Committees- Finance, Nominating
Wanda J Proffitt, President/Owner of Carolina Mountain Realty, Inc. has been providing services in general real estate brokerage, commercial, industrial, and consulting to clients since 1973. She has attained designations as a Graduate of Realtor’s Institute (GRI), Certified Residential Broker (CRS), and Certified Brokerage Manager (CRB).
While Wanda has been involved with numerous local, state, and national organizations, she joined the Parkway Playhouse Board of Directors in 2019 because she recognizes the important contribution that Parkway Playhouse has in Yancey County’s economy and interested in its future growth and stability. The theatre provides outstanding performances but includes a vibrant educational opportunity for many of our children and youth. She serves on Parkway’s Finance and Nominating Committees.
In addition to Parkway Playhouse Board of Directors, she presently serves on Mayland Community College Board of Trustees and Foundation Board, NC Global Transpark Authority (a division of NC DOT), Finance Chair of Higgins Memorial United Methodist Church, and WinterStar Non-Profit Development Commission.
Some of Wanda’s past involvement with local, state, and national organizations include, Exec. Director of Yancey County Economic Development Commission and volunteer since 1980, NC Department of Transportation Board, Director and First Vice-Chair, Advantage West (Western NC EDC Board), Yancey Fund Board (Chair of Business Development), VP and Director Spruce Pine Community Hospital. Some of her real estate involvement was serving on the NC Real Estate Commission (1997 Chair) for 15+ years, ARELLO (International License Law Officials), President, North Carolina Association of Realtors 1990, Regional VP National Association of Realtors, Founding President of Yancey-Mitchell Board of Realtors, plus numerous other organizations and committees.
Recognized for her volunteer involvement, some awards include: NC Lifetime Achievement Award for Volunteerism by Gov. Pat McCrory, NC Order of Long Leaf Pine by Gov. James B Hunt, NC Realtor of the Year 1992, National Assn. of Realtors’ Omega TauRho Medal, Realtor of Year – Yancey-Mitchell Board 1984 & 2001