Meet Our

Kay Lani

Kay Lani brings to the team an extensive background in the financial world which includes the mortgage and financial planning industries.  With her broad range of experience she is able to bring an added value to her real estate clients. Her Midwest upbringing gave her a good work ethic that she has carried with her throughout  her career history. She is passionate about helping people, going the extra mile and exceeding expectations. Having lived in Orange County for 15 years and then San Diego County for the past 10 years she is very knowledgeable of the unique neighborhoods, school districts and the diversity of lifestyles that clients are seeking to find as they embark on their journey to home ownership.

Jeff K.

Jeff is a San Diego Native and an integral member of Ardent Real Estate Service’s Bottrell Team, North San Diego County’s leading residential real estate organization. He is a graduate of the University of California at Irvine, where he completed his Bachelor’s with Dean’s Honors in Psychology and Social Behavior and a Minor in Sociology.

  After graduation, he stepped into the Human Resources field at a world renowned Biological Research Institution in La Jolla, where he quickly excelled through the rankings.  In mid-2002 he was observing the heat-up of the Real Estate market and felt the desire to explore the industry as a possible challenging and rewarding career path. In early 2003 he became licensed by the California Department of Real Estate and launched his career by teaming up with Southern California’s industry leader. Jeff quickly uncovered his passion for utilizing his ability to thoroughly.

Tracy is excited to help you with all of your real estate needs. Upon receiving her bachelors in Business Finance from the California State University of Fullerton she held several positions in Sales, Marketing, and Customer Service. Stemming from her loving parents whom were a Navy Chief and Registered Nurse, Tracy lives her life with discipline and a passion for helping others. 


Keneil Sasser was born and raised in Los Angeles, California. Before joining the Real Estate profession, Keneil worked in Human Resources.  Prior to that, he proudly served in the U.S. Coast Guard.  Keneil strives to provide quality client care through the guiding principles: honor, respect, and devotion to duty. 


Jon Jones Is a San Diego Native with a background as a Firefighter Paramedic. Jon became involved in Real Estate in 2012 and his passion for home ownership continues to drive him forward today. Jon enjoys assisting his clients threw this often challenging time in their life with attention to detail, integrity and communication that is felt by his
clients. When he’s not changing people’s lives for the better. Jon enjoys spending time with his family and raising his children ages 5,7,and,9.


Heather Wedmore is a hardworking professional who is determined to see her clients enjoy their Real Estate experience. As a mother of two beautiful children and a resident and home owner, she realizes the importance of finding the perfect match for her clients. With 18 years of customer service experience, she understands the importance of having the right help when making one of the biggest investments in your life. She enjoys being involved in the community and donating to her favorite charities. With her passion to help people, her job is not done until her clients have reached their Real Estate goals.


Jonathan began working in real estate his last year of college where he obtained a BBA in Economics. He enjoys studying both the macro and micro level of economics as he finds this directly correlates to useful information that he can pass on to his clients. His other passions include anti-human trafficking campaigns such as A21 as well as supporting the veterans through the Wounded Warriors Homes Organization. For fun he enjoys hiking various mountain ranges and taking in the beautiful views Southern California has to offer.


Jaclyn was born and raised in the great state of California. She resides in North County, San Diego where she raises two children. She also attended California State University San Marcos and graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communications with emphasis in Marketing. Jaclyn has a heart for being part of a major life events which led her to become a Certified Wedding and Event Planner and Real Estate Agent. This made her relate to others at all stages of life; from buying a first home, to dream home, through retirement living. She’s best known for outstanding client services in which she will always be honest and dedicated with her client’s best interest in mind. Jaclyn is hardworking, organized and has skills in listening, marketing, decorating and being efficient and knowledgable with technology. She will work to make your real estate experience positive and seamless.  In the past Jaclyn has volunteered in community events to repair homes for those in need, serve homeless, provide resources to a women’s shelter, as well as volunteer work in the Church nursery and retirement facilities. Philosophy: “To give real service, you must ass something which cannot be bought or measured with money, and that is sincerity and integrity.” – Douglas Adams 

Jeff S.

Born and raised in North County San Diego, Jeff loves helping people achieve the American dream of becoming a homeowner. He graduated from California State University of San Marcos with a degree in Communication – which helps him greatly in building relationships with his clients. Jeff is equipped with various skills and has even had former experience as a transaction coordinator with the Bottrell Team. That being said, he knows everything that goes on behind the scenes and uses that to help his clients go through a smooth process.


Michael is an accomplished real estate agent since 2003, assisting in changing the lives of more than 200 families across the greater San Diego and Riverside Counties.  Michael brings a strategic yet personable approach to the home buying experience, driven by educating his clients on the advantages of real estate investments, while providing the highest level of customer service.  He feels privileged to be a part of your home buying experience.

 Michael comes from a military family, as his father served proudly in Vietnam as a Major in the US Army as a flight surgeon.  His passion for travel and adventure stem from his mother, who served as a flight attendant for Pan American Airlines, before shifting her focus to raising a family and pursuing a real estate career.  Originally born on the East Coast in Boston, Mass, Michael moved to San Diego in 1979. As a resident of San Diego for over 37 years, Michael’s knowledge and expertise of the city’s geography support his appreciation for owning a home in America’s Finest City.


Growing up in a military family Mike has lived in San Diego his whole life, and now brings local expertise to his clients. He worked eight years as a mortgage banking manager and also served four years in the United States Marine Corps. Both experiences taught me the importance of going above and beyond. Since obtaining his license in 2006, he’s worked with both buyers and sellers throughout Southern California. Real estate is his passion and he takes pride in helping others succeed, whether they are first-time home buyer or seasoned investor. 

Meet Our

Kris- ISA

Kris is a San Diego native and a former Marine Corps Infantry Sergeant. He served our country in Iraq where he was wounded in combat while protecting his fellow Marines. For his selflessness and bravery Kris was awarded the Purple Heart and Silver Star. 

After the Marines Kris worked at Home Depot of Murrieta, CA while attending school as a photography major. Wile working at The Home Depot, Kris gained an immense amount of experience in home construction and repair, as well as sales and customer service skills. While attending college, Kris learned a valuable audio/video skills and photographic techniques that are vital in the world of marketing. His new missions is giving each and every client outstanding service and unparalleled support all while always being available to help. He believes in creating a stress and worry free experience. 

Rozina - ISA

Rozina has been a resident of North County, San Diego since 1982. After 20 years of working in customer facing roles, Rozina received her realtor license in 2006. Her passion for helping others and knowledge of the San Diego real estate market has made her a great asset to both buyers and sellers. Rozina loves connecting with people and truly understanding their needs. This has helped her provide effective guidance as an Inside Sales Agent. In her free time, Rozina enjoys mountain biking and creating botanical artwork.

Gabriela- Leads Manager

Gabriela attended the California State University, San Marcos where she obtained a degree in Psychology. With this knowledge and an extensive background in customer service, she obtains a deeper understanding for the desires and necessities that are critical to buyers and sellers. 

 As your Bottrell Team support staff, Gabriela will ensure that your receive exceptional care while working with our local experts and that all of your needs are satisfied. As your real estate company, our mission is to provide you with services of the highest caliber by creating a positive and stress-free real estate experience. 

Heather- Social Media Coordinator/ Marketing Assistant

Heather’s roots lie here in San Marcos. She’s lived here for all of her life and attends school full-time at California State University San Marcos, pursuing a degree in Business with emphasis on Marketing. She currently works full time as a Social Media Coordinator/ Marketing Assistant at The Bottrell Team and has been with the team for approximately two years. At 20 years of age, Heather has dove into the Real Estate world with the help of the Team’s leader and boss, Jim Bottrell. She’s learned the various techniques and skills that makes our Team stand out and applies it daily in her work. Heather brings the energy, positivity, and creativity that every Real Estate company needs. Her hobbies include fishing(which she’s very good at) and spending time with her Frenchie, Athena.

Christina - Listing Coordinator

Christina has been in the real estate business & licensed for approximately 18 years as a real estate agent, real estate assistant, transaction coordinator & now the listing coordinator with the Bottrell Team.  Christina was born and raised in the Los Angeles area however, now resides in San Diego County & absolutely loves it. She has raised 2 beautiful daughters, is hard working and has an extreme passion for cooking & music. Christina’s main goal is to provide top notch service to our clients before, during & after the transaction & to help ensure that things run as smooth as possible.  

Laurie - Property Manager

Native Californian born in Los Angeles, Laurie obtained her CA real estate shortly graduating high school while studying drama and Psychology in college. She obtained her Brokers license in 2003 and has had 30+ years in Real Estate and Property Management. She’s had previous experience in managing 100+ multi-unit apartments, hotels, and timeshare properties as an onsite General Manager. She’s also had extensive sales experience having sold both commercial, residential, and timeshare properties. She relocated to Oceanside in 1992 to manage a hotel in Oceanside Harbor and fell in love with San Diego. Her passions include travel, writing, art, and music/ musical theatre.