Katie and her husband Clay incorporated Freedom Investment Group in 2017 and have been committed to providing Freedom In Housing. As President and CEO, Katie brings a wealth of knowledge and experience as an investor and leader in the community and cares deeply for the success of all of the individuals they work with and serve.
Clay serves as Vice President and Chief Impact Officer. With decades of international experience in organizational development and customer service, Clay elevates the entire team to create a culture where service and excellence reign.
Janice was born and raised in Louisville, KY. In the year 2022, she moved to Knoxville to accompany her husband in his new job. Janice has over 20 years of accounting experience to use in her position here at FIG. She absolutely LOVES animals and enjoys traveling and exploring new places!
Madeline lives in Knoxville with her husband, Chris Vinson, and their fur baby/office dog, Neo! She recently graduated from Waldorf University with her Bachelor's in Organizational Leadership & Communication. She's currently working on obtaining her Tennessee Realtor's License so that she can continue to serve our owners and tenants well.
Madeline loves to spend time downtown, exploring her community, or visiting new coffee shops (there's a lot around here!).
Arlene was born in Miami to Cuban immigrant parents and has spent her adult life in Knoxville. She is a graduate of the University of Tennessee with an undergraduate and graduate degree in business. Through the example of her parents, Arlene has that learned that dedication, hard work and giving back can get you ahead. Arlene has a passion for cooking and takes any opportunity to entertain and show others love through her food and hospitality.
Christopher Vinson has grown up in the Knoxville area and lives with his wife, Madeline, in Lenoir City. He is currently going to school at Roane State Community College to finish an Associates Degree in Business Administration. He is eager to be working in project management and as part of the maintenance team. Chris desires to always add value to others and the community he serves.
Sabrina is a Michigan native and decided to move to Knoxville the fall of 2021 for a fresh new start. For nearly 7 years she has worked in administration and has loved it. She is very excited to begin her time here with Freedom Investment Group! On her time off you can find her at the local coffee shops enjoying a lavender oat latte or at Trader Joe’s buying another plant.
Cassidy is originally from Knoxville, Tennessee. She’s currently a full-time student pursuing a Bachelors Degree in Political Science. She started with Freedom Investment Group in 2022 and loves being surrounded by positive, uplifting co-workers. In her free time, Cassidy enjoys learning about history and playing with her 3 cats.
Julia was born in Johnson City but has grown up in Knoxville for most of her life. She is currently working on her bachelor's degree in business administration. Julia loves to travel and experience different cultures, and is working to be fluent in the Spanish language. She has watched Freedom Investment Group grow from day one and is glad to be a part of the FIG family.
Kirk, a seasoned Spanish bilingual customer service rep from the Philippines with a decade of experience, has also been involved in the real estate industry for 2 years.. He enjoys classical music and traveling, bringing cultural richness to his journey from the Philippines to customer service and real estate.
Jack grew up in Jefferson County and currently resides in Knoxville. He has two daughters and is very proud of them. Previously, Jack has worked in Log Home manufacturing, Building supplies, and Transportation. He credits his Dad for teaching him how to fix things and troubleshoot anything. He loves music and has been a part-time DJ for more than 10 years and effectively keeps the party going.
John grew up in Rockwood Tennessee. His construction company, "John’s Handyman," has been working with Fig since 2018 and John became an employee in 2022. He likes fishing and hunting in his free time, as well as going for a ride on his four-wheeler!
Bill is native to Chicago Illinois and has called the Knoxville area home for almost 20 years. Bill has seven children with one still in high school. He adores his eight (soon to be nine) grandchildren. He is fiercely loyal to his friends and family. Bill’s career has included mechanic, press operator, and HVAC jobs before this maintenance position. In his free time, Bill enjoys riding his motorcycle, playing darts/pool, and conversation with friends with a cup of black coffee in his hand.
Drew calls Lenoir City his home where he lives with his wife, Monica, and daughter. He started working with Freedom Investment Group in October 2022. He has previous experience in remodeling kitchens and bathrooms. In his time off he enjoys spending time with his family and being outdoors. He’s excited to grow with this team and to help enrich our community’s lives.
Kawika originally lived in California until his family moved to Tennessee in 2020. He went to college to study business management and to play basketball. He also loves to travel and meet new people. He is very excited to start on a new journey with FIG and looks forward to the future!