Our Team

Most agents are one-man shows with limited resources, time & energy, juggling several clients with little or no help and limited funds. With Yoder Real Estate, you get an entire TEAM of professionals all working for you! Nobody can be great at everything. Our team is extremely specialized in the industry. Wouldn’t you rather have a whole team working to sell your home, rather than a single agent?

Kevin Yoder
CEO / Lead Agent
Before starting in real estate in 2002, Kevin worked in various sales and sales management roles in telecommunication and home security, including cutting his teeth selling home security systems door-to-door in Atlanta, Georgia in the late nineties. Kevin moved back to his hometown, Grand Rapids, Michigan and started his real estate career in 2002. He acted as a solo agent for 8 years and in 2010 he started The Yoder Team and operated under the umbrella of Keller Williams Realty. Yoder Real Estate was opened in January of 2017 and he and his team haven't looked back since. Kevin attributes the company’s success to hiring and surrounding himself with great people. He modeled the Yoder team structure after other great teams in the country.- Kevin's other endeavors include being VP of Public Relations for a local Toastmasters Club, where he hones his public speaking and leadership skills. He's an avid real estate investor and enjoys traveling and reading. But his true inspiration is his family; he and his wife, Jenni, have 3 children, Lucy, Lilah and Henry.
Ally Hudenko
Executive Assitant

After graduating from Grandville High School in 2014, Ally went on to hone her skills in marketing, advertising, and customer relations with a local marketing firm. After over 5 years with that firm, she decided it was time to make the jump into the exciting real estate business. She’s excited to learn the ins and outs of an incredibly complex but abundantly rewarding industry. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with family and friends, cuddling with her English Cream Retriever, Buck; or watching scary movies with her boyfriend. 

Her interests include: delivering A+ customer service, providing assistance to her colleagues, process improvement and implementation, and true crime podcasts. 

Dan Bradley
Listing Partner

Dan has always been driven and passionate about achieving his goals. He worked in the uniform industry for 16 years and managed a branch for 3 of those. Dan started in the Real Estate industry in 2017 and since he has started has greatly excelled and transitioned into being a Listing Partner. Dan is a father and has many busy days with sports and school work with his son Danny. Dan is excited everyday to go to work for clients and himself to get better and do better.

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Caleb Sportell
Buyer Specialist

Caleb grew up in Grand Haven, MI, and moved to Grand Rapids in 2017. He graduated from Aquinas College with a Dual Major in Business and Communication. Caleb has always been passionate about Real Estate. Every step in his career has been geared toward truly understanding and learning the market. In addition to being a Real Estate Agent, Caleb’s Business and Communication degree has equipped him with a unique perspective on finding the perfect home, while negotiating the best terms and price on your behalf, as well as truly listening and understanding his clients. "I love helping people, in any way. During College, I was a youth leader for my church and mentored the same group of boys from 6th grade until 10th grade. I can't wait to help people get into their dream home!" Caleb always has an ear to listen, and thoroughly enjoys getting to know his clients throughout the home buying process! In his spare time, Caleb can be found working on remodeling projects.

Dallas Heidbreder
Buyer Specialist

Dallas grew up in a small town called Onsted, MI. He graduated from Central Michigan University in May of 2020, receiving a degree in Marketing and Professional Sales. In the summers of 2018 and 2019, Dallas worked in the boating industry as a sales intern; first at North Shore Pontoon Center, followed by Devil’s Lake Water Sports, the world’s #1 Crest Pontoon Dealership. While those experiences proved to be fun and rewarding, Dallas has always known he would pursue a career in real estate. He loves going to the office every day because of his great teammates who are natural leaders. “Everybody on the Yoder Team challenges me daily to be my best -- to grow and develop into the man I want to become. I am truly grateful to be around such enthusiastic and caring people”. He truly seeks to understand the people around him, whether that be his friends, family, clients, or strangers. Dallas has a passion for basketball, psychology and personal growth. In his free time, he likes to work out, play sports, laugh, and spend time with both family and friends.

Geoff McDaniel
Buyer Specialist

Born in Midland, Michigan, Geoff spent most of his life moving around the country, including living in several different areas of his beloved Michigan. After receiving a marketing degree from Concordia University Chicago, Geoff began his career with various roles in hospitality, sales, and business development. As a seasoned business developer and regional sales manager with over a decade of extensive sales, managerial, and team-building experience, he is prepared to address his client's needs. 

After moving with his young family to three different States in 5 years, Geoff began taking a serious interest in real estate. “Making improvements to homes along the way and watching more HGTV than Sportscenter, I knew where I wanted to spend my time. With my extensive background in sales and my eye for furniture, it was clear that real estate is where I belonged.” 

Geoff moved back to Michigan in 2017 so that his young daughters could grow up with family nearby.  Geoff lives in Rockford, MI with his wife, Danielle, their daughters, Isla and Freya, and rescue pets.  When he is not outside enjoying Michigan weather with the family, he is playing basketball, and golfing with friends and clients.

Madison Rasch
Buyer Specialist

Madison grew up in Conklin, MI, which is just outside of Grand Rapids. She has always been passionate about growing as a person and driven to achieving her goals. Since Madison was 8 years old, she has worked at the Holland Farmers Market selling a variety of fruit from her family farm. In addition, she has also worked in the agricultural industry as a sales and crop consultant assisting local fruit growers in the West Michigan community. She has always been intrigued by real estate and expanding her knowledge of the real estate market to help her clients get into their dream home! "I love communicating with people and helping them in any way possible! I also am very grateful to be a part of the Yoder Real Estate team!" She truly listens, understands, and connects with her clients to help them throughout the whole home buying process. In her free time, Madison enjoys traveling, fishing in the Florida Keys, going to the farmer's market, and spending quality time with friends and family. 

Jake Schmittler
Buyer Specialist

Jake transitioned into Real Estate after a highly successful tenure as the Sports Sales Manager for the Mt. Pleasant Area Convention and Visitors Bureau. Under his leadership, the Sports Market generated more than $5.4 million in direct spending and brought 101,000 visitors to Isabella County annually for each of his four years.

“Ducks fly together” is how Jake describes his joining of the Yoder Real Estate Team. Prone to the occasional 90’s movie reference, Jake jumped at the opportunity to combine his extensive sales and negotiating experience, passion for real estate, love of helping others, and desire to join a top industry team.

Jake, his fiance Angela, and their two Australian Shepherds, Nama and Jiff (yes, like the peanut butter), call downtown Grand Rapids home, and absolutely love the diverse and wonderful communities of West Michigan.

Keep your eyes out. You may find Jake at a music show, on the golf course, enjoying community event, or leading buyers to their dream homes.

Bruce Higgins
Buyer Specialist

From a young age, Bruce began to develop his love for real estate. This passion has stuck with him from childhood through adulthood.  As a young entrepreneur he became a real estate investor as well as becoming a restaurateur for over 20 years.   

After selling his restaurant business, he got his Realtor license to assist others in WINNING in the real estate market.  Bruce is a conscientious Realtor who exudes credibility, commitment, and determination. Bruce's passion for real estate is apparent through his excellent communication skills and a warm and friendly approach.  He strives to provide high-quality, personalized service to each and every person using the same approach that made his restaurants a success.

Bruce is a lifelong resident of the West Michigan area, and has lived in the Caledonia community with his amazing wife Kerri and 2 kids, Madalyn and Jaxson.  In Bruce’s spare time, he enjoys, Golf, camping, and spending time with his family. He also enjoys leading and participating in many local business organizations.  Bruce strives daily to give a “WOW” real estate experience to every client.

Wes Kitten
Listing Coordinator & Photographer

Wes grew up in San Antonio, TX, and has lived in several different areas of the country. Most recently, Grand Rapids has become his home. He studied both photojournalism and digital marketing and uses this knowledge to help clients list and market their homes. He knows how important selling a home can be and he has a passion to make the experience seamless, easy to understand and to help clients in any way possible. He really enjoys helping clients in this and showing their home in the best light possible. In his spare time, Wes enjoys spending time with his wife and two children whether that is at home or exploring the outdoors.

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