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R. Bracky Rogers, CAI, CES, CRS

Bracky founded Rogers Realty & Auction Co. in 1964. He holds real estate licenses in five states and is a licensed auctioneer in seven states. He has the CAI, CES, and CRS designations and is a member of local, state, and national associations of REALTORS® & Auctioneers. He is a past Chairman of the Board of the National Auctioneers Association. In 2012, he was inducted into the National Auctioneers Association's Hall of Fame. He has also been inducted into the Auctioneers Association of North Carolina's Hall of Fame. Bracky is active in his local church and enjoys gardening.

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Susan Rogers Holder, CAI, GRI, AMM

Susan began conducting municipality auctions of heavy equipment and vehicles in 2001 for various cities and counties.  She also conducts real estate auctions for estate attorneys and bankruptcy attorneys.  Susan is an automotive enthusiast and enjoys attending car shows with her family as well as vacationing at the beach.  Susan is married to Sam Holder, Jr., owner of Solid Rock Ventures and has one son, Samuel B. Holder, who sells real estate with the company and is also an Attorney in Charlotte, NC.  Susan is a member of the local, regional, and state Realtors Associations and the National Auctioneers Association and the Auctioneers Association of North Carolina.  She served on the NC Auctioneers Licensing Board and currently serves as a board member for the Auctioneers Association of North Carolina.  She is a member of Bannertown Baptist Church and loves working with the children in Kingdom Kids, as well as serving on various committees.

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B. Mark Rogers, CCIM, CAI, AARE, AMM

B. Mark Rogers is licensed as a real estate broker and auctioneer in mulitiple states. He served the North Carolina Association of REALTORS® (NCAR) as a regional vice president in 1990-1991. Mark was President of the Surry County Board of REALTORS® in 1987 and was chosen REALTOR® of the Year in 1986. He served as President of the Auctioneers Association of North Carolina (AANC) in 1996-1997. Mark was inducted into the AANC Hall of Fame in 2003. He won the NC Auctioneer Championship in 2009. He served the National Auctioneers Association (NAA) as a Director and officer from 2003 to 2011. Mark was inducted into the NAA Hall of Fame in 2017 following in the footsteps of his father, Bracky. Mark is active in Highland Park Baptist Church. Mark and his wife, Deidre have been married since 1981 and have two children and in laws.  Their son, Dustin, is married to Britni. They have 5 children, Kenedi Blaire,  Hudson, Kenston, Wyatt, and Ty in heaven. Dustin is a graduate of Appalachian State University. Britni is a graduate of the University of North Carolina – Wilmington. Their daughter, Deyton, a graduate of UNC Chapel Hill, is married to Chase Gough & they have two sons, Baylor & Grayson.  Mark enjoys hunting, fishing, sports & outdoor activities.

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Deidre B. Rogers, ABR, CRS, GRI, e-PRO, BAS, CAI

Deidre is a real estate broker and auctioneer in North Carolina and a real estate agent in Virginia. She has been a licensed broker since 1986. Deidre is very active in the community where she has served on the Board of Directors of the United Fund of Greater Mount Airy, the Greater Mount Airy Chamber of Commerce, two-time fundraising chair for the Old Hickory Council (Dogwood District) of Boy Scouts, the Board of the Surry County Schools Education Foundation, Greyhound Foundation, Board of the SCS Athletic Improvement Committee, North Carolina CRS Board, National Auctioneers Association Auxiliary President, as well as, the AANC Auxiliary President. She currently serves on the board of Surry Community College Trustees where she served as chair 2011-2014. She is past President and two-time REALTOR® of the Year for the Surry Regional Association of REALTORS® and served on the North Carolina Real Estate Education Foundation. Deidre was chosen as the 2012 Citizen of the Year for the Greater Mount Airy Chamber of Commerce. She is a member of Highland Park Baptist Church.  Deidre and her husband, Mark, have been married since 1981 and have two children.  Their son, Dustin, an auctioneer, is married to Britni, and they have 5 children,  Kenedi Blaire,  Hudson, Kenston, & Wyatt, and Ty, in Heaven. Their daughter, Deyton, a graduate of UNC Chapel Hill, is married to Chase Gough, and they have two sons, Baylor and Grayson. Deidre is the true “REALTOR® WITH CONNECTIONS” because she’s the great great granddaughter of Eng Bunker - of the original Siamese Twins!

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Keith Gunter, CAI, GPPA

Keith lives in Stuart, Virginia on a farm with his wife Susan and multiple furry friends. Keith has three children and two grandchildren. He enjoys playing with his grandchildren, working on the farm, hunting, fishing, and golf. Keith is a past president of the Stuart Rotary Club and is Supervising Broker of the Virginia office in Stuart for Rogers Realty & Auction Co. Licensed in Virginia and North Carolina to list and auction property, Keith specializes in homes, farmland, timberland, recreational land, and estate sales.  Keith also does equipment and is a licensed Personal Property Appraiser.

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Dale Fulk, ALC, CAI

Dale is a licensed Real Estate Broker in North Carolina, Virginia, and South Carolina. He is  a member of the Surry County Board of REALTORS®, NCAR, and NAR.   He is also a licensed Auctioneer in North Carolina, Virginia, and South Carolina. He is a REALTOR Land Institute member, an Accredited Land Consultant, and a Certified Auctioneer Institute graduate.  Dale lists and sells all types of real estate  - residential, land, commercial, recreational, and industrial properties. He has sold all types of assets by auction through live and online events.  Dale is a member of Dobson First Baptist Church. He is a graduate of Appalachian State University and is married to Patti Miller Fulk. His children are Andrew, Mary Margaret, and Jacob. He has four grandchildren. Three granddaughters named Mary Frances Fulk, Caroline Ruth Fulk, and Anna Rosamond Fulk. He has one grandson named Samuel Franklin Miller. He enjoys playing golf and other outdoor activities.

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Alison Johnson

Alison arrived in Mount Airy in 1979 from the Bucks County area of Pennsylavnia.  A mother of four now grown children and grandmother of 7, she enjoys cooking, gardening, rescuing mutts, and singing crazy kid songs to the little ones!  She has been a REALTOR® for 30 years now.  Twenty-three of those years were with a company that built houses, so she has a working knowledge of what goes on during the construction of a home besides pulling your hair out.  One of her daughters, Lizzie Morrison, is now the Main Street coordinator, so she loves the inside scoop of the town life!  Alison's success as a multi-million dollar producer lies in her humor and tenacity.  Working with her will be an enjoyable experience with a vast knowledge of the real estate market!

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Maggie Cockerham

Maggie first joined our team in 2001 as a high school intern and returned to us in 2016 as a full time real estate broker. She is licensed in both North Carolina and Virginia.  She was the 2018 REALTOR® of the Year for Surry Regional Association of REALTORS® and has served as Director, Treasurer and Vice President for the SRAR executive board. She is currently the 2024 President of the Surry Chapter of Winston Salem Regional Association of REALTORS®. Maggie grew up in Surry County where she attended Surry Central High School and Surry Community College. She graduated from Appalachian State University with a degree in Interior Design and worked as the lead interior designer for a renovation company in Blowing Rock, NC where she designed residential kitchens and baths, restaurants, and resort cabins. Maggie returned to Surry County in 2012 and began teaching Family & Consumer Science at Piney Grove Middle School in Stokes County. She was the 2015 PGMS Teacher of the Year. She currently resides in King, NC with her Goldendoodle, Finley, and they can most often be found traveling and hiking around the Western NC Mountains! If you need help seeing the potential of your next home or preparing your home to sell, give Maggie a call.

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Samuel Holder

Real estate and auctions have been in Samuel’s blood since the time he was born. At just two months old, he traveled across the country to California for his first ever National Auctioneers Association Convention. Samuel is a  graduate of NC State University, where he graduated as a valedictorian with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration  with a concentration in Supply Chain and Operations Management.  He is currently is in his third year at the University of South Carolina School of Law working to obtain his Juris Doctorate. He is excited to continue with his real estate career.  He has had his license since 2016 and looks forward to showing you what professional service looks like. Samuel prides himself on timeliness, integrity, and honesty. He has a fresh perspective with years of background experience from growing up in the family business. During Samuel’s free time, he enjoys spending time with his friends, traveling, and playing with his two labs, Carter and Finley. If you are looking to buy or sell anywhere in North Carolina, do not hesitate to contact Samuel today.

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Roger Cramer

Let Roger put his 30+ years of experience to work for you. He is licensed in North Carolina, as well as Virginia. Roger has been recognized for his accomplishments in real estate sales and management by the National Association of REALTORS®. He was President of the 2000 member Sarasota Association and honored as REALTOR® of the year. In the past eight years, Roger has been recognized as a top producer for his firm. He is a 45 year member of the Masonic Lodge and a supporter of the Shriners Hospitals. Roger has served the community on the Board of Directors for the local Chamber of Commerce. "I am the very proud father of Catrina Alexander, Mount Airy's first Director of Parks & Recreation."

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Dana Whitaker

Dana has always had a heart for real estate.  It brings her such joy to fulfill her buyers' and sellers' real estate goals. She is a Surry County native and attended North Surry High School. Dana went on to attend Appalachian State University where she received her Bachelors of Science Business Administration in Management degree in 2016. After being in the workforce a few years, Dana decided to pursue her passion for real estate. She received her North Carolina Real Estate license in 2018 and is a member of the Surry Regional Association of REALTORS®, where she is currently serving as the Secretary on the Board of Directors. She was also awarded the 2022 Surry REALTOR® of the Year. Dana works tirelessly to provide the best service and professionalism for her clients. She proudly volunteers as a Chamber Ambassador for the Greater Mount Airy Chamber of Commerce. Dana resides in Mount Airy with her husband, Caleb, daughter, Emmerson, and their two dogs, Sandy and Ginger. When she is not assisting clients, Dana enjoys spending time with friends & family and traveling. Contact Dana to start your real estate journey today.

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Josh Pickett

Josh grew up in Hillsville Virginia. He is a graduate of Carroll County High School. Most of you know Josh from the Music Industry. Josh started out playing in local bands and eventually went on to be a part of a Major record deal with The Church Sisters on Big Machine Records. He has performed on the famed Grand Ole Opry in Nashville,Tennessee as well as performed for the President of the United States and Queen Elizabeth. Josh has toured the US, Scotland, and Ireland through music. Although he has a passion for music and still operates his recording studio,  Josh is ready to be around home most of the time with his family. Josh and his wife, LeAnn, currently reside in Cana, Virginia.  They have two sons, Hudson and Logan. Josh enjoys golf and is a member at Cross Creek Country Club and Blue Ridge Country Club.  He currently operates a drone business to help market houses  with cutting edge photo and video tours.   Josh has always been interested in the Real Estate business and found the perfect timing to get into the business. He attended the Mosely Dickinson Academy of Real Estate in Roanoke, Virginia and obtained his license. He is very well known in the area and brings a very strong social presence to the firm. He also has extensive experience in negotiating and has never met a stranger. Josh looks forward to representing you for any of your real estate needs.

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Ruston Nelson

Ruston is a real estate agent from Galax, Virginia.  He is a member of the Surry County Association of REALTORS®  and is licensed in both Virginia and North Carolina.  Ruston previously worked at Pinehurst Resort and is currently working at Old Town Club in Winston-Salem, NC.  Ruston has knowledge of the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains and surrounding Carolinas and would love to help you find the property of your dreams.

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Reece Westmoreland

Reece grew up in Mount Airy on his family farm raising cattle and sheep.  He has extensive knowledge of farm equipment, livestock sales and most anything related to agriculture. After graduating from North Surry High School and attending Surry Community College for a degree in Construction Management, Reece obtained his NC Auctioneer License from Mendenhall School of Auctioneering.  After receiving his real estate license, he joined the Surry Regional Association of REALTORS® and looks forward to working hard for his customers.   Reece lives in Mount Airy, raises his own livestock & is a member of Antioch Baptist Church where he enjoys playing the drums for the church praise team.

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David Blythe

David Blythe (MBA, GRI, ABR, e-Pro) of the Blythe team was born in Galax, VA and graduated from Galax High School in 1995. While attending Emory & Henry College, he met his wife and real estate Team partner, Venida. David's career took them to Reading, PA for 12 years and to Northern VA for 4 years prior to moving to Dobson to manage the family farm in 2015. After many moves in 16 years, David, Venida, their 2 children and their 2 dogs consider Dobson and the surrounding areas their forever home. David served as President of the Surry Central Band Boosters, as well as assistant coach for various youth sport teams.  He is an active member of Stony Knoll United Methodist Church in Dobson. He is the current President Elect for the Surry Chapter of the Winston Salem Regional Association of Realtors. The Blythe Team specializes in the Dobson/Elkin and surrounding areas and are ready to support your needs, whether looking to buy that perfect forever home or selling your current home.

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Venida Blythe

Venida Casey Blythe of the Blythe Team was born in Abingdon, VA and graduated from Abingdon High School in 1996. She met David while attending Emory & Henry College, and they were married shortly after graduation. They lived in Reading, PA for 12 years and Northern VA for 4 years before moving the family to Dobson to take care of the family farm in 2015. Venida served as Treasurer for the Dobson Elementary PTO for 5 years.  She is an active member of Stony Knoll United Methodist Church in Dobson. Finally finding their forever home here in Surry County, the Blythe Team is ready to help you sell your current home and/or buy your forever home.

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Wayne Whisenhunt

Wayne is the auction coordinator for Rogers Realty.  He is involved in the many aspects of the auction process from beginning to end.  Wayne is married to Lisa, and they have 5 children. 

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Anita Richardson

Anita joined Rogers Realty in December 2020 as the company Bookkeeper.  She is a graduate of Lamar Salter Technical School in Leesville, LA with a diploma in Accounting and Business Machines.  Anita is a native of Merryville LA and has lived in Surry County for 30 years.  She is a member of Freedom & Liberty Worship Center in Pilot Mountain, NC.  Hobbies and interests include reading, sports, and spending time with family.  She has one son, Jared.

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Matthew Riggan

"I’m proud to call North Carolina home! A lifelong resident of NC, I’ve spent most of my life in the foothills of North Carolina & Southern Virginia. Being licensed in both NC and VA allows me to help all types of clients with varying goals. Previous jobs have given me vast experience and knowledge of the local area. No matter what your real estate needs are, I enjoy trying to exceed the expectations of the people I work with. I obtained my real estate broker's license from the North Carolina School of Real Estate. I look forward to building long-term relationships and earning the respect of clients by working tirelessly on their behalf. I have a passion for hard work, and the people I meet are more than clients to me. I recognize and value the trust placed in me to accomplish each person’s individual goals. I live with my beautiful wife, Danielle, and my two amazing children, Noah and Abby. We have a small farm that I transformed into Valley Brook Farm, where we host weddings and events. We have all your typical barn yard pets and grow peaches, apples, and blueberries. When I’m not working, I enjoy tennis, kayaking, fishing and all things outdoors. Watching my kids grow and spending time with them is my favorite thing to do!

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Debbie Watson

Debbie is a proud native of Mount Airy, NC. She has always had an interest in real estate. She was a licensed REALTOR® in Virginia from 2008 to 2013.  Upon retiring in 2020 from United Parcel Service after a 31 year career, she obtained her North Carolina Real Estate license in 2021. Debbie loves hiking, biking, camping, boating, playing golf and enjoys the outdoors. She is an active volunteer for First Presbyterian Homeless Shelter, Surry County Parks & Recreation and the Surry County Animal Shelter.  She is currently a board member for Fishin' For A Cure and a member of Surry Sunrise Rotary.   Debbie resides in Mount Airy with her boxer, Tynson and enjoys spending time with her daughter and her family.  She enjoys spending time with her friends, as well. Debbie appreciates attention to detail and listening to the wants and needs of her clients/customers. She is excited to be part of the Rogers team and is ready to serve!

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Jennifer Arnder

Jennifer is a native of Surry County and graduate of Mount Airy High School and Surry Community College. She has worked for the last 27 years with her husband, Tim, in the Automotive Collision repair business that they started together soon after they were married. They have two daughters that they are extremely proud of. Jennifer’s oldest daughter will graduate in May with a certification in cardiovascular ultrasound.  Her youngest daughter is a junior at Mount Airy High School. Jennifer loves gardening, cooking, and building things. She and her husband also love to buy and flip classic cars. Jennifer has always loved following the real estate market and currently owns and manages two vacation rental properties.  She attends Fancy Gap Baptist Church where she serves as Treasurer and Sunday School teacher for teens.

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Renae Shaffer

Renae loves her family and spending time with them. She is married to Harvey Shaffer and has two daughters, Jessica and son-in-law Jon, Abby, and a new granddaughter, Lola, that brings so much joy to her life. Renae attends church where she teaches Sunday school and plays the piano. She loves to share her testimony with others! Renae has been a NC Licensed Broker/REALTOR® since 2008. Renae works part time with Rogers Realty & Auction Company.

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Manley Stovall

Manley K. Stovall, Jr. grew up in Stokes County on a cattle\tobacco farm that he still maintains and operates, today. He and his family moved to Mount Airy in 2017. Real Estate has always been a passion of Manley’s. He received his North Carolina real estate license in 2008, is a licensed NC General Contractor, and is a member of the Surry Regional Association of Realtors. Manley is a member of Highland Park Baptist Church in Mount Airy.  His wife, Tammy, is a nurse at Wake Forest Baptist Health. They have 3 children - Summer, Manley III, and Tessa plus 3 grandchildren  - Emory, Fisher, and Tucker. Manley’s hobbies include spending time with family and traveling. Manley and his family operated tobacco auction warehouses and a farm supply business in Madison, NC for many years and, he understands the importance of forming relationships, communication, listening to clients, and working with and for them.

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Summer Brannock Currin

Summer's extensive background in sales and her desire to provide folks with what they are searching for in a home were the building blocks in her decision to pursue real estate. You can count on Summer to be passionate, committed, and focused through your process. Her natural curiosity drives her to listen and learn about the people she encounters. As a native of Mount Airy, Summer's knowledge of the area, along with her intent to provide exceptional service and build lasting relationships will make your next real estate transaction a successful one. In her spare time, Summer can be found attending multiple sporting events with her husband and two sons. As a former college athlete, she enjoys the competitive nature that any sport being played or watched has to offer. She also enjoys traveling to new places and taking on new adventures with her family and friends. 

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Shelley Higgins

Shelley was born and raised in Alleghany County.  She is a graduate of Alleghany High School, Elon University, and Western Carolina University.  She resided in Alleghany County but is currently a Physical Education, Health teacher, and volleyball coach at Central Middle School in Dobson, NC. She has over 20 years of teaching and coaching experience that assists her in being a great communicator and problem solver. She loves helping people reach their goals.   Shelley loves spending time with her family. She has 2 sons, Garrett and Logan, and a wonderful husband, Ryan.  They have the best dog, Harley!  If she is not working at one of her jobs, you can find Shelley cheering on Garrett on the football field or basketball court or coaching Logan in little league baseball for the Salem Fork Giants. Shelley enjoys kayaking the New River, swimming and camping, or playing kickball in the back yard.  Shelley's love for North Carolina mountains and the surrounding area will help her assist families in finding the perfect home, and she is so excited to help them find the home of their dreams. 

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Laura Dare Morgan

Laura is a full-time REALTOR, ready to help buyers and sellers in the Triad region.  Laura and her family moved to Mount Airy from Lewisburg, WV in 2019.   Her husband, Clark Morgan, works as a RN in the Operating Room and the Emergency Department at Northern Regional Hospital. They have two daughters, Altar and Avonlea.  Laura loves time with friends and family and looks forward to assisting you with your real estate needs.

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Taylor Toler

Taylor was born, raised, and still lives with his family, his Dutch Shepherd "Riley" and Beagle "Trey" in Ridgeway, VA. Taylor is a graduate of Westover Christian Academy in Danville, VA. He also attended Patrick & Henry Community College, where he earned two degrees, one in Industrial Electronics Technology and one in General Engineering Technologies. He is a licensed Realtor/Auctioneer in both NC and VA. Taylor has always loved classic cars and auto racing! He grew up in a racing family that spent many years racing in the foothills of Virginia and North Carolina. He has had family that has been in real estate and auctioneering for many years, and he fell in love with auctioneering watching the Mecum and Barret Jackson classic car auctions. Taylor owns rental property, so he has knowledge in that field. If he is not working, Taylor is spending time with his girlfriend, Lauren, and his family. He also enjoys working on his classic cars, two mustangs, and going to race tracks and local car shows. 

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Megan Simon

Originally from Virginia, Megan now lives in Pilot Mountain, NC.  She is a graduate of Radford University with a Bachelors in Business. Megan and her husband, Norman Simon, love to spend time relaxing while supporting local wineries.  She joined Rogers Realty in 2022 and is focused on practicing real estate locally and around NC beaches.  

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Pedro Caro

For nearly 30 years, Pedro and his family have chosen Surry County as their community and Mount Airy as their home.  The rest, as they say, is history.  Pedro and his wife have two beautiful daughters who attend local high schools.  They enjoy spending time together as a family at home, or on the go.  Pedro has been a public educator for nearly 20 years, serving as a teacher in both the Franklin and Flat Rock communities.  He was named 2013 Franklin Elementary Teacher of the Year, 2013 Surry County Schools Teacher of the Year, and 2022 Flat Rock Elementary Teacher of the Year.  “I was humbled and honored to receive these recognitions.  However, my greatest pride lies in serving my students, parents, and community.  I will forever cherish the lasting personalized relationships I have built and continue to build with my students.  I aspire to do the same in the area of real estate.  That is, to serve and establish personalized relationships with clients and customers driven by one simple motto:  Trust.  Helping Hands.  Belonging.  Kindness.  After all, lifting others is the only way to rise.”

Durante casi 30 años, mi familia y yo hemos elegido el condado de Surry como nuestra comunidad y las ciudad de  Mt. Airy como nuestra casa.  El resto, como dicen, es historia. Mi esposa y yo tenemos dos hermosas hijas que asisten a escuelas secundarias locales. Yo personalmente he estado involucrado con la educación pública por casi  20 años.  2013 fui Maestro del Año de la Escuela Primaria Franklin.  2013 fui Maestro del Año del Condado de Surry.  2022 fui Maestro del Año de la Escuela Primaria Flat Rock.  Me siento honrado de haber recibido estos reconocimientos, pero mi mayor orgullo radica en servir a mis estudiantes, a sus  padres, y a mi comunidad. Siempre apreciaré los lazos de amistad personalizados que he construido y sigo construyendo con mis alumnos.  Ahora, aspiro  hacer lo mismo en esta profesión de bienes raíces.   Es decir, servir y establecer relaciones de amistad personalizadas con todos mis clientes, impulsado por un lema simple:  Confianza. Manos Amigas. Pertenecer. Amabilidad.  Al fin de cuentas, para ascender hay que ayudar.