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Our Leadership Team

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Meet our Team

Our team consists of Ron Kingsley, owner of Lake County Appeal, and an attorney who holds a Master of Law in Taxation. The rest of our team is comprised of local and experienced real estate analysts, brokers and legal advisors, all of whom utilize a plethora of resources to ensure that our clients receive an accurate and fairly assessed property value and ensuing property taxes.

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LCA Leadership Staff

Ron Kingsley, Tax Attorney and Owner

Ron Kingsley is the owner of Lake County Appeal.  He has practiced tax law since 1985, having worked for some of the largest accounting firms, corporations, and law firms, spearheading hundreds of complex transactions.  In 2014, Ron acquired Lake County Appeal to represent residential and commercial clients in their fight to reduce the assessed values of their properties.

Ron earned a Master of Laws in Taxation at DePaul College of Law, a Juris Doctorate at Loyola University of Chicago, and a Bachelor of Business Administration at Loyola University of Chicago.  He is an active member of the Illinois Bar, as well as the Lake County Bar Association.  

Ron has resided in Lake County for 30 years and presently lives in Long Grove with his wife, Nancy.

Mitchell Furlett, CIO

Mitchell Furlett is the Chief Information Officer at Lake County Appeal. He joined the firm in 2011 to evolve the inner workings of its real estate data platform. Mitch has spearheaded the integration of the latest technologies, delivering data driven solutions to simplify the firm’s complicated data management needs. He has successfully deployed proprietary software applications to enable Lake County Appeal to be the leader in processing property tax appeals. 

Mitch also supports Lake County Appeal’s legal representation of homeowner and commercially-owned properties throughout Lake County.

Mitch holds a Bachelors of Arts with a concentration in International Studies from American University in Washington, D.C.

Julie Peters, Marketing Director

Julie Peters joined the Lake County Appeal team in 2020 as the Marketing Director, where she is responsible for all inbound digital marketing initiatives.  Julie’s goal is to create informative, useful digital marketing content while developing and cultivating relationships between the LCA team, its clients, and the Lake County community.

Throughout her career, Julie has collaborated with companies of all sizes to deliver fresh marketing solutions that expand their online presence by designing integrated marketing campaigns that leverage a company’s brand across multiple digital channels.

Julie holds an M.B.A. from IIT Stuart School of Business, and a Bachelors of Science in Consumer Marketing from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Glenda Stinnette, Client Data Services Representitive

Glenda Stinnette is Lake County Appeal’s Client Data Services representative.  She joined the team in 2010 and is involved in the processing of every client.  She processes information, is service-oriented organized, adaptable and a true team player.

Glenda spent over 30 years with the largest telecommunications provider in the world providing customer service, sales support, payroll processing and data entry.

Pam Devendorf, Illinois Residential Realtor

Pam Devendorf has been an exceptional, result-oriented residential Realtor since 2006. As a local Realtor with Coldwell Banker Realty, Lake Forest, Pam has experience guiding her clients who are selling or buying homes.

In 2015, Pam expanded her career by joining Lake County Appeal and assisting LCA during Lake County’s property tax appeal season. Pam works closely with LCA’s team members on residential property tax appeals and strategies, as well as being the firm’s specialist on residential assessment reviews. With her professional knowledge as a Realtor, Pam has been an integral part of LCA as the Senior Residential Tax Specialist. Pam applies her analytical skills to current market conditions and LCA’s data to evaluate the correctness of properties’ assessed values.

Nora Amaro, Residential Realtor & Customer Service Rep

Nora Amaro is a person who knows how to get things done and is a big plus for Lake County Appeal.  She has been involved in real estate since 1998.  She is a Realtor and had been a licensed life, health, auto and home insurance agent. She also spent several years as a claims adjuster in hurricane-affected areas.

Nora joined Lake County Appeal in 2019 and brings her customer-centric attitude to our team and clients. She strives to bring property tax relief to LCA clients and assists in the appeal research process, making Nora an integral part of the team.

Nora is a lifelong Lake County resident. She enjoys spending her free time with her family, especially her grandchildren.

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