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Jeff  Gerken

A Branson native and third generation Realtor®, Jeff graduated from Branson High School and attended Missouri State University in Springfield where he earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Entertainment Management. After graduation, he put this degree to work at Dolly Parton's Dixie Stampede in Branson where he was Merchandise Manager for over three years. His responsibilities included inventory tracking, ordering, concession and staff management. Jeff has a Missouri Salesperson and Broker’s license and is a partner...

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Rachel  Gerken

Rachel was raised in Macedonia, OH along with her two sisters. She was active in sports, gymnastics, and dance throughout her school years. Dancing since the age of 2, she went on to attend Point Park University in Pittsburgh, PA where she achieved a Bachelor of Arts in Dance in only 3 years. Her dreams of singing and dancing professionally led her to Branson where Rachel has shared the stage with several talented singers, dancers, comedians, and magicians. Most recently, Rachel finished her fourth season as a performe...

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Kay  Gerken

Kay and her husband Duane moved to the beautiful Ozarks and have made it their home since leaving Phoenix in 1972. They opened Gerken & Associates in 1975 and have maintained their reputation as one of the leading real estate firms in Branson. An active member in the Tri-Lakes Board of Realtors®, Kay served as Board President in 1991 and received the Realtor® of the Year Award in 1992. She was instrumental in forming the local Board Leadership Academy. In 2017, she received the “Distinguished Service Award”; t...

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    Duane  Gerken

    Born and raised in Independence, Iowa, his family moved to Phoenix in 1962 where his father started a successful real estate firm. After graduation from high school, Duane served in the U.S. Navy Seabees and upon returning from Vietnam, in 1971 he and his wife Kay moved to the Branson Tri-Lakes area. With a construction background, Duane started developing subdivisions and established a real estate office, Gerken & Associates in 1975 with his wife Kay. Since 1975, Duane continually furthered his real estate knowledg...

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      Brent  Sager

      Brent Sager was raised locally in the Tri-Lakes area and graduated from Forsyth High School in 2006. From there he pursued a career in Retail Management. Brent gained most of his sales experience while working for Petland stores where he started in 2008 as a Sales Associate. He was quickly promoted to Store Manager and after running the store for just two months, Brent had increased sales by 20%. One year later, due to his can-do attitude, customer service skills, and high efficiency, he was promoted to Manager of the ...

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      Dave  Dove

      Dave was born and raised in Harrison, Arkansas where he was the middle of five children. Growing up, Dave spent many years being homeschooled and worked vigorously in his family's restaurant. In the last decade and a half, Dave has lived and worked in the Branson area. Before becoming a REALTOR®, he was employed by Johnny Morris at Big Cedar Lodge where he spent many years in the food and beverage department, managing the Buzzard Bar Restaurant and Devil’s Pool Restaurant from 2004-2017. In 2015, he attended clas...

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      Eugene Podgornyy

      Eugene was born in Ukraine and raised in Russia. In 2003 he attended Omsk State University with a focus in Hospitality Management. Eugene and his family migrated to the US in 2008 and chose Branson as their home. After arriving in Branson, Eugene took his first job as a dishwasher in a local restaurant. After a few years and several promotions he became Kitchen Manager. He had worked hard to develop the skills in management and customer service. Over the next several years, Eugene would go on to work at several high...

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        Jon  Holloway

        Born in San Jose California, Jon moved to Branson Missouri in 1983 with his family as they started a new venture in life. Jon’s parents owned and operated Stormy Point Campground & Resort for 19 years and sold it in May of 2002. Jon graduated from Reeds Spring High School in May of 1993 and went on to attend college at Southern Nazarene University in Bethany, Oklahoma where he majored in Accounting and Finance. In the fall of 1994, he transferred to College of the Ozarks and graduated in May of 1997 with a B...

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        Marci Hinnen

        In 1994, Marci moved to Branson to work for the summer. Little did she know she would meet and marry her husband David and forever consider the Ozarks her home. David’s career with the United States Secret Service took their family across the country from Nebraska to Kansas, to California, and then to Oklahoma. During those years of moving and raising kids, they never stopped hoping to eventually return to the Tri-Lakes area. In 2005, Marci made the decision to put her experience with relocating to work for others...

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        Misha  Bond

        Misha was born and raised in Ukraine. In 2003, he received a scholarship to the National Finance University. A few years later, as part of a student exchange program, Misha made his first trip to the US. He spent his entire summer in a small town in Missouri called Branson. During his stay he fell in love with the community but ultimately returned home to finish his education. Misha graduated with a Bachelors in Finance in 2008 and soon took a job at a local bank in his hometown. The dream of making Branson his home...

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        Ron  Holloway

        Born in Northern Illinois, Ron grew up in Missouri. He graduated from Mehlville High School in St. Louis County then on to Olivet Nazarene University where he met and married his wife, Karen. He served in Vietnam as an Army Infantry Officer and returned to civilian life to work as an Industrial Engineer for Ford Motor Company in Chicago, St. Louis, and San Jose. In 1983, Ron, Karen, and three sons (Andrew, Jon and James) moved to the Tri-Lakes Area to purchase and operate Stormy Point Camp & Resort on Table Rock Lak...

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        Susan  Ewing

        Meet Susan. Born and raised with one brother and two sisters, she grew up in Ozark county on her family’s homestead founded in the 1800’s. Your local girl, Susan Ewing attended Ava High School and School of the Ozarks (aka College of the Ozarks). She spent 28 years living in different parts of the country including Seattle, WA, Omaha, NE and most recently Denver, CO. After raising three kids and exploring the countryside, she yearned to be back home. The place she loves the most…the Ozark Mountains. Susan spe...

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