Our Team


Alexander Brandau IV

Owner, Lead Agent

“You can design and create and build the most wonderful place in the world. But it takes people to make the dream a reality.” – Walt Disney

Alex is a true Nashvillian! He attended University School of Nashville until the 8th grade and graduated from Father Ryan High School. Alex continued his higher education at University of Tennessee, majoring in Sports Management and graduating in 2000 with a Bachelor of Science in Education. Alex soon realized that his blood ran the color of real estate following in the tradition of his mother and grandfather. He joined Colley Real Estate in 2001 and moved out on his own with Keller Williams Realty in 2006.

Alex has proven his sales ability as a top producer, consistently ranking in the Top 5 agents in the Keller Williams office. He combines the acquired knowledge and sales techniques with an instinctive flair for how to help people buy and sell what is normally their largest financial asset. He always conducts his business professionally and ethically while doing what is best for his clients. Alex’s goal is to create a relationship for life with his clients and that is evident through his referral driven business.


Tiffany Gudger

Buyer Specialist

The will to win, the desire to succeed, the urge to reach your full potential… these are the keys that will unlock the door to personal excellence.” – Confucius

Born and raised in Asheville, North Carolina, Tiffany brings true southern hospitality and charm to the team. She attended Western Carolina University where she went on to receive her Bachelors of Science in Applied Mathematics and Master’s of Science in Statistics. It was during her time as a student teacher in Graduate School student that Tiffany realized she had a passion for numbers, learning, and working with people. 

After graduation, she went on to work for an insurance company where she was happy, but never quite satisfied.  Tiffany decided to follow in her sister’s footsteps and get her real estate license.  Tiffany moved to Nashville in and joined Alexander Brandau Partners in 2016 where she has proven to have a true love for working with buyers and assisting them in finding their dream home. 


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Buyer Specialist

“Always make a total effort, even when the odds are against you. – Arnold Palmer

Cole was born in Chicago, IL, and after moving around for a bit, his family ended up in Northern Virginia.  Cole graduated from Radford University with a degree in Business Management.  He then moved out West where he worked in the medical sales field before making his way to Nashville in 2016.  During his time in the medical field, he consistently ranked in the top of his company in sales both nationally and on his team.  Cole has always had a passion for real estate and decided to get his license after seeing how fast the city of Nashville was growing.  Cole is excited to work with clients and use his past experience to help families get into the home of their dreams.


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Go as far as you can see; when you get there, you’ll be able to see further.” – Thomas Carlyle

Penny is a Michigan native and attended the Michigan State University where she earned a Bachelor of Arts in Advertising. She has spent the last thirty years in hospitality, working her way up to becoming a partner in several restaurants in Michigan, Denver, and Texas. 

Wanting a fresh start and new career path Penny made her way to Nashville in 2014.  She loves meeting new people and helping others feel at home.  Which is what brought her to the wonderful world of real estate where she can use her interpersonal skills, positive outlook, and hospitality background to find clients the perfect home.


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Buyer Specialist

“Do one thing every day that scares you.” Eleanor Roosevelt

Wyatt is the proud child of two university professors, which provided him exposure to people from all walks of life and backgrounds.  That taught him two things for sure; the power of laughter to keep spirits high and the importance of making every person he meets feel special.

Wyatt and his mother currently enjoy working on rehab houses in the Nashville area.  His hobbies include golfing, going to concerts, and participating in anything outdoors.  Wyatt looks forward to lending his talents to the team at Alexander Brandau Partners and helping others on their journeys in real estate.


Susie RienietsSusie Rieniets

 Business Manager

“Plan your work for today and everyday, then work your plan.” – Margaret Thatcher

Susie runs the office and helps make this experience stress-free for you. Whether you are a buyer or a seller Susie is here to ensure a smooth transaction and keep all lines of communication open! She is a 1989 graduate of Vanderbilt University and former Human Resource Manager for Federated Department Stores. Susie and her husband Jim moved back to Nashville in 2001 with their two oldest children, Henry and Gracie. Ella Clare joined their family in 2006.

Susie has been working in real estate on a small scale as an investor for a decade, joined Keller Williams in 2005 and joined Alex’s team in November 2007. She is completely committed to making your real estate transaction smooth and stress-free.


Alicia Almade

Executive Assistant

Everyone shines, given the right lighting” – Susan Cain

Hailing from sunny South Florida, Alicia graduated from the University of South Florida majoring in Communications. While there, she was an intern in the Athletic Communications office, where she utilized her knowledge of sports to further her education. After graduating, she spent a few years in Los Angeles, working for a voice-over talent agency. In 2016, Alicia moved to Nashville and joined Alexander Brandau Partners. As the Executive Assistant, her wonderful people skills and cheery personality make her a terrific addition to our team.