Chief Executive Officer
As the chief executive officer, Dan Duffy has set the bar high for the real estate industry. In addition to United Country, Dan and his management team launched United Country Auction Services, Enhanced Marketing Solutions and United Real Estate since he took over ownership in 2006. His impressive resume of more than 20 years of experience in senior-level executive positions make him a true pioneer in real estate marketing and technology.
With more than 20 years of experience in marketing and sales for numerous well-known brands, Mike Duffy is a true leader in building the brand as United Country’s president. Mike is focused on bringing new and added-value services to affiliates across the nation. He is also seen as the face of United Country, visiting offices and developing close relationships with brokers and agents.
Chief Financial Officer
For Jason Cole, United Country’s success is in numbers. As the chief financial officer, he oversees all of the audits, company expenses and keeps track of all of our affiliates’ financial success. Jason brings more than 12 years of finance and accounting experience from corporations like Walmart and Kansas City Southern Railroad.
Chief Technology Officer
As the chief operating and technology officer, David Dickey and his team have developed the highest-ranked real estate internet marketing system with more than three million visitors per month. With years of upper senior management experience in technology, David provides advanced, innovative technology solutions to United Country affiliates.
As the director of international business, Doug Adams strives to develop the United Country brand in markets outside of the United States. Doug’s more than 14 years of real estate experience and various roles in senior management make him instrumental in the growth of our international presence.
President / Auction Services
Shawn Terrel brings more than 20 years of professional auction and real estate experience to United Country in his role as President of United Country Auction Services. Shawn has become a well-known auction authority with more than 2,000 auctions under his belt, both live and online. He is a graduate of Certified Auctioneers Institute (CAI) and holds an Accredited Auctioneer Real Estate (AARE) designation.
As executive assistant for United Country Auction Services, Trina Turner serves as President Shawn Terrel’s right hand by assisting the auction team with the development, maintenance and marketing of auction tools and resources. Trina uses her 14 years of experience in sales and project management to bring a fresh and unique perspective to auction projects.
President Of Strategic Client Services
As president of United Country Strategic Client Services, Mike Jones oversees all auctions conducted under the special projects division of the United family. Mike has conducted more than 3,000 auctions globally in his 38 years as an auctioneer making him a predominant figure in the auction industry and an asset to the United Country team.
Vice President Of Strategic Client Services
As a licensed auctioneer and 13 years of experience in real estate auctions, Mark Woodling adds a vast knowledge of real estate valuations and data management to the team. Mark offers specialized auction and marketing services expertise and services to clients across the nation as vice president of United Country – Strategic Client Services.
Director of Program Services
As the director of program services, Lisa Malick is one of the first lines of customer support for new and existing United Country affiliates and an external customer base. Lisa’s extended experience in business operations and technology make her duties of overseeing the onboarding process and providing technical support for franchisee’s come naturally.
Team Coordinator / On-Boarding Manager
With years of experience as a real estate agent and broker, Donna Chamness is a valuable asset to the program services team as the on-boarding manager. She utilizes her hands-on real estate and quality assurance experience to welcome and assist new affiliates to the United Country family.
As the education manager, Carmen Barnes ensures all of United Country’s educational and training offerings go off without a hitch. Her extensive experience in corporate event planning allows her to flawlessly execute events like UnitedPower!, the Annual Training and Awards Convention, regional training and online training courses.
Customer Care Professional
As a program services administrator, Misty Johnson brings more than a decade of customer service and executive assistant experience to United Country. Misty uses her refined skills in customer care to prepare and maintain client portfolios as well as respond to all client and affiliate inquiries and requests.
IT Infrastructure Manager
With more than 10 years of IT experience and his VMWare certification, Mitchell Carey is our go-to technology guru. As the IT infrastructure manager, he oversees the data infrastructure for both United and United Country Real Estate.
With more than 25 years of experience in website development and search engine optimization (SEO), Mike Podraza fully understand the needs of United Country affiliates. Mike is instrumental in creating and enhancing United Country’s online presence and turning it into an effective marketing tool. He currently handles more than 3,000 top-performing websites.
As the technology trainer, Tonja Fellet is a vital asset to United Country affiliates new and old. With more than 9 years at United Country, Tonja uses her organizational and technology skills to provide technical support, lead company-wide webinars, assist with onboarding new affiliates and create programs for technology tools.
Assistant Web Developer
Amy Hoffman’s more than 10 years of administrative and technology experience allow her to provide exceptional customer service and technical support to United Country affiliates. As a web development assistant, Amy builds and maintains office websites, provides listing support and assists with search engine optimization.
As a national trainer for United Country, Nora Sullivan assists affiliates and employees with technical support, website development and search engine optimization. Her strong background in consulting and project management makes her a valuable asset with brand development and internet visibility.
As the corporate controller, Patrick Barrett brings advanced technical accounting skills and a vast knowledge of financial accounting to the United Country team. He also uses his experience in staff management to oversee the accounting teams for both United Country and United Real Estate.
As a senior staff accountant, Tyler Davidson utilizes his education and experience in accounting to analyze financial reports for United Country and United Real Estate. Tyler is well-rounded in the financial realm, performing accounts receivable duties and general accounting functions for the company.
Ashly Frenzl brings an extensive background in public accounting experience to the United Country team as the senior staff accountant. As a licensed CPA, Ashly assists the chief financial officer and controller with financial statement preparation and reporting while also working with franchise offices to ensure they are in compliance as well as assisting with pending and closed sales.
As a staff accountant, Hillary Lewis assists with various accounting-related tasks for United Country. Her education and experience have made processing sales and incoming royalties come second nature. She is also a valuable resource for any affiliates who have accounting-related questions.
Accounts Payable Specialist
As an accounts payable professional, Julie Pearce uses her many years of experience in accounting to keep track of and pay all of United Country’s vendor and home office expenses. Julie’s education and accounting background has made her a valuable asset to United Country’s accounting team for more than a decade.
Director Of Legal Affairs & Contracts Administration
As the director of legal affairs and contracts administration, Jessica Barnard is United Country’s go-to legal guru. A nine-year U.S. Navy veteran, Jessica brings a wealth of experience in a plethora of areas including criminal law, environmental law, intellectual property and corporate governance. She is also currently working toward her Juris Doctor (J.D.).
Administrative Assistant / Legal Department
Linda Richardson has spent more than 30 years keeping United Country on the legal straight and narrow as the administrative assistant for the legal department. In her role, Linda works directly with the outside franchise attorney to prepare franchise agreements, contract changes and updates to franchise disclosure documents.
Senior Brand Manager
As the senior brand manager, Ashley Duffy is skilled in a wide range of disciplines with a focus on creating straightforward marketing material. With over eight years of experience, she has excelled in multiple management positions and is currently developing large lifestyle campaigns for all of United Country’s clients, as well as strengthening our national brand recognition.
With more than 40 years at the company, Kay Davis knows the best way to showcase United Country as the advertising manager. Whether it’s placing ads in national magazines and newspapers or working with the design team on the catalog, Kay is top-notch when it comes to maximizing our exposure.
Senior Creative Director
As the senior creative director, Michele oversees all corporate branding while managing a team of graphic designers, copywriters and content editors. The longevity of Michele’s career with United Country has enabled her to develop specific real estate marketing skills that are directly attributed to the success of the affiliates.
Associate Art Director
Jihan Blue brings more than a decade of experience with design concepts, advertising and branding for local and national campaigns to United Country as the art director. Jihan works closely with the creative team to produce new and innovative ways to enhance the overall look and style of all marketing materials for United Country and our affiliates nationwide.
Nick McGrath brings a fresh perspective on content marketing as a marketing assistant for United Country. Nick utilizes his experience in direct sales and digital marketing to assist our production and design team with the United Country catalog and external advertising.
As the managing copywriter for United Country, Mike Farren oversees all copywriting for catalogs, websites, marketing materials and other corporate advertising. His more than 10 years of experience in marketing and social media make him a valuable asset to the United Country marketing team.
As a copywriter for United Country, SJ Munoz uses his creativity to write copy for all of our marketing publications. SJ uses his experience in marketing, promotions and news reporting to strategically place keywords for online SEO content, fine-tune email blasts and showcase properties in our United Country catalog.
VP Enhanced Marketing Solutions (EMS)
As Vice-President of United Country’s Enhanced Marketing Solutions (EMS), Amanda Siler-Cline leads an award-winning real estate marketing team to drive operational and growth strategies. Amanda aims to provide big-picture perspective to client projects while engaging in company partners and United Country affiliates. She brings an extensive marketing background and outside-the-box thinking to the EMS team.
Jessie Henderson’s strong background in media planning and account management makes her a perfect fit in her role as a project manager for the Enhanced Marketing Solutions (EMS) team at United Country. In her role, Jessie showcases her positive attitude and dedication to plan and execute fully integrated marketing campaigns for United Country offices.
As a project manager for Enhanced Marketing Solutions (EMS), Jessica McArthur provides United Country affiliates across the nation with advanced marketing strategies to help build and brand their businesses. Her excellent communication skills, ability to multi-task and her experience in project management and event coordination proves her to be a tremendous asset to the team.
Nick Teson’s commitment to detail and innovative thinking skills add great value to his role as a project manager for Enhanced Marketing Solutions (EMS). Nick’s background in content marketing, project management and concept development allow him to deliver United Country affiliates with a fresh perspective to projects and an effective solution to any problem.
Andrew Park brings his experience in customer care and client relations to the Enhanced Marketing Solutions team as a project coordinator. Andrew works closely with the project managers and graphic designers to ensure affiliate projects are completed in a timely manner and to the client’s satisfaction.
With more than 15 years of experience in graphic design, Angela Searcy leads the Enhanced Marketing Solutions (EMS) creative design team. Angela’s expertise allows her to develop high-impact designs at a fast pace. Her award-winning work has provided creative solutions with proven results to hundreds of United Country affiliates across the U.S.
Amber Williams’ passion for communication through design shines through in her position as graphic designer. She uses her project management skillset in a variety of areas to excel in the vast array of design projects she completes for the Enhanced Marketing Solutions (EMS) team. Amber has received numerous awards recognizing her innovative designs.
National Executive Vice President of Sales
As the executive vice president of sales, Richard Thompson actively recruits, trains and manages the franchise sales team by creating and executing strategic sales plans. Richard brings decades of real estate-specific and sales experience to United Country as a prior real estate office owner and sales associate. He has also completed more than 1,000 hours of real estate coursework.
National Sales Marketing Manager
As the national director of sales marketing, Amber Glus utilizes her skills in communication and project management to recruit new franchise affiliates and agents. Amber’s talent in creative processing and developing workflow programs allow her to market to unique audiences and coordinate day-to-day operations with the national sales team.
Senior Business Consultant South Eastern Division
Joe Karpinski’s nearly 40 years of real estate experience makes him a valuable asset to the United Country national sales team. As a senior business consultant and executive vice president of the eastern division, Joe has experienced exponential growth in real estate sales, affiliate gross commission income and franchise sales.
Jimmie Dean Coffey
Director of Business Development / Area Vice President – Indiana
Jimmie Dean Coffey brings more than 30 years of auction and real estate experience to United Country as the director of business development. Conducting more than 75 auctions each year, Jimmie Dean has become a well-known name in the auction industry nationwide. His experience and impact makes him successful at acquiring new franchise owners.
Senior Business Consultant North Eastern Division
As a senior business consultant, Duane Swenk is vital to the success and growth of United Country affiliates. As the current owner of a top-ten office, Duane is able to also provide guidance and information as an instructor at UnitedPower!, a week-long training program for new brokers and agents.
Regional Vice President Arkansas
As a regional vice president, Angie Gallaher assists in maximizing growth of offices while providing technology support and selling franchises. Angie is an owner/broker of her own office in Imboden, Ark., and continuously ranks among the top offices in the nation in sales volume and innovative marketing strategies.
Regional Director Virginia & North Carolina
As a regional vice president in sales, Bill Baker has been described by United Country affiliates as a big guy with a big personality who does even bigger work. Not only does Bill own his own United Country office in Virginia, he is also responsible for selling and developing new franchises.
State Director Northern Missouri
Jim O’Connor has been an owner/broker for United Country for more than 40 years. As the regional director for the north Missouri region for more than 20 years, Jim uses his vast real estate knowledge to guide new and existing affiliates to success.
State Director Northern Missouri
John O’Connor has been an owner/broker for United Country for more than 40 years. John is currently a regional director for the north Missouri region for more than 20 years. Alongside his brother Jim, John uses his extensive real estate knowledge to guide new and existing affiliates to success.
As the regional director of the northern California region, Rich Cloutman assists new and existing offices build business plans, amp up their marketing and troubleshoot overall business solutions. Utilizing his skills and experience as an owner/broker of his own office, Rich is able help affiliates increase sales by providing the right tools for success.
Area Vice President Midwest
As a tenured agricultural marketing professional, Jim Jones brings decades of experience to United Country as a new area vice president. He works in the states of Kentucky, Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota, Iowa, Nebraska and Wisconsin to identify new offices and talented agents and auctioneers.
Director New Market Development
Travis Wofford brings a strong knowledge and expertise in ranches, hunting property, land and proven business strategy to the national sales team. He will play a critical role in increasing the United Country footprint by identifying qualified franchise offices, agents and auctioneers in Texas, Colorado, Montana and Wyoming.
Director over Eastern Washington
Darrel Tetz brings years of financial management and sales experience to the United Country team as a Regional Director in Washington. He develops the Eastern Washington area through the sale of new franchises while also running his own United Country office in Walla Walla, Wash.
As a broker and owner herself, Melissa Clark is able to guide new affiliates to success by offering first-hand experience of the ins and outs of running a United Country office. As a business consultant, Melissa covers 14 states in the western United States and is an expert in mountain, vacation, golf and ranch real estate.