February 12, 2015

Our Nest

    Ashley Diaz


    Ashley is newer to the real estate world but is eager to be serving a part of our team to help with all your real estate needs! She was born in Orlando and was raised in the Altamonte Springs area for over 25 years. She is married to the Military and a proud mother to her son.

      Ingrid Dodd

      Owner / Realtor®

      Ingrid Dodd started working in real estate ten years ago with Brian as a married couple team, after many years as a teacher. She says, “Yes, it is possible to work with your spouse and stay married and out of jail!” She is also part of the day-to-day property management team. In addition to loving helping buyers as a Realtor, she is our listing photographer and enjoys photography as a hobby, honing her skills whenever possible. You can see some of her real estate photography on our website, www.TheSparrow.biz. She says the best part of her job is being with great people while helping them find a place to live they love.

      Brian Dodd, PhD

      Owner / Broker

      Brian Dodd, Ph.D. is the broker as well as an active Realtor. He enjoys everything about real estate: helping experienced or novice investors, first time or seasoned buyers, move-up or move-over sellers. In addition to supervising the brokerage, he also steers the property management company (managing about 75 properties). Married to Ingrid for 33 years, they have two grown daughters. In his spare time, he enjoys the St. John’s river, birding with Ingrid and working with his hands. His Ph.D. is in Greco-Roman antiquity. When he is asked the relevance of that he quips, “The Romans had a lot of real estate.”


      Marc Spence

      Realtor® / Home Builder Consultant

      Marc Spence focuses his real estate business in the Mt Dora area and consults for a local custom home builder. He also enjoys volunteer work with his dog named Willy and spending time with his wife and son. He grew up in Upstate NY and graduated from The Ohio State University and has been in Central Florida for over 20 years.

      Julia Owens

      Brand Manager

      Julia Owens manages our brand at The Sparrow, designing and executing our print and web material and working remotely from Baltimore, MD. She is also a fine artist and Pinterest enthusiast! When not working she loves spending time with her husband.

      Candace Beveritt

      Customer Solutions Specialist

      Candace Beveritt is one of the newest members to our team. She is our new customer solutions specialist. She has excellent communication, organizational and people skills which makes her a are a real lift to our team. She is a native of Central Florida and enjoys spending quality time with her husband Irvin and their four children.

      Ethan Tong

      IT Solutions

      Ethan manages IT related issues concerning Sparrow Realty and is a recent member of the team having joined in January of 2018. He is currently in his Junior year at Florida State University where he is studying under the College of Communication and Information as an IT major and is projected to graduate in the year 2019. He was born in Beijing, China, and moved to California in 1999, later moving to Sanford, Florida in 2010, where he has lived ever since.