Agent Profile: April Matthews

We’re back to introduce you to another one of our fabulous real estate agents! Meet April Matthews.

1.    How long have you worked with Village Associates?  April MatthewsI helped to start the company in 2000.

2.    What did you do prior to working with Village Associates?
I used to work as an agent with Solomon Wilmington Real Estate. Before that, I worked with Coldwell Banker in Orinda and prior I worked overseas in production for the clothing industry.

3.    What attracted you to Village Associates?
I was interested in working with a smaller organization and having the opportunity to work more independently.

4.    What is your most memorable moment as a real estate agent?
The job itself is memorable!

5.    What are your hobbies?
I enjoy hiking, walking, jogging, biking, reading, gardening, cooking, traveling, horseback riding, knitting and painting.

6.    Can you share something personal about yourself?
I helped to bring Nordstrom to California in 1978; I worked as a buyer for them.  I opened a number of stores in California and Utah.  I also helped design and produce the Greg Norman Golf Line for Reebok.

I started running in 1973 before there were women’s running shoes and had to buy my Nike Waffle trainers in the men’s shoe area.  When I was younger and lived in Seattle, Nordstrom had a caged monkey in their shoe store—this is before they sold clothing!

Leave a Reply