Meet The Leadership Team

Steve Gould







Steve Gould

Managing Broker | Partner

Steve Gould, CRS, GRI, ABR, SRES, SRS, is a founding Partner and Managing Broker of Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate | Valley Partners. Steve owns and operates three offices in Emmaus, Allentown, and Ambler alongside his wife Renee.

Steve started his real estate career in 2004 to progress to open Valley Partners in 2012. He has established ancillary partnerships, is an experienced real estate investor, and owns and operates Valley Partners Property Management. Steve has served the GLVR Grievance Committee since 2022 and served as Chair of the GLVR Bylaws Review Committee in 2022. Steve is an Ascend Leadership Program Graduate with Anywhere Real Estate.

He is a member of Rotary International, a Paul Harris Fellow, Past President 2019-2020, served as a Board Member of Community Partners 4 Kids, and Emmaus Moravian Church Sacristan and Board of Elders.

Steve is a 1990 Emmaus High School graduate, attended Shippensburg and Edison universities, and is a three-time All American distance swimmer. Steve lives in Upper Milford Township, has two daughters Elizabeth, 21 and Morgan, 19, and two Vizslas dogs, Crosby and Bentley.

Steve is passionate about real estate and loves what he does. He enjoys collaborating with Real Estate Professionals across the country and is an advocate for the Realtor Brand.

Renee Gould







Renee Gould

President | Partner

Renee began her career in real estate in 1996 after graduating from Penn State University with a degree in Hotel, Restaurant Management.   With 27 years of Real Estate experience, Renee has excelled in creating advanced operational systems for the Real Estate back offices she has managed.

In 2012, Renee was a founding Partner of Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Valley Partners and once again helped to create a solid operational platform for the company.  She became the President of Valley Partners Real Estate, Inc in 2018 and still oversees all daily operations of the company. Renee’s husband, Steve, is the Managing Broker/Partner at BHG Valley Partners.  She and Steve are lifelong residents of the Lehigh Valley and live in Lower Macungie Township with daughters, Elizabeth and Morgan, and their two Vizslas, Crosby and Bentley.

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Becky Hite

Vice President of Growth and Expansion

Becky began working with Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Valley Partners in January of 2020 as a Transaction Coordinator, but her knowledge in Real Estate began long before that at various brokerages and title companies in the area. In 2021 she was promoted to VP of Growth and Expansion and is looking forward to helping the company continue to grow!  Just to keep things interesting she also acquired her Real Estate License in August of 2022.

Becky is a member of the Northwestern Lehigh School District School Board and enjoys being an active community member.  Becky, her two boys and a collection of plants and animals reside in Orefield. She enjoys unicorns, glitter and executed Agreements of Sale.

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Frank Mastroianni

Senior Vice President of Sales

Frank has been an active REALTOR® since 2007. For the first five years of his career, Frank was part of The Steve Gould Team. While a member of one of the top-producing real estate teams in the Lehigh Valley, he gained valuable knowledge and experience in this ever-changing real estate market. Today, as an independent, full-time REALTOR®, Frank has become a top 1% producer in the Greater Lehigh Valley Association of REALTORS®. He has done so by providing his clients with unparalleled service while helping them fulfill their real estate dreams!

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Melissa Bargel

Vice President of Marketing and Administration

Melissa entered the real estate industry in 2016 with a passion for helping people and a desire to make a difference. She brings both an agent's perspective and extensive leadership experience to her current role. Melissa is highly driven and has an impeccable track record with both clients and industry professionals. She joined the Valley Partners family in 2023, and with her background in photography, marketing design, and business coaching, Melissa shares her creativity and enthusiasm in everything she does.

When she's not making beautiful custom marketing and helping agents grow their business, Melissa loves local festivals, the beach, taking way too many photos, and exploring new places with her husband and two children.







Alyssa Davoli

Managing Broker - Ambler Office
Associate Broker

Licensed since 2014 and an Associate Broker since March 2023, Alyssa is always looking to grow and excel in Real Estate. Alyssa joined Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Valley Partners in March 2023 excited to help the company and its agents GROW their businesses.  She is the Managing Broker of the Ambler office and provides support, knowledge, and experience to everyone she meets. Alyssa graduated from the Leadership Academy with the Tri-County Association of REALTORS® in 2023, which has helped her be a better leader and manager.  She currently lives in her hometown of Ambler with her husband, Justin, 3 children, Dylan, Myla, and Nyko, stepson Noah, and dog, Karma. She loves spending time with family and friends, visiting local breweries and festivals, and the list goes on!