Our Team

Kevin Yoder
CEO / Lead Agent
Kevin founded Yoder Real Estate, formally known as The Yoder Team, in 2001. Kevin graduated from GVSU in 1995 with a Bachelor’s of Art’s degree. Before starting in real estate in 2002, Kevin worked in various sales and sales management roles in telecommunication and home security. Kevin openly admits that he owes much of his success to standing on the shoulders of giants (his mentors and coaches) and humble implementation and pig-headed discipline. While Kevin loves the real estate business and serving his clients, his true inspiration is his family; he and his wife, Jenni, have 3 children, Lucy, Lilah and Henry.
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Jon Dornbos
COO
Jon has worked with small businesses for over 10 years. Coming from the automotive aftermarket industry, he joined our team in March of 2017 as Chief Operating Officer. He enjoys leading the team through management of day-to-day operations. His hobbies include staying physically active through running and lifting weights, making music on the keyboard or piano with the worship team at his church, and enjoys baking cookies, cupcakes, pies and anything sweet for friends and family.
Emily Anderson
Director of First Impressions
Emily earned her Real Estate license in 2015 and loves working in this fast-paced and ever-changing industry. "The best part of my job is being able to help people during what is usually one of the biggest transitions of their lives. I also love working with my Team at Yoder Real Estate and being surrounded by positive people that strive to be the best versions of themselves every day!" Emily's other full time job is being a wife to her husband, Ryan, and momma to her two children, Jack and Libby. Her hobbies include gardening, exercising, and spending time with her family at the pool and camping in Northern Michigan.
Alyssa Johansson
Listing Coordinator
Alyssa grew up in the small town of Auburn, MI and moved to Grand Rapids in 2011 to pursue a degree in Photography from Kendall College of Art & Design. She joined Yoder Real Estate in 2015 and enjoys helping home sellers throughout the entire process of getting their homes prepared for the market. Alyssa spends her free time with family, friends, and pet kitties, listening to music and podcasts, and traveling with her camera.
Deanna Holman
Closing Manager
Deanna is a veteran, alongside Chuck Norris. Not that she actually met him, but they were both Air Force Security Forces members. After separating from the military, Deanna was allured by her handsome husband, Bryce, to move up north to his neck of the woods (far from her roots in Northeast Tennessee). While growing accustomed to the climate change, Deanna graduated from GVSU with a Bachelors in Business Administration. She then went on to obtain another Bachelors in Project Management. Then, Kevin hired Deanna on April Fools Day (no joke!), and the rest is history. When Deanna isn't busy bringing our clients to closing, she enjoys quality time with her husband (still handsome), her son Eli, and her two dogs: Pelee & Izzy. She also enjoys mastering her roux for gumbo.
Dan Bradley
Listing Partner
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Nick Taylor
Buyer Specialist
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Ed Clinton
Buyer Specialist
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