Meet the Team
Chris Lengquist - Owner/Broker
Chris was licensed in Oklahoma in 2002, Kansas and Missouri in 2004. Since the beginning Chris has had an emphasis on working with real estate investors to maximize their real estate investments through selective acquisition, great property management and know when to sell or exchange. Chris works with "traditional" buyers and sellers as well. But he definitely gets his kicks out of helping people to build a "retirement worth having".
- Licensed in Oklahoma from 2002 - 2004
- Top Sales Agent, Scott Douglas Realty, 2003
- Licensed in Kansas and Missouri since 2004
- Agent Leadership Council, Keller Williams Realty, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009 and 2013
- Owner/Broker Ad Astra Realty, Inc since December 2014 (current)
- Team Leader, Keller Williams Realty, Diamond Partners, Inc since November 2015 (current)
Jimmy Geisler - Director of Property Management
Jimmy is Ad Astra Realty's Director of Property Management and quite a realtor in his own right. A native of Virginia, Jimmy moved to the Kansas City area in 2011 with his soon-to-be wife as a manager of a national grocery store chain. After years of investing in and managing his own rental properties, Jimmy decided to make his hobby his career and joined Ad Astra Realty as a Realtor and Ad Astra Realty as Director of
Property Management. Jimmy's long personal history of real estate investing and management gives him great perspective to help his clients make decisions that are right for them and great for their future. When he isn't thinking about real estate, he can be found playing soccer or building castles with his young family.
Keisha Prashek – Sr. Portfolio Manager
Keisha currently serves as Sr. Portfolio Manager for the Ad Astra office. She is originally from a small farm town outside of Flint, Michigan. She found herself in Kansas City post college and various internships. She started her career in the Real Estate sector through an appraisal management company where she learned the ins and outs of Real Estate transactions from her Office Manager who just happened to be a realtor, investor, and appraiser all in one! She then went on to be a Property Manager for two other management companies within the area until she made Ad Astra Realty her home. When she’s not working, she is has been involved with local mental health and animal rescue non profits. Keisha loves traveling and spending time with her husband, son, and 4 rescue pups!
Austin Whitacre - Office Administrator
Austin has recently joined the team of Ad Astra as the Office Administrator. Austin was born in Kansas City Missouri and has grown up his whole life around the KC metro area with his father, step mother, and his ten younger siblings. Before coming to Ad Astra Austin had recently moved out of his parents house and finished his high school education in Omaha Nebraska while the rest of the family moved to Oklahoma for a better opportunity. Austin has previously worked alongside diesel mechanics in a tow service and has spent time working with his hands. New to the property management Austin has taken on answering phone calls that come to the office as well as managing daily tasks around the office. Austin sees an excellent opportunity to learn and grow with Ad Astra and would like to one day use that to invest in property. When Austin has free time he likes to spend time with his girlfriend and arranging to spend time with his family and friends.
Keely Richardson - Maintenance Manager
Keely is a born and raised Kansan. She has almost 5 years of experience working as an Assistant Manager in hardware and lumbar yard retail until she was able to find Ad Astra where she has stepped into the roll of Maintenance Manager. She has four rental properties of her own that she has remodeled herself! A true jack of all trades, she manages and assists our vendors while also able to hang sheetrock, paints, small plumbing repairs, and tiles. Keely loves gardening and riding her RZR or ATV with her husband. She has two cats, three dogs, and one fox!
Tara Zahner - Leasing Agent & KW Realtor licensed in Missouri
Tara is a Kansas City native with a special place in her heart for the Brookside area. As the Leasing Agent for Ad Astra Realty, she knows the city well enough to sell the richness of Kansas City to any tenant. She has a decade of experience in the Sales and Marketing sector and has served on several non profit boards. When she’s not talking to leads, she enjoys spending time with her husband and two young children watching the Chiefs play and hanging out with extended family on Sunday afternoons.
Andy Brack - Maintenance Manager
Andy is Ad Astra’s Tenant Transition Coordinator. After graduating from Pittsburg State University in 2005, Andy worked in various industries before joining Ad Astra Realty in late 2015. Since joining the Ad Astra team, Andy has worked to provide in-depth reports using emerging technologies during the Move In and Move Out processes as well as obtaining property specific information to assist the maintenance department as new properties have been added into the Ad Astra family. In his free time Andy enjoys spending time outside with his dog, fishing, landscaping and firing up the BBQ to cheer on the Chiefs and Royals!