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John Ross

John Ross

John Ross
John graduated with honors from the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire receiving a Bachelor of Business Administration degree, majoring in Finance.  His career began in the banking industry with his work ethic, integrity and client commitment leading to increased responsibilities during his twenty years.  John’s last banking position was with a local regional bank overseeing eight lending officers and a commercial loan portfolio of $300 million.  Since leaving banking in 2007, he has pursued a career in commercial real estate brokerage.

This background, combined with a passion for real estate, led to the formation of J. Ross & Associates.   His unique skill set has allowed him to assist countless clients and customers meet their commercial real estate needs.

John is an active member of the community serving on several non-profit boards and is a current member of the Realtors Association.  His personal time is spent with family, pursuing outdoor hobbies and playing hockey.

Contact John at jross@jrossassoc.com or 920-428-8884.

 

Jim Bunjovac

Jim Bunjovac

Jim Bunjovac
Jim graduated from Northeastern Wisconsin Technical College with an Associate’s Degree in Police Science.  He furthered his education by attending Marian College where he attained a Bachelor’s Degree in Administration of Justice.  He served as a police officer for the Town of Grand Chute for 9 years.

Jim has also been involved in sales and marketing for nearly 20 years while owning Promotion Plus, a local company that provided promotional products, screen printing and embroidery services.

He has owned several properties, both residential and commercial, and enjoys being involved in the real estate market.  He is looking forward to helping businesses meet their real estate needs.

Jim enjoys the outdoors with his family and is an avid fisherman.

Contact Jim at jbunjovac@jrossassoc.com or 920-428-8884.

 

Judy Parker

Judy Parker

Judy began her career with J. Ross & Associates in 2015. She serves as an Administrative Assistant whose multi-tasking duties include customer service, accounting, marketing and property management support. Judy is the “go-to”
person in the office.

Prior to joining J. Ross & Associates, Judy enjoyed working in the real estate
appraisal industry for over 20 years, both in the administrative capacity and
research. Judy has performed as a public speaker, book publisher and has
assisted with elderly home caregiving.

Judy lives in the Hilbert area with her husband and enjoys traveling in and out of Wisconsin and enjoys long walks. She is active in her church, and has enjoyed a number of volunteer activities over the years.

Contact Judy at jparker@jrossassoc.com or 920-428-8884.

 

Charlie Dercks

Charlie Dercks

Charlie graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point with degrees in Economics focusing on Finance, and Social Science.  Before starting at J. Ross & Associates, Charlie served as a commercial real estate broker in the Chicagoland area and northeast Wisconsin where he was involved in the leasing and sale of office, retail, industrial and investment commercial real estate.

Other previous employment has given him a wide range of knowledge in building construction including masonry, carpentry and plumbing. His customers and clients have benefited from this background.

Charlie’s community activities include coaching football and he is an active member of his church.   He also enjoys hunting and fishing in his free time.

Contact Charlie at cdercks@jrossassoc.com or 920-428-8884.

 

Kim Johnson

Kim Johnson

Kim Johnson

Kim is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin Milwaukee, with a degree in marketing and finance. He spent his early years working in the family real estate and construction business in Manitowoc.

He signed on with Knutson Mortgage, as Regional Manager, moving from Manitowoc to the Fox Valley in 1983. Subsequently, he joined Bank One, and was promoted to Vice President of Mortgage Lending, for Wisconsin, with Banc One Mortgage. Kim was the charter Vice President for the Northeast Mortgage Bankers Association and was elected President of the Valley Home Builders Association.

Following his banking career, Kim decided to pursue his dream job of builder/developer in the Fox Valley. Kim and his family developed several area subdivisions, as well as owned and operated various commercial buildings.

Kim also spent seven years as an Account Executive in the manufacturing industry, traveling the country working with Fortune 500 companies.

Family is his #1 passion, golf is #2.

Kim’s background is very diverse, which serves him well in dealing with clients. Whether it be leasing, buying, selling, or building a new home for their businesses, Kim can give you the attention and expertise you need.

Contact Kim at kjohnson@jrossassoc.com or 920-428-8884.

 

Julie Walker

Julie Walker

Julie graduated from St. Norbert College in De Pere, with a degree in Organizational Communication and minors in Business and Spanish.
After graduating college, Julie began work in the insurance industry, where she held various management positions in sales, training, and underwriting, and executive level positions in project management, process improvement and strategic planning.

After 20+ years in insurance, Julie made the move to real estate, where she worked for three years as a residential Realtor with Coldwell Banker out of their Green Bay office. She holds her WI Real Estate license and has a CPCU designation, which is a master’s level certificate in insurance.

Julie joined J. Ross & Associates in January of 2016 as a Property Manager, where she is able to utilize her past insurance, management and real estate background to assist her clients.

She currently lives in the Green Bay area with her husband and two teenage children who keep her busy with their various sports and school activities.

Contact Julie at jwalker@jrossassoc.com or 920-428-8884.

 

Doris Frank

Doris Frank

Doris Frank: Doris graduated with honors from Lakeshore Technical College with an Associate’s Degree in Accounting, and UW Oshkosh with a Certificate in Business Management. Doris has an Accounting and Customer Service background in manufacturing and service industries holding various positions in management, training, A/P, A/R and financial accounting in multi-company businesses.

Doris’ accounting background includes A/P, A/R, pricing programs, commissions, and a strong background in problem resolution for national customer accounts. She has worked for a publically traded company processing $20 M/month Payables, and performed quarterly SOX audits per SEC rules. She is LEAN Team trained and has worked on several new business acquisitions.

Working with the J. Ross & Associates gives her the opportunity to combine her love of real estate sales, problem solving and working in a financial accounting business.

Doris and her husband live in Kaukauna where they have a rental property business. Her personal interests include traveling, quilting, gardening, and walking in state parks.

Contact Doris at dfrank@jrossassoc.com or 920-428-8884.

J. Ross & Associates
2631 N. Meade Street, Suite 102
Appleton, WI 54911 920-428-8884