Meet the Team

Professional One is proud to feature one of the most experienced, educated real estate teams in America. With more than $500,000,000 of closed residential sales and over 120 years of aggregate experience on our small team, our experience rivals that of many companies many times our size. That said, our focus is not on us, it’s on you. We exist to serve our clients at a level that is unrivaled in the industry. Our track record of doing things to help raise the bar in real estate proves our passion for creating real estate success stories for each and every Professional One client.

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Phyllis Lemon

Phyllis is one of the most experienced, savvy and respected real estate professionals in Metro Detroit and southeastern Michigan. First licensed in 1974, she has been selling consistently for more than 40 years, averaging in excess of $10,000,000 per year during that long tenure. Phyllis is a member of the RE/MAX Hall of Fame. She is a resident of Northville, where she has lived since 1970.

Team Leader

  • More than 40 years experience
  • RE/MAX Hall of Fame Member
  • Significant experience in luxury real estate
  • Significant relocation experience
  • Former RE/MAX & Keller Williams agent
  • 20+ years at General Motors

Michael McClure, CPA

Licensed in 1991, Michael created Professional One in 2002. He has been working to increase professional in real estate on a national level for the past 10 years, via years of speaking nationally, the authoring of several books on the use of technology in real estate, and by creating–with over 15K members–one of the largest and most influential social groups in the industry. Michael worked as a CPA at Price Waterhouse for 10 years before entering real estate. He is a graduate of Michigan State University. Michael has lived in Plymouth since 1997.

Broker/Owner

  • 25 years of experience
  • Significant experience in luxury real estate
  • Author of several books about the use of technology in real estate
  • Founder of one of the largest social groups in real estate (15K members)
  • One of largest social followings in real estate (100K+ friends, fans & followers)
  • National-level speaker on topics of professionalism, client service & audience building
  • Named one of 50 Most Influential Online in Real Estate by Inman News

Andrea Vanderveen

Andrea is a self-made woman who has succeeded in a variety of entrepreneurial settings before joining Professional One as Director of Lead Generation. She formed several business that were profitable for 20+ years before creating a significant network that led to her being named Executive Regional Vice President of a global health and wellness company. Looking for a new challenge, she then spent 10 years working as an advisor and team leader of an online personal development entity, helping clients achieve a variety of personal and business goals. Andrea is from Northville and has been a resident of Plymouth for the past 18 years.

Director of Lead Generation

  • Created and built multiple entrepreneurial-based businesses
  • 20+ years of sales experience
  • Significant experience in personal development
  • Significant experience in client service and customer relations
  • Built multiple networks of over 1,000 individuals

Cindy Smith

Cindy originally trained as an interior designer, and for the past 25 years has been working both independently and as part of start-ups like Feather Your Nest, interior design and redesign firm (one or two day home makeover). As part of Feather Your Nest work, she gained the Professional Home Stager designation (as one who prepares a home for sale to achieve maximum impact). This naturally led her closer to real estate.

Over the last few years, she has combined Real Estate Staging and Realtor Services into a new company called The Beautiful House to offer a unique specialization: both consulting with clients on how to maximize value (Staging) and then managing the sale of the home (Realty). Staging improves the desirability of your home, which can equate to fewer days on the market and a higher sales price. Together, staging and realty services are a virtuous circle.

For buyers, these skills are equally beneficial, but the process is reversed. Cindy can help you find your dream home and then help develop it into a reflection of yourself.

Cindy first moved to Northville in 1988 and now lives in her fifth Northville/Novi home. She’d love to help you buy or sell yours!

Luxury Home Specialist

  • Graduate of Eastern Michigan University
  • Certified as a Professional Home Stager
  • Experience selling luxury homes
  • Many years of experience with personalized service
  • Uses technology to showcase homes and communicate with clients

Irene Tenenchuk, MBA

Licensed in 2000, Irene has been running the business inside the business for more than 15 years. She has an MBA from the University of Moscow and speaks six languages fluently. Irene has significant experience in relocation, having worked with one of the top relocation teams in southeastern Michigan for nearly five years. Irene lived in Plymouth for 18 years, and just recently relocated to Ann Arbor.

Team Manager

  • 15 years of experience
  • MBA from University of Moscow, Moscow, Russia
  • Speaks six languages fluently
  • Significant relocation experience

Erik Bauss

Erik was licensed in 1995 and grew up working with his father, one of the area’s premier luxury residential home builders. He is a longtime general contractor and luxury craftsman. Erik graduated from Michigan State University, and attended a program at Oxford University in Oxford, England. He has extensive experience in construction and project management. Erik is a longtime resident of Northville who recently relocated to West Bloomfield.

Senior Consultant

  • 22 years of experience
  • Extensive experience in luxury homebuilding
  • Extensive experience in construction
  • Extensive experience in project management
  • Graduate of Michigan State University

Louise Boivin

Licensed in 2005, Louise has been helping real estate buyers and sellers for 10 years. She graduated from Madonna University and has extensive sales experience working with international clients, with an emphasis on Asian and European clientele. Louise currently resides in Novi, and prior to that, she was a longtime resident of Northville.

Senior Consultant

  • 10 years of experience
  • Over 20 years of total sales experience
  • Significant international sales experience
  • Degree from Madonna University

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