Our Staff

R. Bracky Rogers, CAI, CES, CRS

Bracky founded the company in 1964. He holds real estate licenses in five states and is a licensed auctioneer in seven states. He has the CAI, CES & CRS designations and is a member of local, state and national associations of REALTORS and 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 in the Auctioneers Association of North Carolina's Hall of Fame. Bracky is active in his local church and enjoys gardening.

Susan Rogers Holder, CAI, CRS, GRI, AMM

Susan is the President of Rogers Realty & Auction Co. She is a licensed broker in North Carolina and Virginia and is a North Carolina licensed auctioneer. She is active in the REALTOR and Auctioneer Associations of which she is a member. Susan has the GRI, CRS and AMM designations. Susan is a dedicated professional with over 30 years of experience. As a member of several state and national associations, Susan was the first female appointee by the Governor to the NC Licensing Board of Auctioneers. Susan has numerous opportunities to network and co-broke with industry-related professionals nationwide. 

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

B. Mark Rogers of Mt. Airy, North Carolina has held and real estate brokers license in North Carolina since 1981 and an auctioneers license in North Carolina since 1983. He has since been licensed in several other states. Mark has conducted auctions in twelve states and has sold estates, farm machinery, equipment, and real estate at public auction. In the real estate industry, Rogers served the North Carolina Association of Realtors as a regional vice president in 1990-1991. He was President of his local Board of Realtors in 1987. He was chosen Realtor of the Year for his board in 1986. In his state auctioneers association, he served as President in 1996-1997. In 2003, he was inducted into the Auctioneers Association of North Carolina Hall of Fame. Mark is the 2009 NC State Champion Auctioneer. Rogers has been active in the auction industry for several years. He has attended the NAA’s Conference and Show for approximately 25 years. He served as Chairman of the Real Estate Council, and on the election, technology, fun auction, finance, long range planning, membership and governmental affairs committees. He is a life member of NAA, Mark was elected Director for the National Auctioneers Association in July of 2003 in San Antonio and elected Treasurer of NAA in San Diego in July 2007. In 2010-2011, Rogers served as President of the National Auctioneers Association. This made he and Father, Bracky, the first Father/Son to ever serve in this capacity at the National level and they were also the first Father/Son to be inducted into the NAA Hall of Fame. Rogers is active in his church, has served the local chapter of Habitat for Humanity, was a Rotarian and club president. Mark and his wife, Deidre have been married since 1981. They have a son, Dustin, an auctioneer, Dustin’s wife Britni a graduate of UNC Wilmington, granddaughter Kenedi Blaire, grandsons Hudson and Kenston and daughter, Deyton, a graduate of UNC Chapel Hill, Deyton's husband, Chase & grandson Baylor.  Mark enjoys hunting, fishing, sports and outdoor activities.

Deidre 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 and the American Heart Association, the Board of the Surry County Schools Education Foundation and the SCS Athletic Improvement Committee, 508 Foundation, 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. 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 also the 2012 Citizen of the Year for the Greater Mount Airy Chamber of Commerce. She is a member of Highland Park Baptist Church.  Deidre's daughter, Deyton works at Renfro Corporation and is married to Chase Gough.  Her son, Dustin is the 2017 International Auctioneer Champion and is married to Britni. Deidre has four amazing grandchildren, Kenedi Blaire, Hudson. Baylor & Kenston.   Deidre is the great great granddaughter of Eng Bunker - one of the original Siamese Twins.

Keith Gunter, CAI, GPPA

Keith operates our Stuart, Virginia office and is a licensed broker and auctioneer in North Carolina and Virginia. He is a past President of the Surry County Board of Realtors. Keith markets farms, estates and land tracts as well as working Foreclosures with many banks and asset companies. Keith also specializes in equipment and estate appraisals. He resides in Stuart, Virginia with his wife and three children.

Dale Fulk, ALC, CAI

Dale is a licensed real estate broker in North Carolina and Virginia and a member of the Surry County Board of REALTORS, NCAR and NAR. Dale is also a licensed Auctioneer in North Carolina, Virginia, South Carolina, Florida, Tennessee and Pennsylvania. He is a RLI member and ALC. Dale is a CAI graduate and a GPPA candidate.

Melanie Clark

Melanie joined the Rogers team in 2001. Whether you call or stop by our office, she is the first person you will talk to. Melanie's role includes handling all administrative work for our brokerage division and also works in assisting our auction team with cataloging, clerking and cashiering auctions. Melanie and her husband Marty reside in Stuart, VA.

Donnie Cockerham

Donnie has been with the Rogers team since 1995. As auction coordinator, he is involved in the many aspects of the auction process from the initial stages to completion. Donnie oversees setup for all Rogers auctions to ensure they are setup to generate each seller top dollar at auction. Donnie and his wife Von reside in Mount Airy.

Alison Johnson

There are many qualities and skills that go into being an excellent real estate professional - integrity, in-depth community and market knowledge, marketing savvy, effective negotiation skills and a high-quality professional network, all of which are hallmarks of how I work. That said, in my experience as a Mount Airy real estate professional, I've also found that providing the very best service is essentially about putting my clients first. This means keeping myself accessible, being a good listener as well as a good communicator, and responding quickly to your needs. This "client first" philosophy has always been my approach and it requires me to continually improve my skills and ways of doing business. In addition, I've found that the latest technologies are enabling me to do everything I've always done, only much more quickly and efficiently. They've also helped me to extend the range of services I provide to my clients. So when you decide that you'd like to buy or sell a home in the Mount Airy areas, please contact me.

Jennifer Sammons

Representing both Surry & Stokes County buyers & sellers, Jennifer’s enthusiastic, can-do attitude & caring nature is ideal for identifying each client’s desires & skillfully guiding them to fulfill their real estate goals. Born & raised in North Carolina, Jennifer understands & appreciates the many unique benefits of life in the Carolinas with its unmatched beauty, culture & close community feel! Jennifer has knowledge in all aspects of the real estate process with her start in New Construction as an Interior Designer for a national homebuilder, then on to selling luxury plumbing fixtures, preceding her success in selling real estate.  Being in houses & selling houses are definitely her passion.  Her greatest assets are her creativity, patience, determination & dedication to her clients & her industry.   A very active & connected community member, you can find her not only working in the area but living in it too!  Jennifer enjoys her home in Pilot Mountain with her son Jackson, daughter Jillian & Mini-Golden Doodle Maci.  In her spare time, she also enjoys traveling, shopping & being on the sidelines of a football field or basketball court cheering on Jackson & mucking stalls or grooming horses with Jillian.  Jennifer is the 2018 past President for Surry Regional Association of REALTORS® & has also served on the board of the NC REALTORS® as a State Representative in 2019.

Maggie Cockerham

Maggie first joined our team as an intern in high school and is now a real estate broker. She is the 2018 Realtor of the Year for SRAR and the Treasurer of the Surry Regional Association of Realtors. Maggie grew up in Surry County where she attended Surry Central High School & 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. If you need help seeing the potential of your next home or preparing your home to sell, give Maggie a call. Maggie resides in King, NC with her Golden Doodle, Finley. She is licensed in North Carolina and Virginia and looks forward to helping you sell or buy your next home! Call her for all your real estate needs!

Renae Shaffer

Renae has two daughters - Jessica Bunn of Seattle WA and Abby a graduate of North Surry High School. She attends Mount Airy Church of God where she sings on the Praise Team as well as singing with her family. Renae has been a NC Licensed Broker/REALTOR since 2008. Renae will be working part time with Rogers Realty & Auction Company.

Megan Bowman

Megan Bowman is a Mount Airy native growing up in the heart of downtown Mayberry. She is a 2016 graduate of Triad Real Estate School with 5 years banking background prior to becoming a licensed real estate broker. She and husband Travis have 2 children, Logan and Laurel. Her hobbies include crafting and traveling. Megan knows the importance of great communication, she strives to bring the perfect balance of home town personality and competitive real estate advice throughout all of her real estate relationships .

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 country to California for his first ever National Auctioneers Association convention. Samuel is a recent 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 excited to be back in Mount Airy and to continue his real estate career; he has had his license for two years now 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!

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 supporter of the Shriners Hospitals. Roger will serve 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 and Recreation."

Barker Taylor

Barker is a native of Mt. Airy. He graduated from Mt. Airy High School and lived in Surry County for 17 years. He now resides in Carroll County, VA. Barker has been in Real Estate sales in Virginia and is now expanding back to his hometown. He is licensed in both North Carolina and Virginia. He is a member of Paul’s Creek Baptist Church in Cana. Barker’s wife, Gina is a nurse at Surry Community Nursing Center. They have two sons, Joseph and Joshua.

Dana Whitaker

Dana has always had a heart for real estate. 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 now serving as the Secretary on the Board of Directors. Dana works tirelessly to provide the best service and professionalism for her clients. She lives in Mount Airy with her husband, Caleb, and their dog Sandy.

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 U.S. and Scotland & 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 growing family. Josh and his wife LeAnn currently reside in Cana, Virginia.  They have a son Hudson and another child on the way. He has always been interested in the Real Estate business and found the perfect timing to get into the business. Josh attended the Mosely Dickinson Academy of Real Estate in Roanoke Virginia and obtained his license. Josh 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.

Brian Calabria

Brian Calabria of Raleigh, North Carolina is a licensed Auctioneer in North Carolina and Florida.  Brian is also an active member of both the National and North Carolina Auctioneer Associations.  Brian also has been designated an ordained minister and a Master of Ceremonies.  Brian’s greatest assets are his stage presence, confidence and humor.

Brian is currently expanding our customer relationships in the greater Triangle area.  He is active in his church, St. Francis of Assisi, the local Toastmasters chapter and Habitat for Humanity.

Brian has lived in Raleigh for the past twenty years and is happily married to Sonja and has three children (Kayla, Benjamin and Josephine).  He enjoys soccer, tennis, lawn work and collecting briefcases in his spare time.

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.

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 and is a member of Antioch Baptist Church where he enjoys playing the drums for the church praise team.

Summer Brannock Currin

Summer's extensive background in sales & 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 & focused through your process. Her natural curiosity drives her to listen & 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 & 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 & 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 & taking on new adventures with her family & friends. 

David Blythe

David Blythe of the Blythe team was born in Galax, VA & graduated from Galax High School in 1995.  While attending Emory & Henry College he met his wife & Real Estate Team partner, Venida.  David’s career took them to Reading, PA for 12 years & 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 & 4 dogs consider Dobson & the surrounding areas their forever home.  David serves as President of the Surry Central Band Boosters, as well as assistant coaching for various youth sport teams.  He is an active member of Stony Knoll United Methodist Church in Dobson.  The Blythe Team specializes in the Dobson/Elkin areas & are ready to support your needs, whether looking to buy that perfect forever home or selling your current home. 

Venida Blythe

Venida Casey Blythe was born in Abingdon, VA & graduated from Abingdon High School in 1996.  She met David while attending Emory & Henry College & married just after graduation.  They lived in Reading, PA for 12 years & Northern VA for 4 years before moving the family to Dobson to take care of the family farm in 2015.  Venida serves as Treasurer for the Dobson Elementary PTO.   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. 

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.

Jessica Johnson

My name is Jessica Johnson, I was born & raised in Lexington, NC & graduated in 2007 from North Davidson High School. I moved to Mount Airy in 2012 & married my husband, Elliott in May of 2013.  We have two wonderful boys, ages 7 & 2, who are full of energy. I have worked in the medical field for about fourteen years & I am excited for my new adventure as a real estate broker. I currently work full time at Northern Family Medicine (Pro Health) & love it. I enjoy being there to help others & assess their wants & needs. I enjoy taking my family on trips in our camper & creating memories for my little ones. I am very excited to dive in this new adventure & be part of the real estate community.

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 & they have 5 children. 

Shelley Higgins

I was born and raised in Alleghany County. I have been a teacher and coach in Dobson, NC for over 20 years. I have 2 sons and wonderful husband and the best dog Harley! My hobbies are spending time with family on the river kayaking and camping. I love Surry county and am so excited to help families find the home of their dreams. 

Manley Stovall

Manley K. Stovall, Jr. grew up in Stokes County on a cattle\tobacco farm that he still maintains & operates today. He & 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 & 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 & Tessa plus 3 grandchildren  - Emory, Fisher & Tucker. Manley’s hobbies include spending time with family & traveling. Manley & his family operated tobacco auction warehouses & a farm supply business in Madison, NC for many years & understands the importance of forming relationships, communication, listening to clients & working with & for them.