Meet The Management Team
Jim Wallace – Founder/CEO
Jim attended Florida State University on a basketball scholarship and majored in English and History. After graduation he worked in sales for a construction equipment manufacturer in Los Angeles and New York City. Jim started his real estate career with Carolina Caribbean Corporation and managed their sales office in New Orleans and later in Atlanta.
After moving to Wilmington in 1976 he founded Intracoastal Realty. The company’s first office was in a small building on Wrightsville Beach with just Jim and one employee. Today the company has over 285 agents, 50 support staff, and 10 offices. Jim is dedicated to providing the agents and staff of Intracoastal the highest quality training and support that is available. The company’s IT and Marketing Departments are on the cutting edge of innovation. Jim’s mantra for the company is “Experience the Exceptional” and the company is committed to “whatever it takes” to offer world-class service to its clients and agents.
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Chris Livengood – Vice President of Sales / Broker-In-Charge, Lumina 1 office in Wilmington
Chris Livengood is a well-traveled native of North Carolina. Chris graduated from NC State University with a BS in Business and a minor in Economics before completing graduate work at Wake Forest University. Chris’ career in sales began with Hanes Hosiery Products, a division of Sara Lee Corporation, where he rose over a 14 year career to Director of Sales. That position took him to New York City. Upon returning to North Carolina and beginning a career in Real Estate, he was his firm’s Rookie of the Year and a consistent Top Producer before moving again into Sales Management. Chris was recruited by Intracoastal Realty in July of 2006 and moved to Wilmington at that time. Chris has held several Board positions with his local Association of REALTORS and enjoys the opportunity to give back to his profession. Chris’ fundamental management goal is to serve and support the efforts of the market’s number one Sales Team. There is nothing more exciting than successfully navigating the waters of a difficult market, one Client transaction at a time.
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Lake Slacum – Vice President of Marketing
Lake is a native of the Eastern Shore of Maryland and is a graduate of East Carolina University. After spending 11 years in Hilton Head Island working in operations and marketing for Marriott International and American Golf Corporation, Lake relocated to the Wilmington area in 2003. Lake’s passion for real estate marketing brought him to Intracoastal Realty, where he is responsible for the marketing and branding of the company’s general brokerage, commercial, and property management divisions. Perhaps the most important aspect of his job – and the one he finds most rewarding – is helping individual agents with their personal marketing needs. Lake and his marketing team offer services and structured support to help agents achieve their sales goals. The marketing department is a valuable resource for the agents, providing an extensive array of online and offline marketing products, services, and training. With Lake and his staff, the agents’ needs are priority #1.
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Samuel Ibrahim – Vice President of Technology
Sam started his career with Intracoastal Realty in 1999, where he is responsible for overseeing the technology services and technology education for Intracoastal Realty, with more than 350 agents and staff. In the technology field since 1984, Sam has a commanding understanding of the use of technology. His Technology career started in a large bank, and then he worked as a systems analyst for the federal government. He also owned and operated several small businesses. Sam’s mission is to make Intracoastal Realty the most technologically advanced Real Estate Company. Sam is a licensed broker and lives in Wilmington with his wife and 4 children.
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Melisa Gallison – Broker-In-Charge, Wilmington - Lumina 2 office
Melisa Gallison grew up in Louisiana and began her real estate career in Beverly Hills, CA before moving to North Carolina in 1997. Prior to being recruited by Intracoastal Realty to serve as Director of the company’s New Homes Division, Melisa worked in sales and business development. Melisa is currently Broker in Charge and Sales Manager for the Wilmington Lumina II office (in Lumina Station, near Wrightsville Beach), using her unique experience and background to support & coach her sales agents toward the success they desire. She is always looking for experienced agents wanting to join the area’s industry market leader, as well as identifying new agents with a passion for success. Melisa is very active in the community, serving on local boards, assisting in fundraising for various non-profit groups and working with companion animal organizations. She was recognized numerous times as Sales Manager of the Year by the WCF Home Builders Association and has received community service recognition from the NC Association of Realtors, Wilmington Regional Association of Realtors and the WCFHBA. Contact Melisa to talk about your real estate career.
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Cynthia Remahl – Broker-In-Charge, Carolina Beach office
Cynthia is the Managing Broker in Charge for Intracoastal Realty’s Carolina Beach office. Cynthia is a native of Washington, Pennsylvania, and a graduate of North Carolina State University. Cynthia is passionate about her role and the ability to help others succeed. With a background in Human Resources and Management Consulting, coaching and development of agents and staff is a natural fit. Cynthia enthusiastically embraces each new opportunity to provide exceptional experiences for agents and customers. Being with Intracoastal Realty gives Cynthia the ability to ensure agents have the optimal tools and resources available to provide exceptional experiences for their clients. Intracoastal agents are the most talented and experienced agents in our market. Cynthia’s primary mission is to help her agents grow and develop in their real estate careers and achieve optimal results as a business unit. In addition to her position in Real Estate, Cynthia is actively involved in the Community through leadership positions in the Pleasure Island Chamber of Commerce, serving on the Carolina Beach Marketing Advisory Committee, and participating in various community service endeavors. Call Cynthia and let her passion for helping agents grow their business go to work for you!
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David Eggleston - Broker-In-Charge, Wrightsville Beach office
David is a Wilmington native who grew up in Roanoke, Va. After graduating from the University of the South in Sewanee, Tennessee with a BA in English, he went to work in a family owned wholesale sporting goods business in Wilmington. David started his real estate career at Intracoastal in 1990 and has been Broker-In-Charge of the Wrightsville Beach office since 1996.
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Sandy Ledbetter - Broker-In-Charge, Topsail Beach Office
Sandy is a native of North Carolina and the wonderful memories of spending summers on the beach as a child and young adult prompted her move from the Atlanta area in 1986 to Wrightsville Beach. She quickly traded her Georgia real estate license for a North Carolina brokers license and continued her real estate career at the beach. A real estate marketing and sales position in Topsail Beach in 1988 changed her home address to Topsail Island. Her knowledge of the market, integrity, and personal service to her clients has kept her at the top of production levels in the Topsail Island market. Sandy is in involved in her community and has served for several years on the board of the Topsail Island Association of REALTORS.
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Lenora Norris - Broker-In-Charge, Leland Office
Lenora has lived in the Wilmington area since 1977 and has been a licensed agent since 1996. Over the last 20 years she has been involved in all aspects of the residential real estate arena, from general brokerage to vacation rentals, and has been a Broker-in-Charge for 10 years. She is the recipient of numerous awards for both her personal sales achievements as well as Office/Brokerage production results. She is one of only three certified NAR Mediators with the Wilmington Regional Association of Realtors, and as such is involved with negotiating and mediating conflict between brokers or clients. The skills and experience of mediation are also a perfect fit for the challenges of managing a real estate office. She is involved in the community through her leadership in various service endeavors and has taken an active role in the North Brunswick Chamber of Commerce. Lenora is dedicated to providing her agents with relevant training and support by utilizing the high-quality marketing and exceptional IT products provided exclusively by Intracoastal Realty.
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Tanya Wildman - Broker-In-Charge, Downtown Wilmington Office
Having lived in Wilmington since 1994, Tanya Wildman has a unique perspective of the Wilmington area having not grown up in Southeastern NC. She has immersed herself in the culture of the area and understands the lifestyles available to purchasers in the Cape Fear area. Her love and dedication to historic downtown Wilmington is evident through restoring an 1849 home as well as developing and owning several businesses in the historic commercial business district. Licensed as a real estate agent since 1995, Tanya has been a Broker in Charge of a downtown Wilmington sales office since 2000. In addition to her BIC duties, she managed corporate relocation and referrals on a company basis. She is excited to be with Intracoastal Realty and all that it has to offer its agents and clients. The tools available to the agents are state of the art and technologically advanced. A knowledgeable trainer, Tanya is dedicated in helping her agents succeed while they make sure their clients are satisfied with one of the largest financial decisions they will ever make in buying or selling their property.
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David Small - Assistant Sales Manager, Lumina 1 Office
Son of an Air Force Pilot and mother who were native to Wilmington, married with three children, David was born in Panama, Central America, but has called Wilmington home since 1970. Having had the opportunity to live in Europe as well as several places in the United States, David has a unique view of Wilmington and the warm southern environment. A REALTOR since 1990, he has enjoyed a career as a sales agent, owner, Broker in Charge, Corp Trainer for Prudential and most recently with Intracoastal Realty as Assistant Sales Manager. David is happy to associate with Intracoastal Realty - the number one company in the market - and cites the strong sense of customer/client service, market awareness, technological vision, and agent support as key factors in the agents' success. One example of the technological advantage is the Intracoastal App! Download at http://app.intracoastalrealty.com/dsmall for home finding like no other app provides.
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Phillip Galloway - Director of Professional Development
Phillip started his career in real estate in 1970 shortly after graduating from Wilmington College. After spending four years in residential sales, Phillip spent two years in commercial real estate doing site selection for franchised restaurants and hotel chains as well as shopping center leasing. Shortly after his commercial experience, Phillip owned and operated a major real estate franchise office in Wilmington for over twelve years. With over twenty years as a real estate instructor, he serves as head of the Professional Development and Education Department for Intracoastal Realty where he teaches sales skills training, pre and post licensing classes, and continued education classes. Phillip is also the owner of The Market Place Academy real estate school.
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Mary Ann Euverard - Recruiting Coordinator
Mary Ann began her real estate career in 1977 in the greater Akron, Ohio area. After transferring to Wilmington in 1979, she continued her successful sales career until 1993 when she became the managing broker for a local company.
She has worked as a Broker-In-Charge for several local real estate firms before transitioning into her present career as Recruiting Coordinator for Intracoastal Realty. If you are an agent looking for the right company to help you become successful or further your business, contact Mary Ann.
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