Meet The Team

Shelly Holz

Shelly has been involved in the real estate industry for over 20 years. She is a second generation Realtor in her family and was born and raised in the industry, taking pride in being an expert on the market. When she is not with clients, you’ll likely find her reading up on the latest trends and forecasts, previewing a new home on the market, or attending a seminar to gain additional insight. Her market knowledge is an asset she continuously fosters. Her extensive marketing and negotiation experience is unmatched in the industry. She received her B.S. degree in Marketing with Suma Cum Laude honors from St. Cloud State University and has had the opportunity to work with Fortune 100 companies and negotiate multi-million dollar contracts. This invaluable experience brings a unique dimension to the service she provides.

Shelly was born and raised in Woodbury and now lives in Afton with her husband and two daughters. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her family, gardening in her yard and going for walks. You may also find them boating on the St. Croix River under the summer sunshine. However when the snow is flying, you’ll likely catch them on the ski slopes!

Ryan Gunvalson

Ryan Gunvalson is a Buyer’s Specialist for the Holz Real Estate Group. Ryan grew up in Oakdale and currently lives in Woodbury with his wife and three children. He received his Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Graphic Design from the University of Minnesota – Duluth. With real estate in the family, Ryan changed careers in 2005 when he joined Keller Williams. He believes that the key to his success is good communication, being truthful and honest as well as knowledgeable and gracious. He enjoys helping others make solid decisions through education. Ryan says, “I believe that they (the buyers) deserve to be educated, informed and understood allowing them to make their own decisions.” Much of his time is spent studying the markets and assisting clients find their dream home. In his free time, Ryan enjoys spending time with his family and friends, as well as, biking, snowboarding and hiking.

Elizabeth Schultz

Elizabeth Schultz is an Inside Sales Agent for the Holz Real Estate Group.  Elizabeth grew up in Chicago but currently lives in St. Paul thanks to her Minnesota native husband.  She received her Bachelors degree in Applied Behavioral Sciences where she discovered her interest in the motivation and behavior of people.  Elizabeth joined the Holz Group at Keller Williams Premier Realty aiming to help people achieve what they want – a lifestyle change through the purchase or sale of a home!  Leveraging her excellent communication skills, honest and straight-forward approach, and her mid-western values she is enjoying connecting people to the real estate agents of the ‘2017 Keller Williams Top Team’!

Heather LundgrenHeather Lundgren is the Director of Operations for our team. She is responsible for overseeing the marketing and management of our listings as well as our business marketing for the team. Heather brings her degree in Marketing and Economics from the University of St. Thomas with previous experience as a corporate travel agent, real estate agent, as well as, an office, marketing and project manager to this position. With her attention to detail and customer service mindset, Heather strives to make sure that the team runs smoothly so that the agents can focus on providing our clients with first class customer service and selling homes. Heather makes her home in Lake Elmo with her husband and 3 children. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her friends and family, enjoying time outdoors skiing, hiking and kayaking.

Paige Severson

Paige is an Inside Sales Agent with the Holz Real Estate Group.  She brings specialized communication talents to the real estate industry by working collaboratively with realtors, clients, and community members to build and maintain positive relationships.  Paige is dedicated to helping home buyers and sellers achieve their lifestyle goals with integrity and excellence.  Paige graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire where she received her Bachelors of Arts Degree with Honors in Mass Communication – Public Relations. 

“I have worked in a multitude of work environments supporting innovation, creating unique experiences, and providing the highest quality of service.  As an Inside Sales Agent on the Holz team, it is my goal to authentically connect with the community and guide home buyers and sellers to their new lifestyle through real estate.” 

Paige currently lives in downtown Saint Paul and enjoys spending time with family and friends, reading, listening to music, and traveling.

Jamie Herman

Jamie serves as our Client Coordinator assisting clients with their listings and closings.  Jamie graduated from University of Wisconsin-Stout with a degree in Business Management.  Jamie brings previous experience as a contractor project manager, sales and installation coordinator, and office manager along with her high level of customer service and attention to detail to the team and our clients to uphold our values and beliefs.

Jamie lives in Hastings with her husband and two children.  She enjoys spending time with family and friends, her kids sporting events, being involved in 4-H with her boys and watching them show their cattle, as well as taking pictures and scrap booking.

 

 

 

 

 

 


Brad Holz

Brad has been part of the Real Estate industry since the mid 90’s.  Initially as a property manager, then investor, and recently a Realtor.  He was a corporate executive at Gander Mountain, Digital River, and Ameriprise and various companies in the healthcare and consulting Industry.  Brad holds a degree in Business Administration from Saint Cloud Statue University.  When Brad’s not in the office you’ll find him with his family, on the St. Croix, paddling the Boundary Waters, or skiing the Rockies.

 

He spends his time consulting customers, growing the team, and technology to improve costumer experience.

Troy Graupmann

Troy Graupmann is a Real Estate Consultant for the Holz Real Estate Group.  Troy joined the Holz Group to pursue his passion of Real Estate and combine it with his 15 years of Sales experience.  Troy understands the magnitude of the home buying and selling experience, so he listens carefully to his clients, understanding  what they truly want and need, in order to exceed their expectations and meet their goals.  He loves to help people and takes pride in finding the right solution for everyone. 

Troy spent the majority of his time growing up working in construction with his father.  When he’s not working, he enjoys building furniture, outdoor games, & home decor.  He is also an avid DIY’er.  You can also usually find him at an ice rink or field watching his kids’ play sports or on the lake enjoying the water.

Kristin Benyon

 Kristin is the Listing Manager for the Holz Group.  Kristin assists our clients throughout the listing process guiding them through staging, photography, and listing their home for sale.  She enjoys connecting with people, finding ways to help others and taking care of the details.  Kristin is dedicated to providing a high level of service ensuring the goals of our clients are met and the values and beliefs of our team are upheld.  Kristin lives in White Bear Township with her husband.  In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her family and friends, planning social events, seeing live music and enjoying time outdoors.