MEET THE TEAM

Brad Knowles

Brad Knowles

Coach, Instructor

Brad has been leading Keller Williams offices throughout New England since 2009. Most recently as the Team Leader for the Greater Portland, Maine office, which is consistently ranked in the Top 10 of all KW offices, and ranked #1 for 2022. With over 18 years of experience with Keller Williams Realty as an Agent, ALC Member, Team Leader, Instructor, and Leadership Coach, Brad brings a unique perspective and passion to the classes he teaches and those he coaches. He’s a graduate of Ithaca College, where he met his amazing wife. They live just outside of Portland, ME with their 3 children and many goats.

Melanie Crane

Melanie Crane

Coach, Instructor

Melanie has a strong passion for helping individuals become the best versions of themselves and achieve their fullest potential both personally and professionally. Melanie used her personal commitment to excellence and self-discipline to become a top producing agent with Keller Williams Realty. Before her career in real estate, Melanie ran a successful private practice as a clinically trained Cognitive Behavioral Therapist and Motivational Interviewer. Melanie’s career expanded with work in behavioral modification and peak performance mindset training with elite athletes. Her expertise supported her work with patients suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder and anxiety. Melanie is a former Division 1 Gymnast, holds a degree in Psychology from the University of Rhode Island and, Master’s in Clinical Social Work from the University of Southern Maine, and is Vice President of the Board for the Adoptive & Foster Families of Maine (AFFM).

Kevin Fletcher

Kevin Fletcher

Coach, Instructor

Kevin enjoys being able to help clients with their Commercial Real Estate needs. Just like each client has different goals, each deal is different and provides the need for experience and professionalism to help navigate. Kevin is a strong advocate for real estate investing and highly encourages everyone to consider real estate as an asset to invest. He brings extensive knowledge of the market and has completed complex commercial transactions from Bangor, Maine to Seabrook, NH.

Andrew Newman

Andrew Newman

Coach, Instructor

Andrew has over a decade of experience in real estate and is currently the Director of Sales for The Hatcher Group at Keller Williams Realty. He enjoys the challenge of managing one of KW’s top producing teams, which feeds his mission: to train, coach and nurture anybody who is willing, to create a balanced and abundant life to the highest level they desire.

Melissa Nickerson-Pratt

Melissa Nickerson-Pratt

Coach, Instructor

Melissa is the Director of Operations for one of Portland, Maine’s top real estate teams, The Hatcher Group at Keller Williams Realty. She first entered the real estate industry in 2000 and has been assisting top real estate teams and offices ever since. She is passionate about operations, looks for innovative ways to improve her team’s performance, and continues to educate herself through courses, certification programs, conventions and good old-fashioned reading. She enjoys mentoring her fellow administrators, leads a monthly Admin Mastermind and has served as a panelist in multiple KW Family Reunion sessions on operations and administrative support. When she’s not running a multi-million dollar team or assisting her coaching clients, you can find her joyriding in her convertible, spending time with her beautiful grandchildren, and catching up on some much needed sleep.

Jamison Souza

Jamison Souza

Coach, Instructor

With an impressive track record spanning more than a decade in the real estate industry, Jamison became one of the top agents in the South Coast region of Massachusetts, established the Keller Williams Realty – South Watuppa office, and led that office to becoming the number 1 brokerage in the South Coast by volume and units sold. Before making his mark in real estate, Jamison dedicated more than 17 years to serving as the Director of Programs for a prominent non-profit organization. His extensive experience in this role honed his strategic skills and fed his passion for community development. As a business coach, Jamison guides his clients to developing essential skill for business prosperity. Jamison is deeply committed to his local community, serving on his town’s Planning Board, School Board Committee, helped establish an Education Foundation for 3 school districts in his area, and serves on the Board of Directors for the South Shore Board of Realtors.

Patrick Brusil

Patrick Brusil

Instructor

Patrick has over 15 years of experience in the real estate industry, bringing his creative nature to helping buyers and sellers through the Boston-Metro area. He jumped on TikTok to showcase his personality and authenticity to a broader audience and quickly reached over 14,000 followers and over 450k likes. In 2022, his team closed more than $8.3 million in sales volume just from TikTok leads. This lead Patrick to create the “Follow Me On TikTok” course. In the fleeting moments when he is not entrenched in deals, creating marketing strategies, or teaching others, Patrick spends time with the love of his life, Melissa, their daughter Ruby, and rescue mutt Daisy. He is blessed to be supported by each of them.

Tami Goodrich

Tami Goodrich

Instructor

Tami values the power of knowledge and how it can transform the conversation to grow others around her. She is a former Faculty Lecturer at the Kelley School of Business at Indiana University where she taught Risk Analysis and Business Modeling. Tami is an Executive Board Member at Growing To Give, an organization growing high quality, organic produce to help those with food insecurity. She’s a licensed real estate agent with Keller Williams Realty and has been a real estate investor for the past 14 years. Tami, her husband of 21 years, and their daughter, indulge their adventurous side by mountain biking, climbing, skiing and camping in the great outdoors.

Melissa Richter

Melissa Richter

Instructor

Melissa has over 20 years of experience as a real estate agent and holds a Broker license in the State of Maine. She is passionate about high performance homes and has spent countless hours studying building technology, green building, and has attended regional conferences on air quality, solar power, and sustainable building practices. Melissa is a graduate of the University of Southern Maine, was a principal in a net zero home building company, and lives in a net zero home with solar panels that produce all the power needed to run her home.

Lucy Tucker

Lucy Tucker

Instructor

Lucy has been fascinated with human behavior for years and has experience with several personality assessment tools. She is an Abelson Group Certified Master Behavioral Analyst (CMBA) – DISC and Certified Master Motivational Analyst (CMMA) – Motives and Driving Forces. Lucy has found the knowledge she has gained through DISC to be invaluable, insightful, and firmly believes it has helped her strengthen her professional and personal relationships. Lucy is a driven and energetic entrepreneur with 14 years’ experience as a real estate agent, acutely focused on customer service and network building. She’s a graduate of Colby College, married for 29 years to her husband, Dan, and is the proud mother of 3 amazing boys. She enjoys giving back to her community and is an Executive Board Member for Maine Behavioral Healthcare.

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