MEET our team

Carin Bodine

Carin Bodine is a dynamic professional with a passion for driving operational excellence. With years of experience in the field, she currently serves as the Director of Operations, where she plays a pivotal role in optimizing processes and ensuring the smooth functioning of her organization. 

Beyond her professional achievements, Carin has a deep love for research and problem-solving. Her analytical mindset and insatiable curiosity make her a natural at tackling complex challenges and finding innovative solutions. She thrives on digging into data, exploring new ideas, and continuously pushing the boundaries of what's possible. 

Carin's adventurous spirit extends beyond the office. She finds solace and inspiration in the great outdoors, whether it's hiking through mountain trails, biking, or simply taking a leisurely stroll through a serene park. Her love for nature fuels her creativity and provides a welcome escape from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. 

One of Carin's greatest joys is travel. Exploring new cultures, cuisines, and landscapes is a lifelong passion. She believes that travel broadens the mind and fosters a deeper appreciation for the world's diversity. Whether it's a road trip across her home country or a journey to a far-flung destination, Carin embraces each adventure with open arms. 

Above all, Carin cherishes the time spent with her family. She believes in the importance of building strong bonds and creating lasting memories with loved ones. Whether it's a cozy family dinner, a weekend getaway, or simply quality time at home, Carin values these moments as the true treasures of life. 

In every aspect of her life, Carin Bodine is a dedicated and enthusiastic individual who approaches each day with a sense of purpose and a commitment to making the most of every opportunity. Her passion for problem-solving, love for the outdoors, and devotion to her family define her as a well-rounded and inspiring individual.

Carin Bodine

Director of Operations

Vanessa Mohammed

Vanessa Mohammed is a dedicated professional known for her unwavering commitment to building strong client relationships. As the Director of Client Relations, her role is ensuring client satisfaction and fostering trust between her organization and its valued clientele. 

Vanessa's career is not just a job; it's a calling. She has a genuine passion for serving clients, and this dedication shines through in every interaction. Her ability to listen, empathize, and find creative solutions to meet client needs sets her apart in the industry. 

Being a team player is at the core of Vanessa's work ethic. She thrives in collaborative environments and believes that the synergy of a well-functioning team can achieve remarkable results. Her colleagues value her positive attitude, leadership, and ability to unite individuals towards common goals. 

Vanessa's approach to life is rooted in optimism. She embraces each day with a positive attitude, viewing challenges and obstacles as opportunities for growth and learning. This mindset not only fuels her professional success but also inspires those around her. 

Outside of the office, she enjoys working out and taking leisurely walks which allows her to unwind, providing a well-deserved break from her demanding role. 

Above all, Vanessa is a devoted mother to her son, Jase. She cherishes every moment spent with him and strives to create a loving and nurturing environment for his growth and happiness. Balancing a demanding career with quality family time is a testament to her remarkable time-management and prioritization skills. 

In both her professional and personal life, Vanessa 
is a shining example of dedication, positivity, and resilience. Her commitment to client relations, love for teamwork, and unwavering support for her family make her an inspiring individual with a profound impact on those she encounters.

Vanessa Mohammed

Director of Client Relations

Nigel Templeman

Nigel Templeman is a seasoned Business Development/Agent professional with a remarkable journey that spans continents and industries. Originally hailing from England, Nigel's career has been a testament to his adaptability, expertise, and unwavering commitment to excellence. 

With a strong foundation in finance, Nigel spent an impressive 16 years as a Foreign Exchange Currency Trader in the heart of the financial world, The City of London. His time in this demanding role honed his analytical skills providing Treasury solutions to well-known Private Clients and Mutual Fund managers. 

In 2003, Nigel embarked on a new chapter by emigrating to the United States. His career in the U.S. financial sector has been marked by notable positions at renowned institutions such as Merrill Lynch, New York Life, and Mass Mutual. In each role, Nigel brought his wealth of experience and a keen sense of strategy to drive business growth and foster client relationships. 

In 2019, Nigel joined forces with Phil, marking a key moment in his career. Together, they have pursued ambitious goals and created opportunities for success. 

Beyond his professional accomplishments, Nigel is an avid reader, podcast listener and a lifelong learner. His curiosity knows no bounds, and he thrives on acquiring new knowledge and insights. This thirst for learning is a testament to his unwavering commitment to personal and professional growth. 

Outside of work, Nigel enjoys supporting his three teen children in their academic and sporting pursuits, as well as following his passion for Travel, having visited South Africa, Thailand, and much of Continental Europe. His three bucket list goals are attending a soccer match in Argentina, visiting the lochs of Scotland and seeing the vivid colors of the Northern Lights in Iceland.

Nigel Templeman


Deanne Walker

Deanne Walker is a dedicated administrative assistant with a bachelor’s degree in real estate finance. She excels in coordinating tasks, ensuring seamless operations, and supporting teams with a collaborative spirit. Her dedication to precision and effective communication makes her a valuable asset in any setting.

She takes pride in her ability to manage time effectively, ensuring that deadlines are met, and tasks are executed with precision. Being task-oriented, she finds joy in bringing order to chaos and contributing to the overall success of projects.

Collaboration is key, and she embraces the opportunity to work closely with diverse teams. She believes in the power of collective efforts and brings a positive, can-do attitude to every collaboration.

For Deanne, family is the heartbeat of life. Traveling to see her adult kids with her husband is not just a pastime; it’s a cherish tradition that keep them connected despite the mile. The bonds they share create a strong foundation that enriches every aspect of her life.

She also finds joy in various activities. Hiking allows her to connect with nature and clear her mind, while traveling broadens her perspectives and fuels her curiosity. In her free time, you will also find her experimenting with new baking recipes.

She believes in giving back to the community, and volunteering has become an integral part of her life. Whether it’s supporting local initiatives or contributing to a cause close to her heart. She finds purpose in making a positive impact.

Deanne Walker

Administrative Assistant