About Us

Meet the Team

We have been in business since 1985 and pride ourselves as leaders in our local real estate market and the property management community. For the last 20 years we have been active members of the NARPM (National Association of Residential Property Managers) community and stay current on the latest property management industry trends.

Jennifer Stokes » Property Manager
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Jennifer is a licensed Property Manager/REALTOR, licensed in both Virginia and North Carolina. Born in Richmond, Virginia, she currently lives in North Carolina but has also lived in Florida and Pennsylvania. She was a licensed REALTOR in Pennsylvania and worked in the real estate industry there for many years. Jennifer has held her e-PRO certification from the National Association of REALTORS since 2004. She is also a member of the NC Property Manager Division.

Jennifer loves to learn and holds a Paralegal degree, Webmaster Certification, and a Business Administration degree. In addition to her time in real estate, she was a Chief Operating Officer of a software company, working with the company for nearly 10 years.

Jennifer enjoys helping property owners who wish to maximize their time by managing their properties and helping renters find their perfect rental home.

In her spare time, Jennifer enjoys crafting and spending time with her two dogs and her husband who is retired from the US Army after over 20 years of service and now works for the North Carolina prison system. She also enjoys many outdoor activities and thrill rides at amusement parks. She especially loves beaches and lakes and sunshine!


Member: National Association of REALTORS, North Carolina Association of REALTORS, Virginia Association of REALTORS, Roanoke Valley Lake Gaston Board of REALTORS, and Southside Virginia Association of REALTORS.

Amy Smith » Director of Accounting & Maintenance
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Bio Coming Soon!
Candace Davis » Office Manager & Tenant Relations - Bracey Office
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Bio Coming Soon!
Lisa Patterson » Office Manager & Tenant Relations - South Hill Office
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Lisa recently moved from Newport News, VA to Lake Gaston NC. Prior to joining the EXIT team, she managed a computer distribution center and ran her own professional organizing business for several years. She is responsible for all office procedures and uses her organizational skills to ensure smooth operations in a busy work environment. Lisa's hobbies include gardening, boating and fishing, cooking and baking. She has lots of energy and always like to make people smile. Lisa is a welcome addition to our South Hill office.
Beth Cook » Broker/Owner
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  • 30 Years of Sales Experience
  • Licensed in VA and NC

Beth resides on Lake Gaston with her son Dylan. She has specialized in Lake Gaston real estate sales since 1987 and also began managing properties in 1993. Originally from South Boston, Virginia, Beth moved to the area in 1987 to pursue a full-time career in Lake Gaston real estate. Hobbies include spending time with family and friends, cooking, reading, snow skiing, water skiing and relaxing on the boat.

Other spare time activities involve supporting the following community organizations:

  • Lake Gaston Regional Chamber of Commerce
  • South Hill Chamber of Commerce
  • Brunswick County Chamber of Commerce
  • National Association of REALTORS®
  • Roanoke Valley Association of REALTORS®- (RVLG) - Served As:
    • 2011 - RVLG BOD - Director :: RVLG-MLS BOD - Director
    • 2012 - RVLG-MLS BOD - Secretary/Treasurer
    • 2013 - RVLG BOD - Treasurer :: RVLG-MLS BOD - President
    • 2014 - RVLG BOD - Vice President :: RVLG-MLS BOD - Director
    • 2015 - RVLG BOD - Vice President :: RVLG-MLS BOD - President
    • 2017 - RVLG BOD - Secretary/Treasurer :: RVLG-MLS BOD - Vice President
    • 2018 - RVLG BOD - President :: RVLG-MLS BOD - Director
    • 2019 - RVLG BOD - President :: RVLG-MLS BOD - Director
  • Virginia Association of REALTORS®
  • North Carolina Association of REALTORS®
  • Southside Association of REALTORS®
  • Community Memorial Healthcenter / VA Commonwealth University - Supports through various fundraising events
  • Mecklenburg County Cancer Association - Supports through various fundraising events