HRG Leadership Team
After graduating from the University of Vermont with a degree in Finance, Adam Hergenrother began work as a commercial underwriter and then financial controller before breaking into real estate and moving quickly to the top. In 2009, Adam made one of his first of many bold moves and left REMAX to co-found a Keller Williams Realty franchise – the first in Vermont. Within his first 3 years in real estate, Adam was named a Top 30 Under 30 Agent by Realtor Magazine and a REMAX associate of the year, featured on HGTV’s House Hunters, was named Rookie of the Year by Northern Vermont Board of Realtors and voted Rising Star of the Year by the Lake Champlain Regional Chamber of Commerce.
Adam is Vermont’s #1 Keller Williams Realty agent, a serial entrepreneur and real estate marketing mastermind. He has an extensive background in finance, marketing and negotiation. Adam is a dynamic, decisive, results-oriented leader with remarkable foresight and innovation, driven to continuously bring business to the next level. His superior interpersonal skills and dedication to a team approach drives organizational improvements and implementation of best practices, while motivating his team to peak performance. Adam is leading the real estate industry in new media marketing, lead generation, team building and sales strategies.
Adam’s experience has grown dramatically in mindset building and motivational speaking. In the past few years he has been featured at Keller Williams Realty Family Reunion on several panels and one-on-one with Gary Keller, a guest speaker at GenGenNewEngland with best-selling author Michael J. Maher, a panelist at Monster REcovery Tour with Jairek Robbins, and has spoken at several real estate offices across the country. Adam’s passion for helping others live a life without limits led him to found a motivational coaching and consulting company, Mind Spark.
A born and raised Vermonter, Adam lives on Lake Champlain in Colchester, VT with his wife and fellow Realtor, Sarah, their daughter Sienna, and son Asher.
Becca has been working for Keller Williams Realty, Inc. in some capacity since 2005. She started her KW career as an MCA in the Andover MC. In December of 2007 she was asked to become part of the KWRI MCA Division as a Support Analyst, or as they are typically called the MCAngels. Over the last 7 years Becca has continued her support of Market Centers and MCA’s across the country. Becca is a KW Approved Trainer and has traveled the country training and coaching and has been a speaker, facilitator, or panelist at every Family Reunion since 2008. Becca is exceptionally proud of her work with the KWU Team to create the MCA course DRIVE.
Becca comes to HRG with an undergraduate B.A. from Wheelock College and an M.Ed. from Lesley University. Prior to coming to Keller Williams, Becca worked in operations for a Sound and Video installation company and two Non-profit organizations, providing her with an understanding of the operational structure of a variety of companies. She is committed to creating powerful systems that will bring HRG to a new level and create a work environment that both empowers people and provides them with such an amazing culture that they would never want to go anywhere else.
JEFF SHIPLEY, Director of Expansion
Jeff Shipley brings his leadership and entrepreneurial expertise to Universal Properties Network as Regional Director of the North Central Region which spans Montana, Wyoming, North Dakota, South Dakota, Wisconsin, and Minnesota.
Jeff has been a Realtor for over eleven years and has taken his real estate team, FM Team, to #1 in North Dakota. In 2014, FM Team sold more than $40 million in real estate.
Jeff’s leadership extends beyond his involvement in commercial and residential real estate at KW Roers Realty. As Broker/Owner of Keller Williams Roers Realty, Jeff grew his Market Center to the be the largest real estate company in North Dakota.
Previously, Jeff was President of Fargo Moorhead Area Association of Realtors and was Director at Large of North Dakota Association of Realtors. In 2013, Jeff founded Spire Construction which specializes in custom homes in the Fargo area.
CAITLYN RATHGEB, Listing Manager
Caitlyn graduated from the University of Vermont in 2010 with a Bachelor’s of Science. Upon graduating, she worked as the Sales & Events Coordinator for Lake Champlain Cruises. Her event planning experience helped develop the essential skills needed to lead, manage, and be a proactive team player.
Caitlyn prides herself on exceptional customer service, dedication to her team and clients, and an energetic and positive attitude which makes her a tremendous asset to our team. In her free time, Caitlyn enjoys spending quality time with family and friends and relaxing with a good book!