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Founder

From the mountains of NC, Jeff Stewart has been making waves since ABC preschool. As a nontraditional learner, Jeff has been thinking outside of the box from day one and this ability to pivot, though once his Achilles’ heel, has proved to be the foundation of setting new industry standards and disrupting the status quo. When it comes to redefining customer service and value propositions to his friends and clients (often the same), Jeff feeds on a challenge and creates opportunity. After excelling at sports in high school and then making his way into the cycling industry with an innovative product that reset the landscape of pro cycling components, Jeff found...

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Owner & Marketing Manager

Originally from Camden, South Carolina, Leah met Jeff during a summer in Maine where Leah had landed for an interim college summer job; the rest is history! A University of Georgia graduate, Leah has a Bachelors in Environmental Design and a Masters in Urban Planning. With a background as a city planner in Athens, GA and an enterprising attitude, Leah plays a pivotal role in Broker Asheville. Leah is “the boss” and we are proud to have her working as Marketing Director. When she’s not in the office, you can find Leah visiting the local Asheville hot spots with their two sons, Jackson and Wyatt

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Listing Specialist

Jeremy is a Western North Carolina native and proud to call Asheville home. As a Buyer’s Specialist with Broker Asheville, Jeremy combines his knowledge and passion for our LOCAL community with a fun, customer focused and consultative approach. Jeremy is a graduate of the United States Air Force Academy and his professional resume includes active duty military experience as an Air Force Officer and sales executive roles for market leading medical device and information technology companies. Jeremy has deep roots in our community and has a passion for giving back. During the football season, you can find Jeremy volunteering his time as an assistant football co...

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Buyer Specialist

Bret has over 20 years of experience in the real estate and development industry. He is regarded as one of the region's top Buyers Agents in both buyer units and volume year after year. Bret graduated from University of Cincinnati with a degree in Urban Design/Planning. Before joining our team, he spent eight years as an land planner focusing on new communities and infill development. He then turned his focus to land conservation assisting with the preservation of over 45,000 acres of undeveloped land in the Western NC Mountains and Foothills. Bret is well loved by our buyers because he has a relaxed, no pressure personality. In his spare time he enjoys spendin...

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Listing Specialist

After spending many years in banking, investment, insurance, and real estate, Dave is Broker Asheville’s real estate listing specialist. He has spent the last 5 years and has sold hundreds of properties here in western North Carolina. Prior to Asheville, he founded, ran and sold an Allstate insurance agency in Charlotte. A US Air Force veteran and a West Virginia State College grad, Dave’s entrepreneurial spirit, communication and management skills are appreciated by our clients. Dave, Sarah and their 3 boys, Harrison, Miles and James live in the Kenilworth neighborhood of Asheville. When Dave is not on Listing appointments you can find him skiing, fly fi...

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Listing Specialist

Nan has strong ties to Western North Carolina, having spent her summers as a child at Montreat, attending UNC Asheville, and settling permanently here in 2007. With a bachelor's degree in Health and Wellness and a master's degree in Public Health from East Tennessee State University, Nan was the Regional Community Engagement Coordinator in 8 counties west of Asheville. ...

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Operations Manager

Morgan Mathes grew up just down the hill from Asheville in Greenville, SC, where she spent most of her time playing any sport she could find time any and every sport she could squeeze into her schedule. After finishing her communications degree at North Greenville University, she ventured to Atlanta for a dose of city life where she met her wife, Bre, and stepdaughter, August. Once realizing their love for the mountains, they decided to say goodbye to the hustle and bustle of Atlanta and made their way to Asheville where they have been since 2017. With her team oriented mindset and background in management, Morgan has joined Broker Asheville in an administrative...

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Digital Media Specialist

Alan Fraebel relocated to Asheville from Winter Park, FL with his wife and two children. Alan graduated from Florida State University with a degree in theater and an emphasis on the technical elements of productions; using those skills to progress into lighting design and photography. He joins Broker Asheville as our full time photographer and videographer. He enjoys being a community ambassador for Broker Asheville and doing his part in helping them to continue with the success of the company. Alan and his family are excited about fulfilling their dream of living in the beautiful mountains of Asheville. When he is not behind the lens of a camera he can usually...

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Closing Manager

Amber grew up in Greensboro, NC, and is proud to be a native of North Carolina. After attending Appalachian State University, she moved to Raleigh and called the Triangle home for 12 years. Her love for the mountains brought her to the Asheville area over three years ago. Amber has over 15 years of experience in the real estate industry, 8 of them being at the NC Real Estate Commission. Amber believes that every interaction with a client is very important and holds that to a high standard. In Amber’s spare time she enjoys having a good local craft beer at many of the local breweries, going on hikes with her fiancé, Buddy, and her Cocker Spaniel, Boone, and tr...

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Listing Manager

Mandy has followed her passion for supporting others throughout her career. A native Charlottean, she met her husband while attending Appalachian State University. Their mutual love of Western NC brought them to Asheville in 2012. Before changing careers, Mandy taught middle school Language Arts and worked to grow children’s minds and hearts for over 10 years. Mandy brings 6 years of KW administrative experience working in all aspects of buying and selling real estate. She prides herself in her attention to detail, organization, and above all else, assisting clients through the listing process with care and competence. Mandy lives in Arden with her husband Kev...

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