Kari Nations is our lead property manager with many years of experience in professional management behind her. Kari came to our company in September of 2014 and has been a great addition to lead our property management team. She holds an Alaska Real Estate license and is an active member of our community. She often volunteers or performs community service for several local non-profit organizations. Kari was born in Fairbanks and has lived and worked all over our beautiful state of Alaska. She and her husband Matt, have been married 16 years, and have three beautiful daughters. When Kari is not working she is spending time with her active family.
Pam Cook, Property Manager/Realtor
Pamela Cook has been in the Fairbanks/North Pole area for over 20 years since transferring while serving in the Army. She has been blessed with three children and now grandchildren. In her spare time she has managed to obtain her Associates in Paralegal Studies, been a Realtor in Property Management for over 8 years and enjoys volunteering in our great Golden Heart community.
Kristen Maddox, Property Manager/Realtor
Kristen Maddox is a licensed property manager based out of Somers & Associates Fairbanks office. In this role, she is responsible for overseeing the day-to-day management and operations of a number residential properties located in the Fairbanks & North Pole areas. Since Kristen started her career in professional management back in 2013, she has managed a variety of multi/single family properties, has strong administrative skills, a deep knowledge of contracts and property accounting and excellent communication skills. Kristen has been a Fairbanks resident since 2009 and received her Bachelor’s degree in Biological Sciences from University of Alaska Fairbanks. In her free time, Kristen enjoys hunting, snow machining, and spending time with her husband Josh and her two black labs, JD and Tikka.
Ryan Kim, Property Manager
Ryan Kim was born and raised in Fairbanks Ak. Ryan came to the company in November of 2015 and has been a great addition to our property management team. He is a licensed property manager and is currently responsible for a variety of tasks related to the maintenance and upkeep of the Walden Estates condo association. His communication skills, attention to detail and customer service has contributed to the strong reputation of Somers and Associates. In his spare time, Ryan enjoys fishing, hiking the outdoors and spending time with family and friends.
Beth Hairston, Property Manager
Beth Hairston came to us in the summer of 2018 from the state of Colorado. She moved to Fairbanks in order to live closer to her family, and we are so glad that she did! She literally hit the ground running and joined our office after only being in Alaska for less than a week. Beth has fit right in with our Fairbanks team! She has many years of experience in the real estate industry in Colorado as broker, broker/owner, and professional property manager, combining high-level sales and marketing knowledge with deep operational experience, technical savvy and cross-functional communication abilities. She brings significant customer relations skills and business skills to our team. When Beth isn’t in the office, she loves to spend time with her family and skype with her grandbabies!
Skyla Fairchild , Property Manager
Skyla Fairchild joined our property management division in July of 2018. Prior to coming onboard, Skyla was a student at UAF and worked as a barista at Sunrise Bagel and Espresso. She is still working towards her Associates degree as well as obtaining her Real Estate License for the state of Alaska. As a Property Management Assistant at Somers and Associates REALTORS, Inc. she directly assists property manager, Pam Cook, in our North Pole office. She does a lot for our team and pays close attention to all of the small things that ensure our business operates seamlessly. We are very proud to have Skyla as a part of our office staff!
Yolanda Miranda, Property Manager
Yolanda Miranda is the newest member to our management team! Yolanda is the property management assistant to Ryan Kim and Beth Hairston. Day-to-day, you will find her answering the phones, taking messages, scheduling appointments, preparing legal forms, documents and correspondence, ordering supplies, and maintaining filing systems. She has the ability to focus on many tasks at once in a fast-paced team environment. We are grateful to have her here at Somers and Associates!
Nikki Gillett, Office Coordinator/Bookeeper
Nikki is our office coordinator and bookkeeper. She came to us in August and since then has become an integral part of our team! Nikki is in charge of all accounting aspects for our entire property management division. She handles all accounts receivable/payables, cash handling and bank deposits, financial reconciliation of accounts, as well as an individual task managing for every member of our team. Her professionalism & attention to detail greatly contribute to our commitment of successful results!
Nicole Lawrence, Assistant to Property Management
Nicole Lawrence has been with Somers and Associates REALTORS Inc. since January of 2018. She recently passed her Alaska Real Estate exam and is now a licensed assistant. She is training in all aspects of professional property management and hopes to someday soon become an independent property manager herself. Nicole was hired to assist both Property Managers, Kari Nations and Kristen Maddox in our Fairbanks office. Although, she often assists the rest of our team as needed, in whatever task is required. Nicole is a team player and her bubbly, happy attitude is a joy to have around. Nicole has lived in Fairbanks her whole life and is great leader in servicing the community. In the past, she has received the Golden Heart Hero award for her commitment to the community, and to creativity and innovation. She has a 18 month old son named Boomer and she loves spending time with him! We are very glad to have her as part of the PM team!