Our Team

Michael Gillies – Team lead, Listing specialist
Michael started in the real estate industry as a mortgage professional, which gives him a unique understanding of the financial aspects of your move. He chose to join forces with his parents because he knew as a team, they’d be able to accomplish much more. By combining their individual talents and knowledge, they are able to help more families enjoy a successful, worry-free experience.

Mike Gillies, Sr. – Market Analyst
Mike is detail-oriented and analytical in his approach. A commercial airline pilot for the past 30 years, he knows what it takes to be thorough and prepared every step of the way. In essence, he’s committed to making sure his clients experience a smooth ride. Mike got his start in the real estate industry as an appraiser, which gives him a keen eye to help both buyers and sellers make the most of their investment.

Cindy Gillies – Operations Manager & Managing Broker
The other significant part of their team dynamic is that they all bring their own unique skills, knowledge and personalities to the business. Cindy enjoys people and reaching out to help them. It’s what she loves most about real estate. “Buying or selling a home,” she says, “is a truly personal experience. It’s vital for me to understand what each family is seeking, and then guide them to the result that’s right for them.”

Julian Alvarez – REALTOR®
Cell Phone: 404-312-1409
Julian is a licensed full time realtor specializing in the Stafford, Fredericksburg, Spotsylvania, and Woodbridge area. He has lived all over this beautiful country and as such truly understands the rigors of relocation. With a foundational business background from the University of Georgia, Julian prides himself listening to needs, solving problems, and delivering clear, concise, and consistent client communication. He has worked over 10 years face to face with customers, owns the customer experience, and works tirelessly so clients don’t.

Wanda Cook – REALTOR®
Cell Phone: 703-628-1708

Wanda is a licensed full time Realtor with 40+ years of real estate experience in New Home Sales, General Brokerage and Property Management.  Her career started at a very young age by her father’s side.  Whether he was buying, remodeling or collecting rents, Wanda watched and quickly realized her love for real estate.  As she began her career, things came as second nature to her and this is still true today.  With her extensive background in the different fields, Wanda is equipped to handle any situation.

A native of Virginia; she was born and raised in Harrisonburg in the beautiful Shenandoah Valley, though her career took her to Colorful Colorado and the Lone Star State of Texas; Virginia always called her home.  In 1999 Montclair, VA became home; however, after selling new homes in the Fredericksburg region for two years and loving the area she decided to make Fredericksburg her forever home in 2005.   Her many moves both locally and country wide have provided her with a unique and valuable perspective as a real estate advisor.

Wanda has assisted over 400 families find the right home and made many lifelong friendships as well as neighbors doing just what she loves to do….helping the homebuyer find just what they want and need.

So, whether you are buying or selling, Wanda will be there with you ever step of the way and you will gain not only a realtor but a friend for life as well.


Angela Darling – REALTOR®
Cell Phone: 540-272-7441
Angela Darling has been a licensed REALTOR® since 2005 and represents clients in the market area of Stafford County, Quantico and Fredericksburg. She is a native New Yorker and graduate of Iona College, New Rochelle, NY. She is the wife of a retired US Marine and has personally experienced the joys and hardships of relocation. Angela understands your relocation needs and concerns and ensures you that she will use her knowledge and experience to make your real estate transaction as smooth and stress free as possible. She has resided in Stafford, VA since 1998 and is very familiar with the local real estate market and latest area happenings.Angela specializes in selling resale homes, new home construction, bank owned properties, and investment properties. She is a member of the National Association of REALTORS®, Virginia Association of REALTORS®, and Fredericksburg Area Association of REALTORS®. She continues to keep current on the latest real estate trends and market conditions through professional education programs and seminars.Whether you are selling or buying a home, Angela will help you obtain the greatest return on your greatest investment. She will market your property or search for your new home using the latest real estate tools and resources available. Angela also can provide access to Mortgage and Title Services through our affiliated business network.

Sarah Martins – REALTOR®
Cell Phone: 703-967-9750

Sarah has been in the Real Estate industry since 1984. She has an extensive background in property management, new home construction and general brokerage. Her interest in Real Estate began at an early age as her Grandfather was a new home builder for many years. She has lived in the northern Virginia area since 1974 and currently lives in Fauquier county.


Jennifer Miller – REALTOR®
Cell Phone: 757-807-1933
Jennifer Miller is a licensed full time Realtor servicing the Stafford, Fredericksburg, Spotsylvania, and Woodbridge areas. As a Virginia Native, having grown up in Spotsylvania, she has strong ties to many of the surrounding areas. Jennifer grew up playing soccer her entire life and knows exactly what it takes to stay committed and to work hard every single day. She is Passionate, Diligent and incredibly Knowledgeable. Jennifer is a loving, warmhearted mother of one, who is constantly going that extra mile for others. She understands how stressful moving can be and she is here to take that burden off your shoulders. With a professional marketing background, she has the skills and the knowledge to go above and beyond for her clients. Jennifer is also a member of the National Association of Realtors and embodies what a great realtor should be. Jennifer knows it is very important to have an Agent you can always trust and count on and she will work endlessly to meet each and every one of her client’s needs. Whether you are looking to buy or sell, let Jennifer Miller be the one to lead you all the way home.

Nancy Sweetman – REALTOR®
Cell Phone: 540-834-8039
Nancy Sweetman is a Buyer Specialist for the Gillies Team at RE/MAX Real Estate Connections readily assisting home buyers in finding their dream home! She has lived and worked in the Fredericksburg area since 1982. She is a full-time real estate consultant working with home buyers, sellers, and investors in Stafford, Spotsylvania, Fredericksburg and all surrounding areas. She has earned the Military Relocation Professional (MRP) designation so she may best serve military clients in their transfers to and from the area. She also has earned the Seller Representative Specialist (SRS) designation ensuring she is trained to assist clients with home sales. Nancy utilizes the latest technologies, market research, and business strategies to always exceed your expectations. Most importantly, she listens! That means Nancy will help you locate schools, provide neighborhood demographics and point you toward community services. She is here to help make your buying and selling process easy, not stressful! When it’s time to move, you need someone who knows this area inside and out. Nancy will find the right home for you with the amenities and essential home features you want for your ideal home; then guide you through contract negotiations and inspections and all the way to closing. If you’re selling your home Nancy will help you prepare your home for sale from suggesting repairs, staging and advertising all the way through closing. Buying or Selling, Nancy will always give your needs top priority!

Connie Tomlinson – REALTOR®
Cell Phone: 240-394-0346

A full time licensed real estate professional, Connie Tomlinson has been working in the industry since 2013. Connie is a member of both the Fredericksburg Area Association of Realtors and the National Association of Realtors.

Her nurturing personality and her value of relationships makes it easy to understand why people love working with her. No doubt Connie got her practice as a mother to 5 now grown children, grandmother to 1 granddaughter and wife to husband Gregg.

She takes the time to listen to her client’s needs and always puts their best interest first. Outside her professional career, you will find Connie serving as the children’s pastor and co-lead for the women’s ministry of a local church.  For the last 17 years, Connie and her husband have owned and still operate a local contracting company dedicated to the needs and issues that arise in the real estate industry. Connie ensures her clients are taken care of throughout every aspect of the journey.

Always going above and beyond in everything she does, whether it be personal or professional, Connie never gives less than 110%. She has dedicated her life to loving and serving others. When you meet Connie for the first time you will immediately feel like a part of her family and have a forever friend who cares about you and your loved ones just as she does her own.