About Us


Tom Woodyard
twoodyard@wa-cr.com
(239) 425-6011

Tom Woodyard a recognized leader known for his energy, integrity and accountability, Tom Woodyard is a Florida-licensed real estate salesman and principal of Woodyard & Associates. Tom’s career in real estate dates back to 1987, and his knowledge of the Southwest Florida market is unparalleled. Tom has been a top performer throughout his career. He earned a place in the Grubb & Ellis Circle of Excellence from 1998-2002, and then led the number one commercial real estate team at Re/Max. His company has been recognized each year as a top broker in Southwest Florida with the Costar Power Broker Award given by Costar Group, Inc. A leader in his field, Tom served on the Governing Board of Directors for the Real Estate Investment Society and was the Chairman of the Scholarship Foundation. He is also a member of the Greater Fort Myers Realtors, Florida Association of Realtors, National Board of Realtors, Southwest Florida CCIM Chapter, Commercial Investment Professionals and the Lee County Building Industry Association. He is a supporter of community organizations such as the Florida Gulf Coast Symphony, the American Red Cross, Special Equestrians, the American Cancer Society, the American Heart Association, Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida and the Horizon Council’s Industry Appreciation Day. Tom is also a member of the Fort Myers Rotary International.


Todd Holman
tholman@wa-cr.com
(239) 425-6014

Todd Holman brings to the table more than 27 years of commercial real estate experience, and he specializes in office, retail, and industrial sales and leasing. Todd offers clients a comprehensive understanding of the expectations and needs of the developer, users, landlord and tenants for a successful transaction. His experience is an essential tool for his clients to maximize their potential. Todd has been awarded the coveted CoStar Power Broker Award in 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011 and 2012 from CoStar Group, Inc. for recognition as one of the top ten leading office, industrial, and retail brokers in Southwest Florida. Todd is one of the very few brokers in Southwest Florida to receive the award in all three business areas. Todd was listed by Gulf Shore Business Review as one of the 20 Most Recognizable Names in Commercial Real Estate in the Region. Some notable transactions include, Simplex Grinnell, Sysco Foods, Outback Restaurant, Lee Memorial Health Systems, Health Park One, 1st Care Medical, Cleveland Radiology Center, Ben and Jerry’s, Florida Shores Bank, Tervis Tumbler, ORVIS, Nationwide Insurance, Allstate Insurance, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Lee County Government, and Sun Harvest Citrus. Todd is successful in creating long term business relationships through integrity, hard work and focus on his client’s needs.


Gloria Hooper
hooperga@embarqmail.com
(239) 822-4130

Gloria Hooper specializes in premier residential property sales including waterfront homes, build-to-suit opportunities and residential lots in Southwest Florida. Gloria represents a seller who has pledged a significant donation from the proceeds of each sale to further cancer research. Originally from New England, she owned a catalog and retail business for 20 years.


Lou B. Sand
sandlou9@gmail.com
239-425-6000

Lou B. Sand has been a Florida State Licensed Real Estate Sales Agent since 1972 and a Licensed Real Estate Broker since 1979. Lou is recognized as a leading authority in Southwest Florida Real Estate.

Lou B. Sand attended the Peabody Conservatory of Music, majoring in piano. She has worked as an Instructor, Church Organist, and Choir Director. Lou is also a Black Belt in Kuk Sool Won and still participates regularly in this school of martial arts. Lou has also served as the Vice President for The Edison Celebration of Art.


J. Fred Burson
fburson@wa-cr.com
239-425-6024

J. Fred Burson is the Broker of Record for Woodyard & Associates, LLC.He has been qualified as an expert witness in Commercial Real Estate for over 15 years by the 20th Judicial Circuit. He has also served as a Court Appointed Administrator for management and disposal of Real Property in Lee, Hendry and Collier Counties. Fred has testified in over 7,000 Value Adjustment Board Hearings, as an expert in Real Estate Values in the following counties; Lee, Charlotte, Collier, Hendry, Glades, DeSoto, Highlands, Sarasota, Manatee, Hillsborough, Pinellas, Orange, Indian River, Broward, and Monroe.

A native of Southwest Florida, he currently lives in LaBelle. He is a member of the Lee County Sheriff's Mounted Patrol and avid supporter of 4-H and Little League Baseball in Lee, Hendry & Glades counties. Fred is also a current and past member/affiliate of the following professional associations:

•Florida Department of Revenue, Certified Florida Evaluator
•International Association of Assessing Officers
•Florida Chapter of International Association of Assessing Officers
•Fort Myers Association of REALTORS
•Real Estate Investment Society
•Lee County Cattlemen's Association and Florida Cattlemen's Association
•Realtors Land Institute


Tamra Ellsworth
tellsworth@wa-cr.com
239-425-6012

Tamra Ellsworth manages the finances of the company's Limited Liability Companies and Florida Land Trusts. Before joining Woodyard & Associates Tamra was the office manager at a large family run Air Conditioning Company. Tamra has experience in accounting, Bookkeeping and Finance. Tamra handles Account Receivables and Account payables for the firm. She also assists with IT support and General Office Manager responsibilites.


Paul J. Meador
pmeador@wa-cr.com
239-425-6039

Paul J. Meador is a Broker Associate with Woodyard & Associate, LLC. and has sold Real Estate for over fifteen years. Targeting Agricultural and Commercial properties throughout Florida, Paul offers over two decades of agricultural ownership and management experience.

Past President of The Hendry/Glades County Farm Bureau, Member of Florida Fruit and Vegetable Association, Board Member of Gulf Citrus Growers Association, and Board Member of Florida Citrus Mutual.

Personal interests include Tennis, Bird hunting, Water Sports, and Florida Southern Baseball. Married and father of two children.


Paula Davis-Gnagey
pdavis@wa-cr.com
239-425-6009

Paula Davis-Gnagey, Accredited Land Consultant (ALC) has been active in the real estate and development community in Southwest Florida for over 25 years. Co-Owner and Building Company President of an Arthur Rutenberg Franchise Keystone Custom Homes, Keystone built over 400 homes in Naples, Bonita Springs and Estero. Also, as Co-Owner and Managing Member of Keystone Communities was responsible for pinpointing and acquiring vacant land to develop and build single family and multi- family communities in Pelican Marsh, Rookery Pointe and Palmira Golf & Country Club. In addition Keystone acquired several large tracts of agricultural land in Lee and Hendry counties which they then took through the entitlement process and consequently sold to end users. Paula has extensive experience in both the residential and commercial land markets. Her expertise is to try to maximize property values and uses. Paula has served in the Naples area as a Board of Director for the Naples Area Board of Realtors, past President of the Naples Women’s Council of Realtors, was Committee Chairperson for the Urban Land Institute, and served on numerous committees with the Collier County Building Industry. She also was appointed to be a committee member to help develop the Growth Management Plan for Collier County. Paula is a licensed Florida real estate broker and a member of the REALTOR Association of Greater Fort Myers and the Beach, Inc.