Meet the Staff

Jill Carlson

JILL CARLSON

President, Owner | Managing Broker ND#8063 / MN#40489115

Jill Carlson started her career at Park Company in 2008 as a sales associate. When there was an opportunity to join the leadership team in 2014, she jumped at it and began a new career path. From Relocation Director to VP of Business Development and as current President/Owner, Jill has in-depth knowledge of what it takes to run a successful brokerage. She has a passion for real estate and a particular love for the Park Company family. In fact, she often claims she is not going to work every day but instead “going to hang out with her second family.” As President, Jill juggles many duties but especially enjoys working with the Park agents to help them become more efficient and productive in their business practices. Jill graduated from St. Cloud State University with a B.S. in Marketing and an M.S. in Counseling Psychology. When away from the office, she enjoys hanging out with family and friends, traveling, and spending summer weekends at the lake.

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Shawn Schmidt

SHAWN SCHMIDT

Vice President of Finance & IT ND#8354 / MN#40234634

As Vice President, Operations & Technology, Shawn is responsible for working with each agent, once a purchase agreement has been accepted, to ensure a smooth closing for each transaction. Based on the information provided by agents pertaining to their individual clients, Shawn also works with lenders and title companies to close the transaction. Some other services provided include, comparison of settlement statement with contract information and notifying the closing company of necessary corrections, scheduling closing date, time, and location with the closing company, preparing addenda for escrow funds held after closing, answering client questions regarding the closing process, providing information on each transaction to the closing company, depositing earnest money and managing the trust account, assisting agents and sellers in finding solutions to title problems as they arise, sending final information to MLS for comparable sales data, and confirming the abstract location and arranging for updating. Shawn is a licensed REALTOR® and continues to work in residential real estate sales. He has been with Park Company since 2011.

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Casey Friedrich

CASEY FRIEDRICH

Vice President of Operations

Casey graduated from North Dakota State University (NDSU) with a Bachelor of Science degree in Marketing. She has been with PARK CO., REALTORS® since 2013 and has over 13 years of sales and marketing experience. Casey loves traveling and spending time outdoors. She grew up in South Fargo and comes from a family that loves to be outside as much as possible. Casey enjoys horseback riding every chance she gets and loves riding in the fall. When she's not at work, she is busy being a mom to two wonderful kids. Something you might not know about Casey: her only sibling, a younger brother, and her share the same birthday!.

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Amy Lindquist

AMY LINDQUIST

Transaction Coordinator

Amy is our Platinum Services Associate. Amy is a Grand Forks girl at heart, and a 2007 graduate of The University of North Dakota where she earned her BA in Communications. Amy joined the PARK CO., REALTORS® team in 2017, bringing with her over 17 years of experience in the photography industry where she was responsible for the design and layout of print materials as well as social media marketing. In Amy’s free time, she loves to spend time with her family. She also enjoys heading up to Grand Forks to spend time with her parents and grandmas. In the summers, she enjoys a fish fry where everyone can play lawn games and have a good time! Amy also loves to cook and enjoys trying out new recipes.

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Mackenzie Brimm

MACKENZIE BRIMM

Marketing Technology Coordinator

As Marketing Technology Coordinator, Mackenzie is responsible for Marketing Technology implementation and optimization among our REALTORS®. Mackenzie is a Fargo native and has enjoyed watching our small FM community grow. She is a graduate of North Dakota State University, where she earned her BA in Public Relations with a minor emphasis in New Media and Web Design. Mackenzie joined the marketing team in 2020. She has over a decade of marketing and business experience. Mackenzie’s skills and experience help our agents become more efficient in their sales processes. For fun, Mackenzie enjoys spending time with her family, going on family bike rides, and attending the many different activities her boys, Colin and Easton, are in. You can also catch her attending concerts with friends, trying out all the newest restaurants, and volunteering for various charities in town.

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Kasey Hanson

KASEY HANSON

Marketing Coordinator

Kasey is a graduate from North Dakota State University where she received her Bachelor of Science in Marketing with a minor in Hospitality and Tourism Management. She joined the team in 2020 as the Marketing Coordinator where she helps develop company and agent marketing materials and campaigns. As a creative, she has a passion for finding unique ways to promote the brand and brings multiple years of graphic design and social media experience that assists PARK CO., REALTORS® in implementing a strategic marketing vision.
Kasey is originally from the Twin Cities area but has grown to love Fargo and all the experiences that the community has to offer. Her favorite thing to do is try all the fun restaurants in Downtown Fargo! In her free time, you will find Kasey teaching group fitness classes, spending quality time with family and friends, enjoying walks outside, or hanging with her cat, Kitty. 

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Alicia Rokusek

ALICIA ROKUSEK

Client Services Associate

Alicia Rokusek is our Client Services Associate and juggles multiple duties including overseeing the front desk and greeting Park clientele. She is originally from West Fargo and has over six years of experience in customer service and administrative duties. Alicia will eventually be working towards obtaining her real estate license. Outside of the office, Alicia enjoys spending time with family and friends, going to concerts, traveling, tailgating, and spending as much time at the lake as possible.

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