Meet the Team

Cabell Childress Group

As a top real estate agent with homes for sale in Richmond VA, Cabell does not work alone! Meet his team.

Joseph Lawson


Joseph joined the team in June of 2009 as a buyer’s specialist. His duties encompass guiding you through a home purchase, assessing your needs and goals, finding a suitable home for you, negotiating the terms of the contract, and representing your best interest. Growing up in the Richmond area, Joseph attended the Collegiate School and graduated from the University of Virginia. He is enthusiastic and enjoys working hard for our clients. His local knowledge, strong work ethic, and amiable demeanor help make him a desirable realtor. While Joseph has a strong passion for his work, he also loves wake boarding, snowboarding, and being outdoors.

Taylor Mock

Listing Specialist

Taylor Mock, my Listing Specialist, is himself a licensed agent. Taylor is responsible for researching comparable sales and market data to determine the value of all listings. He coordinates your experience with the Cabell Childress Group from start to finish by gathering all the data and features of your home for MLS and fact sheets, scheduling property photos, ensuring signage is in place, coordinating marketing of your home all over the internet and obtaining feedback after showings. If I am ever unavailable to answer your questions please contact Taylor, he is more than qualified to assist you with all your needs. Taylor also splits his time as an up and coming showing specialist.

Laurie Dalton


Laurie has 10 years of experience in residential real estate with Long & Foster Realtors in the Richmond region. She resides in Western Hanover with her husband Steve and 3 Labrador retrievers. During her free time, she enjoys spending time at the beach and watching college football, especially the Miami Hurricanes. Laurie grew up in Richmond and attended Mills Godwin High School. Being a Richmond native has been the key to her success in this business. She began her real estate career utilizing her love for graphic design and marketing and quickly realized that she would be an asset to a real estate team. She joined the Cabell Childress Group in 2011 and learned the business from the ground up, after a short time as Cabell’s marketing support, she entered the role of Client Relations. Laurie began learning the art of negotiations and when she went into full time sales with the team she had successfully negotiated over 500 contracts and inspections for Cabell and his clients. This is when she realized that being a REALTOR is her life’s passion. Laurie genuinely love to guide people in the home selling/buying process.

Amanda Goins

Business Development / Marketing Manager

Amanda is my business development and marketing manager. She is responsible for building the Cabell Childress Group brand as well as marketing our group. Amanda manages and oversees all marketing, advertising, promotions and activities. She spearheads all of the public relations/client appreciation events, including activities with local businesses and universities.

Julie Rutkai

Buyer’s Agent

Julie has joined my team as a buyer’s agent. She attended The Ohio State University and has over eight years of real estate experience. Her clients love working with her because of her compassion and attention to detail that she demonstrates in every transaction. Julie is highly organized and will help you find the right match for your new home or assist in efficiently selling your existing property. Her diversity of experience includes new home construction sales and an extensive background in corporate assisted relocations.

Jonnie Downing

Jonnie Downing

Transaction Coordinator

Jonnie is our Transaction Coordinator. She oversees the contract process from the beginning to end, starting with entering the listing into the MLS, through to reviewing the final HUD statement for accuracy to ensure a seamless transaction. She sets up all showings for the office and communicates with you to find the times that are convenient to show your home.