Kelly’s fearless adrenaline initiated her career as a Stuntwoman for film and television, climbing the ranks to managing multi-million dollar production budgets and logistics as a successful Producer and Assistant to 2nd Unit Director with far too many credits to list. Originally raised in New York, New Jersey, and Florida, Kelly moved from Miami to Los Angeles, where she supervised spectacular projects and ran her husband’s busy film business, as well. Her speedy assimilation to ever-changing locations and conditions is only one of the many talents she brings to her clients at Keller Williams Professionals. Her coast-to-coast network facilitates transactions in Asheville and abroad with inexhaustible energy and attention to detail.
Kelly comes from a family of real estate developers and has been a licensed realtor since 2009. She carries a full combined kitof resources, professions, experiences and locales along with an architect’s keen mind and designer’s eye for detail. Kelly has the perfect DNA for a successful realtor, easily navigating the transition from home-seeker to property investor, equally comfortable with selling or seeking a Mid-Century ranch or sharing the design vision for a fixer-upper.
Kelly met husband, Chett Spinney while both were working in the film industry. Chett is a successful business owner in Asheville. Their daughter, Chandler, is at NC State, studying International Political Science and Chinese. Their family left their hectic life in Los Angeles for a move to Asheville in 2007 and has never looked back!
Troy’s vision initiated his career designing theme park attractions for Walt Disney Imagineering, flushing out multi-million dollar entertainment projects himself. With stints in leadership at icons like Universal Studios, Hallmark and Sony; Troy’s big picture perspective enables him to flush out the ideal environments for the new homeowner, established builder or real estate investor.
Troy began his career in real estate in 2008 before partnering with Kelly in 2014. Even though Troy loves everything modern, he knows the diverse architectural neighborhoods of Asheville, from the historic classics in North Asheville to the funky bungalows in the west and the mid-century, ranch homes of the south. When Troy looks at properties, he visually edits them down to their simplest lines, allowing room for the inhabitant to imagine a functional and freeing expression of the lifestyle they hope to create.
Known as the “Mod Man” across the Carolinas, Troy and Modern Asheville have been featured in WNC Magazine, North Carolina Home & Garden, and AshevilleGrit as a contributing blogger. Troy has a BA in Architecture from the University of Cincinnati and is a member of the Asheville Chapter of the American Institute of Architects. He often begins his workday with a hot yoga class and the weekend with a hike off the Blue Ridge Parkway.
Find a past article on Troy HERE .
As newlyweds twenty years ago, Amanda Boren and husband James Boren lived on a 35’ sailboat exploring the Caribbean and a jungle river in Guatemala. Using solar panels and wind generation for renewable energy they experienced simple living on the sea and off the land. The impressions made during that sailing adventure remain with the couple and continue to influence the manner in which they approach both their work and their life to this day.
After graduating from the University of South Carolina with a Business degree in Marketing and Real Estate Amanda began her career with home building products manufacturer Georgia Pacific. She later moved on to working with husband James, a builder by trade, in their building design, construction and sales business, was an independent mortgage broker, and most recently broker | realtor for another local company. In addition, Amanda and James are building another Green Built home for themselves, using site harvested trees as flooring and accents in their home.
Since settling in the Asheville area over 8 years ago Amanda has focused on the green building market for Green Earth Developments’ residential projects as a key team member involved in both the design and marketing of 25 homes. Amanda is an active member of the WNC Green Building Council. Her combined knowledge of construction, the building process, design, Green Homes and financing are invaluable to her buyers as well as her sellers.
“Being a Realtor was the perfect avenue for me to share what I know and to be of assistance in helping people find the home that is right for them. Asheville allows us to live our passion, which is sustainable and healthy green building.”