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Your NEFAR Leadership

Rory Dubin

2024

President

A REALTOR® for approximately 20 years, Rory Dubin has nearly 50 designations and certifications, and he is proud of all of them. A managing broker with United Real Estate Gallery, he was the first of five charter members to join NEFAR’s EDGE professional society. He holds two degrees from the University of Miami. Rory has been married to his wife Janna for more than a decade and has three sons and three dogs. In his spare time, he enjoys traveling, playing piano, cooking and gardening. In sports, he supports the Miami Hurricanes and the Jaguars.
Mario Gonzales

Mario Gonzalez

2024

President Elect

Founder, broker, and owner of Navy to Navy Homes, Mario Gonzalez is an EDGE member and holder of 10 designations and is most proud of GRI because he teaches it. A graduate of the US Naval Academy, Mario was a military pilot. He loves to fly. He enjoys camping and was born an Atlanta Braves fan. He tries to support the Jaguars but is disappointed that whenever he watches the games they lose. Mario and his wife have been married more than 20 years. They have three children, two dogs, a ball python, and a tarantula called, “Creepy.”

Cole Slate

2024

Treasurer

With more than a decade in real estate under his belt, Cole Slate holds eight designations and is a member of the EDGE professional society. Former founder of Slate Real Estate, Cole is a partner in Keller Williams St. Johns, that opened in 2024. As a UF alum, he cheers for the Gators and Jaguars, enjoys basketball, working out, eating out, and spending time with his wife and son, Cole Jr. He also has a spoiled rotten Golden Retriever who sheds too much.
Kim Knapp

Kim Knapp

2024

Secretary

A REALTOR for more than 20 years with Coldwell Banker Vanguard Realty, Kim Knapp holds at least six designations and appreciates her CRS designation the most. Knapp is also a proud member of NEFAR’s EDGE professional society. Knapp is not into sports, but she does love serving the women in and around her church, important work that she considers her “ministry.” She enjoys spending time with her two children and granddaughter.
Diana Galavis

Diana Galavis

2024

Immediate Past President

2024 Immediate Past President Diana Galavis has been in the business for more than a decade. She is proud of all her designations, but has a special affinity for her Certified International Property Specialist designation, her first, because there were less than 300 REALTORS® who had earned the designation in the world when she received it. A graduate of the University of North Florida, Diana has been married nearly 20 years and has one son that she lovingly refers to as “The Kid.” She plays golf, travels, takes care of family, and roots for Penn State football and the Jaguars.
Amanda Feagle

Amanda Feagle

2024-2025

Director

A native of Jacksonville, Amanda Feagle graduated from Stanton College Preparatory School and the University of Florida. Prior to her real estate career, Amanda held leadership positions with the YMCA and taught Honors Chemistry at Paxon School for Advanced Studies. Amanda joined Watson Realty Corp. as a Sales Associate in 2012 and is the Managing Broker of the Orange Park Office. She is married with one beautiful daughter and enjoys spending time on the water with family and friends.
Ant Stroud

Ant Stroud

2024-2025

Director

A REALTOR® with Navy to Navy Homes, Ant Stroud has worked in the industry since 2016. He is a member of NEFAR’s EDGE Professional Society and has earned six designations including Certified Residential Specialist (CRS), Sellers Representative Specialist (SRS), Accredited Buyers Representative (ABR), At Home With Diversity (AHWD), Gold Key Excellence in Professionalism (GKC) and the C2EX endorsement but CRS is his proudest designation. He is married with two children and in his spare time, enjoys volleyball, snowboarding, cooking, baking, and Hula dancing.
April Hall-Lloyd

April Hall-Lloyd

2023-2024

Director

A seasoned REALTOR, April Hall-Lloyd has earned several designations but is most proud of being a Certified International Property Specialist (CIPS) because she loves the endless networking opportunities and possibilities that the designation affords. She works for Empire Network Realty, Inc., is a graduate of the University of North Florida, and cheers for the Florida Gators and Jacksonville Jaguars. She has two children, loves to travel, read, volunteer, meet new people and try new things, especially food.
Bailey Jordan

Bailey Jordan

2024-2025

Director

Bailey Jordan boasts seven designations and is an EDGE member. She is most proud of her Certified Residential Specialist, which required hours of education and a substantial number of transactions closed. A REALTOR® with Navy to Navy Homes, Bailey loves to explore new cities, get lost in a good book, and soak up sunshine at the pool or beach. She graduated from Florida State University and, naturally, roots for the ‘Noles and Jags. Married to her high school sweetheart, she has “Irish twin” girls and a mini-Labradoodle.
Canard Thomas

Canard Thomas

2024-2025

Director

During his tenure as a REALTOR, Canard Thomas obtained his brokerage license and opened Residential Movement Real Estate Group in 2020. During this time, he has acquired five designations and four certifications that make up the fabric of his REALTOR® DNA. A married man with two dogs and no time for hobbies or sports, Canard is more interested in cars.
Carray Young

Carray Young

2024-2025

Director

A graduate of UNF, Carray Young began her career selling foreclosed real estate. Today she is a REALTOR® with NextHome Assurance Realty, she has five designations and her favorite, Gold Key, was earned while becoming an EDGE™ member. When not helping her clients find their dream home, she loves spending time with her son, hiking outdoors, reading, crocheting, painting, and crafts.
Christine Baranofsky

Christine Baranofsky

2024-2025

Director

Christine Baranofsky has earned 11 designations during her time as a REALTOR® and is most proud of her Certified International Property Specialist Certification because it has opened up the world to her. She is an agent with The Legends of Real Estate. Married with no children, Christine has a large extended family comprised of 14 siblings, and 27 nieces and nephews. She graduated from Fitchburg State University in Massachusetts. In her spare time, she enjoys traveling, boating, bunco, learning, and reading. Also, she adores the Boston Red Sox.
Craig Clear

Craig Clear

2024-2025

Director

Craig Clear is an agent with Watson Realty. He holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Advertising and Graphic Design from Rocky Mountain College of Art & Design, and enjoys gardening, painting, and crafts. Craig has a grown son. He enjoys coaching his real estate team, The CLEAR Choice Team, and cites it as one of the most rewarding parts of his career.
Danielle Wolbert

Danielle Wolbert

2024-2025

Director

As a REALTOR® with Coldwell Banker Vanguard, Danielle Wolbert has earned four designations. She said her membership in NEFAR’s EDGE Professional Society is the most meaningful because it encompasses multiple designations and signifies a commitment to a professional level of ethics, diversity, goals, and overall excellence. As a married mother of two, she enjoys rooting for the Jacksonville Jaguars, traveling, spending time outdoors, and watching her daughters play volleyball.
Deanna Foerman

Deanna Foerman

2024-2025

Director

Deanna Foerman has nine real estate designations and works as an agent with Coldwell Banker Vanguard. She is a proud EDGE Society member because it encompasses such high standards of Ethics, Diversity, Goals and Excellence. She also has a business degree from the University of North Florida. In her spare time, she enjoys movies, cruising, volunteering, and time with family and friends. A Jaguars and Gators fan, Deanna is married with five children and three dogs.
Diane Cook

Diane Cook

2023-2024

Director

Broker/owner of the new Latitude 30 Realty, Diane is a seasoned real estate professional. She has nine designations and is most proud she is a Certified Residential Specialist (CRS) because it is based on volume and successful production. Diane attended Auburn University and loves the Tigers. She has two adult children and a significant other. In her spare time, she loves to scuba dive, go boating, and do crafts, and follow “Trop Rock” musicians when they play at exotic venues.
Eric Cavanagh

Eric Cavanagh

2023-2024

Director

Having earned 14 designations since 2005, Eric Cavanagh of NextHome Assurance Realty is most proud of his Graduate REALTOR Institute and Certified Real Estate Brokerage Manager (CRB) designations because he had to take multiple courses to qualify for them. He is also an EDGE member. Eric is married and has three children and two grandchildren. His favorite sports teams are the Washington Redskins and Baltimore Ravens. In his spare time, he enjoys making beer, listening to music, reading, and traveling.

Gonzalo Mejia

2024-2025

Director

Longtime Watson REALTOR® Gonzalo Mejia holds 13 designations including At Home With Diversity (AHWD) and Certified International Property Specialist (CIPS), which he often teaches at NEFAR. He is also a proud member of NEFAR’s EDGE Professional Society. A native of Peru, Gonzalo loves to travel, play tennis, and read. He graduated from Pontificia Universidad Catolica del Peru with a degree in Industrial Engineering. In sports, Gonzalo favors Alabama. He is married to his partner who is also a REALTOR® and they have one son.
Margarita Cavanagh

Margarita Cavanagh

2023-2024

Director

Margarita Cavanagh has earned seven designations as a REALTOR®. She is an EDGE member and earned the Graduate REALTOR® Institute designation within the first couple years of working full-time. Affiliated with NextHome Assurance Realty, Fluent in Spanish, Margarita graduated from Universidad de Puerto Rico, Recinto De Rio Piedras with a BA in Business Administration. In sports, she loves the New York Yankees, the Jaguars, and the Washington Commanders. Margarita is married and has three adult children and two granddaughters.
Rae Laws

Rae Laws

2024-2025

Director

With 12 designations under her belt, Rae Laws of Farrell International Realty LLC has many qualifications in the real estate industry. Graduate REALTOR® Institute and At Home With Diversity are two of her favorites, and she is a member of NEFAR’s prestigious professional society, EDGE. Rae spends her free time volunteering in the community and fundraising for various local nonprofits.
Ray Rivera

Ray Rivera

2024-2025

Director

Co-owner and CEO of United Real Estate Gallery, Ray Rivera graduated with a bachelor’s degree in business from the University of Alabama and from Nova Southeastern University with a master’s degree in education. Ray’s favorite sports team is the Jaguars. He is married and has two children and a dog named Chewy.
Samantha Heflin

Samantha Heflin

2024-2025

Director

A REALTOR® and EDGE member, Samantha works as a vice president and managing broker for Watson Realty. A graduate of the University of Phoenix, Samantha and is working on a master’s degree in clinical counseling. She’s married and enjoys watching any sports team her two kids are playing on. When not selling real estate, she loves to read, go to the gym, take naps, volunteer at church, cruise, and go to the beach.
Wanda McReynolds

Wanda McReynolds

2023-2024

Director

A seasoned real estate professional since 2007, Wanda McReynolds has earned 10 designations including Certified International Property Specialist (CIPS) and is proud of all of them. She is also a member of the EDGE Professional Society. Wanda works for Latitude 30 Realty. She holds a degree from Florida Community College Jacksonville (now Florida State College) in Elementary Education. She is married, has three children, and a Husky. Wanda’s favorite sports team is the Jaguars. When she is not selling real estate, she enjoys volunteering and helping others.

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