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kate gaffigan

Kate Gaffigan


6801 Isaacs Orchard Suite 213 Springdale, AR 72762

(479) 366.8520

Owner of the Summit Home Team, Kate brings six years of high-production residential real estate experience to the table for her clients. She moved to Northwest Arkansas in 2005, graduated high school from Prairie Grove, and continued on with a Psychology Degree from the University of Arkansas-Fort Smith. She began working for Benton County government as Deputy Director of Emergency Management. After five years, Kate's entrepreneurial spirit lead her to real estate sales. She has specialized in Benton and Washington County real estate with both primary and investor clients and has grown her own real estate portfolio.

shannon pierce

Shannon Pierce

VP of Sales - Realtor

6801 Isaacs Orchard Suite 213 Springdale, AR 72762

(870) 351.2413

Shannon began her real estate career in 2003 in Northwest Arkansas. Working in education starting in 2009 and then back into real estate in 2020. Raised in an Air Force family, Shannon has been fortunate to see much of the world. This experience has given Shannon the ability to connect with people and create lasting relationships throughout her life. Along with this and her gift of organization and administration, VP of Sales is the perfect fit for her and the Summit Home Team. A passion to help others realize their dreams is what fills Shannon’s cup. Shannon is the proud mother of a twenty-two-year-old son who enjoys a promising career in the tech industry. Shannon graduated from Henderson State University with a degree in education and worked in the field of education and worked in the field of education as a mentor and as a teacher in the Arkansas public school system beginning in 1991.


Mike Barber


6801 Isaacs Orchard Suite 213 Springdale, AR 72762

(870) 761.1000

Mike began his real estate career in Jonesboro, Arkansas back in 2018. Moving to Northwest Arkansas has been an experience of a lifetime. His passion for helping people throughout the Real Estate process in both buying and selling has led him to be one of the best and most trusted Realtors in Arkansas. Mike’s background in sales in both cold-calling and relationship building has given him the tools to be driven and focused in helping his clients make it to the finish line for the win. Buying and Selling a home should be a FUN experience and that’s what you’ll get with Mike. He believes strongly in communication and being responsive to calls and text with his clients. Mike and his wife, Lisa love the lifestyle that NWA has to offer. They both enjoy golf, pickleball, walking and riding bikes in all the parks and the Razorback Greenway. They believe in giving back to our community with volunteering with Apple Seeds in Fayetteville and Big Brothers Big Sisters of NWA. Give Mike a call today at (870) 761.1000 and email him at


Valeria Valdez


6801 Isaacs Orchard Suite 213 Springdale, AR 72762

(479) 231.8992

Con animo or "with courage" was instilled in 6 year old Valeria the day she fell from riding a bike without training wheels. Valeria has lived her life fearlessly every since! A native Arkansan, Valeria enjoys the Natural State by hiking on the weekends or biking the trails with her son. Her previous experience at a family-owned local title company gave Valeria the inspiration to become involved in real estate consulting. Valeria believes in educating and assisting all her clients to make your real estate experience stress free. Valeria is known for her personable customer service skills and reliable communication. Valeria has a passion to serve our community in Northwest Arkansas and is eager to guide you to real estate success.