Founder, Elder Group Tahoe Real Estate
Engel & Völkers
Real Estate Advisor, Partner
For over 25 years, Alison Elder’s highly-prized and inimitable business model has led to a level of accomplishments for her clients that only few can claim. Leveraging her deep expertise of the Truckee/Tahoe region and fusing her time, talent, and treasure into her profession and community, Alison has accomplished unprecedented sales that are a direct reflection of her relentless dedication to her clients and the region in which she lives.
Alison takes great pleasure and pride in sharing her in-depth market knowledge with her areas of expertise and personal and consultative approach to real estate. As a top producing agent, she attributes her success to being kind, generous, and consistently striving to exceed her clients’ expectations – and loving real estate! Read More
Managing Partner, Elder Group Tahoe Real Estate
Engel & Völkers
Pacific Bay Lending, Inc., Mortgage Consultant
Being actively involved as a trusted mortgage advisor for over 15 years, Desmond Elder understands that aligning the optimum mortgage plan for the purchase or refinancing of a home is critical to his clients’ financial success. With this focus always at the forefront of his mind, Desmond accesses proprietary analytical tools and a vast lending network to ensure that the load scenario that he presents to his clients meets their financial parameters, is obtainable, and cost-effective.
His expertise is diverse; his style – dynamic. He’s a problem solver who understands that investing in a home is one of the largest decisions and purchases his clients will make during their lifetime.
Licensed in California and with access to over 75 lenders, his core business is servicing primary and vacation home clients throughout the West. His expertise spans the residential lending spectrum within which he offers only the most appropriate financial solutions for a home purchase, refinancing, consolidation, or home improvements.
He’s as focused on his clients as he is his family life; both of which he treasures and balances well. “Giving back” and participating in local community philanthropies continues to be the core of his family lifestyle. Desmond is also an avid outdoor sports enthusiast who appreciates all the adventures that come with living a full life in Truckee, California – a community in which he is proud to work – and play.
Bill Hudson has an incredible knowledge of Tahoe Truckee properties that can only be gained through lifetime residency. Pair that insight with his extensive dedication to his community as a leader with local non-profit organizations and a trailblazer in the resort industry and you have one accomplished individual who can provide a truly unique perspective for his clients throughout the West. A former Olympic Ski Team member, Bill knows all about dedication and what it takes to succeed. Most recently, he applied his aptitude to develop one of the world’s finest college preparatory schools and sports organizations as the Executive Director of the Sugar Bowl Ski Team and Academy, among other management experience in the ski business. Focused, friendly and always forthright, Bill looks forward to achieving his clients’ own personal goals through Elder Group Tahoe Real Estate ǀ Engel & Völkers in Truckee, California.
Realtor®, Contract and Escrow Transaction Manager
Sharp, sensitive, and solely focused on her clients’ success, Ronda Moll looks forward to every opportunity to help others enjoy all the benefits that come with living and working in the Truckee / Lake Tahoe region. As a long-time local, and Realtor for over 20 years, Ronda has enjoyed a successful career in the real estate business; and with good reason. Ronda has a relentless drive to achieve only the finest results for her clients throughout the West. She pairs that passion with a client-centric business style wrapped with a calm, confident, and caring nature. Throughout each transaction, Ronda and her professional team have developed a concierge level of service that is well respected throughout the industry and her community. As such, Ronda continues to represent some of the finest properties in the region. “There’s a level of investment that demands one to be highly analytical, extremely focused, and forever forthright. My clients can expect nothing less.” No matter what the challenge at hand, Ronda champions every opportunity to push the limits and learn along the way on everyone’s best behalf.
Marketing Communications Manager
Creative in every sense of the word, Michelle Wilkinson thrives on each opportunity to use her talents to enhance the marketing initiatives for Elder Group Tahoe Real Estate. As their Marketing Communications specialist, Michelle’s responsibilities include the monitoring of the agency’s social media and website, overseeing the client database management systems, and assisting in the development of promotional materials and advertisements. In-between her marketing responsibilities, Michelle is also accountable for coordinating listing presentations, helping with home staging, and organizing special events. All of which are a perfect match for Michelle who just recently graduated with her Bachelor’s Degree in Organizational Communication Studies and Business Administration. Michelle looks forward to being involved in her community and continuing her appreciation for arts and culture, gourmet food, and the great outdoors.
Client Services Associate
Outgoing and optimistic, Camille Bishop is consummate professional who is ready to tackle any task at hand. Throughout her career in hospitality and property management, Camille handled hundreds of multifaceted projects that required patience, persistence, and perfection at all levels. Pair those talents with her impeccable organizational skills and one can understand why she is an ideal fit for her administration position at Elder Group Tahoe Real Estate ǀ Engel & Völkers where she is responsible for monitoring real estate listings, client relations, and office communications. Her ‘no holds barred’ personality trickles down into her personal life as well. When time allows, Camille enjoys spending time with her friends on the slopes and trails that wrap around her hometown of Truckee, California.
Client Services Associate
From the moment you meet Kelly Heslin, you will appreciate her sincere desire to do whatever it takes to get things done as efficiently as possible and always in a friendly and focused fashion. “I have been fortunate to work with a variety of local establishments that appreciate our homeowners base and visitors as well; all of whom deserve all the time, talent, and tenacity that we can offer them throughout each transaction and long after a sale is complete.” Kelly brings a wealth of appropriate talent to the team that includes experience in marketing, customer service, human resources, and online communication and technology. Pair this well-balanced background with her spirited personality and you have one well-rounded customer services associate that makes the process of buying or selling a home through Elder Group Tahoe Real Estate a first-class experience. Wherever life may take her, she seeks opportunities to volunteer within her community while she finds time to enjoy all that the High Sierra has to offer.
Javier Gonzalez Martinez
With a strong IT background, a deep appreciation of the power of research, and good interpersonal skills, Javier Gonzales Martinez is a perfect match for one who is responsible for administering the customer relationship management (CRM) systems at Elder Group Tahoe Real Estate ǀ Engel & Völkers. Pairing his in-depth knowledge of the Salesforce platform with his experience in data analysis and business processes, Javier keeps a keen eye on the critical information that one must have to achieve success in the real estate business. From verifying and reconciling system data to educating the team about how that information can be an asset to their clients, Javier plays in integral part throughout the company’s entire operation. Be it business or pleasure, Javier has a passion for improving the lives around him, as well as his own. He enjoys traveling, fine literature and is as an avid outdoor enthusiast.