Matt Evans is a native of Valparaiso, Indiana. His knowledge of the region and volume of experience in a variety of transactions in real estate makes him a great asset for his clients. From resale homes to new homes to full housing developments, Matt has represented a wide range of buyers and sellers, property investors and developers. He is a former licensed agent in the State of Colorado where he helped grow a local company Fort Collins Real Estate into a merger candidate. He is experienced in residential, commercial, and investment real estate sales. Matt, his wife Colleen, and their two children reside in Valparaiso.

Education:

Valparaiso High School, B.S. in Business Administration at Valparaiso University, M.S. in Marketing at Purdue University’s Krannert School of Management

Awards:

RE/MAX 100% Club, Sagamore Club Awards, Platinum, Top 50 of RE/MAX® agents in the State of Indiana, Top 15 in Porter County, Top 5% of Northwest Indiana licensed residential agents & #1 RE/MAX Team in Northwest Indiana 2014

Service:

Member of the Board Valparaiso Rotary Club, Member of the Board Valpo Schools Foundation, Valparaiso Planning Commission Member, Assistant Boys’ Tennis Coach at VHS




Jim Powell was born and raised in Valparaiso, Indiana and has been a lifelong resident. His experience is legendary, having been first licensed in 1971 and becoming just the 4th Broker/Owner of a RE/MAX® franchise in Indiana in 1979. His primary focus is residential real estate including homes, townhomes, condos, and vacant land, however he has vast experience in investment properties of various sizes. He has been a relocation specialist with many large Northwest Indiana employers over 25 years. His experience and volume in real estate in Northwest Indiana is among the very best. Jim’s current business is estimated to be 90% referrals, which goes to show the number of satisfied clients Jim has served over the years. Jim is known for his passion of skiing. Jim and his wife Trish reside on the north-side of Valparaiso.

Education:

Valparaiso High School, B.S. in Marketing Management at Valparaiso University

Awards:

Past REALTOR-OF-THE-YEAR, Agent Emeritus with GNIAR, RE/MAX® Life Time Achievement , RE/MAX® 100% Club, RE/MAX® HALL of FAME, Former Broker/ Owner of RE/MAX®, Certified RE Brokerage Manager, Platinum Club



Dane Brown is a native of Valparaiso, Indiana. Previously a teacher in science and math for ten years, two years at the School Town of Highland, and eight years for Valparaiso Community Schools. Dane also worked for five years at Dark Enterprises as a site team evaluator and worked on data analysis for the GenCyber program through NSA/NSF. He was selected to be one of fifty teachers in the inaugural cohort for the Indiana Department of Education’s Teacher Leaders Bootcamp in 2019/20 and one of ten mentors for the program in 2020/21. Dane served on the board at the Valparaiso Country Club from 2015-2019. Being from Valparaiso, he knows the community and surrounding communities well. He was drawn to education because he has always had a passion for helping others, and “ Being a REALTOR allows me to combine both of my passions for helping others and this community.” After getting married, Dane knew he wanted to move back to the area and raise his family here. He currently resides on the northeast side of Valparaiso with my wife June, and our two children.

Education:

Valparaiso High School, St. Joseph College for Undergrad and Purdue for his Two Masters degrees

 



Amy Mathews moved to Northwest Indiana with her family in 2005. Born in Euclid, Ohio, and raised in Mentor, Ohio, she is a legacy in real estate, as her grandfather owned a real estate company where her grandmother and mother were licensed agents. Service, management, marketing and file management are Amy’s specialties, having worked for several top performing agents in Valparaiso. She became Operations Manager at RE/MAX Affiliates in Valparaiso, where she helped run the office and oversee 20 plus top performing agents for 7 years before the company was sold in 2012. Amy is licensed in Indiana so she is able to provide full-service to our clients. She and her husband Dustin and their Three children live in Valparaiso, Indiana.

Education:

Mentor High School, Lakeland Community College