Meet The Team

Martha Montiel-Lewis

Team Lead | Affiliate Broker

If there is one word to describe Martha Montiel-Lewis, it's passionate—passionate about her work, passionate about the area she serves, and passionate about forming genuine relationships with her clients.

Having grown up in a military family, Martha knows what it’s like to move around. Though born in Panama to two Nicaraguan parents, she was primarily raised in Germany. After moving stateside when she was in high school, she went on to earn a B.A. from Cumberland University and an M.A. from Belmont University.  Martha spent a decade working on award-winning real estate teams, where she collaborated with some of Nashville’s most prominent developers. Martha played a large part in forming one of Nashville’s most famous metropolitan areas, as her company helped to pioneer the now-iconic Gulch by building the area’s first residential high-rise development. Through these experiences, Martha forged valuable relationships she still utilizes today. Specializing in selling new developments, Martha works with her connections to ensure quality at all stages, staying involved in every step of the construction process. She also served as a key member of Compass Development’s first sales team in Nashville.

In addition to developments, Martha’s other area of expertise is assisting families moving to Nashville’s urban core and its surrounding areas. Setting out to redefine Nashville’s city living, Martha is passionate about helping families realize the benefits of living in the heart of the action—from the walkability and culture, to the excellent school systems and award-winning greenways. It's easy to fall in to love with Nashville, but it's her comprehensive knowledge of each neighborhood that allows Martha to confidently find her clients the right house.

Prioritizing authentic and empathetic connections above all else, she thrives on learning what ignited passion in her clients and helps to bring them to life in a home. Clients appreciate this honesty, loyalty, and understanding, as well as her contagious energy. Martha treats her clients like family, so it’s no surprise that she has garnered a strong referral business. Beyond word-of-mouth, Martha has the numbers to prove her premier status. She is consistently ranked in the top 5% of Nashville realtors, holds both the GUILD™ recognition and Certified Luxury Home Marketing Specialist™ designation from The Institute for Luxury Home Marketing, and most recently, Martha earned the Diamond Award from the Greater Nashville Realtors Association.

Martha enjoys being active in her free time, spending time outdoors, and traveling with her husband and two children. She also has a love for philanthropy and female empowerment, having been named to Nashville’s 40 Under 40 list for founding a nonprofit that creates jobs for women in Haiti. This passion fueled her career as a REALTOR with Compass, a company with values closely linked to her own. It's her passion for close-knit communities that keeps her connecting with neighbors day after day, fully committed to the responsible growth and sustainability of Nashville.

Kristen McCullough

Director of Operations | Affiliate Broker

As Director of Operations for the Six1Five Living Team, Kristen facilitates day-to-day business activities, oversees buyer & seller transactions, and implements marketing efforts for the team. Prior to entering the world of real estate, this Nashville native attended the University of Tennessee-Knoxville, majoring in Communication Studies and Business Administration.  Returning to her hometown shortly thereafter, Kristen held numerous roles within the Music Industry prior to joining Six1Five Living, and brings a unique, client-focused philosophy to her role. Also a licensed Affiliate Broker, Kristen is committed to creating an exceptional experience for each client, while promoting growth and development in the city she calls home.

Molly Manella

Affiliate Broker

Molly's passion for real estate sparked when she began her career as the Marketing Director for a Nashville builder, Britt Development Group. Specializing in historic renovations and custom homes, Molly gained exposure to all sides of the business, collaborating with architects, designers, vendors and realtors. Molly embraces the importance of giving back to her community and serves on the board for TShawStrong, a non-profit organization supporting ALS awareness. Nashville’s continuous growth and unmatched energy excites Molly. She has joined the Six1Five Living team and understands the importance of providing the highest quality service to create an exceptional experience for anyone working with her. Molly has a natural ability to connect with people and is proud to call Nashville her home.

Madison Griffith

Affiliate Broker

Raised in the surf town of Santa Cruz, California, Madison moved to Arizona to earn her B.A. in Communication at the University of Arizona, and then made her way to Denver, Colorado to begin her career at Amazon as a member of a new marketing startup. Years later, she realized that her passions were more closely aligned in Real Estate and is now proud to be a part of the Six1Five Living team.

If you are looking for land, a farm, or an equestrian property, Madison is your girl! Calling downtown Nashville home, Madison is well-versed in city living but also has an active understanding of agricultural and horse property as she is a lifelong equestrian herself. Madison is eager to create genuine relationships through honesty and trust, and for her clients to feel confident in their decisions. In her free time, she enjoys traveling, outdoor sports and also loves to paint and draw.

Cali Forbes

Affiliate Broker

Cali lends an insider's know-how and passion for local real estate to each transaction. From an early age, Cali easily connected with others, was a natural leader, and demonstrated unwavering determination. Those gifts have served her well and are a major component to her success. Before she ventured into real estate, Cali worked in the fashion industry in New York. Her creative intuition is invaluable to sellers when it comes to staging for the market, and for buyers who need to imagine a new space as their own. 

Cali’s real estate career began at Compass in New York, where she learned all facets of the industry under the company’s CEO, Robert Reffkin. Cali uses her fine-tuned real estate knowledge to deliver the best results for her clients. It’s her unique background that allows her to navigate every situation smoothly. Culture and creativity are Cali’s lifeblood. A world traveler, Cali’s spent time in fabulous places like Capri, Provence, and Barcelona, where she lived for five months. Cali loves to spoil her mini Bernedoodle, Louie, spend time outdoors, and host friends.

As a member of The Six1five Living Team, Cali is a key contributor and finds great pride in team wins.

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It’s simple. Our clients are an extension of our family. Not only is this a guiding principal for the Six1Five Living Team, but also a way of life. Currently comprised of Martha Montiel-Lewis, Kristen McCullough, Molly Manella & Madison Griffith, the Six1Five Living Team is dedicated to listening intently and matching individuals and families with the properties, buildings and neighborhoods in Nashville’s urban core that best suit their needs.
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