Andrey Sokurec is a native of Belarus, formerly of the U.S.S.R. He obtained a degree in Finance and Banking at Belarus Economic University where he won a full scholarship and graduated with honors. After college, he landed a position underwriting commercial loans for a large Belarus bank. He left that job to come to America, believing it to be the best place to realize his dreams. By day he worked as a manual laborer, and by night he read books on business success. He purchased his first investment property in 2005 and has completed over $40 million in Real Estate transactions since then, building up a large portfolio of houses. Andrey is a big believer in continuing education. He has learned firsthand from experts like Jack Canfield, author of “Chicken Soup for the Soul,” Robert Kiyosaki, author of “Rich Dad, Poor Dad,” and Harvey Mackay, Author of “Swim with the Sharks.” He has become a recognized authority in Real Estate as the founder of Midwest Real Estate Investment Association, as host of the TV Show “The Real Deal in Real Estate,” and as a frequent guest presenter at investment summits and training seminars. He co-founded Homestead Road to integrate the entire process of buying homes, restoring them to marketability, and “homesteading” families. He lives with his wife and three children in Golden Valley, Minnesota.
Alex Delendik is a co-founder of Homestead Road where he oversees Operations including buying houses, restoring them, and homesteading new occupants. He is a native of Belarus, formerly of the U.S.S.R. Aspiring to a career in international business, he studied engineering and economics, then worked in risk management for an Austrian bank. He came to the U.S. to expand his horizons, eventually leveraging his educational and banking background to partner with Andrey Sokurec in launching Homestead Road.
Sunil is the Director of Acquisitions at Homestead Road. He has over 25 years of direct experience in real estate and banking. He has personally purchased, renovated and sold over 50 houses in the Twin Cities market. He has also worked for numerous banks as a senior lender. A native of India, he came to the US to attend Macalester College. He currently lives in Saint Paul with his wife and three children.
Eugene is an Acquisition Manager with Homestead Road. With close to 20 years of experience in real estate finance and risk assessment as a mortgage underwriter he has a unique ability to assess the situation and to properly structure the deal that benefits all parties. He genuinely loves meeting new people and prides himself on really getting to know each of his customers. "Serving people better!" has become his slogan when dealing with clients.
David is an Acquisition manager with Homestead Road. He has worked in Real Estate for over 10 years working with many homeowners and investors finding them properties to renovate and adding his expertise to the projects. He has personally renovated over 30 properties and ran a design firm building models and design plans for new investors and construction companies. David works to find where he can be helpful with each client and excels at finding creative solutions.
DiAnn Tilden is an Acquisition Manager with over 25 years of real estate experience, including working as a general contractor building lake homes in Wisconsin. Her first career as a Registered Nurse has instilled in her a caring and compassionate nature. Selling a home is a big decision and she encourages people to review all of their options and take the time they need to make the choice that is right for them. Her motto is to treat people as she would want to be treated.
Nick Ellenburg is the Acquisition Manager at Homestead Road. He has over 25 years in real estate experience as a Broker/Owner. Over the past 8 years he has worked exclusively with real estate investors. Nick learned early on that major family decisions are made at the family’s kitchen table; and that’s where he can be found on a Daily basis listening and supporting family’s as they make a positive selling decision. When Nick isn’t at his Crystal home you’re likely to find him and his family enjoying their home Up North.
Dean Fjeld is an Acquisition Manager at Homestead Road. With 20+ years in the real estate industry as an agent, broker, investor, and mortgage professional, Dean is admittedly a self-described "house-nerd". However, he feels exceptionally well-equipped to address a broad array of home seller's challenges. Dean believes strongly that listening, understanding, and transparency with are the foundations of a quality client experience. Outside of work, Dean strongly values quality time trying to keep up with his Wife & 3 kids.
Hiedi Priebe is a Senior disposition manager responsible for selling the homes that Homestead Road restores. Her efforts are focused on both the residential and investor/builder markets to which she brings extensive experience. Heidi joined Homestead Road in 2012.
Vadim Bondarenko served in the Russian Marines before taking a job in the Russian oil fields as an electrician where he worked his way up to a Manager position. Vadim earned a Bachelor of Science in electrical engineering and a degree in Computer Science. He came to the U.S. to work in his uncle’s construction company and has held a wide range of positions in every facet of construction.
Maksim moved to Minnesota from Belarus. He studied mechanical and civil engineering in Belarus and proceeded to work in a fast. Passionate about nature, the move to Minnesota was a natural fit. With encouragement from friends, he started the Homestead road in 2017. In his free time, Maksim loves to discover new places in Minnesota with his family. Grateful for an amazing group of neighborhood friends, Maksim makes sure that new residents are welcomed in a way that has become customary in Minnesota.
Ildar moved to Minnesota from Russia in 2018. He graduated with IT degree from the Irkutsk State Technical University. In 2018 started working with Homestead Road as a construction manager. He likes healthy lifestyle, sports and working in construction here, in the United States.
Sergey was born in Ukraine, graduated accounting school, served as a military for two years and then decided to see the world - visited several countries in Europe and in 2008 he came to U.S. He joined HomesteadRoad in 2008 as a contractor .In 2017 become construction manager. He likes to travel and explore new places with his family
Sergii moved to Minnesota in 2008 from Ukraine. In 2009 started working with HomesteadRoad . Worked 9 years with rental properties and in 2018 become construction manager. He likes sports and healthy lifestyle.
Julia brings a wide range of experience to her responsibilities as Executive Assistant. Her bachelor’s degree in International Relations and Diplomacy from the State University of Moldova is put to good use in managing Homestead Road’s and CEO’s outreach programs. Also, she coordinates the communications and events for the Apprentice Investors Programs and The Circle, a real estate brain trust. She moved from California to Minnesota 2 years ago and currently lives in St. Louis Park with her family.
Elena came to America in 2016 from St.Petersburg, Russia where she studied electronics, software development and business administration and economics.
She has 4 years of experience in International Financial Reporting as an Accountant. In 2016 she has started at Homestead Road as an Accountant. Elena’s passion is working with numbers, reports and details has singled her out right away and now she is head of our Accounting Department. In her free time Elena enjoys family life and being a mom of two boys. She also likes traveling close to her home in Minnesota and abroad. Meeting new people and building relationships is important part of her busy life.
Senior Lead Manager
Tatyana is a Lead Manager at Homestead Road. While learning to navigate the exciting world of Real Estate Investment she is providing a caring customer experience serving her ability to build persanal connection. Tatyana is the watercolor artist behind the paintings of homes presented as a gift to the customers at the closings.
Oksana Is a Financial Analyst at Homestead Road. She has 20 years of experience in consolidation and analysis of financial data (budgets, income statement forecasts, etc.), driving process improvements and consulting management regarding short and long term decision making. Oksana is proficient in Excel spreadsheets, databases and other MS Office applications, she makes numbers “talk”. Oksana is a native of Ukraine and she came to US to realize her family dreams.
Greg is a Lead Manager at Homestead Road. A Minneapolis native new to the world of real estate, he has an extensive history in marketing, banking, and the creative arts that spans five decades. He has written, produced and directed video, theater, music, radio, as well as illustrated media. Greg plans to use these skills to insure the customer experience is as positive and pleasant as possible