Meet the Team

Donna Henning-Howell


Donna has 25+ years of real estate sales and management experience. She has a proven track record in improving operations, focused on solutions and solving problems. She has a strong skillset in building relationships with key decision makers and team members to further company goals. She relocated to Palm Springs from the San Diego area in 2020. Donna brings a wealth of knowledge to the Operations Manager position. She has been a valued team member of the Harcourts brand since 2011, where she was a member of the first established Harcourts office in Southern California. Her extensive background, education, and expertise are attributes that are well suited for the success of managing our day to day operations smoothly. Her level head and management style bring a strong system of support to our agents and tremendous value to our organization.

PHONE: 760.518.1808


Cal DRE# 01191994



Christopher Villalta was born and raised in the Coachella Valley. Christopher joined the Harcourts family in May of 2018.   Christopher’s primary role is to support our agents and clients with top level customer service and technology support.

He is our Social Media and Marketing Guru and understands our core value of “People First” at Harcourts Desert Homes.  His love for real estate, people, customer service and community was his driving motivation to secure his Real Estate License, and further his career in Real Estate with Harcourts Desert Homes and being part of our company history.

PHONE: 760.464.9518


Cal DRE# 02067888

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