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Jerry Reece Jerry Reece
Jerry Reece Chairman Emeritus

Jerry Reece

This marks my 46th year of real estate brokerage experience, having served as CEO of ReeceNichols until July 2013. As Chairman Emeritus I am enjoying my role as teacher, mentor and coach to the many rising stars on our leadership team. I also love working with and advising our outstanding sales professionals who, year after year, keep getting better and better.

After graduating from the University of Oregon with a BS in finance, I joined the Marines, became an infantry officer, served in Vietnam and retired thirty years later as a colonel in the Marine Corps Reserve. When not at my day job at ReeceNichols or attending to a variety civic responsibilities, my wife Patty and I enjoy the cowboy life on our ranch in the beautiful Kansas Flint Hills, where my superior horsemanship skills are often challenged by our six grandchildren.

Linda Vaughan Linda Vaughan
Linda Vaughan President/CEO

Linda Vaughan

As President & CEO, it is my privilege to guide the company to provide a personalized experience that is rewarding for our clients, agents and employees. My exciting career in real estate began as a sales associate, then Branch Manager, and then President of ReeceNichols in 2005. In 2013, I also became CEO.

I appreciate networking in Kansas City and in the real estate industry, and have been named to the KC Business Journal Women Who Mean Business and Swanepoel Power 200. I also enjoy traveling and spending time with family and friends.

Mike Frazier Mike Frazier
Mike Frazier CFO/COO

Mike Frazier

As Chief Operating Officer & Chief Financial Officer, I spend my days ensuring the long term health of all our entities by assisting managers with business issues, managing finances and keeping our facilities in top working order. The most rewarding part of my job is working with agents to help them become more profitable and efficient.

I joined the company in March 2007. After graduating from William Jewell College, I worked in banking then spent 15 years with Hallmark Cards working on the real estate end with Crown Center Redevelopment. I enjoy spending time with my wife and two boys. In my spare time, I like to golf, exercise and travel.

Christian Kelly Christian Kelly
Christian Kelly Chief Administrative & Legal Officer

Christian Kelly

As the Chief Administrative & Legal Officer, I provide guidance and direction on the administrative functions across the entire ReeceNichols enterprise including brokerage, human resources, legal, title & escrow, compliance, commercial and franchise operations.

I joined ReeceNichols in March of 2007 and originally served as general counsel directing the legal affairs of the company and its subsidiaries. Prior to ReeceNichols, I worked as an attorney with the law firm of Polsinelli PC in its Financial Services department. I received my Juris Doctor from the University of Kansas, and when I am not passionately serving our agents, employees and clients, I enjoy spending time with my wife and three kids as well as competing in triathlons.

Missy Greene Missy Greene
Missy Greene VP, Business & Lead Development

Missy Greene

As the Vice President of Business and Lead Development, I lead a dedicated and experienced team to redefine how we organize and account for all company generated leads and to explore innovative business opportunities that directly benefit our agents.

I joined ReeceNichols in 2011 and originally specialized working with investors, leasing, and property management. Prior to ReeceNichols, I enjoyed working with Toyota North America for 10 years in Los Angeles with roles including District Sales Manager as well as Customer Care Field Manager. We successfully launched customer-centric processes to balance volume and the dealership experience. When not at work you will find me with my favorite people, ideally traveling and eating something delicious!

Bonnie Maret Bonnie Maret
Bonnie Maret VP, Regional Manager

Bonnie Maret

As Regional Manager, my duties are to use my 40 years of experience in Real Estate to assist and coach our fabulous managers and to help, create and present new training programs for the company. I began as a sales associates, which led to an assistant manager and, for the last 30 years, I have been able to manage one of the largest offices in the company. I now work side by side with Linda Vaughan, Mike Frazier and Chris Kelly and together we are constantly looking for new ways to keep our company moving forward.

In my spare time, you can find me perfecting my swing on the golf course, enjoying the country road trip style or relaxing on the beach, all surrounded by my wonderful husband, children and grandchildren.

Amy Ringsdorf Amy Ringsdorf
Amy Ringsdorf VP, Corporate Counsel

Amy Ringsdorf

As Corporate Counsel, I provide legal support and guidance to our agents, our managers and our various business units and subsidiaries including brokerage, title and escrow, commercial and franchise operations. On any given day, you might find me presenting at an office sales meeting, teaching agents in our training facilities, answering questions when deals get sticky, helping agents guide their clients or reviewing vendor contracts in connection with ReeceNichols’ latest efforts to provide our agents and clients with cutting-edge tools.

Prior to joining ReeceNichols, I worked as an attorney at the Polsinelli PC law firm in the Financial Services Department and at Sprint supporting the commercial sales and product development teams. I was born and raised in Iowa, and I moved to Kansas City immediately after graduating law school. I am a loyal Cyclone fan and proud to be a Kansas Citian.

Katie Stephans Katie Stephans
Katie Stephans Director, Digital Strategies

Katie Stephans

As Director of Digital Strategies, I lead our dedicated team in creating and delivering industry-leading online systems and resources that help our agents drive business and our customers throughout their home buying and selling journey.

I joined ReeceNichols in February 2008, where I’ve had the opportunity to grow and learn from many of the industry’s best and brightest. I am a life-long Kansan and have had the pleasure of calling Kansas City home for more than a decade. When not with my ReeceNichols family, I enjoy spending time with my husband traveling, hiking and cheering on K-State Football. I am also a voracious bookworm and amateur genealogist.

Bruce Van Buskirk Bruce Van Buskirk
Bruce Van Buskirk Director, Information Technology

Bruce Van Buskirk

As the Director of Information Technology, I direct a team of Network and Systems admins and field support staff to ensure our agents have the ability to service client’s needs smoothly through the use of email and internal systems. I also support and maintain all ReeceNichols databases and write and support many internal web based applications and data processes.

I joined ReeceNichols in 2003 after 5 years as a Software Analyst at Black and Veatch. Before that, I was in law enforcement in South Dakota for 15 years before going back to school for an Information Systems degree at Dakota State University. When I am not solving technology challenges, I enjoy winemaking and smoking Brisket, Pulled Pork and Ribs. I have been married to the same wonderful woman for over 30 years, who is also a ReeeceNichols agent out of Lee’s Summit. We have three great kids and two spoiled Shelties.

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