Chief Executive Officer
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.
Chief Operation Officer
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.
Chief Marketing Officer
David brings over 20 years of brand and business building experience, from his past roles at Anderson Windows and 3M, He also brings a strong passion for the customer as well as a unique set of skills and talents that can bring brands to life by connecting them to customers and target audiences. Additionally, he brings a strong business perspective with a background that not only includes an MBA in Marketing and Strategic Management but also 10 years in the financial industry as a commercial banker early in his career after graduating from the University of Alabama with a BS in Finance. David has a long-standing interest in real estate having worked his way through undergraduate school by managing a 110 unit apartment complex in Tuscaloosa, AL. On the personal front, he enjoys tennis, motorcycling, playing guitar, and home improvement projects.
Vice President Sales
David is the Director of Acquisitions at 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.
Roberto founded the Homestead Road with Andrey and Alex and presently serves as board member and active advisor. He is a real estate broker and maintains residential construction licenses in Minnesota and Wisconsin. Roberto graduated from the University of Minnesota with a masters degree in both Business Administration as well as Business Taxation. As a lifelong learner, Roberto also has a Juris Doctor degree from Northwestern California School of Law among others. He is registered as both Mediator and Arbitrator in the Neutrals Roster of the Minnesota Supreme Court. Roberto not only has a passion for learning, he also has a passion for sharing his knowledge and experience teaching International Law and Diplomacy at Euclid University, an UN-sponsored university created under an international treaty among over a dozen countries. Roberto loves to read, enjoys music and enjoys traveling the world.
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.
Senior Acquisition Manager
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.
Senior Inspection and Valuation Manager
My is the Senior Inspection and Valuation Manager and has been part of the team since 2012 and has been in the business for over 10 years. His passion for real estate has led him to successfully property managed, remodeled homes and appraised homes. My believes there's no shortcut to success and has lead by example. Outside of work he likes to golf, spend time with his family and give back to the community.
Senior Acquisition Manager
Sunil is an Acquisition manager with 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.
Senior Acquisition Manager
Kim has over 20 years of Real Estate experience & truly understands that transition & moving can be such a stressful time! She strives to assist sellers & their families with the highest level of service possible. Each story is unique, & each family has different needs. Everyone deserves dignity, respect, sensitivity, & exceptional customer service!
Yan is a Construction Manager with Homestead Road. Yan moved to Minnesota from Belarus. He graduated from the Belarusian Economic University.
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 Controller. 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.
Tatyana is a Transaction Coordinator 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 a personal 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.