Stroudsburg/Bushkill – Thomas R. Wilkins, CEO, announced the hiring of Melanie Vanderveer, Realtor for the BHG Bushkill office and Jessica Curry, Realtor for the Stroudsburg office.

Vanderveer has been a resident of the Pocono Mountains since June of 2005.  Vanderveer currently resides in Bushkill with her 3 teenage boys and is a social media specialist.  Prior to her work in social media, Vanderveer was a reporter for the Pocono Record and in 2013 started her own freelance social media management PR business.  Vanderveer was recruited by Tommy Farrelly, Realtor.

Said William Schutte, Executive V.P., “Melanie had worked for us in the past as an Admin Assistant so she knows our systems and has always been loyal to the Wilkins organization.  It’s that now she’s moved from the administrative side of the business to the sales side of real estate.   We wish her well; I am sure she will do great.”

Curry is a native of the native of the Pocono Mountains and currently resides in East Stroudsburg.  Curry is a 2017 graduate of the Polley Associates real estate school.  In addition to that her education includes a Family and Consumer Science degree with a Masters in Technology.  Curry was recruited by Kimberly Gay, Realtor and will work from the Stroudsburg BHG Business Campus. 

Said Thomas R. Wilkins, CEO, “I’ve had the pleasure of meeting Jessica; she’s a great person and with her background as a teacher and a family and consumer science major she will definitely adapt well to her new real estate career.”

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