Meet the Group

Jay Travis

Phone: 941.812.7277

Over 15 years in real estate. Fourth generation Realtor in Sarasota/Manatee County. Youngest recipient to be inducted into the prestigious RE/MAX Hall of Fame.

Jay grew up playing competitive tennis. Jay went on to play at Florida State University, and competed in prize money tournaments for two years. During his junior career, Jay developed a laser focus that eventually led him to another ultra competitive game: real estate sales and speculation. In his early 20’s Travis rocketed to the top of the real estate game in Florida and became a multi-million dollar seller in a few short years. While being interviewed about his real estate, Travis has continually cited his junior tennis experience as the primary catalyst of his success.

Christy Travis

Phone: 941.545.5284

Has been selling real estate over 15 years. She is a fourth generation Realtor in Sarasota and Manatee County. She also is the youngest recipient to be inducted into the RE/MAX Hall of Fame.

Christy was a standout junior player on the Florida Junior Tennis Circuit, and went on to play for the NCAA Division I powerhouse Florida State University. Upon Graduation, Christy parlayed the lessons she learned as a junior player into becoming one of the youngest, most successful residential real estate professionals in Florida. She uses the discipline and drive that made her a fierce and formidable opponent on the tennis court to equal and surpass the sales volume of real estate professionals three times her age.

Jane Bear

Buyer’s Specialist
Phone: 941.737.8937

Jane was born in Columbia South Carolina moving to nearby North Carolina thereafter. Moving to Florida in 1965, she graduated from both Manatee High School and Manatee Junior College having prepared to be a legal secretary. Thus, she was employed as a legal assistant for five years.

She launched her Real Estate career in 1975. Jane’s fine-tuned Real Estate skills function best as a Buyer Specialist. Her tenacity manifests itself as she finds the perfect property for her clients, be it residential, acreage, or condominiums. It takes unusual skill, patience, and untiring persistence to tailor the perfect “place” for the buyer. Jane works well with first time buyers, relocation, “snowbirds”, and investors.

Don Schroder

Broker-Sales Associate
Phone: 941.720.7100

Don moved to the Bradenton/Sarasota area in 1981 and has lived on Anna Maria Island since 1986. Prior to moving to the Bradenton area Don held senior management positions in the publishing and advertising professions in New York City where he honed his marketing and negotiating skills to a fine edge. During his years in the area, Don has served on the Board of Directors of numerous business organizations as well as not-for- profit organizations; He has also served as an appointed member of multiple committees within the Manatee County School Board.

Don is a Past Chairman of the Anna Maria Island Chamber of Commerce; a past President of the Manatee Association of REALTORS and was named as the 2008 Business Person of the Year for Anna Maria Island. Don has been a licensed REALTOR since 1989 and is known among his peers as the go-to specialist in the luxury and waterfront bi-county markets. Above all else in his business life he is personally and professionally dedicated to meeting the needs of his real estate clients when buying or selling real property.

Kimberly Mills

REALTOR®
Phone: 941.321.9601

Kimberly Mills brings to the table, 15 years of experience and also in leadership positions within her industry. She takes her business serious and believes in value added services. She holds 8 designations with one being Certified Residential Specialist which is a symbol of excellence in residential real estate. Kim has traveled the country for the past twelve years to attend national, state and local real estate conferences to network with the industry finest and learn new laws, marketing and technology to better serve the client. Kim is also a proud member of Women’s Council of Realtors and was local chapter president in 2014.She is a graduate of Eckerd College in St Petersburg and earned a bachelor’s degree in business management with a focus on marketing.

Terry Fletcher

Phone: 941.773.4020

Terry Fletcher is a Bradenton, Florida native with a bachelor of science in real estate and finance from Florida State University in Tallahassee. He is a second generation Realtor, and has been active in real estate for over a decade.
Terry’s real estate goal is to provide customers with a level of customer service that exceeds all expectations. Today’s technology allows his customers to access information anytime and anywhere. His commitment to providing unsurpassed customer service is the key to a repeat and referral business. Terry has been working in real estate in some capacity since the age of 14. When he was young, he would assist his mother with direct mail, putting up signs and various other tasks. He went to college and earned a degree in real estate, something only 3 percent of agents nationwide possess.

Terry has joined the Travis Group, “The Waterfront Leaders” at RE/MAX Alliance Group. In 2016 The Travis Group were the top producing agents in Manatee County.

In his free time, Terry enjoys boating, fishing, scuba diving, spearfishing and golfing.

Terry is a member of the REALTOR Association of Sarasota and Manatee.

Sandy Drapala

Marketing Consultant

Over 30 years in Real Estate. Previously one on of the top luxury sales agents with Michael Saunders and company she decided to move to Re/Max and join up with the Travis Group in 2012. Sandy achieved many top awards during her sales career at Michael Saunders. Her attention to detail and motivation is the reason for Sandy's continued success. Her main focus is for her clients total satisfaction. She brings over 30 years of luxury marketing experience and a vast network of clients and friends who are potential buyers.

Maria Dienna-Hay

Transaction Manager

Maria handles all of the details from contract to closing. She handles inspections, escrow deposits and all important aspects of the contract. She is effient and has an eye for detail. Maria is an important part of our team and makes all of our transactions smooth and seamless.