Our Team


Carlene Pride | FOUNDER + Managing Broker

With over a decade of real estate experience in the Greater Seattle Area under her belt, Carlene joined Compass Real Estate, one of the nation’s fastest growing and leading brokerages, and recently opened her own office in the Capitol Hill neighborhood. She has now taken the next step in her career by heading her own team of real estate professionals under Pride Group NW and continues to take the industry by storm, providing her clients with the very best service with expertise and excellence!

Born in the Philippines and raised in California, Carlene truly is a global citizen. She received her B.A. in Communications + Mass Media from Middle Tennessee State University and began her real estate career shortly after in Nashville, TN. She made her way to Seattle 11 years ago and now lives happily with her husband Yaw (Dr. Sarpong - MDeMBA) and their 2 dogs Katara and Lucy in Central Seattle. Carlene’s hobbies include being a die-hard fashionista and beauty-enthusiast as well as being dedicated to fitness and health. She loves spending time with family and friends and appreciates travel when she has the time!



Seattle-based broker Gloria Bedrin is fully dedicated to bringing the best service to meet any client’s full-service needs. Upon graduating from Pennsylvania State University with a degree in Psychology, Gloria served for four years as an Active Duty Army Logistics officer. While in the Army she was able to fully understand the importance of building strong relationships and managing diverse client needs.

Gloria's fascination with every aspect of real estate from sales, consulting, and interior design combined with her project management expertise led her into the real estate career field. She is motivated and honored to be a part of The Pride Group NW specializing in New Development and assisting builders and developers through out the entire process from concept to reality. 

When she’s not working you can probably find Gloria out with her husband trying out the newest restaurants, spending time with family and friends, practicing hot yoga, or out on some crazy adventure trip with their two dogs: Zoey and Yeti.


Jonny Tat | Broker

Born and raised in Seattle, Jonny Tat graduated from Whitman College with a Bachelor of Science in Economics. Jonny encompasses integrity, energy, and creative service in every aspect of his client’s real estate transactions. His passion for the full spectrum of real estate led him to join Pride Group NW— specializing in New Development projects through collaborating with builders and developers in order to bridge concept with reality from start to finish.  

An athlete by nature, Jonny has a black-belt in Karate and enjoys playing tennis both socially and competitively. When Jonny is not working, you can find him traveling, cooking shared meals, snowboarding, and reading self-development books.


Michael Tran | Marketing specialist

Michael Tran is Pride Group NW's chief marketing specialist. He is truly dedicated to providing exceptional, thoughtful, and professional marketing services to his team and clients. Michael is a true Renaissance-man who is well-versed in real estate photography, cinematography, editing, webpage and search engine design, social media development, and branding. He is meticulous in studying the dynamic landscape of real estate marketing and offers a complete service and perspective on what it takes to reach excellence at the highest level. His true passion for achieving impressive results and ensuring his team and clients succeed above and beyond expectations makes him a true asset to Pride Group NW and the greater community.

Through every interaction, Michael demonstrates a genuine commitment to achieving the goals of his clients and team with true integrity and guidance. Michael's creativity and goal oriented mindset make him exceptional at identifying novel solutions. He is as personable as he is reliable and consistently delivers timely and excellent results, making him invaluable to his team. In his free time when he is not working, you can find Michael spending quality time with his girlfriend, family, and friends. He also enjoys playing basketball, baseball, creative photography and videography, and shared meals with good company.