About The G Team


Kevin Gaines

Kevin Gaines is a lifelong resident of Wilson County. Raised in Mt. Juliet, an alumni of Friendship Christian School & Middle Tennessee State University, Kevin has lived in several areas of Wilson County including Mt. Juliet/Lakeview, Tuckers Crossroads/Watertown, and Lebanon.

Prior to entering the real-estate profession Kevin worked in sales & operations for over 20 years in the Transportation industry. During that career he worked for some of the U.S.’s largest and also smallest transportation companies. He filled many roles in that career from loader to Vice President and is best known for his competitive nature and burning desire to out-work the competition.

In 2012 Jackie Gaither convinced Kevin to make the move to Cumberland Real Estate to work as a team. Their goal is to provide the highest level of service available in the market’s they serve and to do it in the most professional manner possible. They will not be out-worked in the marketing of your property or the search for the perfect property.


Juli Dodge

Juli is the Listing & Closing Coordinator for the “GTeam”.  She has called Wilson County her home for over 15 years and brings 8 years of real estate knowledge to the “GTeam”. Her main focus is to run the day to day office operations and assist Jackie and Kevin in all real estate transactions to ensure the process is as seamless as possible for the client.

Melanie Dillon

Melanie Dillon

Melanie Dillon is a lifelong resident of Lebanon, Tennessee. She was “born” into the family business of Heating & Air-Conditioning. Melanie quickly learned the value of hard work and determination. Prior to entering the real estate profession Melanie earned the trust of many patients she cared for daily while working as a Medical Assistant for 15 years.

Melanie and her husband Kenny have been married for 20 years and have four children, Kristen, Matthew, Kaleb, and Madison. In May 2016 Melanie decided to pursue a career in real estate and was given the opportunity to join the G Team and Cumberland Real Estate. Given the opportunity Melanie will earn your trust by providing exceptional service and working hard for you.

Connor Gaines

Connor Gaines

Connor Gaines is a lifelong resident of Wilson County. He graduated from Friendship Christian School in 2012 before attending Tennessee Tech in Cookeville where he majored in Business Management and received his Bachelor’s in Science.

Connor has decided to follow in his father’s entrepreneurial footsteps and is now an Affiliate Broker as well as G Team’s full-time Property Manager.

Corey Ross

Corey Ross

Corey Ross is a lifelong residence of Middle Tennessee, moving to Lebanon in 1977. He has lived in the southern, central and northern regions of Lebanon over the last 40 years. Corey Ross joins the G-Team from the real estate field of appraising. He began his career in residential properties and has specialized in commercial property over the last 8 years. He comes from the CRV Group, a successful real estate appraisal firm here in Lebanon. He has worked in the appraising field for the last 20 years. With a good understanding of real estate, he brings a slightly different aspect to the team. He is a graduate of Lebanon High School and holds a Certified General Appraisers License and is affiliated with the Tennessee Appraisers Coalition.

He is married to Toni Allison Ross of 25 years and they have 1 son, Caleb. Corey is an active member of Fairview Church, and is a founding member of Boy Scout Troop 206 and is the current Committee Chairman. He is also a proud eagle scout father. Corey is a member of the Chamber of Commerce and a past president of the Lebanon Jaycees.

Corey is excited about this new venture in this segment of the real estate field and looks forward to serving the middle Tennessee markets. He enjoys serving others and looks forward in helping expand the services currently provided by the G-Team.