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2015 Officers

 
 
 
 

BIO of President

Dave McGarrah, CRB, CRS, GRI, SRS
2015 President

David McGarrah has a best friend and spouse, JeAnna, for over 43 years.  He has two very successful and talented children and five wonderful grandchildren.  He has successfully operated, as the broker and owner, Show-Me Real Estate in Neosho for over thirteen years.  David has been licensed as a Missouri Real Estate Broker since 1978 and has earned designations for Graduate Realtors Institute, Council of Residential Specialists, Seller Representative Specialist and Council of Real Estate Brokerage Managers.  He is a graduate of the 2013 Missouri Association of Realtors Leadership Academy and has been a State Director for several years.  He received the OGAR Lifetime Achievement Award in 2009.  David has actively chaired and participated on various Ozark Gateway Association of Realtors committees.  David has twelve years’ experience as a mortgage originator and received the Direct Endorsement (DE) underwriting designation from HUD, automatic VA underwriting approval, and Lender Appraisal Processing Procedure (LAPP) from VA.  He believes that active participation in local and State Realtor functions is required in order to defend the American Dream. 


BIO of Past President

Carol Ferguson, CRS, GRI, SRS, SFR
2015 Past President

Carol Ferguson, Broker/Associate started her Real Estate career in 2006. She has lived and volunteered in the Joplin Metro area for the past 33+ years. She is part of a “Family of REALTORS®” in which she partners with her Daughter (Shawna Lamb) and Husband (Tim Ferguson, GRI, SRS) at PRO 100, INC REALTORS®. She has been on numerous Committees and acted as Chair of the Community Involvement Committee and was the Founder of the OGAR REALTOR® Benevolence Fund. As an active member in the REALTOR® community, she has held title for the following awards: The Ozark Gateway Association of REALTORS® 2011 REALTOR of the Year, 2007 Rookie of the Year, 2011 Treasurer, 2012 Vice-President and 2013 President Elect for the association. She is a Graduate of the 2011 Missouri Association of REALTORS® Leadership Academy and has been a State Director for the Missouri Association of REALTORS® .

BIO President Elect

Spencer Aggus, GRI
2015 President Elect

Spencer Aggus began his career in real estate in 2001, at Realty Executives. Before that he was an English teacher at College Heights Christian School and employed at the family business, Southtown Sporting Goods.  He was named Ozark Gateway Association of Realtors, 2014 Realtor of the Year. He has served on several committees through the years for Ozark Gateway Association of Realtors as well as the Board of Directors. 
He is involved not only in volunteering with the local association but in the local community too. He created a car care ministry for single mothers in 2004.  He also volunteers at Stained Glass Theater, Sojourn Collegiate Ministries, and House of Hope. 
He is proud to be married to his wife for 20 years and they have two wonderful children.