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Tom & Shannon Combs

Shannon and Tom moved to Greendale in 2007 with their young sons – Cody and Tanner – who were 2 years old and 2 months old at the time. They chose Greendale because of the highly-rated school system and the availability of an early childhood program for Cody who had delayed speech. They very quickly fell in love with the small-town atmosphere and continue to be thankful for the excellent education that the district is providing for their children.

Shannon and Tom started down their real estate career path in the early 2000’s when Shannon decided to start dabbling in real estate investing. They bought their first rental property in 2002. Shannon’s plan was to switch to real estate full time to add flexibility to her schedule as they started a family. She obtained her real estate license in 2003 and began to transition out of her other job. Tom was equally excited about real estate and obtained his license in 2004. Their initial focus was on owning rental properties, but they soon found that their real passion is helping other people to buy and sell homes. By early 2005, they were both full time Realtors.

Prior to real estate, Shannon worked for Hydrite Chemical Co for over 10 years. She held various positons in chemical quality control, quality assurance and product information management. She also taught group exercise classes at Bally Total Fitness for over 10 years. Shannon holds a BS in Chemistry from UW Stevens Point and an MS in Organizational Leadership & Quality from Marian College. Details, structure and communication are top priorities for Shannon. She enjoys managing the team as well as helping clients to sell and buy homes. In her free time, Shannon enjoys group exercise classes, book club and spending time with family.

Tom also had a different career before jumping into real estate full time. Tom was a Recreation Therapist at Rogers Memorial Hospital. He holds a BS in Recreation Administration with an emphasis on Therapy from Southwest Texas State University. Prior to earning his degree, Tom served in the Army and was stationed at Fort Hood, Texas. Tom has a great sense of humor and a way of putting fun into your day. The Combs team wouldn’t be where it is today without Tom’s networking and people skills. Tom is the lead listing agent on the team, but also works with some buyers. When Tom isn’t selling real estate, he enjoys hiking, biking, playing cards, cooking and relaxing with Shannon and the kids.

Shannon and Tom feel very fortunate to have gathered a truly amazing team of professionals to assist them in providing outstanding service to their clients:

Danielle Knutson is the Client Care Specialist for the Combs Team. She has worked in sales and a variety of roles in the real estate industry for over 10 years. Danielle handles the coordination of all the team’s transactions from accepted offer to closing. Her attention to detail ensures everything is moving smoothly throughout the process and that nothing slips through the cracks

Jennifer Braun is the Marketing Specialist for the Combs Team. She has a solid background in real estate marketing and social media platforms. Jennifer is a true asset to the behind the scenes functions and to the team’s seller clients.

John Mesch is a dedicated licensed Realtor who focuses primarily on assisting buyers with their home search and purchase. John has a degree in Urban Geography and over 15 years experience in customer service management. He uses his geographical knowledge to help his clients find the best possible homes with the best possible experience.

Todd Dunne is a dedicated licensed Realtor. Along with having skills as a marketing creative, hockey player, skateboarder and musician, Todd has years of experience in buying, improving and selling properties. Todd primarily focuses on working with buyers and is excited to share his expertise to help them find their new home.

It is the mission of the Combs Team to create amazing experiences and to exceed the expectations of their clients before, during and after the transaction. They focus on making the entire process positive and memorable; an experience that their clients are excited to tell their friends and family about.


HEARTS OF SERVICE | WE connect, listen, discover and assist everyone with love.
We listen with open minds and hearts.
We share our knowledge and communicate openly and honestly.
We do more than what is expected.
We believe that every interaction gives us the opportunity to make a positive impact.

MINDS OF PROGRESS | WE explore, learn, innovate and transform with mastery in our field.
We constantly develop our skills and increase our knowledge.
We are innovative and never satisfied with mediocrity.
We overcome obstacles with optimism and persistence.
We believe that every problem gives us the opportunity to emerge more capable.

LIVES OF PASSION | WE pursue, develop, express and smile with gratitude.
We greet each day with grateful hearts.
We behave with honesty and integrity at all times.
We always do our best and are driven to succeed.
We create amazing experiences for our clients.
We spread laughter and have fun.
We love what we do.

The Combs team is excited to bring their passion and core values to this project for the Greendale community. Thank you for helping us showcase what makes Greendale awesome: its people.

Tom's Cell: (262) 893-2646
Shannon's Cell: (414) 759-6733
Email: Combs@CombsSweetHomes.com
Website: www.combssweethomes.com