Laurie has lived along the Emerald Coast all her life. She attended FSU and graduated with a Bachelor of Science Degree. Taking the advice of her mother, a teacher of thirty years, Laurie began a career in real estate and joined Keller Williams Realty Emerald Coast. Since then, Laurie has received the highest recognitions possible for outstanding performance including Southeast Region Rookie of the Year, Top Sales Leader Awards, President’s Awards, and Platinum Circle Awards and has “capped” all 18 years with Keller Williams Realty Emerald Coast. She has been awarded the prestigious Certified Residential Specialist (CRS) Designation, by the Council of Residential Specialists. In addition she holds the designation of Graduate Realtor Institute (GRI) as well as an Internet Technology Professional (e-Pro).
Having a very strong background in Hospitality as a Corporate Director in Two Fortune 500 “Top 20” Companies has served Jim very well in the listing, marketing, selling, and servicing aspects of his job. Native to the area, he grew up on Choctawhatchee Bay, and gives customers great insight on the “Quality of Life” they can achieve on the Emerald Coast of Florida. Having spent 12 years in residential real estate he is very knowledgeable with all types of different properties, and excels in finding excellent investment opportunities for customers’ of The Laurie Hollowell Team. Jim’s favorite set of life’s principles’ comes from Coach Lou Holtz, and they are: Tell the Truth…Do the Right Thing…Show people that you Care!
Douglas over 13 years real estate experience and has led highly successful law firms as a Georgia Attorney. Ultimately, Douglas is a people-person whose strong interpersonal relations and powerful negotiation skills have benefited his clients and earned him the reputation of being a powerful advocate. Douglas is currently serving buyers in the Destin/30A market along NW Florida’s Emerald Coast. Douglas’s niche is luxury beach properties and similar fine homes.