worked behind the scenes with Allen Tate Realtors for just over four years. Chris brings extensive experience in Customer Service and Project Managementto the table, while serving both as a Buyer Specialist and as the sales manager for the team's expanding sales team.

TODD WILLIAMS - Todd joined Allen Tate in 2005 after moving his family from Florida to the Lake Norman area. His previous experience as an agent in Florida market helped him settle into the Charlotte market, where he has helped guide and educate clientele through all phases of their real estate journey. Along the way he has created his brand through the power of impression. Todd has finished multiple Ironman races and he is passionate about empowering others to live out and succeed at their dreams and aspirations. His daily motto is; changing lives and coordinating positive outcomes. Todd assists Andy Bovender Team clients in the Lake Norman and Davidson areas.

EVAN SELZER - Evan’s background comes from 23 years in operations and sales in the field of pharmacy. The last position he held was as Executive Vice President of Operations for the largest long-term care pharmacy in the country with their corporate headquarters based in New York. With a strong track record in leading the industry, implementing innovative ideas, and staying ahead in a competitive market – Evan knows what it takes for a successful real estate transaction.

ROXANNE SLYE - Roxanne relocated here from the Midwest, bringing experience with home sales as a transplant and a local resident. With a blended background in IT, sales and marketing, Roxanne's #1 focus is superior customer service and she is very proud to now be a part of the Andy Bovender Team.

MELANIE LESTER - Melanie's more than 20 years experience in real estate sales, real estate management and corporate office management laid the foundation for her role as the team's closing manager. Her goal is to provide a seamless, stress free closing for each and every client.

MONICA CARLYN - Monica joined Allen Tate after relocating from South Florida. Embarking upon an extensive research of Charlotte’s neighborhoods, schools, and terrain while making the critical decision as to where she would call home has equipped Monica with invaluable insight into the home buying and relocation process. It was this hands-on and passionate journey of searching for her family’s home that helps her to provide you with knowledge, tools, and experience to help you succeed in finding your new home.

JON DARCEY - Jon’s focus is to ensure the Andy Bovender Team stays ahead of the ever changing real estate industry by spear heading innovative systems, processes and fresh programs. With more than 12 years of experience in real estate sales & administration in the Charlotte area; he is prepared to manage the daily operations of the team to ensure our clients receive the legendary, cutting edge customer service they deserve!

DIANE AARTUN - Diane relocated to the area from Ohio, like so many others to break away from the cold winters. She has over 20 years of Real Estate experience and strongly emphasizes the value of building relationships and commitment. She is excited to be part of the Andy Bovender Team.

BEN LASTRA - Ben’s passion for Real Estate sparked after his experiences buying and selling his own homes. After his experiences with other Realtors, he decided that he wants to be the Realtor that provides his clients with the best experience possible. Ben believes that communication is one of the most vital components to a successful real estate experience. He feels his job is to be available to answer his client’s questions, concerns, and ensure that their voice is heard.

TIFF WHITE - Tiffany’s love of real estate shows in her well-rounded career of over 14 years. Her experience in new home construction, the commercial industry, and property management help her see the big picture – real estate is built on relationships and trust. With her kind, positive, and hardworking nature, Tiffany won’t stop until she finds her clients the best fitting community, neighborhood, and home for their lifestyles. And, she is determined to make the home search fun, too!

LINDA BARR - Linda has decided to join the Andy Bovender Team in 2017 to better serve her clients and to add her expertise to the team in a management/consultant role. When not selling Real Estate, you can find Linda playing the piano, taking a long walk, cooking, traveling, and maybe even playing a little golf, Yikes!



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