DeAnn, a native Kansan, was smitten with Texas from day one and has always felt there is something special about this state! She found her way to TX via Baylor University, where she earned a B.S. in Education.
She learned all about Texas country life including cattle ranching, exotic game, horses, hunting & two-stepping at the family ranch in Comfort. In 1999 she and her family left Dallas and made the permanent move to Fredericksburg. DeAnn's 3 children & daughter-in-law are all graduates of Fredericksburg High School. She's now a grandmother to Charlie, the next FBG generation!
DeAnn started work in new home construction as well as remodeling and renovation. She has worked in Sherman, Dallas, Comfort & Fredericksburg. Here she developed expertise in interior design and project management. She also ran a wholesale supply company in the beauty industry where marketing, product development, and customer service skills are essential.
Currently, DeAnn is enjoying her career in real estate. Because she has an eye for aesthetic detail, is solution and relationship-oriented, real estate is a perfect fit for her. It allows her to employ her abilities and experience in business to serve her clients in all facets of real estate transactions.
Beyond work, DeAnn enjoys her family, friendships and community service. She loves the outdoors. biking, hiking, water-sports, and travel. She is a member of the Delaware Tribe of Indians, Oklahoma. She and her children deeply respect and regularly participate in their native culture. PowWows are a normal activity in the Ketchum family! She has served on the tribal trust board and several sub-committees. Most importantly, her Christian faith anchors her life. She begins each day in gratitude and looks forward to the goodness ahead.