Cindy Forkner

Office Manager

Originally from Nebraska, Cindy relocated to Austin, Texas before making The Woodlands her home in 2004. With her paralegal background and extensive administrative experience, Cindy brings many essential talents to The Jacci Group. Her superb communication and technology skills, paired with a strong attention to detail, enhances all aspects of our back-office operations. She is a true 'multi-tasker'! Cindy and her husband Matt have three grown children that also reside in Texas. During their downtime, they can be found spending time in their beautiful garden and pond. Cindy also loves to be creative in the kitchen – experimenting with new recipes and homemade wine! 


Amy Hrinsin

Financial Operations

A veteran of 7 corporate moves, Amy and her family happily landed in The Woodlands in 2013. With a professional background in public accounting and education, Amy's ability to problem-solve is matched by her attention to detail. This unique combination of professional and personal experiences makes her well suited for her role, working hand in hand with our team to ensure the high-quality of our services - focusing on client satisfaction. As a mother of two and active community volunteer, Amy's weekend can be found at baseball and soccer fields or lending a hand at her at her church. A contributor to our Blog and newsletters, she enjoys her role as "client-ambassador", sharing family-friendly community information and bringing attention to area small businesses.


Emily Braud


Emily is a former corporate event planner turned Realtor whose strong eye for detail and organization, and local market expertise is an asset to any buyer or seller she works with. As a true servant leader, she strives to deliver superior customer service in all that she does. Emily's staunch advocacy for her clients stands second only to her willingness to see the process of selling or buying a home run as smoothly and efficiently as possible.  Emily is a native of South Louisiana and graduated from Louisiana State University. She loves spending time with her wonderful husband and two young boys with family time spent on the baseball field, in the Tae Kwon Do studio or exploring the many parks and trails in The Woodlands! She is also an active volunteer with The Junior League of The Woodlands, her local church and her sons’ elementary school.


Valeria Rodriguez

Buyer Specialist

Valeria Rodriguez is home-grown! Originally from Brownsville, Valeria and her family relocated to The Woodlands when she was just 13 years old. She graduated from the John Cooper School in The Woodlands and went on to earn a degree in Economics from the prestigious Boston College. She also had the incredible opportunity to study abroad in France. Valeria is bilingual, speaking fluently in both English and Spanish. After a summer internship with our partner company, Woodlands Relo Group, Valeria brings a new enthusiasm to The Jacci Group and we couldn't be happier!

Sarah Murphy

Sarah Murphy

Marketing Manager

Sarah joined us in 2015 when her family relocated to The Woodlands. Sarah is instrumental in designing our print and digital marketing efforts - enhancing the market presence of each property. In 2016, Sarah completed her degree in Graphic Design from the prestigious American Academy of Art in Chicago. Enjoying the balmy (by comparison) weather in Houston allows for long walks with her dogs and many opportunities to use her camera. She's also a serious 'foodie' who enjoys concocting recipes with her sister - and is enjoying exploring some of Houston's eclectic eateries!