Meet The Team
With local expertise, unparalleled marketing, and personal service we would like to show you the Oldham Group difference. We are proud to serve luxury buyers and sellers in Carmel by the Sea, Pebble Beach, Big Sur and beyond. We connect Silicon Valley to Monterey Peninsula!
Andrew Oldham | Attorney/Broker
Andrew arrived in the Silicon Valley in 1989 having graduated from Creighton Law School and undergrad at Creighton and the United States Military Academy. Andrew began practicing real estate law at a renowned firm where he represented residential brokerages, agents, borrowers, and owners in a variety of real property claims and litigation. After several years of real estate law litigation Andrew accepted a position as In-House Counsel and Vice-President of All-Cal Title Company, where he directed and coordinated the defense of escrow and title claims including class action claims. Andrew became President of All-Cal Title and negotiated and closed the sale of All-Cal to Alliance Title Company.
After a short stint at Century 21 Andrew recognized the enormous potential Internet Technology afforded the real estate industry and founded eHome, raising venture funding in excess of $30 million and growing the residential brokerage company from start-up to a national presence. Including implementing the first residential real estate brokerage to provide on-line MLS integration, back end consumer transaction tracking, and a salaried agent model.
Since eHome Andrew returned to his roots as a real estate litigator and title industry where he served as Vice President responsible for Santa Clara and San Mateo County for a fortune 500 title and escrow company. And as a real estate litigator and consumer advocate where he successfully represented borrowers in a class action capacity.
Andrew is proud to be at Compass, where he is intent on fulfilling the promises of utilizing technology and real estate expertise to provide a cutting edge level of service to consumers and businesses for their real estate needs.
Jennifer Oldham | Realtor®/Paralegal
Jennifer is a high-performing real estate professional, who is not only an experienced realtor and loan officer, and but also a skilled negotiator and a real estate paralegal. What sets Jennifer apart is her ability to listen to her clients’ needs and use her in-depth knowledge of the real estate market to negotiate the best deal to exceed the clients’ expectations. With more than two decades of experience working for residential real estate, title, escrow, and foreclosure companies, Jennifer knows exactly what it takes to buy or sell a home. This is one of the reasons why she has been an award-winning Realtor since 2000. When working with clients, Jennifer first learns about what the client wants, then clearly explains the process, sets goals, and works hard to accomplish the best result.
While Jennifer has acted as an agent on properties throughout the bay area, as far north as Novato and east to Sacramento, she specializes in South Bay area homes. Jennifer has been a resident of Los Gatos and has managed and been an active agent in offices located in Los Gatos, Willow Glen, and the Evergreen area. A resident of the bay area since birth, Jennifer has been in the real estate industry since 1991 and as a result has experienced multiple real estate cycles and local markets reaction of these cycles.
In your transaction you can expect Jennifer to play an active role throughout the transaction. Jennifer has developed a keen sense as to the services and the service providers which will be imperative to a smooth and effective transaction. Having developed long term relationships with these providers (from title, escrow, lenders, contractors, photographers, home stagers, etc), Jennifer is careful to pair the right service provider with the property and the client to insure optimum value and service. Jennifer's thorough knowledge of the local market and her vast connections with other agents, developers, buyers and sellers will insure that our clients get maximum return on their transaction. Jennifer's number one goal is to insure the client reaches their goals in the transaction, understands the role of each provider and demands superior performance from the team and our resources.
Ryan Lifferth | System Administrator
Selling or buying a home can be a stressful and difficult process. Our goal at Oldham Group, is to make that process the easiest and best experience for you and your family. Ryan joined the Oldham Group to work in the behind-the-scenes to make the transition smooth and simple.
Born and raised in Utah, Ryan moved to Santa Cruz to become the system administration and help create a platform that would make buying and selling your property the best experience you can have. Graduating with his bachelor from Utah Valley University in Digital Media; Ryan has been working in the digital media field for 10+ years. He has worked for several small businesses, helping them grow their online presence via website and social media. While in school, Ryan founded and created a creative agency that helps companies with their backend systems.
In his free time, Ryan is an avid outdoorsman, family man, photographer and designer.
Kristen Kitaji | Realtor®
Born and raised in Carmel, Kristen provides her clients with an in-depth knowledge of the various neighborhoods and communities that the Monterey Peninsula has to offer. After careers in the technology and agriculture industries, Kristen moved back to her hometown of Carmel in 2013 to pursue her love for real estate. Service oriented, Kristen provides her clients with unparalleled dedication, commitment and enthusiasm in the home buying/selling process.
Kristen holds an MBA from Pepperdine University and a BA from Occidental College and graduated high school locally from Santa Catalina School. With her background in technology coupled with her education focused on marketing and social media, Kristen offers a modern, innovative strategy to real estate sales and listings.
When Kristen isn’t helping clients buy or sell their dream home, she can be found on the tennis court, hiking Big Sur or enjoying Carmel Beach.She currently resides in Carmel with her husband, two children and two French Bulldogs.
Sri Shankar | Realtor®
Sri Shankar moved to the Monterey Peninsula in 2003, and almost instantly connected with the beauty and energy of the area. Growing up in India, Sri was deeply influenced by her family business in Real Estate and Hospitality, and naturally fell in love with homes and design. This led her to managing the business operations for premier Architecture and Interior Design firms in Carmel, CA, and completing a degree in Interior Design. Her breadth of experience has made her a well rounded person in communication and task management.
As a Realtor, Sri loves her career and works on helping her clients through the buying and selling process. Her philosophy is simple - ‘Clients are my number one priority’. Sri intently listens to her clients to identify their specific needs, and works unbiased to make it a smooth and positive experience for all.
She resides in Carmel and serves areas including Pebble Beach, Pacific Grove, Monterey, Carmel Highlands, Carmel Valley.
In her free time, she enjoys doing yoga, being a homemaker, and spending time with her daughter and husband.
Brandon Stovall | Realtor®
When you are thinking of buying or selling property along the Peninsula or Silicon Valley, Brandon Stovall is the one to see. Brandon has lived in the Bay Area his entire life and has a wealth of knowledge about this special place, he is a true California Native Son. Whether you would like your nearest neighbors to be deer in Portola Valley or you’d prefer strolling the shady trees of Palo Alto, Brandon knows this place and can introduce you to the Peninsula/Silicon Valley Lifestyle. Perhaps you’d like dining al fresco at great restaurants like Town in San Carlos or touring the beautiful parks in the Open Space Preserves, Brandon is available and prides himself on his knowledge of The Peninsula/Valley and those places that will make you fall in love with it too.
Brandon Stovall has a true passion for helping his clients get the results that they want and need by developing genuine relationships that last long after the close of escrow. He has a deep and personal knowledge of this area having grown up here. He has been trained in negotiation strategies and carefully tracks market trends in order to provide his clients the information they need to make solid decisions. Brandon has partnered with Compass to provide state of the art technology and ongoing support for this clients. Together they provide you with local traditions and global connections. Give Brandon a call today.
Rod Teague | Realtor®
Rod Teague is a proud native to the Bay Area and brings 15 years of Real Estate experience to each transaction. He has experience as a start-up co-founder (eHome) where he served as Director of Business Development for Residential Lending Services and with Bank of America's Wholesale Real Estate Loan Division. Knowing the intricacies of the Silicon Valley, buyer placement and community compatibility are paramount. "Whether Seller or Buyer, my client comes first and ultimately their happiness is my goal". As a member of the Oldham Ward Group, Sellers and Buyers can be assured they are supported by unmatched wealth of knowledge.
Rod is closely tied in with his community of Los Gatos and enjoys spending time understanding the complex issues of urbanization within the region. He is founder of the "Town Not City" a FB community which provides residents with vital information about controversial development. He also enjoys meeting with various groups to discuss strategies to keep the Town of Los Gatos vital and attractive to all.
Oldham Group Monterey Bay | Compass
A real estate transaction is like an orchestra, if the many components are all in harmony the real estate transaction just like the music in an orchestra is beautiful. And just like an orchestra no one person can play all the instruments, and that’s why we have assembled the best orchestra in real estate.
As one of the largest financial transactions a family will make in their lifetime it is critical the “orchestra” required to get the right results for the sale of purchase of a home be in harmony. From marketing, neighborhood knowledge, negotiations, escrow, and protecting clients from legal exposure no one agent is capable of playing all the instruments. Because of the vast complexity and demands of the modern real estate transaction we set out to create the team approach to serving the real estate seller and buyer. And over the years, we have assembled an orchestra of specialists who put the plus in everything they do. From marketing experts, legal experts, and local agents all in harmony as part of the Oldham Group our clients receive a level of service and detail unparalleled in real estate. You cannot find another team with our depth of experience and knowledge and support, and we are proud of having assembled the best team serving the Monterey Peninsula through Silicon Valley
In partnering with Compass, we are able to offer clients unparalleled support along with the latest in cutting-edge technology. Their strong business ethics and strategic thinking – coupled with the group’s of over 75 years of combined real estate experience – create a unique residential sales team. Our clients appreciate our enthusiasm, integrity and personal approach.
Real estate, is like life, is all about getting the details right, that means understanding the client’s needs and hopes, that the client knows their choices, and that we work together efficiently to achieve the transaction they expect when choosing their real estate team. There are many people involved along the way – family, other agents, legal advisors, escrow officers, lenders – and a major part of my job is to orchestrate the events which lead to a smooth sale and closing. But most importantly every client is treated like family, and we take pride in the long term relationships we have developed with our clients over the years
From working to define a client’s vision and managing those expectations, to negotiating with tenacity while keeping in close communication, the Oldham Group is well-known for their tireless determination that ensures her clients meet their goals, regardless of how complex.
We are proud to serve luxury buyers and sellers in Carmel by the Sea, Pebble Beach, Big Sur and beyond. We connect Silicon Valley to Monterey Peninsula!