Our Agents

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John Ravenscraft, Broker

Email: jrave64@yahoo.com, Phone: 573-221-0555

John Ravenscraft founded his own real estate company, Ravenscraft Realty in 2015. Today he leads a team of 13 real estate professionals with offices in Hannibal, Palmyra and at Mark Twain Lake. John earned his real estate license in 2003. He joined United Country as a franchise owner in 2008. His consistently high performance earned him the United Country Diamond Award for six consecutive years. John represents the Mark Twain Association of Realtors on the state board. He’s also past president of the Mark Twain Association of Realtors. He’s a member of the National and Missouri Associations of Realtors. He’s a People’s Choice Award winner for favorite real estate agent. John is very active in the community. He recently served as president of the Hannibal Area Chamber of Commerce. As a former board member of the Hannibal Nutrition Center John led the 1.2 million dollar capital campaign for a new senior center. John is a former member of the Planning and Zoning Commission.

Janice Shaw

Janice Shaw, Sales Associate

Email: Janice.shaw11@yahoo.com, Phone: 314-518-8786

Born and raised in Palmyra, Janice Shaw continues to rank as one of the top real estate agents in northeast Missouri. She is a three-time winner of the Agent of the Year award. She earned the 2014 Gold Award from the Mark Twain Association of Realtors for posting 3.8 million dollars in sales. In 2015, her 2.7 million dollars in sales earned her the Silver Award. Janice has 17 years of real estate experience and was the first agent to join United Country Ravenscraft & Associates when it first opened its doors. She specializes in residential and land opportunities in the Palmyra area. Janice is a former State Director for the Missouri Association of Realtors. Janice is a board member of the Palmyra Community Betterment Association and the past president of the BLP Women’s Club. She’s a member of the Palmyra Chamber of Commerce and the Hannibal Women’s Club.

Becky Motzkus

Becky Motzkus, Sales Associate

Email: becky_motzkus@yahoo.com, Phone: 573-795-3319

Becky Motzkus is one of Ravenscraft Realty’s top sellers. She was named the top agent in 2015 when she posted $4.7 million dollars in sales. That earned her the Platinum Award from the Mark Twain Association of Realtors. She posted $4.2 million in sales in 2014, which earned her top awards from the corporate office. She is consistently recognized by the Mark Twain Association of Realtors for surpassing one million dollars in sales year after year.
Becky began her 30-year-career in real estate when her parents founded Goodhart Realty in the mid-80’s. She joined the Ravenscraft team in 2010. Becky was born and raised in Hannibal and has lived here most of her life. She’s an active member of The Crossing church in Hannibal. Becky enjoys hiking and mountain climbing. She’s also very involved in local volleyball leagues.

Nancy Speak

Nancy Speak, Sales Associate

Email: nancyspeak@yahoo.com, Phone: 573-822-1911

Nancy Speak joined Ravenscraft & Associates shortly after it was founded. In her 11 years in real estate, Nancy has consistently won awards from the Mark Twain Association of Realtors for her sales performance. Her sales of 1.8 million earned her the Bronze Award in 2015. Nancy worked 18 years as a lab technician for BASF before earning her real estate license in 2006. She is a member of the Palmyra Chamber of Commerce and enjoys volunteer work, especially helping in community benefits and fundraisers. Nancy was born and raised in Marion County.

Terry Sampson

Terry Sampson, Sales Associate

Email: trs_tiger@yahoo.com, Phone: 573-231-2783

Sales Associate Terry Sampson specializes in marketing the Hannibal area to clients. He earned the 2014 and 2015 Bronze Award from the Mark Twain Association of Realtors for posting more than one million dollars in sales. Terry conducts orientation tours of the area and provides specialized information on its features. As the former Executive Director of the Hannibal Area Chamber of Commerce, Terry knows our community better than most anyone. Terry is a lifelong Hannibal resident. He was the State Director of Land Acquisition and on the Executive Committee of the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials when he retired after 26 years at the Missouri Department of Transportation. Terry is on the board of the Mark Twain Association of Realtors. He’s a member of the Planning and Zoning Commission for the City of Hannibal and a member of the Board of Education for the Hannibal Public Schools.

Rhonda Dodd

Rhonda Dodd, Sales Associate

Email: rhondadodd53@yahoo.com, Phone: 573-795-4137

Rhonda Dodd joined Ravenscraft & Associates in January 2012. She earned her real estate license in 1999. She’s a member of the Mark Twain Association of Realtors and the National Association of Realtors. Rhonda retired the end of September 2011 from the position of City Clerk for the City of Palmyra after a 31-year career there. Her vast knowledge of zoning and city codes makes her uniquely specialized in Palmyra-area real estate. Rhonda is active in the Palmyra Chamber of Commerce and recently served on the board. She belongs to the Palmyra Area Community Betterment Group. She is currently President of the American Legion Auxillary Post 174. Rhonda is a lifelong resident of Palmyra.

Dale Delaporte

Dale Delaporte, Auctioneer/Sales Associate

Email: 2auction@rallstech.com, Phone: 573-248-7482

Dale Delaporte is the most recognized name in auctions in the Hannibal area. He’s a lifelong resident and retired firefighter for the City of Hannibal. Dale now works full time on auctions and realty. Dale started building houses as a teenager so he has specialized knowledge in home construction and sales. Dale often volunteers his auction services at fundraisers for non-profit groups.

Helen Bunn

Helen Bunn, Sales Associate

Email: hobbin@socket.net, Phone: 573-248-9483

Helen Bunn has dedicated 22 years to the local real estate business. She joined Ravenscraft & Associates shortly after it first opened its doors in 2008. She’s a former board member of the Mark Twain Association of Realtors. Helen is a Ralls County native and has lived in this area most all of her life. She and her husband John Bunn have operated Bunn Enterprises for decades. Bunn Enterprises handles hauling and excavations. Helen enjoys volunteering, including spending time at the Mark Twain Museum.

David Wheeler

David Wheeler

Email: dwheeler1994@gmail.com

David Wheeler joined the Ravenscraft team in 2012. He specializes in residential sales in the Palmyra area, which he has called home since 1996. David is the Fixed Operations Director at Tom Boland Ford. David graduated from 1998 from Culver Stockton College with a bachelor of science in Business Administration. He’s a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church and the Palmyra Athletic Booster Club.

Ashley Gibson

Ashley Gibson, Sales Associate

Email: ashleygibson1209@gmail.com, Phone: 573-406-9855

Ashley (Pyle) Gibson is a lifelong Palmyra resident. She recently decided to advance her career and earned her real estate license. She’s the Office Manager at Culligan Water Conditioning. Ashley has been a member of the Palmyra Jaycees for eight years.

Jennifer Ruhl

Jennifer Ruhl, Sales Associate

Email: jenniferruhl1@gmail.com, Phone: 573-231-6802

Jennifer Ruhl is based in the Mark Twain Lake office, which is located on Route J near the Clarence Cannon Dam. The office is just minutes from her home, so she is very familiar with the area. Ruhl is fortunate to have the two most successful agents in Northeast Missouri to mentor her. Dick Lawler, who is consistently ranked as the top agent in the Mark Twain Association of Realtors, has trained Ruhl and taught her the intricacy of lots, land and recreational property that is the specialty at Mark Twain Lake. In addition, Ruhl’s mother, Becky Motzkus, has been a top sales associate since Ravenscraft Realty was founded.
Ruhl is the former owner of Busy Bee Childcare Center in Hannibal. Ruhl has been married 16 years to her husband Brad. She has four children and enjoys spending her time hunting and fishing with her family. She is an active member and volunteer at the Crossing Church in Hannibal.

Waide Lewis

Waide Lewis, Sales Associate

Email: waide_lewis@yahoo.com, Phone: 573-541-5415

Waide Lewis spent his career building successful businesses and has retired to Hannibal joining Ravenscraft Realty as a Sales Associate. He spent many productive years on the west coast and has returned to his roots and family in Missouri and Oklahoma where he was raised and educated. Waide remains on the Board of Directors for the Mountain Ascents Association International and active as a trainer in rock climbing and mountaineering. He is an active member of The Crossing Church and soon to be married to our top Associate, Becky Motzkus.

Cindy Lynn-Drainer

Cindy Lynn-Drainer, Sales Associate

Email: cindy.lynndrainer@gmail.com, Phone: 573-253-0774

Cindy is a lifelong Perry area resident. She recently decided to advance her career and earned her real estate license in 2017. Since Perry is her hometown the Mark Twain Lake Office located on Hwy J, is a natural fit and close to home. A graduate of the University of Missouri-Columbia, she has been a lifelong Tiger fan. Cindy has worked in the social services field for the last 13 years and continues in that workforce as well.

Marolyn Scott

Marolyn Scott, Sales Associate

Email: marolyn_scott@yahoo.com

Being a native of Springfield, Missouri Marolyn Scott moved to Hannibal in 1983 and started her real estate career in 1984. She joined Ravenscraft Realty (previously United Country Ravenscraft & Associates) in 2009. She has been the recipient of numerous sales awards over her 30+ years. She was voted twice for People’s Choice Award, Top selling agent for many years, Bronze, Silver and Gold awards too. She is a member of Mark Twain Association of Realtors, National Association of Realtors and Missouri Association of Realtors.