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Meet The Team – Ashley Wilson Realty Group


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Ashley Wilson –Broker/Owner

With a successful background in new home sales, in 2009, Ashley set her sights on building a real estate company focused on general brokerage. Ashley Wilson Realty Group was founded on May 1, 2009 and under Ashley’s leadership has grown to become the #2 Keller Williams group in the Carolinas Region and among the top 50 in Keller Williams worldwide. A winner of the Triangle Business Journal Top 40 Under 40 for Leadership award (2013) and Realtor Magazine Top 30 Under 30 Realtors in the United States winner (2008), you won’t find many veteran real estate agents with Ashley’s professional track record. Under her dynamic leadership, Ashley Wilson Realty Group has been consistently ranked in the top three teams in the Carolinas Region NC/SC for Keller Williams Realty since 2011 and sold a home every 29 hours during 2015. Wilson’s outstanding work ethic, positive energy and commitment to her clients have resulted in over $400 million in real estate sales since 2005 and recognition as one of America’s Top Teams by Real Trends magazine – 12th in North Carolina and 201st nationally in 2016. Ashley Wilson Realty Group has been included on Triangle Business Journal’s Book of Lists every year since 2009 and has been one of the top 10 teams in the Triangle since 2011, most recently ranked # 5 for 2015. Ashley has been inducted into the Heritage Hall of Fame and recognized by Keller Williams Realty for Ashley Wilson Realty Group team expansion. In the six years since its inception, Ashley Wilson Realty Group has consistently contributed to the Triangle’s economic growth through job creation, team member professional enrichment and promotion and sales successes for clients. In addition to owning a successful real estate practice, Ashley Wilson has held many leadership roles in the industry. She has served on the Executive Council of Triangle Sales and Marketing Council, served on Top Producers Council for the Raleigh Regional Association of Realtors and served on the Associate Leadership Council for the Brier Creek Keller Williams Preferred Realty Market Center. Ashley is currently a MAPS Mastery Coach with Keller Williams. Ashley also founded and operates a local non-profit, Triangle Spokes Group.
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Janie Hairston, Executive Assistant

Janie was born and raised in Upstate NY. After graduating from The State University of New York College at Cortland, she relocated and has called North Carolina home for almost 7 years. Janie Hairston has been named Listing Manager of Ashley Wilson Realty Group. Janie started at Ashley Wilson Realty Group in April of 2016 as an Inside Sales Specialist. Janie is very persistent, organized and she love a good challenge. With a customer service background, bubbly personality and passion for people, Janie will go above and beyond to make sure all of our clients have an exceptional experience at Ashley Wilson Realty Group. Janie is excited to begin working as a full time executive staff member, and she will work closely with our listing agents and seller clients to ensure that the process is seamless. Janie lives in Wake Forest with her husband Tony, young boys Stefan and Nolan and dog Treasure. When and if there is free time as a mother of two; she enjoys being with her family and friends, a good work out, exploring all the area has to offer, taking trips to the beach and shopping.

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Shauna Nelson, Closing Coordinator

Shauna joins Ashley Wilson Realty Group as a Closing Coordinator. Shauna was born and raised in Long Island, NY. She has called the Triangle home for 12 years and enjoys exploring the area with her husband Mike and dog Max! After earning a degree in Business Administration from Briercliff College, Shauna started her career in customer service. She has worked in sales, claims administration and account management. Shauna always keeps client satisfaction as her priority and believes that every interaction with a client is very important. In her free time, Shauna enjoys reading, traveling and spending time with her family. During football season, you can find her cheering on the NY Giants. With her love for helping clients, Shauna is excited to join the team and be able to assist people in making their real estate dreams come true!

 

 

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Lindsay Stubbs, Closing Coordinator

Lindsay is a native of the Triangle and loves sharing with others all that this area has to offer. She has an exceptional knowledge of what makes the Triangle the best place to call home! Lindsay is a 2008 graduate of Campbell University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Trust & Wealth Management and an MBA. Prior to earning her real estate license, she worked in banking and the legal field. She is proud to offer a high level of personalized service to her clients and enjoys guiding both first time and experienced buyers through the home buying process. She is a member of the National Association of Realtors, the North Carolina Association of Realtors, and the Raleigh Regional Association of Realtors. Lindsay lives in Fuquay-Varina with her husband, Cal, and their kitty, Charlie. When not serving clients, she enjoys spending time with family and friends, traveling, reading, and working on home projects.


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Kelly Horton, Buyer Specialist

Kelly was born and raised in a small town south of Buffalo, NY and she has called North Carolina home for almost 18 years. She enjoys spending time with her husband and 5 year old son. Whether trips to the beach in the summer or vacationing in the mountains in the fall, family time is treasured time. Kelly’s real estate career started in 2006, selling new homes for a national builder. She is a member of the National Association of Realtors, the North Carolina Association of Realtors and the Raleigh Regional Association of Realtors. In addition, Kelly is a certified New Home Sales Professional. As a Buyer Specialist, Kelly has the expertise to make buying a home hassle free. She will use her knowledge of new home construction, market value, and client preferences to find your dream home. Couple that with her ability to build lasting relationships with her clients, your successful home buying experience is one you won’t forget!

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Michelle Kern, Buyer Specialist

Michelle Kern has lived in the Triangle area for 25 years. She began her career in the real estate industry in 1995. During this time she has furthered her expertise in several areas. She has become a Licensed NC Real Estate Broker, is a Graduate of the Realtor Institute, an Accredited Buyers Representative and a Certified Residential Relocation Specialist. Michelle is a member of the local Board of Realtors, the NC Association of Realtors and the National Association of Realtors. Michelle is also a graduate of the 2010 class of the Raleigh Regional Association of Realtors Leadership Academy and has served as an Associate Dean upon her completion of the academy. Michelle has been recognized as a top agent both in high levels of production and service. In addition to her personal achievements, Michelle is proud to be part of Ashley Wilson Realty Group with Keller Williams, a locally owned real estate company. Michelle is married to her husband Pat of 25 years and they have three beautiful daughters. She is actively involved in a local church and works with the assimilation connection team. Her clients range from first time buyers to retirees. She looks forward to assisting you with all of your real estate needs.

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Erik Antunez, Buyer Specialist

Born and raised in Lima, Peru, Erik Antunez has called the US home for over 23 years. Having moved to North Carolina in 2013, he quickly fell in love with the people and its culture. With a Bachelor’s and Master’s degree in Hospitality Management and over 15 years of customer service experience, Erik has decided to take his passion for people and apply it to Real Estate. Erik is an honest, trustworthy and dependable Buyers Specialist. With great listening skills, energy and empathy, Erik will work hard to make sure his client’s questions and needs are met. His love for people allows him to advocate for his clients while helping them find their ideal home. When not at work, Erik enjoys hanging out with family and friends; visiting new restaurants, catching the latest movie, or just having a nice quiet night at home. His favorite times are usually spent surrounded by his fiancé, 8 nephews and nieces, sisters, parents and brothers-in-law. Erik loves getting involved in giving back to community, traveling around the world, going to the gym and working on his car.


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Stacy Odum, Buyer Specialist

Stacy Odum serves as a Buyer’s Specialist here at Ashley Wilson Realty Group. Stacy was born and raised in Augusta, Ga., but has called the Triangle area her home for more than 25 years. She has been a licensed Real Estate Agent for the past 17 years and in sales for more than 30 years. As a long-term resident of the Triangle area, she understands and appreciates all the dynamic attributes of this exciting real estate market. Stacy strives to ensure a smooth transition through strong communication skills and being attentive to even the smallest details that may otherwise be overlooked. She has been married to her husband, Jeff, for 28 years and that they have one son, Wes, who is 25. They enjoy traveling and spending time with family and friends. She is an active member of her church and enjoys volunteering with several charities in the area. Stacy has a proven value of not only meeting, but exceeding, all of her clients’ expectations. It is her dedication to clients that earns her the majority of her business through referrals from former clients. They are a testament to the exceptional service Stacy provides. Let Stacy put her energy, focus and drive, along with her knowledge of the entire Triangle market, to work for you.

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Keith Wilson, Listing/Buyer Specialist

With a background in sales and management and owner of a home improvement/renovation company, Keith has a wealth of knowledge to bring to his clients in the real estate industry. Servicing Charlotte, Concord, Lake Norman, and surrounding areas, Keith became very familiar with the housing and construction industry during his years in sales and running a local business. Raising a family in Concord NC since 1987, Keith likes to call NC home. Joining a family owned business run by his very own daughter, Ashley, makes him proud. Watching Ashley Wilson Realty Group grow to become one of the most successful teams in North and South Carolina and a team with unforeseen growth, Keith’s interest in real estate peaked. Keith became a fully licensed Real Estate Broker in NC and joined Ashley Wilson Realty Group in April 2012. His loyalty to family, his drive, desire and determination will only add to the client experience. His clients are always his biggest fans, and he never loses sight of the fact that customers always come first. Keith looks forward to growing the Carolinas Division of Ashley Wilson Realty Group in the coming years.