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TCI Group – Jerry Petzoldt Agency names new principal broker and two new affiliate brokers

TCI Group • Aug 29, 2018 at 1:09 PM

KINGSPORT — The TCI Group-Jerry Petzoldt Agency commercial real estate firm is pleased to announce Jackie Hewitt as new Principal Broker in the Johnson City office and R. Lynn Shipley, Jr. and Kelsey Bartley as new Affiliate Brokers in the Kingsport office.

Jackie Hewitt has over 16 years’ experience in commercial real estate at TCI Group-Jerry Petzoldt Agency and has recently accepted her appointment as Principal Broker of the Johnson City office. The Johnson City office has relocated to 404 S. Roan Street, Suite 2, with phone number 423-9150911.

The TCI Group is honored to welcome R. Lynn Shipley, Jr. to our commercial real estate team. Following a 45 year career as a bank executive, Lynn becomes a third generation real estate professional following his father and grandfather. He retired from banking as President of HomeTrust Bank of Tennessee in January, 2018. He was the founder and Chief Executive Officer of TriSummit Bank which merged with HomeTrust in 2017.

Mr. Shipley brings a vast wealth of knowledge and experience in the investment and banking fields which provides significant enhancement of our offerings of commercial real estate services. His lifelong involvement in networking has granted him strong relationships and recognition within the regional economic and financial communities.

Lynn holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Finance from East Tennessee State University and has completed studies at the University Of Virginia School Of Bank Management. He served in the United States Air Force, receiving an Honorable Discharge in 1970.

Mr. Shipley was inducted into the Junior Achievement Business Hall of Fame in 2011. In 2012, he received the Lifetime Achievement in Business Award from East Tennessee State University for

TCI GROUP – JERRY PETZOLDT AGENCY, LLC Contact: Jerry Petzoldt Phone: (423) 230-0255 [email protected] 402 East Main Street Suite 2 Kingsport, TN 37660

significant achievement in business and public service. He has held many leadership roles on multiple boards including the Kingsport and Bristol Chambers of Commerce and the United Way.

Kelsey Bartley, a native of Elizabethton, TN, moved back to the region in 2016 from Florida to cofound a family business focusing on business management, marketing, and strategy consulting, as well as innovative initiatives related to veterans and economic development. Through her involvement with this new business, she’s recognized the power commercial real estate has to change, shape, and empower communities and organizations.

Ms. Bartley attended college in Florida receiving a Bachelor of Social Work from Florida State University, as well as a Master of Nonprofit Management and a Graduate Certificate in Fundraising from the University of Central Florida. Kelsey is an active volunteer in a variety of service organizations for vulnerable children and youth. She is a member of the National Association of Realtors, Northeast Tennessee Association of Realtors – Commercial Member.

The TCI Group-Jerry Petzoldt Agency’s commitment to excellence continues as we expand our offerings to provide the most comprehensive commercial real estate service in the Tri-Cities region.

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