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Comanche Trace

Our Team

Silhoutte staff-4Steven Held


Bio coming soon!


830.895.8505 ext. 228 | sheld@comanchetrace.com

Stacy Stavinoha-IMG_6771Stacy Stavinoha

CT Realty Broker

Stacy and her husband sold their boat dealership in San Antonio after 17 years and began a worldwide search of where they wanted to live.  Key factors in their search were a smaller school for their daughter to attend, a good golf course, a real sense of community and, of course, great weather. They found it all at Comanche Trace, where Stacy now enjoys working in the community that she loves.

830.895.8505 ext. 224 | 830.370.9392 | sstavinoha@comanchetrace.com

RichardPeace-500x700-1Richard Peace

Real Estate Executive

Richard has been in marketing and sales for most of his adult life. After a five year stint in the military, Richard attended Loyola University of the South where he majored in Computer Science. Following school, he worked for 5 years as a Programmer and Systems Analyst for major firms in his hometown of New Orleans, Louisiana. It was at this time he decided to switch his focus to professional sales. He has held various licenses in Securities, property/casualty, life insurance and most recently Real Estate. Richard has been successful, both as a business owner and in various sales related roles. In 2008, Richard and his wife of 51 years, Louise, moved to Comanche Trace. Richard looks forward to utilizing his knowledge, familiarity, and love of the community as well as its residents to promote the lifestyle, property, and many amenities Comanche Trace has to offer through real estate marketing and sales.

830.895.8505 | 806.787.1054 | richardpeace@comanchetrace.com

Michelle-Manziel-300Michelle Manziel

Real Estate Executive

During Michelle Manziel’s 20-year career as a real estate professional she has earned a reputation of integrity, diplomacy, and sincerity. She works hard to earn the trust and faith of her clientele and colleagues. She believes that every transaction is, first and foremost, about the customer.  In addition to her career in real estate, she is also an accomplished home decorator and has years of experience in home building.

Michelle’s patient demeanor and strong work ethic, in addition to her dedication to listening to her clients needs, help build relationships that last for years. She is a strong negotiator and client advocate; this coupled with compassion, friendliness, and humor combine to ease the buying and selling process. Her experience includes working with high-profile corporate clients, individuals, and families looking to find their perfect home.

 Having lived and worked in Comanche Trace for 5 years she is delighted to be back. She loves all that the Comanche Trace lifestyle has to offer.  She has experienced golf course and master-planned communities throughout the state of Texas and Comanche Trace is her favorite.

“There’s no place else on earth quite like The Texas Hill Country, owning property here is one of the great privileges of life. I love this area and once I show you around, I’m convinced you will love it too and want to plant roots of your own in The Comanche Trace community.”

830.895.8505 ext. 234 | 830.285.6778 | mmanziel@comanchetrace.com



Patrick Buck

 Real Estate Executive

INTEGRITY, SERVICE BEFORE SELF, and EXCELLENCE IN ALL WE DO.   As a proud military veteran, these are three core values that I apply to my everyday life and the same manner in which I serve my clients.

My wife Sharrel and I left the Pacific Northwest for the great state of Texas in 2016 and have never looked back.  Although I'm not a native Texan, I always tell folks, "I got here as soon as I could!"  We consider ourselves very blessed to call the Texas Hill Country our home and enjoy exploring everything the area has to offer.

My background in real estate finance along with a network of some of the best professionals in the industry allow me to assist my clients with getting into the best possible position to purchase or build their next home.  I believe folks should go into every real estate transaction being prepared with their eyes wide open.

I pride myself on having savvy negotiating skills, great attention to detail, and knack for finding good value. Most of all, it is my goal to make the process of finding a home a fun and enjoyable experience.  I look forward to serving you.

830.895.8505 | 503.709.2597 | pbuck@comanchetrace.com


Brenda Wendel

 Real Estate Executive

Brenda Wendel is a career real estate professional, with 28 years experience in custom home building, new home construction sales and residential and land brokerage. Her academic background includes a BBA in Accounting from the University of Texas at Austin. She enjoys helping individuals with investment property analysis unique to their personal needs.

She appreciates art, beauty and relationships. One of the things Brenda enjoys about her job is connecting with her clients – what is important to them, their dreams and their passions. As she learns their motivations and priorities, she is empowered to address their needs as their agent.

In her spare time, Brenda pursues swimming, golfing, painting, and cycling. She relishes photography throughout the picturesque Texas Hill Country.

830.895.8505 | 512.848.2961| bwendel@comanchetrace.com

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Justin Jafarian


Justin brings a lifetime of experience in the management and operation of high-end country clubs and golf courses in the Central Texas area to his position as COO. Throughout his career, Justin has consistently demonstrated a strong commitment to providing exceptional customer service and delivering superior private club experiences. In addition to his operational expertise, Justin has a deep passion for hospitality, technology, and the modernization of the contemporary member experience. He has served on numerous committees and participated in several focus groups, advocating for the promotion and advancement of game-changing technology in the private club industry. 

830.895.8500 ext. 237  |   jjafarian@comanchetrace.com

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   Bobby White

    Director of Golf

  Bobby is a proud Texan who came to Comanche Trace after spending 31 years in Granbury, Texas. He is a PGA Professional with over 31 years of experience in the Golf Industry. Bobby spent 22 years as Head Golf Professional of Pecan Plantation Owners Association and Country Club where he also served as General Manager prior to relocating to Kerrville. Bobby and his wife Kelli are the proud parents of three sons, Brice, Baker, and Britt. Bobby’s favorite pastimes include playing golf and spending time with his family and friends.

830.895.8500 ext. 238  | rwhite@comanchetrace.com

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Kyle Erdige

Golf Course Superintendent

Bio coming soon!

830.895.8500 ext. 223 | kerdige@comanchetrace.com

E. Burrows Erin Burrows

Membership Director

Serving Members since 1991

Originally from Houston, Erin started her Club career as a full-time server while also attending The Hilton School of Hotel & Restaurant Management at the University of Houston. After graduation in 1996, she took her first Membership Director position at The Greenspoint Club in Houston and has been building relationships and enriching lives ever since!

Over the last 25 years, she has served as Membership Director at various clubs throughout Texas including The Houston City Club, Tower Club Dallas, Onion Creek Club, The Hills of Lakeway in Austin, and The Dominion CC in San Antonio. During that time, Erin has been the recipient of many national corporate accolades and awards including Invited (formerly ClubCorp) Rising Star Award, Invited Champions Club Founding Member, National Team of Excellence Award, and was inducted into the Invited Presidents Club in 1998 and the Invited Hall of Fame in 2001. Erin’s door is always open, and she makes it a point to get to know each of the Members and help them become part of the Comanche Trace family. She has a passion for the Club business and helping Members build lifelong friendships is the most rewarding part of her job.  

830.895.8500 ext. 224 | 214.642.4335 | eburrows@comanchetrace.com

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Kelsey Jackson

Event Director

Bio coming soon!


830.895.8500 ext. 236 | 830.688.6773 | kjackson@comanchetrace.com

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Chandler Mikeska

 Executive Chef

Bio coming soon!

830.895.8500 ext. 240 | cmikeska@comanchetrace.com

Real Estate Sales Executive Stacy Stavinoha

Jay Maney

Senior Assistant Golf Professional

In 2005, after living in Houston and working in the auto industry for 30 years, Jay and his wife Tracey moved to Comanche Trace. Jay and his wife have one son, Colin, who is serving in the U.S. Navy.

830.895.8500 ext. 248 | jmaney@comanchetrace.com


Nelson Tumlinson

 Personal Trainer

Nelson Tumlinson is a NSCA certified personal trainer. He has over 7 years experience in Personal Training & Supervision of Physical Therapy Technicians, wellness clients & clinical students. He is the owner of Hill Country Wellness & Performance, LLC. and works out of the Kroc Center, Center for Fitness, Comanche Trace, & River Hills Mall. He offers private one on one sessions as well as semi-private sessions and classes. He would love to help you reach your fitness goals. His motto is, "Improvement through movement" from his time in physical therapy and he strongly believes in Mans sana in corpore sano, "A sound mind in a sound body."

830.496.0701  | hcwperformance@gmail.com

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Terry Clayborne

 Personal Trainer

As a new resident to Comanche Trace and a recently retired National Account Sales SVP in the foodservice industry, Terry and his wife Janet and are excited to be a part of the community. He was born and raised in Texas and have spent the past 47 years in Houston.

Terry has always been a fitness enthusiast and recently graduated from the National Personal Training Institute as a Certified Personal Fitness Trainer. He would love the opportunity to share his passion for a healthy lifestyle through physical fitness, proper exercise and a well-rounded diet so that you can achieve your personal fitness goals.

281.380.6324  | tcfit2080@gmail.com

J. Schefsky

Janice Schefsky


Janice is a recent addition to the Comanche Trace team with over 30 years of experience in hospitality accounting. The native Floridian has 20 years of service with Hilton Hotels, most recently as the Controller of a DoubleTree Beach Resort. Janice is no stranger to Texas, as she was also the Controller for a large Country Club & HOA in Granbury for 12 years. She has always loved the Hill Country and missed being close to her two sons who live in Austin and Fort Worth. So, she packed up her flip-flops and relocated to Kerrville, happy to be Texan again and excited to be a part of the Comanche Trace family!

830.895.8500 ext. 227 | jschefsky@comanchetrace.com 

A. VasquezAshley Vasquez

Club Accountant

Growing up in Kerrville, Ashley graduated from Tivy High School in 2003. She joined Comanche Trace in 2010 while attending Schreiner University, earning her B.A. in Psychology with extensive accounting courses. Ashley and her husband Eloy have three children and enjoy being involved in their school and sports activities.

830.895.8500 ext. 226 | avasquez@comanchetrace.com

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Gloria Cessac

Administrative Assistant

Bio coming soon!



830.895.8500 | gloria@comanchetrace.com 

D.RollowDennis Rollow

Community Association Manager

 Dennis and his wife Heather decided to call Comanche Trace home after he retired from The City of Tulsa. After coming to the Hill Country for over 20 years while visiting family, they knew they wanted to move here. Comanche Trace was the type of community they were drawn to, and after visiting, the decision was an easy one. They appreciate the high quality HOA and exceptional golf course. Those are just two of the reasons they call Comanche Trace home.

830.895.8505 ext. 229 | drollow@comanchetrace.com


Laura Baker

Receptionist/Stay & Play Administrator

 Laura and her family love the Hill Country and have been coming to Kerrville for more than 25 years.   They moved in 2008, and are blessed to call Kerrville home and raise their two girls here. She and her husband met in college and have been married for 29 years. They are now empty nesting with their two daughters away at college. Laura has Administrative experience with KPMG and UHV. She enjoys spending time with her family, and serving alongside her church and community.

830.895.8505  | reception@comanchetrace.com

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