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


A graduate of the business school at James Madison University, Taylor joined our team in January 2012. Taylor resides in the Carytown area of Richmond with his wife, Alyssa, as well as his dog and two cats. With over four years of real estate’s experience, Taylor’s insider knowledge of the city, extreme attention to detail, and drive to surpass our client’s expectations have made him an invaluable part of our team. In his free time, Taylor enjoys the outdoors as well as exploring Richmond’s vast dining and music scenes.

Amanda Goins

Transaction & Marketing Manager

Amanda became a member of our team in 2016 as our Transactions & Marketing Manager. Her previous experience working with a Real Estate Appraisal Company for eleven years helped guide her seamlessly into a position of client contact, knowledge, and reliability. She will be your point of contract from contract ratification to closing. Amanda works hand in hand with Connie, ensuring that your closing proceeds smoothly. She can coordinate and schedule inspectors, contractors, and the final walk thru on your home. Amanda is also responsible for our online marketing, including creating advertisements, mailers, promotions, and scheduling activities. Amanda grew up in New Kent and now resides in Henrico County. Amanda has been happily married for ten years to her wonderful husband, Michael, and they have 2 children. Her passion and commitment to providing unparalleled customer service to our clients helps make her a valued member of our team.

Julie Rutkai


Julie attended The Ohio State University and has over ten 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 for top dollar. Her diversity of experience includes new home construction sales and an extensive background in corporate assisted relocations. Julie resides in Powhatan with her husband and two daughters.

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.