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Melissa Krudwig

Owner/Managing Partner
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Melissa was born in Wilson, NC and has called GA home for 20 years.  Melissa graduated and earned her Army commission from North Georgia Military College in 1992.  Her resume includes her service as a Commissioned Officer in the Air Defense Corps.  Melissa served in the Persian Gulf and several other deployments following.  After leaving the service, she worked at Raytheon Corporation as a Quality Assurance Engineer.  In her free time, Melissa enjoys volunteering with local Military units, writing, shooting, singing karaoke, camping, reading, and spending time with her husband, John, and sons, Jack and Seth.

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Angie Chavez

Director of Buyers' Services

Angie Chavez is originally from Concord, NC and has lived in Georgia for 32 years. Angie is married and has two boys. She has worked in property management for 10 years, in real estate for 13, and in new construction for 10 of the 13 years with national and local builders. Angie is the Director of Buyers Services for our team. She is a Top Agent, has served on the ALC (Agent Leadership Council), and is an award winning member of the Cobb Association of Realtors. Angie’s certifications include Military Relocation Professional, Accredited Buyer’s Representative, New Home Selling Expert & Short Sale Foreclosure Resource.


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Christina Lark

Office Manager 

Christina was born and raised in Acworth, Georgia and has lived in the state for 25 years. A 2010 graduate of Harrison High, she obtained her Bachelors of Science in Integrative Studies with a focus in Business Management from Kennesaw State University in 2016. Christina has a passion for knowledge and organization and has also earned her Leadership Skills Certification from KSU. She is a newlywed who has recently moved to Cartersville with her husband Austin and they have one cat named Lio, which is short for Julio Jones. She enjoys outdoor activities and watersports as she’s been wakeboarding since she was 12. Christina's professionalism, Real Estate back ground, and "get it done" attitude is an added value to the Think Melissa Team!


Kim Schoenbachler

Closing Coordinator 

Kim grew up in Chattanooga, Tennessee and has lived in the Atlanta area almost 20 years.  She worked for many years in call center management and then took a number of years off of work to stay home to be a full time mom.  She has been working in the real estate industry for the last 4 years as a Closing Coordinator, the last 3 with the Think Melissa Team.  Kim was named the Top Administrator in 2015.  She volunteers with many organizations, including Must Ministry, Mostly Mutts, her church and her daughter’s school. In her free time, she loves watching the Tennessee Vols, playing Alta tennis, camping, and spending time with her husband Tony and children, Sam and Katie.