I like to laugh, and I like to help. Those are probably two of the most important things to know about me because they pretty much reflect my approach to every day. I also LOVE being a REALTOR®. I work hard and love to see people I work with be happy and feel that my assistance was of great value to them.
I am a lifetime East Tennessee native and love living in Blount County. My wife, Angela and I, live in Louisville, TN with Mason, an adorable Maltipoo, and FiPi, a kitty Angela brought home from Italy after having lived and worked there for three years. On the weekends, we can usually be found either in Cades Cove in the Great Smoky Mountains or on the lake in a “secret” spot we have named “Broken Dock Cove”.
I am a graduate of Carson-Newman College (now University) and The University of Tennessee. I earned my Bachelor of Arts degree from Carson-Newman and my Master of Science degree from The University of Tennessee, Knoxville. Both are in Communication Sciences. I am a #VFL (Vol for Life), sing Rocky Top with the “woo”, and bleed orange and white.
With regards to my specializations in real estate, I hold a Broker’s license and have also earned both the Accredited Buyers Representative (ABR) and At Home with Diversity (AHWD) designations. Prior to real estate, I had a long and successful career in college and university Admissions and Financial Aid. My higher education experience included Carson-Newman, The University of Tennessee, and Maryville College.
In the community, I serve as Past-President on the Board of Directors for Haven House, a domestic violence shelter in Maryville, TN. I also serve as Board President of “A Place at the Table”, a ministry that cooks and serves meals to the homeless every Monday night in Knoxville. I was humbled and thrilled to be named the 2019 Knoxville Area Association of Realtors “Good Neighbor” award winner. Locally, I am a graduate of the Leadership Blount Class of 2016.