Meet Our Team

Nick Shivers

President & CEO

OR & WA Licensed Broker As a principal broker in the top 1% of realtors nationwide, Nick Shivers leads the WestOne Properties Group at Keller Williams Realty Portland Central His 20 years in the Portland metro Sw Washington real estate markets has allowed him the privilege to serve thousands of clients. Our MIssion is Serving People Saving Kids all by selling real estate. This mission has...
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Melodie Thurman

Chief Operations Officer

As a licensed broker and experienced operations manager, Melodie supports our listing and buyer’s agents as they navigate through their transactions. Her dedication to clients motivates the WestOne Team to go above and beyond when it comes to customer service. Melodie has coordinated over 1500 sales in her time at WestOne. Prior to joining WestOne Properties Group, Melodie attended the University...
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Troy Thurman

Licensed Oregon Principal Broker

CFO OR Licensed Principal Broker

As the Chief Financial Officer, Troy brings valuable knowledge and perspective to the WestOne Properties team. After graduating from Portland State University with a Business Degree in Accounting and Economics, Troy dove straight into the world of finance – and hasn’t left since. Prior to joining WestOne Properties, Troy owned and operated a successful...
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Kevin Strasser

Washington Licensed Agent

Agent Coach and Hiring Manager As an enthusiastic agent Coach and hiring manager, Kevin brings his local expertise and boundless energy to each and every agent. After earning his Bachelors degree from Oregon State University, Kevin’s drive to continue bettering himself led him to Linfield College where he earned a post graduate certification in the field of Education. Prior to joining WestOne...
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Amy Oliver

Licenced Oregon Broker

With Amy’s enthusiasm and optimistic approach to real estate, you will enjoy your home buying and selling process. With over 20 years of sales and marketing experience, Amy understands the importance of relationship and integrity. Her personal faith and desire to serve others is exemplified in the way she cares for her clients. Your unique motivation and goals are important to her and she will...
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Rich Ovitt

Licensed Oregon Broker

OR Licensed Broker

As a licensed Oregon real estate agent, Rich has been involved in the credit, commercial, and residential real estate market for most of his professional career. With a background that spans from General Motors in California to helping develop credit scoring models for Trans Union Credit Bureau, Rich draws on a wealth of information as he helps clients navigate their...
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Philip Triem

Licensed Oregon Broker

With over 25 years of construction and negotiation experience, Philip has been an Oregon licensed broker since 2010 As a resident of Clackamas County for the last 20 years, Philip is an expert in Portland’s market, as well as the suburban areas. Philip is also the co founder Firmina Foundation A non Profit helping to empower children through education with projects in 3 African countries of...
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Rachael Peterson

Oregon & Washington Licensed Broker

With a charismatic spirit and a desire to pursue a life full of adventure, Rachael illuminates the office at WestOne Properties Group. As a buyer’s agent, Rachael brings tenacity and compassion to the table. She guides her clients through the entire home buying process, from finding a dream home to battling negotiations and securing favorable terms. From backpacking through the Swiss Alps...
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Rachel Blustein

Oregon Licensed Broker

Rachel's passion is people. She's a natural communicator and a talented problem solver. Earning a bachelor of science and a masters in education gives her a unique perspective in guiding her clients smoothly through the complexities of the home buying and selling process. Her responsiveness, clear communication and strategic approach set her apart during inspections and negotiations. An ancillary...
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Arthur Klassen

Oregon Licensed Realtor

Arthur grew up in Portland and currently resides in Gresham with his family. He enjoys hiking, kayaking and canoeing around the beautiful PNW, studied economics at the Oregon State University, and describes himself as a coffee snob and a foodie guy.
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Katie Fisher

Oregon Licensed Broker

Katie brings a unique background as a former teacher to the home buying process. As you can imagine, she values educating her clients on their choices and helping them decide the best path for them to pursue. She also knows the school districts in the Portland Metropolitan Area and loves nothing more than matching a family with the best home, neighborhood and school system to meet their needs. Having...
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Matthew Umberger

Oregon Licensed Realtor

Matthew, who goes by Matt, is a lifelong Oregonian. He lives in Albany, OR, with his wife Tara, who is also a member of the Nick Shiver’s team. Matt has been in sales and finance for over 20 years and in 2012 he was given a Samaritan Award by the City of Philomath. When he’s not working Matt enjoys spending time with his family and sport fishing.
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Pavneet Kaur

Washington Licensed Realtor

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Ricky Guadarrama

Senior Loan Officer

My love for the Pacific Northwest has kept growing ever since my family and I arrived to the Oregon area in the early 1990's. Today I am proud to call Oregon home for my family and me. Carolyn my wife, our three little ones and I have grown closer as a family with trips to the Oregon Coast, bike rides over the rolling hills in the Willamette Valley and walks along the Portland area to our favorite...
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Sonny Mann

Oregon Licensed Realtor

Sonny has lived in Oregon for most of his life and currently resides in NW Portland with his wife. Having a desire to be of service to others has been a core value for Sonny. He has been a professional firefighter for many years. Sonny aspires to bring the same level of great customer service, attention to detail and an inclination to fostering long term relationships with his clients in Real...
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Tara Umberger

Administrative Assistant

Tara has worked in an administrative environment for over 30 years. She's a native Oregonian who lives in Albany with her husband Matthew who is a licensed broker with Nick Shiver's team. Tara always strives to put family first in her life. Traveling around Oregon to see live concerts is her favorite way to spend a weekend.
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