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 team in strategic sales and marketing. His 12 years in the Portland real estate market have given him extraordinary insight into the area – knowledge he uses to his clients’ advantage. Nick is a preferred agent for finance and real estate experts, Dave Ramsey and...
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Melodie Thurman

Chief Operations Officer

OR Licensed Broker 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...
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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

Sales Manager

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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Ashley Hoogendam

Buy-side Transaction Coordinator

Transaction Coordinator – Oregon Licensed Broker Ashley has been with the team since 2013. She has been in all admin positions until she found that her natural attention to detail, organization and slightly OCD personality fit perfectly with the Transaction Coordinator. She loves to assist the agents and connect with clients, escrow officers and lenders. It gives her satisfaction to feel...
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Rich Ovitt

Licensed Oregon Broker

OR Licensed Broker

As a licensed 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 transactions....
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Heather Klenski

Client care specialist As a client care specialist, Heather isn’t just passionate about communication – she believes it’s key to every aspect of her life. Prior to joining the team at WestOne Properties Group, Heather worked as a shift lead and medical technician for the Amber Assisted living facility in Clatskanie. Outside of work, she is always looking for ways to help her community,...
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