A Few Facts About Kevin Helland
Senior Vice President
GPE Commercial Advisors
Born at RAF Bentwaters, Woodbridge Suffolk, England
Attended Northern Arizona University
With GPE for 1 year; 20+ years in Arizona commercial real estate
Sports Team: Anything Arizona
Leisure Activities: Time with family, golf, fishing
Destinations: Been to Napili Bay, Maui, Hawaii (Great snorkeling in nearby Honolua Bay); Costa Rica; Norway (Yes, I am a Viking); Brainerd, Minn.; Australia. I would like to see France, Spain and Italy (visit villages and eat, drink, eat, drink).
Aside from my family, I am especially proud of graduating from graduate school with distinction while working and raising a child as a single parent.
Ask me in a few months and I can divulge such an accomplishment. It is in the works.
Helland is an active supporter of West Valley Community Little League; he has coached Arizona youth soccer; and is a supporter of the NAU Alumni Association.
What would people be surprised to know about you?
I am a classically trained chef. I worked my way up the culinary ladder and eventually became executive banquet chef at the Wigwam Resort. I still dabble in gourmet cooking and especially enjoy preparing Pacific Rim cuisine.
Received: Be humble, nimble
To Share: Establish a great sense of customer service. Be honest, forthright and diligent in representing your clients. Be known for something.