Our Staff

John Ekdahl

John Ekdahl

Broker / Owner - John was raised on a cotton and cattle operation in the Community of Ericksdahl, which is located in the heart of central West Texas about 10 miles east of Stamford. This...
Organization: Stamford Office
A.E. "Butch" Nelson

A.E. "Butch" Nelson

Associate Broker - Accredited Rural Appraiser, Broker, Consultant, Petroleum Land Man, Licensed Real Estate Broker, Former Texas Appraiser Licensing Certification Board, Appraisal Foundation Board of Trustees. 49 years Licensed Real Estate Sales, Abilene, Texas. Alvin...
Organization: Abilene Office
Rex Detamore

Rex Detamore

Associate Broker - Rex Detamore was raised in Stamford, TX and graduated from Stamford High School in 1989. His love of Agriculture and the Outdoors was shaped working some weekends and summers on his grandparents...
Organization: Stamford Office
Ty Wills

Ty Wills

Associate Broker – Ty Wills was raised in the small farming and ranching community of Fluvanna, Texas. He started farming with his father before he was even old enough to drive. While in high school,...
Kevin McCright

Kevin McCright

Agent - Kevin was raised locally in Stamford Texas and has been involved in agriculture his whole life. After graduation from high school Kevin attended Clarendon College and Tarleton State University where he judged livestock...
Organization: Stamford Office
Lisa Terrell

Lisa Terrell

Agent - From initial contact to the closing date, I work hard to make the buying process a positive experience for clients. Dealing with lenders, appraisers, surveyors, and title companies can become overwhelming. My job...
Organization: Stamford Office
Rory Burroughs

Rory Burroughs

Agent - Rory was raised in East Texas, growing up with Lake Livingston as a backyard and taking every opportunity to hunt and fish with his father and brother. He earned a BS in Rangeland...
Organization: Rotan Office
Paige Robinson

Paige Robinson

Agent - Paige grew up in the Buffalo Gap area and started her sales experience at an early age, selling clothes in her grandparent’s western store. She has continued her hard work and has built...
Organization: Abilene Office
Andy Zimmerman

Andy Zimmerman

Agent - Andy graduated from Abilene Christian University in 2004 and met his wife (Dr. Jackie Dozier Zimmerman) while in Abilene. After a multi-year sojourn through Jackie’s medical school, residency and the birth of their...
Organization: Abilene Office
Suzanne Skinner

Suzanne Skinner

Suzanne Skinner is an agent with Ekdahl-Nelson Real Estate in Abilene, Texas and greater surrounding area. Suzanne specializes in Residential Real Estate. Suzanne has two passions in life, animals and real estate. Suzanne’s first passion...
Organization: Abilene Office
Kayce Neal

Kayce Neal

Kayce Neal recently moved to Abilene, TX. She completed both her bachelors and masters degrees from Tarleton State University in psychology. Her background knowledge and experience include publications, education, sales, and counseling which has provided...
Organization: Stamford Office
Doug McIntyre, PhD

Doug McIntyre, PhD

Doug has been involved in real estate for over 30 years and has an extensive background in real estate finance, property management, commercial banking and the appraisal of agricultural properties. He has served as a...
Organization: Abilene Office
Jerry Doty

Jerry Doty

Agent - Born in Abilene and lived on a farm in Nugent, Graduated from Lueders High School, Attended Abilene Christian College/University with a major in Agr-Business, 48 years of sales and management experience with Luskey's...
Organization: Abilene Office
J.W. Shutt

J.W. Shutt

Agent - B.S. Animal Science, Shutt & Company -Manufacturing and Real Estate ( President 17 years), Mortgage Broker ( Commercial & Agricultural Loans), Shutt Land Co.( practice limited to Ranch & Farms)
Organization: Morgan Mill Office
Bay Hecht

Bay Hecht

Agent - Bay was born and raised in Aspermont. He graduated from Texas Tech University in 2001 and has been in the real estate business since 2005. He and his wife have two children and...
Organization: Aspermont Office
Jim Hecht

Jim Hecht

Agent - Jim grew up in Aspermont and has been involved in farming and ranching his whole life. He graduated from Texas Tech University with a bachelor’s degree and master’s degree in agriculture in 1973....
Organization: Aspermont Office
Jeffrey Bennett

Jeffrey Bennett

Jeffrey recently earned his bachelor’s degree in business administration from Hardin Simmons University. He and his wife of 15 years have three beautiful boys. Being a native to Spokane Washington, Jeffrey and his family relocated...
Organization: Abilene Office
Mandi Strand

Mandi Strand

Mandi Strand grew up in Stamford, Texas around the farming and ranching industry. Her agricultural upbringing led her to attend Tarleton State University to study agricultural services and development. After working in the oil and...
Organization: Abilene Office
Larissa Place

Larissa Place

Larissa Place has lived in seven states but got to Texas as fast as she could. She now calls Rotan, Texas home and decided to get into real estate in 2020 to better serve her...
Organization: Stamford Office
Cassie Aaron

Cassie Aaron

Cassie is highly motivated and takes pride in everything she does. Her effective communication skills have helped her develop collaborative partnerships in and out of the workplace. She is organized, dependable, and will make buying...
Organization: Abilene Office
Sharla Harris

Sharla Harris

Sharla Harris grew up in Abilene, Texas graduating from Wylie High School. Passionate about the agricultural industry she went to Tarleton State University to pursue a degree in agricultural services and development with a minor...
Organization: Abilene Office

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