Behind the professional expertise and dedication this team brings to the table lies a world filled with unique passions, aspirations, and hidden fun facts. Dive in to know more about their personal worlds:
🏃♂️ Ron Lenz
Hobby: A fervent runner, Ron loves camping with his family in their RV and flying privately.
Dream Destination: Switzerland 🇨🇭 — for its picturesque summer views, majestic winters, and an iconic train ride.
Fun Fact: The 'Ronnie Lenz Spirit Award', introduced the year he graduated, is still awarded 22 years later to the band student bringing the most spirit and entertainment to the band room..
🎸 Fabricio Almeida
Hobby: Jams on his guitar, tears down mountain trails on his bike, loves snowboarding and boating.
Dream Destination: Amazônia 🌳— a place he's yet to explore.
Fun Fact: Behind his dynamic personality, he's actually a shy person.
🌄 Russ Conners
Hobby: His three boys and their sporting events top his list. A nature lover, Russ enjoys hiking and has a keen interest in cars.
Dream Destination: Ireland 🇮🇪 for its rich history and real castles. And Bali for a tropical escape.
Fun Fact: He's a huge history buff, especially about the Revolutionary War era and the history of VA.
✏️ AnaMaria Galindo
Hobby: Sketches mesmerizing portraits, is passionate about cooking, and loves entertaining.
Dream Destination: Europe 🌍, especially Paris, Italy, and Spain, driven by her love for art and history. Also wishes to visit the Grand Canyon.
Fun Fact: AnaMaria often gets emotionally invested in her transactions, a testament to her commitment.
🎮 Steve Bleifield
Hobby: A self-proclaimed nerd, Steve loves video games and uses them to connect with his military buddies.
Dream Destination: Santorini, Greece — the beauty he's admired in pictures and dreams to visit.
Fun Fact: A drummer at heart, he started playing when he was just 8!
🎨 Riley Bloomer
Hobby: A freelance artist restoring antique furniture and murals. Music and spending time with her cat and best friend "Kat" are among her favorites.
Dream Destination: Wandering through all the National Parks 🏞️ or the cultural landscapes of Ireland.
Fun Fact: A lively spirit, Riley never stops talking. Catch her thoughts on her podcast - 'The Bird House'.
🏌️♀️ Samantha Haberlach
Hobby: Dedicates her time off to her children's activities and finds relaxation in playing golf.
Dream Destination: Iceland — she's always wanted to witness its waterfalls and mountains firsthand.
Fun Fact: Not widely known is that Samantha is also a licensed pilot, soaring the skies when she's not navigating real estate deals.
Join us in celebrating the well-rounded, passionate individuals that make up the Checkmate Group, each bringing their unique spark to the team!