Kevin Christianson (President and Founder). Kevin Christianson is the co-founder and president of Christianson Companies, which was formed as Paces Lodging Company in 1993 primarily as a developer of hotel properties in North Dakota, Montana, Colorado, Oklahoma, and Arizona. Since then, Christianson Companies has grown into the areas of land development, architecture/construction management, commercial contracting, as well as providing a full service real estate sales/leasing/brokerage team and property management company working out of our corporate headquarters in Fargo, ND. Kevin has been in the construction industry for over twenty five years and has evolved into the Fargo - Moorhead - West Fargo market’s premier developer of residential and commercial properties and projects.
Tonya Bishop (Broker - Commercial Property Manager). Tonya Bishop is the Designated Broker for Property Resources Group, as well as the Commercial Property Manager. She oversees the team of Commercial Agents and the operations of our full service Brokerage. She professionally manages retail centers, office buildings, office parks/associations and convenience centers for Property Resources Group. Her emphasis is to maximize profits and rents, minimize expenses, tenant retention and outstanding customer service to property owners, investors, and tenants.
Blake Carlson (Director of Development/Principal Architect). Blake Carlson has been licensed since 2006, has worked in the industry for 20 years, and has experience in all phases of the design and construction process as well as real estate investment. His past projects include a variety of building types including single-family, multi-family, commercial, manufacturing, industrial, and institutional as well as projects that included historic preservation and adaptive reuse. He has strong skills in conceptual design, code analysis, and communication.
Kimberly Matteson (Principal Architect and Architecture Manager). Kimberly Matteson has been with the company for over 15 years. She has site, building, and interior design experience in a variety of areas including multi-family, retail, commercial, and healthcare projects. Kimberly is committed to building strong client relationships as well as providing an exceptional team for clients. She is a registered architect in North Dakota, South Dakota, Montana and Texas. Kimberly is a North Dakota State University graduate and is on the board for YAF/FM Architects.
Mikael Orth (Vice President of Construction). Michael Orth has 20 years of experience in commercial, mixed use, multi-family, historic renovation, and municipal construction.
He graduated from North Dakota State University and has been in construction since.
Lisa Gefroh (Residential Division Manager). Lisa Gefroh handles the entire residential apartment portfolio along with a team of Property Managers, Leasing Agents and Maintenance Technicians. She has a large portfolio of apartment units managed under her direction and has the best interest of the tenants and owners in mind at all times.