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April Olewiler Brandes has lived in Southern California her entire life. She received her bachelor's degree cum laude from Pepperdine University, Malibu.  Immediately after college, she accepted an executive position with the So. California Professional Golfers Association. She and her husband Mark...

April Olewiler Brandes has lived in Southern California her entire life. She received her bachelor's degree cum laude from Pepperdine University, Malibu.  Immediately after college, she accepted an executive position with the So. California Professional Golfers Association. She and her husband Mark Brandes then married and founded Brandes Portraiture, Costa Mesa, and Westlake Village, a luxury portrait studio, which became a leader in the international photographic industry.

April oversaw the company’s strategic...

April Olewiler Brandes has lived in Southern California her entire life. She received her bachelor's degree cum laude from Pepperdine University, Malibu.  Immediately after college, she accepted an executive position with the So. California Professional Golfers Association. She and her husband Mark Brandes then married and founded Brandes Portraiture, Costa Mesa, and Westlake Village, a luxury portrait studio, which became a leader in the international photographic industry.

April oversaw the company’s strategic planning, branding, and marketing in both Orange and Ventura counties.  Her three decades of experience in marketing high-end portraits has been an invaluable foundation for providing strategic and practical insight to her clients.  A long-term investor in real estate, April learned that to make wise investment decisions, you...