Melissa Freels joined Windermere in 2002 as the Director of Marketing for Oregon and SW Washington. Her focus is building public awareness of the Windermere brand, as well as informing brokers about the various marketing and advertising programs that are available through Windermere. Melissa is the region's main point of contact for all things marketing, including the Premier Properties and Luxury Portfolio programs, which are designed to help brokers grow their luxury business.
As President of Windermere Services Oregon, Scott Mitchelson is responsible for the development, operations, and service activities of the independently-owned Windermere offices in these areas. He is also one of the key players in Windermere's overall franchise growth strategy. Scott has almost 20 years of franchising experience, both from a franchisee and a franchisor perspective. During this time, his focus has been on everything from internal and external growth strategies to future real estate models. Scott has a BA in History from Washington State University and has earned his IFA Certified Franchise Executive certification from the H. Wayne Huizenga School of Business and Entrepreneurship.
With a background in education and 17 years experience in the title and escrow industry prior to joining Windermere in 2013, Todd has spent nearly two decades assisting agents in incorporating new technologies and social media strategies to improve their business. Todd brings a unique perspective on how to teach and motivate brokers to use various tools and resources to develop and deepen relationships with clients, discover new opportunities for business, and work more efficiently and effectively through their transactions. In his current role as Director of Education for Oregon and SW Washington, Todd works closely with the Windermere ProDev team in Seattle, creating new and exciting curriculum for Windermere real estate brokers, including the Windermere Tools webinar series, the Tuesdays with Todd video series on the Hub, assisting with the development of the new Onboarding and Windermere Way training series, along with additional content found within the Windermere University platform.