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REthink Council

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The Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices National REthink Council was formed to connect and inspire the next generation of top-producing leaders in the Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices real estate brokerage franchise network.

Selected for their exemplary performance and innovative solutions, the council shares assets, strategies, and best practices which have aided to their success as well as encourage each other to new levels of leadership and influence. These forward-thinking real estate agents develop resources that Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices network brokerages can implement on a local level and provide feedback to the Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices leadership team. The council brings a robust, next-gen perspective on today’s ever-changing real estate market that agents of all levels and years of experience can learn from to help grow their businesses.

If you are an agent interested in REthink or a broker interested in starting a local REthink chapter, contact

2024 National REthink Council Members

The council is composed of network members who are vetted and selected by the Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices leadership team.

Portrait of Alexandra French

Alexandra French

Alexandra French, with Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Georgia Properties in Atlanta, Georgia started her real estate career in 2011. After being a top individual agent for almost a decade, in 2022 she co-founded the Level Up Real Estate Team, a group known for its commitment to excellence and client satisfaction. With her deep-rooted passion for real estate and Atlanta, she brings a unique blend of expertise, enthusiasm, and a keen eye for market trends. Outside of real estate, Alexandra is very busy with her two young children, advocating for breast cancer, volunteering, and raising money for her foundation. 

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Bridgett Baldwin

Bridgett Baldwin, with Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Arizona Properties in Tucson, Arizona leads a successful team of full-time agents, bearing an uber-original name: The Tucson Agents. Bridgett started her career in real estate shortly after the birth of her son, Tosh, in late 2009. She gained traction in this exciting time through listing and selling foreclosures, giving her extensive transactional experience as a brand new agent. Since then, she has moved from team member to team founder, from tenant to homeowner, from Licensed REALTOR® to Associate Broker, and from boy mom to teen mom. She is passionate about her people, providing mentorship on client relationships and creating a business built on integrity. They host frequent charity happy hour events with agents across brokerages, collecting physical donations for various causes in the Tucson community. Bridgett enjoys food, travel with her son and gym life in all of the spare time she creates for herself.  

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Chelsea Link

Chelsea Link, with Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Midwest Realty in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, has lived in the Sioux Falls area her entire life and jumped into real estate immediately following her college graduation in 2009, with a degree in Business Administration/Management. She has consistently been a top producer in the Sioux Falls area for the last several years, with 80% of her business being from her past clients and their referrals. She believes that real estate is all about providing value to others, building genuine, organic relationships, and making sure her clients know how important and appreciated they are. In addition to real estate, her biggest priority is making memories with her husband and five children.

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Jake Garay

Jake Garay, with Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Hudson Valley Properties in Lagrange, New York began his real estate career working with a local investment and development company. In 2015, he transitioned to becoming a full-time Realtor, using his background and experience in construction and real estate investment to quickly establish himself as one of the top agents in his office. In 2019, Jake joined The Blake Michaud Team, and helped to establish the team as #1 in their market, doubling their production to $74 million in sales in 2022. At the end of 2022, Jake partnered with Blake to form The Garay-Michaud Team, closing 124 deals in 2023. Jake focuses on providing value to his clients and team members and building strong, long-lasting relationships. Jake also is the host of the Selling The Suburbs Podcast, where he interviews real estate professionals, entrepreneurs and thought leaders. Outside of real estate, Jake enjoys playing golf, reading, and spending time with his family.



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Joe and Lety

Joe and Lety, with Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Central Washington Real Estate, based in Tri-Cities, Washington, share a passion for the real estate industry and an unwavering commitment to excellence. Joe and Lety are deeply rooted in their community. They volunteer their time, champion local businesses, and serve on boards dedicated to giving back and fostering community growth. They ranked among the top 2% in the Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices nationwide network in 2022 and were awarded the Top Team in their area. Their accolades include recognition from esteemed organizations such as Washington Realtors, Top Agent, and Disrupt Magazines. Additionally, they have been featured on podcasts like Say Hola Wealth and Kut 2 The Chase. They are parents to four children and actively homeschool them, embodying a family-first mindset that fuels their innovative solutions and dedication to service. They are dedicated to providing value and building genuine relationships.

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Julie Colin

Julie Colin, with Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Select Properties in O’Fallon, Missouri, began her real estate journey back in 2000 and worked her way up the ranks to become the Marketing Manager for her company, where she played a key role in the development and implementation of marketing and technology strategies. In 2017, Julie decided to shift gears and join the sale team. She has branded herself in Missouri as the Show Me Home Real Estate Team and is known for its client-centric approach and dedication to building long-lasting relationships. She’ll go the extra mile to create opportunities for new connections and maintain existing ones. Beyond her impressive professional accomplishments, Julie has a rich personal life. She grew up on a Christmas tree farm and was a collegiate athlete, which instilled in her the values of hard work and commitment. Today, Julie is a devoted wife and mother of four children. She thrives on the organized chaos of juggling real estate and life with teenagers and is always up for a challenge.

Portrait of Marie Boatsman

Marie Boatsman

Marie Boatsman, with Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northwest Real Estate in Lake Oswego, Oregon, grew up in Maui, Hawaii with entrepreneurial parents learning strong work ethic & internal drive at a young age. Marie’s real estate career began in Portland, Oregon in 2006, working for a boutique brokerage specializing in new construction. Transitioning to residential real estate in 2009, Marie’s goals have been to stay at the forefront of new ideas, marketing, and education. Her new construction background has given her market and home knowledge that has been priceless throughout the years. She has a passion for helping others and feels blessed to be able to do that every day as people walk through one of the largest decisions they will make in their lives. Marie has been in the top ½% of the Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices network since 2017. Outside of real estate, Marie enjoys spending time with her 3 sons, running, and traveling.



Portrait of Maxwell Stevens

Maxwell Stevens

Maxwell Stevens, with Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Pocono Real Estate in the Poconos & Lake Wallenpaupack area, is a third-generation real estate agent. Maxwell was a young child back when the family business started and has been exposed to the industry his whole life. As Maxwell grew older, his interest in the family business grew and became a licensed real estate agent in 2018. He’s proud, honored & grateful to be a part of the Forever Agent movement and on the Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Pocono Real Estate team—a brand whose namesake is Berkshire Hathaway Inc., one of the world’s most trusted and respected brands. He works hard to develop sound strategies for clients and help them with real estate and lifestyle planning. His mission, through dedication, optimism, and perseverance is to enrich the lives of people daily. 



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Nathaly Sanchez

Nathaly Sanchez, with Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Ally Real Estate in Bossier City, Louisiana, originally resided in Mexico and currently loves living in Bossier City and all it has to offer. Her career days began with over 15 years in the construction world. In 2021, she seamlessly merged the worlds of new construction and remodeling with real estate and began her career.  She is deeply committed to the community through different services, and particularly enjoys her involvement with a podcast show with 318 Latinos and a bicultural and bilingual platform that effectively connects with the Hispanic community. Nathaly is excited about real estate and loves putting a smile on her clients' faces after exchanging keys at closing. It is more than a job—it's her passion. The joy and satisfaction derived from these moments fuel her dedication to providing exceptional service and creating lasting connections. She has been happily married for 16 years and is a proud and devoted mother of three beautiful souls. Nathaly enjoys spending quality time with family—some would call it her favorite hobby. Her main goal with raising children is for them to follow good paths and to make them great citizens and great humans for this country and the world.



Portrait of Nico Marasco

Nico Marasco

Nico Marasco with Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Ambassador Real Estate in Omaha, Nebraska, attended St. John’s University in Minnesota where he graduated with a degree in Global Business Leadership in 2016. He is a second-generation Realtor with his father being one of the top agents in the city for over 3 decades. 48 hours after graduating, he moved home and started working full time with his father. After his father passed in 2020, he took over the company. Outside of work he enjoys traveling with his wife, spending time with friends, and indulging in his passion for cars. 



Portrait of Nicole Taranto

Nicole Taranto

Nicole Taranto, with Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Montana Properties in Bozeman, Montana, is a Culinary Arts graduate from the University of Montana. After running a successful food cart in Missoula, she returned to Bozeman to be closer to her family. Her father's extensive experience in building and her mother's past career in real estate shaped her natural transition into the real estate business. Nicole embraces the Gallatin Valley lifestyle, spending her spare time camping, hiking, backpacking, horseback riding, hunting, and ice fishing with her family. In her real estate career, she passionately approaches each transaction as an exciting adventure, emphasizing trust, communication, and integrity. Nicole's commitment extends beyond transactions; she sees them as opportunities to create positive and memorable experiences for her clients.



Portrait of Noah Escobar

Noah Escobar

Noah Escobar, with Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Beach Properties of Florida in Santa Rosa Beach, Florida, started his career at 22 years old after graduating from Florida State University in his hometown of Tallahassee. In his first two years, Noah sold over $30M through video marketing and creative distribution to attract out-of-state prospects into a secondary home market. His number one goal is to provide valuable information through video to best educate buyers and sellers to make informed decisions when it comes down to luxury beach homes. He was ranked in the Top 25 Latino Agents with under two years of experience in the nation and the #1 Latino Rookie for Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices by the National Association of Hispanic Real Estate Professionals. Outside of real estate, Noah enjoys spending his time in the gym, traveling, and helping small businesses create engaging content to appeal to consumers. You’ll often find him with a camera in hand.



Portrait of Olyvia Sayler

Olyvia Salyer

Olyvia Salyer, with Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices RW Towne Realty, serves Richmond and wider Coastal Virginia. Highly awarded, she has been a Chairman's Circle recipient for the past four years (within the top 250 agents of almost 50,000 Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices agents worldwide), is within the top 1% of individual agents in the state of Virginia for sales volume, and has been her brokerage's Top Sales Associate for 2021, 2022 and 2023. Raised in Williamsburg, from a family with over 25 years of real estate industry experience, she looks forward to serving her market with skills in marketing, social media, and sales.



Portrait of Sarah Roberts

Sarah Roberts

Sarah Roberts with Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Jacklin Real Estate in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho was born and raised in the Inland Northwest. After almost 20 years as a high school Spanish teacher, she made the transition into real estate in 2020. Her love for education and passion for helping others made the move a natural fit and she quickly became a top producer within her brokerage. She is on a small team with two close friends who, like Sarah, value integrity while serving others and building strong connections within their community. Outside of real estate, Sarah enjoys lifting weights, spending time with her husband and two kids at their lake cabin, and attending her kids’ sporting events.



Portrait of Sarah Rothstein

Sarah Rothstein

Sarah Rothstein, with Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Florida Network Realty in Jacksonville, Florida, has spent most of her professional career as an inside sales pharmaceutical rep. She made the transition into real estate in 2016 and opened the door to an exciting career as a realtor in Northeast Florida. She has quickly risen to be a top producer within her brokerage and has been recognized in the Jacksonville Business Journal ‘s Top 150 Residential Real Estate Agents in 2021-2022.  Her pursuit for success and real estate excellence has resulted in a deeper understanding of herself, her values, and her relationships. She is purposeful in all her efforts and consistently produces results for her customers through her unwavering focus of providing value and perfecting her skills.



Portrait of Sena Taylor

Sena Taylor

Sena Taylor, with Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Indiana Realty, has been navigating clients through Indianapolis area real estate transactions since 2015. Prior to real estate, she was a teacher for 13 years. Her transferable skills of organization, problem solving, and customer service from the education field have contributed to her real estate success. She uses her growth mindset to continuously improve her business to help her clients. Sena loves providing guidance to people during the process of their greatest financial investments. Her goal is to turn her clients into forever clients. Sena was a member of the top Indiana real estate team from 2015-2021. In 2021, her passion of helping other Realtors in the office grow influenced Sena to create a team which now consists of seven women—all former educators. Outside of real estate, Sena enjoys adventures (especially traveling and boating) with her husband, toddler son, and dogs.




To be the premier member-driven think tank in the real estate industry focused on sustainable success for current and future real estate agents. Defined by diversity, innovation, and a collaborative attitude, this council stimulates the recruiting and retaining of NextGen agents for the Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices brokerage network as well as the formation of new local REthink chapters.


The Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices national REthink Council connects top producing NextGen leaders in real estate in an environment where they can create resources and tools to enhance the network and provide feedback to the Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices leadership.