OUR team

Amanda Glowacki NC REALTOR® and Broker-In-Charge

Amanda is a native North Carolinian, born and raised in Winston-Salem. She graduated from UNC-Charlotte with a degree in Business Administration.

After college, she worked in the financial industry and had the opportunity to work and live in Washington, D.C. She loved the experience of living in a major metropolitan area but ultimately her heart belonged to Charlotte. Amanda relocated back to the Queen City in 2007 and currently resides in Davidson with her husband John, four-year-old daughter Taya and their dog Ollie.

Amanda has an innate ability to connect with others quickly, values being attentive to the client’s needs and offers sincere advice at all stages of the home buying or selling process. She believes that the process should be as seamless as possible using her skills to help her clients achieve their goal - owning their dream home!

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John Glowacki NC REALTOR® and Chief Operating Officer

John grew up in New Jersey as part of a family of seven with two sisters and two brothers. He has lived in Boston, Los Angeles, Minneapolis, and Baltimore through sales leadership roles over the past 19 years and has lived in the Charlotte area since 2008. John is married to his wife Amanda and they have a daughter Taya who always keeps them on their toes.

John is excited to be a part of the Amanda Kate Home team and help grow our clients' delight in the home buying process and he will use his corporate sales background to do so.

Julee Herberth NC REALTOR® and Investment Specialist

Julee Herberth brings her expertise for clients interested in property investing. Julee Herberth may be new to real estate brokering but has ample firsthand experience with home updating and renovating. Her focuses will include short-term property flipping, rental property investments, and primary home renovation consultations, and project management.

Julee, Erik, her husband, and their daughter, Kenzie, live in Lake Norman Area. Julee moved to the Charlotte area in 2001 and has witnessed the development and expansion of the city and its surrounding areas. Julee is a PGA Class A golf professional with over 16 years’ experience of golf instruction and management. She and Erik are in the process of expanding their golf instructional business in Huntersville. They are extremely excited to bring a state-of-the-art golf facility to the Lake Norman area.

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Nancy Drago Office Manager

I am so excited to introduce myself as office manager of Amanda Kate Home! My name is Nancy Drago. I am a stay-at-home mom, wife, chaos coordinator, and virtual learning boss! My family and I have been living in the Charlotte area for 12 years now, originally from New York. I am a former elementary school teacher. Currently, I reside in Davidson, with my husband and two school-age daughters. I am looking forward to helping Amanda with her new business as I enjoy managerial tasks and responsibilities.

Melissa Pratt Apartment Locator

I am a broker, apartment locator, founder of Blind Move Charlotte, and a 9th grade English teacher. I have a lot of experience being the new girl in town. I've moved up and down the East Coast, going from NYC to MA to VA and GA. I am happy to be able to call North Carolina my home. I've been here for 15 years, and it is by far my favorite of all of the places I’ve lived. I graduated high school and college here, attending both major universities in the area. I've now built my career and my home here. I've been able to watch my city grow from a small town, to the diverse, thriving metropolis it is now. Charlotte's beauty lives in its multiplicity: it has all the elements and trends of a modern, vibrant metropolitan city, but maintains the charm and hospitality of a small Southern town. I love this city, and it's my hope for my clients to fall in love with it too. Charlotte feels like a breath of fresh air, and it's a great place to build the life you want. That's why it's my passion to bring as many unique stories, talents and skills here, so we can continue to build the city together. I want my clients to begin their new life with excitement and joy; and finding an apartment to call home can be the perfect starting place.

I look forward to working with clients and hearing your story. Welcome to Charlotte!

Thanks again for giving me the opportunity to relay to you why I love Charlotte and how excited I would be to familiarize you with the area and the rental market!

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Kristen Dutremble NC REALTOR®

Kristen is one of five sisters born and raised in Biddeford Maine. She lived in Jacksonville Beach and St.  Johns Florida for several years prior to moving to Charlotte to finish her college degree at UNCC and  accept a job in the insurance industry. Since 2012 she has fallen in love with the unique neighborhoods,  parks, and energy of the Queen City and is proud to call south Charlotte her permanent home. Kristen is  mom to Kendall (and ‘dog mom’ to Chloe and Sadie!) and is excited to be part of Amanda Kate Home, a  real estate team that values strong, powerful moms raising up the next generation of leaders.  

Specializing in south Charlotte but happy to support anyone buying or selling real estate within the  greater Charlotte region, Kristen would be honored to help you achieve all of your real estate goals.

Alla Shapoval NC REALTOR®

I have been passionate about helping people my entire life. Growing up in Ukraine and then moving to the USA was a dream come true which led me to over 20 years of customer service as well as the medical office field. I continue to use that passion in my real estate career. My main focus are my clients. I recognize and value the trust my clients place in me and strive to exceed their expectations.
Charlotte and the Lake Norman area is such a beautiful place to live and I would love to be a part of your home buying or selling experience.
I speak English, Ukrainian and Russian which gives me a chance to meet and assist a variety of people.
In my free time I love to travel, explore new places, meet new people, and most importantly spend time with family and friends.

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Elza Spaedy NC REALTOR®

Elza is dedicated to her profession, and with more than 15 years experience in Real Estate she can help you with all your needs involving buying or selling a home. Her priority is that each of her clients feels valued and appreciated. She grew up in a big family in Brazil and moved to the U.S. when she was seventeen years old. She has a unique skill set for interior design, and is happy to stage her clients homes at no extra cost to them.

Elza chose to affiliate with Amanda Kate Home as a local family owned firm that puts the client’s needs first, provides concierge service and focuses on the intricate details throughout the real estate transaction. While fluent in several languages (English, Portuguese, and Spanish) she speaks the language of real estate and has a true passion for helping clients find their dream home.