Meet the Agents

Jake Strickland - Broker

(912) 288-6383

Jake Strickland is the qualifying broker for Crossway Realty LLC. He is married to Heather Strickland and they have a son and two daughters who keeps them on their toes constantly! God and family comes first in the Strickland household. Jake has a passion for helping others not only in real estate, but in all areas of life. There are plenty of opportunities to meet new people and find out what their needs are in the real estate business and that's what drives Jake.  Born and raised in Waycross, Jake has only left home for just a few short times in his life. Mainly for military service requirements. Jake is a Sergeant First Class in the GA Army National Guard and has enjoyed serving his country ever since he was 17 years old. After surviving his vehicle getting blown up in Iraq on three separate occassions, Jake returned back home feeling like he had a new lease on life in 2006 and became more passionate towards his relationships and goals. There has been no stopping him ever since. Contact him or any of the agents that work with him for all of your real estate needs. You won't be disappointed!

Clay Thomas - REALTOR/Owner


With the exception of his college years, Clay has lived most of his life in Ware, Pierce and Bacon counties. Until recently, he has been a hospital administrator at Mayo Clinic Health System in Waycross (formerly known as Satilla Regional).  He was formerly Senior Pastor at Beulah Baptist Church and has also served as interim pastor at Southside (Waycross), Hacklebarney, Deenwood, Beulah, and Jamestown. Clay is married to Brooke and they have two children, Banner and Neeley. Clay was previously president of the Waycross-Ware County Chamber of Commerce and the Waycross Jaycees. He was also elected as a Waycross City Commissioner.  Clay currently serves as a board member of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes.  Please give Clay a call today. He looks forward to helping you with all of your real estate needs!

Jeff Jones - REALTOR


Jeff has over 12 years of real estate experience and brings a lot of knowledge to the table. He is a long time resident of Ware County and has a heart for helping others. He has helped many folks in the past find the home of their dreams and has assisted numerous clients with the sale of their property. You will not be disappointed in contacting Jeff to help you with your real estate needs. He has your best interest at heart! Jeff spends his free time riding motorcycles long distances and also is a member of the Waycross Exchange club. Jeff presently attends Kettle Creek Church. 

Eric Stokes - REALTOR


Eric has been an agent with Crossway Realty since October 2015. He loves helping people and is ready to assist you with your real estate needs!   He and his family reside in Waycross and attend Destination Church.   Eric loves spending time with his family and enjoys playing soccer.   

Angela Strickland - REALTOR


Angela Strickland grew up in Waycross, Georgia. She studied business at Waycross College and proceeded to work as Finance Manager at her family's local Lincoln-Mercury-Jeep-Mazda Dealership. She took time away from the "fast-paced" world and in recent years has enjoyed catering to her fabulous nail clients at Holly's Salon & Spa. She is married to her high school sweetheart, Joey, and they have two children, Dawson, 15, and Jonathan, 11.  At the encouragement of friends and family, she pursued and achieved her lifelong dream of becoming a Real Estate Agent. Angela's father, Lee Anderson, has been a powerful influence, instilling a deep seeded work ethic and a strict code of values. She attributes her success to adhering by the command of "Do unto others, as you would have them do unto you."  Angela loves being a small town girl and could not imagine living anywhere else. She is vastly knowledgeable about Waycross and the surrounding area and is enthusiastic about learning anything new. Angela is ready to assist you with all of your Real Estate wishes!  

Cheston Hyers - REALTOR


Crossway Realty is excited to welcome Cheston Hyers to our team!  Cheston has lived the majority of his life in Pierce County. In 2011, he obtained a degree in Finance from Georgia Southern University and is a proud alumnus. He is married to Lauren Hyers and they are expecting their first child in February. They attend First Baptist Church in Blackshear and are actively serving there. Cheston is dedicated to helping serve the community and the people that live there. Call on Cheston for any of your real estate needs. He looks forward to working with you! 

Kim Smoak

Kim Smoak - REALTOR


Kim is a well-known Waycross native who is married to Shawn Smoak, Publisher of “In The Game High School Sports Magazine”.   For the past 13 years, she has been a dental assistant for Dr. Alex Peavey and prior to that she worked in the banking industry.   She has a daughter, Brooke Altman Middleton, who lives in North Carolina; a son, Brent Altman, who is currently deployed with our great Navy; and a step-son, Evan Smoak, who attends Ware County High School. 

Kim is a “go-getter” and enjoys meeting and helping people!  She is excited to follow her dream of becoming a Real Estate Agent and is ready to help you buy or sell your home!   Give her a call at 912-286-1806!  

Bill Kirkland

Bill Kirkland - REALTOR


 Bill grew up in Ware County and has called it home for almost 40 years! He has been employed with Georgia Power in Customer Service for over 16 years and is excited about becoming a full time Realtor! Bill is a family man with a devotion to God, his beautiful wife Rebecca, and their two children, Reid and Teriayn. In his free time, he enjoys hunting, fishing, singing and camping.

Bill epitomizes integrity, energy and hard work! Give him a call today and let him help you buy or sell your home!

Krissy Hale

Krissy Hale - REALTOR


Krissy is a lifelong native of the Waycross area.  She graduated from Ware County High School, earned an Associate of Science degree at Waycross College and has worked with The Jones Company at Fuel South for 17 years.   Over the last few years, Krissy became increasingly interested in the real estate business.  She decided to pursue her dream and obtained her real estate license.  She is excited to see her hobbies and passion become her career.

When she’s not hard at work, Krissy enjoys spending time with her three children and fiancé, cheering on the Georgia Bulldogs and fishing.  Let Krissy put her in-depth knowledge of the local area to work and help you find your own special property!  Give her a call today! 

Misti Martin

Misti Martin - REALTOR


Misti has lived in Waycross and Blackshear most of her life and has just recently moved to Patterson. It was the experience of searching for and purchasing her family's new home in Patterson, with Crossway Realty, that sparked her interest in Real Estate. 

Misti believes that good character and hard work go a long way! She has successfully held a career managing the largest area of the IT department with the Jones Company/ Flash Foods office for 19 years!

Misti is married to Cuyler Martin and together they have 5 children. Their kids attend both Ware County and Pierce County schools and they stay active with sports, academic events and sleepovers. They attend Crossview Church in Waycross. 

Misti is excited to combine her passion of helping others with her love for Real Estate. Give her a call today at 912-281-2607.

Misti Martin

Josh Kirkland - REALTOR


A lifelong resident of Ware County, Josh's knowledge of the area’s geography can assist you with all of your Real Estate needs! He is married to the former Challie Cooper and they have two children, Lillie, age 6 and Jaxon, age 3. They are members of Southside Baptist Church where Josh plays guitar. In his free time, he enjoys camping with his family, boating, fishing and antique car shows! Whether you are buying or selling, Josh would love to earn your business! Give him a call today to make sure your real estate transaction is a complete success!

Misti Martin

Alli Sweat - REALTOR

Alli is originally from Waycross and is excited about serving her hometown! She graduated from the University of Georgia in 2001 with a bachelor of science degree in Psychology. After college, she worked in the wholesale industry for burton + BURTON. Her career at burton + BURTON included time in sales as well as the ecommerce department. She was heavily involved in the implementation of a full ecom platform for this segment of their business. In 2007, Alli began her real estate career in Athens, GA. For the past 10 years she has worked diligently to create her business on her core values of high integrity and good old hard work. For a large part of her career, she has been with the largest real estate firm in Athens learning and working with the best in the business. Her efforts have been recognized with her being a Circle of Achievement recipient year after year from the Athens Association of Realtors, she has been recognized by Coldwell Banker as a member of both the Sterling society and Diamond Society which is the top 11% of all agents in Coldwell Banker International and a Bulldawg award recipient. She is a certified Cartus Relocation agent with years of experience in helping her clients with in state and out of state moves. She loves to take care of all the details for her clients so their moves are as smooth as possible. Her goal is to make each client feel as if they are her only one. When she is not out selling homes, she loves spending time with her husband, Dusty, and their three children Madison, Isabella and Tucker.



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