EDUCATION: Graduate of Coker College - 1976 BA in Early Childhood Education and Elementary Education, Graduate of Francis Marion College - 1991 Masters in Elementary Education Masters + 30 - 1992,
EMPLOYMENT: Employed by the Darlington County School District in South Carolina for a period of 26 years. 4th grade for a period of 5 years, 8th grade Earth Science for a period of 15 years, and 5 year old Kindergarten for a period of 6 years. I had enough years in that I could leave the Darlington County School District in 2002. I started my real estate career in September 2002, working for Coldwell Banker Gandy-Tiller. I am currently the Broker/Owner of Palmetto Realty in Hartsville, SC. I was formerly the Broker/Owner of RE/MAX Results Realty which I opened in October 2008. I was the 2015 President of the REALTOR® Association of the Greater P. Dee.
REAL ESTATE ACHIEVEMENTS: South Carolina REALTORS® Board of Directors 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, &2016. RPAC Al l Star 2013 - 2016,Top Producer at Coldwell Banker Gandy-Tiller - 2004 thru 2008, Multi-Million Dollar Producer since 2004, Member of President Circle 2006 - 2007, Member of Diamond Society for 2003, 2008, 2012 & 2013, Executive Club - 2009, 100% Club - 2010, 2011,and Better Homes and Gardens Segars Realty Silver Award 2014, and received the Gold Award 2015.
DESIGNATIONS/MEMBERSHIPS: ABR - Accredited Buyer’s Representative, ASR - Accredited Seller’s Representative, AHS - Accredited Home Staging Specialist, Certified Distressed Property Expert, BPOR - Broker Price Opinion Resource, CNE - Certified Negotiation Expert, CNS - Certified Neighborhood Specialist, SFR - Short Sale and Foreclosure Resource, CSR - Certified Seller’s Representative, CNHS - Certified New Home Specialist, Biltmore Who’s Who - Honored Member 2011,Leadership Hartsville - 2013, Leadership South Carolina REALTORS® 2014, and Member of Real Estate Professionals Society.
PERSONAL: I am a lifelong South Carolina resident. I have been married for 46 years to Buster Gaskins. We have 2 sons; Jody and Kevin, 4 grandchildren; Allison, Jordan, Nathan and Eli. and twin great grandchildren: Lyles and Langston.
Darlington County Gamecock Club Board Secretary 2009 - 2015, Vice-President 2016 to present. Coker College Alumni Association Board 2008 - 2011, Coker College Board of Visitors 2009 - 2010, Coker Cobra Club Board 2011- 2015, and 3rd Grade Sunday School Teacher 2010 - 2013.