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Gene joined Sharon DeJong's real estate team in 2012 at Coldwell Banker AJS Schmidt and together they moved their team to Jacob Heglund Realty in Ada Michigan to continue to develop and expand a niche Real Estate service to the South East side of Grand Rapids. Gene brings determination, creativity, and energy to the team.
Gene has been the founder and teacher at Keystone Community Church (1994-2012). While no longer on staff, Gene and Sharon (his wife) are energetically involved in weekend teaching, leading, and serving on the Board of Directors.
Gene has also started, owned, developed and sold five sales and/or manufacturing companies including North Counties Group (real estate development; oil and gas leasing from 1980-85), Grand Orleans Properties (real estate acquisition, renovation and sales from 2006-09) and Michigan Medical Innovations (medical device development, manufacturing and sales from 2009-12).