Susie deVille, ME, ABR, SFR, is Owner/Broker-in-Charge of White Oak Realty Group. Her areas of expertise include real estate investments, niche marketing, social media, and strategic property positioning. An expert in entrepreneurship and anthropology, Susie applies her acumen in human behavior toward negotiating and advocating on behalf of her clients.
Susie received a Master of Entrepreneurship degree from Western Carolina University as well as the Outstanding Master of Entrepreneurship Student award. She earned with Honors a Bachelor of Arts degree in Anthropology from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She is a graduate of the William C. Friday Fellowship for Human Relations, the Duke Certificate Program in Nonprofit Management, and the Western North Carolina Rural Economic Development Institute. Susie earned the Accredited Buyer Representative designation in 2003 and the NAR Short Sales and Foreclosure Certification in 2010.
A native of Highlands and former founding executive director of the Literacy Council of Highlands and the Peggy Crosby Community Service Center, Susie makes a contribution to a local nonprofit in honor of her clients at each closing.
Email Susie. (828) 371-2079 (mobile)
Pamela Kolber, Operations Manager, is a native of Port Charlotte, FL, and moved to Highlands in 2016 with her husband, Chet. No stranger to the area, Pam has spent time in Highlands every summer since her childhood. It was during those summer visits that she fell in love with the peaceful atmosphere and relaxed lifestyle of the mountains. Pam graduated from the University of South Florida in Tampa with a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration/Marketing.
Most recently, Pam was the major accounts advertising manager at a daily newspaper in southwest Florida for over 7 years, and also owned and operated a gift and collectibles shop for 10 year prior to joining the paper. Pam and Chet live in Highlands with their two dogs, Rufus and Roxy.
Sara Shook, Executive Assistant, has lived in the Highlands-Cashiers area since 2011. A Sarasota, FL native, she graduated from Booker High School and was accepted into the Visual Performing Arts Program for Music where she performed and sang classical and jazz music. After graduating from high school, Sara attended Merdian Career Institute and received her Cosmetology License in 2008. After successfully co-owning a salon for five years, Sara became intrigued with real estate and began the NC broker pre-licensing course. Sara has a passion for public relations and listening to the needs of others. She is married to Tyler Shook of Highlands, and they have two, beautiful daughters, Lilah and Violet
Email Sara. (828) 342-8534 (mobile)