1723 18th St, Bakersfield, CA 93301 | (661) 324-6484 | Mon - Sat: 10 am - 5:30 pm

Meet Our Team

Dixie Brewer, Owner and Original Dream Maker

Dixie is the owner of In Your Wildest Dreams. Everything in the business begins and ends with her. She is very involved in the day to day operations of Wildest Estate Sales and our storefront, In Your Wildest Dreams Consignment and Antiques. Dixie goes on every house call to assist our estate sale customers in planning the liquidation of their estate. She coordinates and schedules every sale. Dixie prices every sale ensuring clients get as much profit on their estate as possible. She is known for working side by side with her team. No job is too big or too small for her. Dixie's career background includes real estate sales and media sales which has proven to be beneficial in this business. Being an antique collector her entire adult life provided her with the knowledge she needed to start In Your Wildest Dreams. As a young mother, she also learned how to be frugal and save a buck at yard sales and thrift stores. It later became a family tradition, what she did for fun with her mom, sister, and daughter on the weekends. It was inevitable that she would turn her love for people, antiques, and great deals into a thriving business.

Dixie loves to mentor and empower her employees and she considers each of them family. Holidays, birthdays, and most everyday are all spent together. She is inspiring to many and countless people refer to her as their dear friend. She takes the time to listen to people and she cares. She seems to go the extra mile in everything she does.

Interests and Hobbies: Dixie's greatest passion is her 5 grandchildren ranging in ages from 9 to 20 years old. She was born in Mississippi but was raised in Bakersfield, CA and attended North High School. Her many talents and passions include: decorating, hiking, gardening, cooking, the outdoors, horses, and her two dogs Hank and Karma which are both rescues, and the newest addition, a half-pound Morkie, spritely named, Indie, the Boho Hippie Girl.


Ginger Martin, Marketing Guru & Home Seller

Ginger is the daughter of the owner, Dixie Brewer. She left her career in media in 2013 to assist in the expansion of the family business. Ginger handles all marketing for In Your Dreams Corporation. She places all media buys, writes all commercials for Radio and TV, handles facebook campaigns, loyalty programs, print advertising, community outreach, and events. She works with other local non-profits to insure that IYWD is contributing to the community on a regular basis. She coordinates all in store promotions and sales. Ginger is in charge of hiring new employees and in the overall well-being of In Your Wildest Dreams including customer satification and employee management. She is currently working on new projects on the horizon for 2016, including Trudy's Kids 501 C3 that aids emancipated Foster Youth and Non-Minor Dependents of Kern County.  In 2015 Ginger was instrumental in creating Whistling Dixie's Co-Op that is located in the basement at In Your Wildest Dreams.

Ginger Martin, as a Realtor, in conjunction with Broker Premier Realty, is the Realtor referred by Wildest Estate Sales of Kern County. She helps with the pricing of homes in Kern County prior to the estate sale and works closely with the seller and the estate sale team to insure a very positive, easy experience. She specializes in selling homes that are in trust. She goes the extra mile taking care of out of town sellers and their families. She has an enormous amount of knowledge, experience, and compassion. 

Interests and Hobbies: Ginger is interested in metaphysics, philosophy, history and enjoys reading and watching interesting documentaries. She loves creative writing, collaging, and all things positive. She is currently studying Kriya Yoga. She loves to work on her 100+ yr old home, spending time on her porch enjoying the breeze and people walking by, and going fishing when time permits. 


Rosa Rodriguez, Professional Ninja Organizer

Rosa has been with In Your Wildest Dreams since 2009. She does it all. She organizes all clothing, shoes, and accessories. She keeps the entire store neat and tidy. She assists with merchandising and seasonal rotations. Rosa is responsible for our in-store pull on clothing when it's time for mark-downs. She manages our clearance room, donation process, and assists with our third-floor consignment events. Rosa is always happy and willing to help other employees and customers and she loves it when our customer "Dolly" stops by for a visit. Rosa is also skilled in setting up estate sales and she steps up to the challenge whenever needed.

Interests and Hobbies: Rosa loves to play dominoes with family and friends. She loves to Dance! Rosa is the mother to 3 beautiful children and she loves spending time outdoors in the park. Rosa makes the Best Chile Relleno in Bakersfield and she is Bilingual, Spanish/ English.


Maria "Luca" Maduro , Undercover Boss and Negotiator

Luca has been with In Your Wildest Dreams for 7 years. You will see her face at just about every estate sale we have. Luca is the master of estate sale set up. She is highly organized with an eye for detail. Luca is responsible for opening and closing up properties and keeping everyone on schedule. She is the strongest little lady you'll ever meet and a charming negotiator. Our estate sale customers love her. She is also quite the prankster.

 
Interests and Hobbies: Luca has a soft spot for pets and named one of her fur babies Dixie-Bell after Dixie. Luca is an outstanding soccer player and she loves being with friends and family. She is also an amazing cook and always has a smile on her face.

Lucia Pereira, Lucy The Leader and Goddess of Laughter

Lucy is an integral part of the Wildest Estate Sale Team. She is a team leader in the Estate Sale Division of In Your Wildest Dreams. She is also one of the funniest people you'll ever meet so she makes working a real joy. Lucy is a natural leader and hard worker. She keeps the crew organized and she tracks all supplies and equipment. Lucy helps customers with carry outs and pick-ups and the customers love her. Lucy creates magic with her ability to merchandise the estate sales
 
Lucy loves to work on model cars, take road trips, and watch professional soccer. She is best known for her infectious laugh and she makes the BEST FRIED CHICKEN!

Rosie Hatch, Southern Bell and Collector of all things cool

Rosie is a Southern gal with a love and passion for antiques and junkin'! You'll meet Rosie at the estate sales on your way out. She assists customers with their purchases. Rosie worked at a salon for years that had an antique shop in the back. Thats where it all began! Her passion for thrifty shopping happpened after her divorce and she needed to replace things that were lost in the split. She loves to collect but she doesnt have a particular style. Rosie has a passion for old cars too! She just loves it all!

Come say "Hi!" to Rosie at our next sale. Ask her what else she likes besides old cars! 


Grady Perkins, Wildest Dreams Secret-Weapon

Grady has been with In Your Wildest Dreams since 2013. Starting out in customer service and moving to furniture consignment coordination... he continues to learn aspects of the business. Grady assists with all drop-offs and pick-ups of estates at the store and helps us prepare for consignment events. Currently Grady can be seen both in the store and at our estate sales as he is also learning how to stage our sales as we expand. Grady is multi-talented and our customers  love him. He offers a positive attitude and a willingness to get the job done no matter what is asked of him.

Grady has a passion for soccer. He loves watching the game as well as kicking the ball around in the backyard. He is a FANATIC for Manchester United. His other hobbies include, cooking, travel, philosophy, shooting guns, and all forms of nature and fishing. He always enjoys a good video game!

Pets: Ruby and Giggs.. two very adorable rescue dogs!

Secret Fact: Grady goes all out on Halloween Week at In Your Wildest Deams and sometimes can be caught in a Santa Suit in December. Shhhhhhh.....  Grady was an excellent Otto from SOA... 

 

 


Tanner "Philosopher" Boyd, Customer Service Wildest Estate Sales

Tanner is a graduate from Bakersfield High School and is a 3rd generation family member/employee of In Your Wildest Dreams. Tanner can be seen at almost every estate sale with a smile on his face and an eagernes to help our customers with carry outs and deliveries. Tenner is also a part of the Estate Sale set-up team to  Tanner is the owners grandson and has been around the store and estate sales his entire life. He is currently working on getting his real estate license. Tanner will also be attending Casa to get his Personal Property Appraiser License in 2015.

Interests: Tanner enjoys music, a good philosophical conversation, and his first love, baseball. He is the oldest of 8 brothers and sisters. He loves his Great Dane, Gracie and his American Terrior that he rescued, Duke.


Chloe Boyd, Princess of Happiness and Hippy Fashion

Chloe is a 3rd generation Dream Girl, grandaughter to the owner, and daughter of the Genral Manager. Chloe works part time at the store in cash-wrap, assists with displays, and also assists with estate sales all over Kern County. She is always smiling and friendly. She is a team player and hard worker.

Interests and Hobbies: Chloe is a graduate of Bakersfield Highschool and currrently attends Bakersfield College. She is aspiring to become a Vet Tech.  She enjoys listening to different types of music, going to concerts, and the beach. She is a big sister and pet lover. She likes nature hikes and spending time with her friends.


Jordan 'J-Pop' , KING of the front counter

Joined the IYWD Team in 2015

Alternate Nicknames : J-Dawg, Jo Jo, Jordan Sparkles

Real Hair Color : Unknown

Jordan is a graduate from Frontier Highschool. Class of 2010. He plays in a band called "The Habbits" and you can find them on facebook and IG. Jordan enjoys video games, movies, and concerts in his free time. Jordan lives with wine taste on a beer budget--- but he likes beer too so whatever! He claims to love crab legs and lobster. Has the fine tastes of a king. He actually has numerous paintings of himself as either a king or royal figure. Jordan can be seen dancing away at the front counter at In Your Wildest Dreams on most any day. He dances at work. He dances when nervous. He basically dances at any given time. However, you will not catch J Pop wearing shorts because he is self-concious of his hairy legs. Besides being a rock star, Jordan wants to be a social worker because his mom said he'd be good at it... so he's doing it. We think Jordan ROCKS! Come down and say Hi.

 

Jordan will help you with your drop and go's, your purchases, your Kiosk check-ins, holds, and layaways.


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