TN REALTOR®, Lic. TN Broker
A native of the Tri-Cities Region, Riley has lived, worked, and played in the Kingsport area for most of his life. Riley attended Sullivan County schools and graduated from Sullivan South High School. Riley continued his education with an associate degree in business administration from Northeast State Community College, bachelor’s degrees in both business management and marketing management from East Tennessee State University. Riley is also proud to have recently graduated from ETSU in 2021 with a Master’s of Business Administration.
Riley is an automotive enthusiast and can often be found tearing into a project in the garage or driving a mountain road while not at work. Other hobbies and interests of Riley’s include photography, investing, mountain biking, target shooting, and discussing business plans.
Riley is proud to call Northeast Tennessee home. He comes from a family of pet lovers and has grown up surrounded by cats and dogs. Although he doesn’t have any pets of his own, Riley enjoys spending time with his family’s four cats and dog. As a lifelong resident of this area, Riley is looking forward to sharing his knowledge of the area with his clients.
Riley has been in the real estate industry since 2016. After pursuing a career in real estate investments, he felt encouraged to approach the industry from the other side. Prior to real estate, he worked in various positions across ETSU and always jumps at the opportunity to volunteer within the community. In each of his positions, Riley has had the opportunity to assist individuals in obtaining their goals and loves to see the satisfaction and joy when their dreams are realized!
Red Door Agency’s mission of “real estate, redefined” resonates with Riley and he is eager to embody this through a fresh approach to the industry and offering an unparalleled experience for his clients. He is excited to be working alongside a team of talented and dedicated individuals, committed to excellence for their clients. Riley has seen many opportunities to improve upon the industry and the way real estate transactions are conducted. It is Riley’s hope that his well-rounded experience in the industry will allow him to provide his clients with a unique viewpoint of their transaction.
To become a THDA-Approved REALTOR®, real estate agents must take a comprehensive 4-hour class. Agents learn how to help their clients overcome a major barrier to homeownership, by providing them down payment assistance options.
At Home with Diversity® (AHWD) is a NAR certification program designed to present a picture of the changing face of the real estate industry. Since 1998, the At Home With Diversity® program has prepared over 20,000 REALTORS® to work effectively with and within today's increasingly diverse pool of homebuyers.
The At Home with Diversity® course is a 6-to-7 hour class that can be taken online or in person and addresses the topics of diversity, fair housing, and business planning development. After successfully completing the course, REALTORS® are eligible to apply for the official AHWD certification, which conveys to clients they're working with a dynamic real estate professional with expertise that transcends cultural barriers.
Commitment to Excellence (C2EX) from the National Association of REALTORS® empowers REALTORS® to evaluate, enhance and showcase their highest levels of professionalism. It's not a course, class or designation—it's an Endorsement that REALTORS® can promote when serving clients and other REALTORS®.