Kay has been in full-time real estate since 1976. She is certified competent in many areas of real estate. She is known for commitment to working early and late with have a very hands-on management style. She remains “first phone” on every transaction, and her market area is comfortably Ventura County.
She holds two degrees: BS degree with a background in marketing and business administration from Cal Poly and a BA from the Master’s College in Newhall, currently working part-time on her master’s degree. She holds numerous certifications and designations with professional organizations. She is a co-mediator for the Ventura County Superior Court, a Biblical Counselor and neighborhood mediator.
She received the "Champion of Home" award for 2015 from the California Association of Realtors and the SPIRIT Award for 2014 from the Ventura County Coastal Association of Realtors.
She served as Mayor for the City of Santa Paula; named REALTOR® of the Year for the Ventura Association of REALTORS® in 1996 and was selected as the Most Distinguished Alumnus for Cal Poly Pomona. In her volunteer life, she serves as Chaplain to Santa Paula and Ventura County Fire Departments. She also serves as the volunteer director of homeless services in the region. She has been named Humanitarian of the Year.
Over the decades of community service, she has served on many boards, She is a founding member of United Way's Women’s Legacy Council, Past State President of the California Women for Agriculture and served as president for two Associations of Realtors. She is a PEO and a lover of books.
She and her husband Howard Bolton live simply in the City of Santa Paula with four rescued dogs and two rescued cats. One of the cats is named Scout and she lives at the real estate office. The other is Toni Diane who herds the pups.