Principal Broker, Clinton/Owner
Christy Hicks has been actively working in the real estate industry since 2001. She began her career working for her father, Tommy Hicks, at Thomas R. Hicks Construction Company as a project manager. During the past 16 years, she worked on residential, industrial and retail developments.
Thomas R. Hicks Construction is now owned and operated by Christy. Today, Christy and her team continue the tradition of excellence, professionalism, and diversification.Since 1968, the Hicks family has earned the reputation as one of East Tennessee’s premier construction, development and real estate companies.
Janet Borrego has an extensive business background with a vast array of worldwide clientele. Janet previously owned and operated Air Ambulance Specialists, Inc., an air ambulance business based in Denver, Colorado that provided services worldwide. This company was voted #16 of Entrepreneur Magazine 12th annual Hot 100 companies and leading the pack in fast growth, big sales and smart business in 2006. Janet has extensive experience with customer service, research and compliance. She enjoys a good challenge. No client will be disappointed to her personal attention to details.
Principal Broker, Knoxville
Jen Lytle is a native East Tennessean with over 15 years of professional contract negotiation, and customer relationship management experience. As Manager of the North American Philips Consumer Electronics Vendor Compliance Team in Atlanta, GA, she led a team of analysts who saved the Fortune 500 company over $2M in compliance chargebacks each year from major retailers like Target, Walmart and Best Buy. She returned to Knoxville in 2009 and began a career in real estate with Keller Williams Realty in 2011. While at KW, she received the Silver Circle Award in 2015 and 2016 for having sold multi-million dollars in sales volume.
Jen takes a different approach to real estate, one that’s client centric and built on trust, referrals, cultivated relationships, and positive results. Utilizing the latest technologies and strategies to stay focused on exceeding clients expectations is her top priority. More importantly, she listens to her clients in order to find tailored solutions to their needs, because it’s more than real estate, it’s family.
Amber grew up in the small city of Cleveland, TN. Amber later attended and graduated with a Bachelor of Business Management from Tennessee Wesleyan College, a private college in Athens, TN. As a natural go getter, Amber was not afraid to try multiple careers after college. Amber relocated to Knoxville after college and pursued a career in Marina Management on both, Watts Bar Lake and Ft. Loudon Lake. Amber decided to take an opportunity to become a Realtor in 2015. She used her geographic knowledge about Knoxville, East Tennessee’s lakes, and surrounding areas by combining it with her personable personality to build a strong foundation for herself in the real estate world. Amber is more than your everyday Realtor, she has excelled in her real estate career and been a top 20% producer among several hundred agents. A Knoxville resident since 2005, Amber is an enthusiastic member of the community and enjoys Rotary Club, hiking, golfing, boating and showing client’s the best of what Knoxville and surrounding areas have to offer.
Agent Lacy Mellon grew up on Norris Lake and graduated from Anderson County High School. She went on to receive a Bachelor’s degree in Communication and Marketing from Bryan College where she played collegiate basketball. Lacy has been in the real estate industry for 8 years and she understands that buying or selling a home is more than just a transaction; it is a life-changing experience and most likely, your largest investment. Lacy takes a great deal of pride in the relationships built during this process and works relentlessly on her client’s behalf to help them achieve their real estate goals. Lacy lives in the Downtown Knoxville area and specializes in historic homes and neighborhoods as she lives in a 100 year old home herself! Her whole family still lives in the Anderson County (Norris Lake) area which continues to be her favorite place on earth. Whether it is a lake home on Norris, a historic charmer Downtown, an investment property, or anywhere in between, Lacy would love to help you achieve your goals.
Sasha is a Knoxville native and graduate of the University of Tennessee. She obtained a Degree in Business Administration with a concentration in Marketing. Sasha worked for a number of years in the Sales and Marketing world traveling between Knoxville and New York. She left the business world to spend time with her crew of little ones. After her youngest started school, she wanted a career path that fit the fast paced profile and allowed her to make a positive impact in the lives of others while staying in Knoxville full time. Being a real estate agent was the perfect fit. Sasha had the privilege of working with clients to find their first home, finding clients their perfect retirement property and everything in between. Her goal is to help guide people through the purchasing or selling process and make life long connections along the way.
Glenn has been in the building industry for over 25 years. He has turned over that knowledge into a seasoned Realtor. Glenn grew up in Knoxville but now lives near Norris Lake. He has a passion and has great knowledge for lakefront properties. He is well versed in the entire East Tennessee real estate region.