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Twyla Rist & Associates
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913 269-0929
TwylaRist@
ReeceNichols.com

Licensed in KS, MO
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TWYLA RIST & ASSOCIATES

Twyla J. Rist

Twyla was born in Missouri and is part of a large family: she is no stranger to the need for prioritization and efficiency when it comes to accomplishing goals! She has lived in many states throughout the country, but has been a happy and involved community member in Olathe, Kansas with her husband Wally for the past 23 years. She has one son and four daughters, as well as six grandchildren who continue to enrich and balance her life. Twyla has been passionate about real estate and trusted by clients, as well as their families and friends, for 43 years: she brings a true knowledge of the economy, market, and area to every person and need. She knows people and loves building relationships, she enjoys encouraging clients to identify and achieve goals they didn’t think were possible, and she works diligently until they are happy! If you are ready to take your next step in the Kansas or Missouri market, Twyla is here for you, so don’t hesitate to reach out!

Marnie Robinett

Marnie is a native Kansas Citian who hails from Prairie Village. She graduated from St. Teresa’s Academy and the University of Kansas with a degree in Social Work, which she practiced until she began real estate more than 16 years ago. Marnie has been married for over 40 years and has two married daughters and two grandchildren. What Marnie loves about Social Work she loves about real estate: she is able to help others make important decisions and realize their dreams. She understands the responsibility and dedication needed when clients such as yourselves entrust your real estate needs to their real estate specialist, and is honored to be able to help you through this important process.
 

Marcia Merritt

Marcia has been with Twyla Rist & Associates since 2008, and is licensed in both Kansas and Missouri. She graduated from the University of Missouri-Columbia with an emphasis in economics and business, and previously worked in organizations such as FDIC and Resolution Trust Corporation. She has three children, and has lived in Johnson County for more than 21 years; she also volunteers and enjoys cooking, reading, traveling, and attending various sporting events. Marcia leverages her community knowledge and the business acumen she acquired in her past to help her customers today, and is confident she can get you what you need.


Betsy Minter

Betsy has been in real estate in Kansas and Missouri for over 21 years. She graduated from Oklahoma State University with a degree in Consumer Economics and Marketing, and has also been in the finance and insurance industries. She has been a resident of Johnson County for over 29 years and is married with 3 sons. Betsy enjoys volunteering for many different organizations within the schools, church and community. In her free time she enjoys reading, gardening and shopping. With her diverse skillset and background, Betsy can bring a unique perspective to your real estate journey. She looks forward to helping you soon.


Terry O’Bryan

Terry O’Bryan grew up with 5 brothers on the outskirts of Topeka, KS. In this home, time management was introduced early! There were constant activities, decisions being made and things getting done. Terry will tell you these are all of the reasons why she can adapt, work with people and get things done today. She attended Kansas State University, has been married to her husband Jeff for 40 years and now lives in Leawood, Kansas. Terry is the Mother of 3 young adults and a proud Grandmother to 7 terrific grandchildren. Terry knows you have a choice when you choose your real estate agent. She enjoys working with people and she listens! So, when it really DOES matter, please give her a call!


Alice Grossman

Alice Grossman was born and raised in Kansas City. She graduated from Southwest High School and earned a Bachelor’s in Science from the University of Texas. Married for 39 years to Harvey Grossman, they live in Leawood, Kansas, where they have raised their 3 children and dog named Duke. Alice taught children with learning disabilities for 6 years in the Blue Valley School District. The same amount of time and attention she spent on her students she now invests in her clients efforts to buy or sell a home. Her philosophy is to achieve a high degree of comfort and satisfaction for each client, providing quality service at every step of the way so that each client will have success buying or selling their home! If that sounds good to you, please reach out to Alice!


Lindsay Thomas

Lindsay received her real estate license in 2009; she joined Twyla Rist & Associates in July, 2014. Raised in Wichita, KS, Lindsay attended and graduated from Wichita Northwest High School, followed by the University of Kansas with a degree in Speech, Language and Hearing. Needing a change of scenery, she moved to Scottsdale, AZ for 3 years; but of course she missed the beautiful Midwest and moved back to Kansas City in 2009. She loves interacting with all types of buyers and sellers and believes the transaction doesn’t end at closing. In her free time Lindsay enjoys spending time with family and friends, volunteering for local charities, traveling and taking long walks with her dog, Sammy. Lindsay is ready to help you with all of your real estate needs!


Georgia Bianchi

Georgia grew up in Jefferson City and received her BA in Illustration from Stephens College. She has spent most of the last 30 years living in Johnson County, Kansas selling real estate in the 1980’s and 1990’s, and then pursuing a marketing career while raising her children. With her children now grown and living in California, she can devote 100% of her time to her real estate career and to you! She is a people person who loves real estate and utilizing her marketing and creative talents. She hopes to hear from you soon!




Scott Rist

Grew up in Olathe, Kansas graduating from Olathe Northwest in 2004 and attending Johnson County Community College, Kansas University and Centriq, where he became certified in IT. Growing up with his parents both in real estate and countless weekends and week nights having to look at real estate, made this a natural transition and a perfect fit.  His love of technology and interest in real estate made this the right time.  Integrity, honesty and customer service coupled with today's technology make this an exciting time in real estate and I am excited to be a part of it.


Nancy Davidson

Nancy was born and raised in NW Iowa and graduated from Iowa State University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Journalism and Graphic Design. She currently resides in Johnson County with her husband Tim, 3 children and 2 dogs. Nancy has worked in professional sales and marketing for over 20 years. She earned her real estate license in Kansas and Missouri in 2006 and has been helping her clients have the best home buying and selling experiences since. As a co-owner of the local boutique, StickSisters in Hawthorne Plaza, she is also an experienced home stager and decorator. Her clients receive all of her expertise from prepping their home for sale to finding the perfect new spot to call home!

 

Cody Donelson

Cody has been enthusiastically serving the real estate needs of the Kansas City area since 2009.  He brings a high level of marketing, sales and customer care experience to Twyla Rist & Associates. Before joining the real estate industry, he exclusively worked in digital marketing and advertising for a top firm in Kansas City.  Cody believes the most important part of his job is producing the highest level of client care.  He is dedicated to providing the highest level of service for every client, every time.

"Bringing the highest quality of service begins with caring for the people you are working for."