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.

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.

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.

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, Broker/Salesperson is not only the top-selling agent for Ravenscraft Realty, she is also among the top producers in all of Northeast Missouri. As the Vice-President and President-Elect of the Mark Twain Board of Realtors, Jennifer is committed to ethical professionalism and expertise in the real estate market. Jennifer is the third generation of real estate professionals in her family. Her mother, the late Becky Motzkus was a real estate legend in the area. She taught Jennifer the ropes as the top agent at Ravenscraft Realty and now Jennifer has even topped her mom’s impressive sales numbers. As a native of the area, Jennifer concentrates on sales in Marion, Ralls, Monroe, Shelby and Pike counties. She’s based in the Ravenscraft Realty Hannibal office, working alongside her husband and agent Brad Ruhl. Jennifer is a member of the Jaycees and an active member and volunteer at the Crossing Church. The Ruhl’s have four children and enjoy family time hunting and fishing.

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, Phone: 573-221-1459

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.

Brad Ruhl

Brad Ruhl, Sales Associate

Email: brad.ruhl1@gmail.com, Phone: 573-406-4350

Ralls County resident Brad Ruhl joined Ravenscraft Realty as a Sales Associate. He is based in the Hannibal location and will be working the Mark Twain Lake and surrounding areas as well. Brad has spent his last six years running his Custom Apparel Business and has helped many in the communities of the outlying areas. He enjoys spending time with family and friends. He attends the Crossing Church in Hannibal. Brad is a veteran of the Armed Forces and is a member of the Masonic Lodge and Jaycee organizations. Brad’s wife and mentor, Jennifer Ruhl, has been an agent for several years and is currently the top sales producer at Ravenscraft Realty.

Kristi Bussell

Kristi Bussell, Sales Associate

Email: Kristi.bussell18@gmail.com, Phone: 573-406-2385

Kristi Bussell joined the Ravenscraft Realty team after she moved to Philadelphia, Missouri last year from Indiana. She was born in Kansas City and has returned to her home state with her husband, Rhett, because of their love for the area. Prior to her career in real estate Kristi had a variety of experience including sales, marketing and almost 15 years in the housing industry that she now uses to best serve her clients. She is a member of the Mark Twain Association of Realtors, Monroe City Chamber of Commerce and Mark Twain Lake Chamber of Commerce. Kristi & Rhett enjoy spending time with their children & grandsons, traveling, meeting new friends and becoming more familiar with the new communities. Kristi loves her new career choice and can’t wait to talk to you about any of your real estate needs in the Mark Twain Lake or surrounding areas. You can reach Kristi at the Mark Twain Lake office on Rte. J, just north of Cannon Dam, by phone at 573-406-2385 or look up her Facebook business page under “Kristi Bussell Realtor”.

Teree Haynes

Teree Haynes, Sales Associate

Email: teree.haynes@gmail.com, Phone: 573-795-6174

Teree Haynes was born and raised in Pennsylvania. In 1993, she moved her family to the mid-west for a slower paced life. After being a stay at home mom until her children went to school, Teree started a career in banking. After 20+ years of banking and working with clients to get a mortgage, she decided to venture into real estate as an agent to explore that side of the process. Since 2012, Teree has helped numerous people buy and sell their homes. In 2017 Teree became a full time real estate salesperson. She is a member of the Mark Twain Association of Realtors and has received an Award of Excellence every year.

Andrew Yarbrough

Andrew Yarbrough, Sales Associate

Email: andrewyarbrough7@gmail.com, Phone: 573-795-1781

Andrew Yarbrough is a Hannibal native but now currently resides in Monroe City. He has over 15 years of experience in the field of residential and commercial technology installation. Andrew also has been an online retailer for over 4 years. From his previous experience with residential and commercial installations he has accumulated a wealth of knowledge in architecture, customer service, sales and negotiating skills. Andrew has an aptitude when it comes to photography and uses drone technology for aerial and difficult shots. Andrew has a green thumb with vegetables and a passion for cooking with his family. He is a member of Mark Twain Association of Realtors, National Association of Realtors and Missouri Association of Realtors. With an enthusiastic motivation for serving he would be glad to be the Realtor to list your property or find one that fits you best.