Team Danube - Covering Northern Virginia homes

Tiffany Hughes - Senior Property Manager

Tiffany grew up in New Mexico where she received a Bachelor's Degree in General Business.  After completing her degree, she volunteered with her husband in Guatemala before he joined the Department of State.  They have lived in Cape Verde and Italy. During her time in Rome, she pursued a Master's Degree in Global Business Management.  Her previous professional experience includes work in customer service for a small business.  She enjoys hiking, sightseeing, and watching movies with her husband and two daughters. Tiffany is a State Department EFM.

Soledad Bergada - Property Manager Sole received her law degree in 2001, and she is also a specialist in Taxes and Justice Administration.  Soledad practiced law as an attorney with Argentina's Supreme Court for nearly ten years before joining her spouse on a series of foreign service postings including Colombia, Paraguay, the United Nations, and Washington D.C.  During this time, Soledad worked as an entrepreneur; as a pro-bono immigration attorney at Safe Horizon; as a State Department employee focused on residential security; and as a mother.  She has lived in California, Connecticut, and New York, and is currently living in Virginia where she is raising two children with her spouse.  Soledad is fluent in English and Spanish. 

Soledad Bergada - Property Manager

Sole received her law degree in 2001, and she is also a specialist in Taxes and Justice Administration.  Soledad practiced law as an attorney with Argentina's Supreme Court for nearly ten years before joining her spouse on a series of foreign service postings including Colombia, Paraguay, the United Nations, and Washington D.C.  During this time, Soledad worked as an entrepreneur; as a pro-bono immigration attorney at Safe Horizon; as a State Department employee focused on residential security; and as a mother.  She has lived in California, Connecticut, and New York, and is currently living in Virginia where she is raising two children with her spouse.  Soledad is fluent in English and Spanish. 

Jennifer Greathouse - Property Manager

Jen grew up in both the Chicago-land area and London.  She received her BA degree from Indiana University in Social and Behavioral Psychology and recently completed her second degree, a BS in Nutrition.  After completing her undergraduate studies, she worked in Marketing Research and Sales as a Research Analyst and Sales Manager until she met her husband and joined him in the Foreign Service.  Life abroad took them to Africa where they have lived in Senegal, Uganda, and Gambia.  Working as an EFM, Jen has worked as both a Sub-Contractor and an Assistant General Services Officer.  Jen has a passion for working with people and delivering excellent customer service to ensure her clients needs be met at a standard they desire. She enjoys spending time with her family, cooking, and traveling and has been known to be a pet whisperer of sorts as well.  Jen is a licensed Real Estate Agent and an EFM.

 

Kaya Ikuma - Property Manager

Kaya was born and raised in Ann Arbor, Michigan.  She earned her Bachelor of Art’s degree from Hope College and Juris Doctorate degree from the University of Toledo.  Kaya served as an assistant prosecuting attorney for Cuyahoga County in Cleveland, Ohio.  In 2004, she rented out her home in Cleveland and moved overseas with her spouse, a foreign service officer with the U.S. Department of State.  Kaya has lived in Yemen, Nepal, and Jordan.  She worked in international development for USAID, the American Bar Association, and the United Nations.  She speaks Japanese, Arabic and French.  She has over a decade of experience with managing her own properties from overseas and other states.

Patricia Sipher - Property Manager

Patricia considers Northern Virginia home but she has lived in Poland, Belgium, United Kingdom, Italy, Jordan, India, and South Korea. She is a well-rounded and dependable professional with over ten years of experience in the government and non-profit sectors. She has a Bachelor’s degree in Politics and Policy Studies, and a Master’s degree in International Relations. Throughout the time her family has lived overseas, Patricia managed their house in Virginia as well as worked with real estate agents across continents and time zones. She understands the unique position of buying as well as renting and managing U.S. real estate while living abroad, and is here to assist you with your real estate needs.

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