Our Team

Meet Our Team of Wonderful Agents!


Greg Shuffler - Broker in Charge


Cell Phone: 828.413.7255  


Greg Shuffler, a native of Burke County North Carolina joined the military at the age of 17. After completing his active duty tour, he stayed in the Army Reserve for 32 years retiring in 2013 as a Command Sergeants Major. When Greg turned 21-years old, he wanted to continue his service to his nation and community; therefore, he began a Law Enforcement career and spent the next 30-years serving the citizens of North Carolina as a Master Trooper with the State Highway Patrol, retiring in 2013.

Greg has been a licensed real estate broker since 1994. Since his retirement, he continues to serve his community as a broker with the same passion and dedication as he did in his two previous careers. He holds a Bachelor's Degree in Science and a Masters Degree in Justice Administration.

Greg and his wife Kathy have two children and three grandchildren. His hobbies include fishing, hunting, and boating on Lake James with his family. He feels blessed to live in such a beautiful community and is quick to share his enthusiasm.


  • National Association of REALTORS®
  • North Carolina Association of REALTORS®
  • MLS of Burke County,  McDowell County, North Carolina Mountains 

Christie Leonard


Cell Phone: 828.334.6365


Christie Leonard epitomizes energy, integrity, hard work, and care with every real estate transaction. She is native to Burke and Catawba county and has served as broker in charge and has been WNC's top producer for 2016 and 2017.

Christie says her passion for real estate began when she had her husband whom is a builder began flipping and remodeling homes. Now it has become a real family affair doing everything from flips, vacation homes, new constructions and of course selling all sorts of properties! 

Those that know her will tell you, if she's not working the only place she'd rather be is on the lake with family and friends. "I wouldn't want to live anywhere else... Lake James is a true paradise that I love to share with anyone I can. I strive to give the best experience possible to every client no matter what type of property and have been blessed with so many great clients I now call friends!"


  • National Association of REALTORS®
  • North Carolina Association of REALTORS®
  • MLS of Burke County, Catawba Valley, McDowell County

Meet Our Office Staff




Tina moved to North Carolina from Ohio September 2015. Tina has her associates in Applied Science. She has been an Office Administrator for the past seven years. 

Tina brings experience, excitement, and enthusiasm to WNC Real Estate at Lake James.

Outside of her office duties, Tina is an author and photographer. She is also an active member at her church.