New To McGraw – Philip Shain
Philip Shain is new to McGraw as a member of the Brown and Zinn Team. Philip, a native of Colorado, moved to Tulsa in 1991 and graduated from Metro Christian Academy. He attended both OBU and OSU in addition to receiving a degree in Finance from Spears School of Business.
Philip’s past careers include property tax consulting and money management. He and his wife moved to midtown Tulsa in 2012 and is the owner of ASCENT Outdoor Apparel located in the Cherry Street District.
Philip received his OK real estate license in July of this year.
When not working, Philip enjoys golfing, camping, traveling and attending local events. He volunteers with the Cystic Fybrosis Foundation and Family & Children Services and is a recipient of the Tulsa New Leaders Award.
The Shains are anticipating the arrival of twins in early 2015.
New To McGraw – Lindy Collins
Lindy Collins is new to McGraw. Lindy, a native of Tulsa, OK, graduated from Booker T. Washington High School. After receiving her bachelor’s degree from University of Oklahoma, Lindy went on to obtain her Juris Doctor from University of Oklahoma College of Law, and is a practicing attorney with Newton O’Connor Turner and Ketchum, PC.
Lindy and her husband, Ryan live in midtown Tulsa with the daughter, Emery. Lindy obtained her OK real estate license this year.
Lindy and her family attend First Presbyterian Church. In her free time, Lindy enjoys volunteering in the Tulsa community.
New To McGraw – Christina Duhaime
Christina Duhaime is new to McGraw. Having lived in several other states, Christina resides in Tulsa, OK, where she was born. She received her Bachelor’s degree in Marketing and Communication from Northeastern State University.
Much of her background is in technology and customer service, but she changed her career to real estate in August of this year, obtaining her Oklahoma Real Estate license on August 20th.
Christina loves animals, traveling and sports and has volunteered for Special Olympics for the past four years.
New To McGraw – Cheryl Stehm
Cheryl Stehm is new to McGraw. A native of Coweta, OK, Cheryl was valedictorian of her high school class. She attended Northeastern State University where she graduated with honors and earned a Bachelor of Science degree in early childhood education. After testing out to have Elementary Education added to her certificate she taught grades kindergarten to fourth grades for fourteen years in the Coweta school district.
Cheryl and her husband have two daughters in the Coweta school district. In her free time Cheryl loves spending time with family, working in the yard and interior decorating.
Cheryl has volunteered at school for PTO activities including Breakfast with Santa, canned food drives, decorating floats for the Fall Festival parade, haunted houses and “adopt an Angel” community project.
She received her Real Estate license in August of this year.
Kathryn Junk is New to McGraw Realtors. Kathryn received a bachelors in advertising from the University of Oklahoma and a MBA from University of Tulsa. Except for her four years at OU, and a three year stay in Washington, DC, Kathryn has lived her entire life in Tulsa.
Kathryn received her license in July of this year. She currently resides in South Tulsa. In her spare time, Kathryn spends time with her family and is active in church.
New To McGraw – Jeff Yeats
Jeff Yeats has joined the Haywood Home Team at McGraw Realtors. He was born and raised in the Tulsa area, graduating from Rogers State University in 2006 with a degree in Emergency Medical Services. For the next seven years he worked as a professional firefighter/EMT. In addition, Jeff has managed investment properties as well as buying and selling properties by owner. This experience led Jeff to enter the RE field, obtaining his Oklahoma license in June of the year.
New To McGraw – Carey Valez
Carey Velez has joined McGraw Commercial Properties as a Commercial Real Estate Agent. Carey grew up in Norman Oklahoma and, after graduating from Norman High School, went on to receive a degree in Secondary Education & History from the University of Central Oklahoma.
Carey moved to Tulsa in 2004 where he worked as an educator and then as a manager in Construction Operations for Home Creations. His experience in the management and development of new home construction led Carey to his decision to enter the Commercial Real Estate profession in July, 2014.
Carey lives with his wife and 2 year old son with another baby due in December. His hobbies include woodworking and designing and making furniture.
New to McGraw – Rachel Creach
Rachel Creach is new to McGraw. Rachel, a Pacific Northwest native and daughter of a US soldier, spent five years living behind the Iron Curtain after her father was transferred to Berlin, Germany during her 5th grade year. That experience influenced what would become her adult values of service, honesty and integrity. Her father transferred to Ft. McClellan, AL, where she graduated high school and then attended Jacksonville State University.
Over the years Rachel held positions in retail management, as well as various positions in the real estate industry. In her free time she has volunteered as a boating safety instructor with the US Coast Guard Auxiliary.
Rachel relocated to Tulsa with her son and youngest daughter; her oldest daughter lives in AL. and serves in the AL National Guard. Rachel obtained her OK Real Estate license in June of this year.