Meet The Beach Team

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Woody Junot – Managing Partner/Broker

Woody Junot’s long-standing professional career is built on the fundamentals of strategic management, stellar customer service, real estate and financial expertise. These core strengths are the ideal blend of attributes to successfully serve as the Designated Broker for Life’s A Beach Real Estate. Ten years ago, Woody spotted a tremendous opportunity to use his skills and knowledge base to support the growth and success of Florida’s panhandle region. He became a resident of Destin, FL, and broadened his scope by obtaining his real estate broker license in the state of Florida. While managing Life’s A Beach Realty, now in its fifth year. A self-starter with an entrepreneurial mindset, Woody uses the experience he has gained in executing new business strategies to meet his client’s needs and expectations – using comprehensive expertise that not every real estate professional has acquired.


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Chris Jennings – Sales Associate / Web Designer / SEO and Social Media Coordinator

Chris a real estate professional who covers the beautiful Gulf Coast beaches as well as the surrounding areas. Chris is originally from upstate New York and jumped at the chance to move to Panama City Beach when his wife was offered a position with a large real estate law firm.  With its world class beaches, fishing, hunting, history and culture, this is an area that has something to offer everyone! Chris holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing along with an Associate’s Degree in Psychology from one of the nation’s top public Universities.  In the real estate arena, he brings over 15 years of sales and marketing experience, web design, and search engine optimization to keep your property in front of potential buyers.  He is extremely responsive and accessible to those that he works with and truly believes that his clients are top priority.  Whether you are looking to buy a home, sell a home, move to the area, or would just like some information, it would be Chris’s genuine pleasure to assist you in all of your real estate needs!


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Wanda Grey – Sales Associate

Wanda is native from Pennsylvania who moved to Orlando in 2000. Falling in love with Florida but wanting to be closer to the gulf, her family moved to the Emerald Coast in 2011. Now the beach is her back yard and she wants to help you find your perfect beach home! Wanda has years of property management and homeowner association experience and can assist you in buying or selling investment properties. Whether you are looking for rental opportunity or a family beach retreat, Wanda will help you find your piece of paradise!

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Tracy Acheson – Sales Associate

In 2013, Tracy along with her husband moved from the mountains of Montana to the Emerald Coast Beach area.  Tracy has over 20 years in media sales, marketing and senior housing.  Her professional experiences have developed her skills in problem solving, listening and finding solutions.  As a professional, she looks forward to meeting you and helping with your real estate needs.

Hal Cook

Hal Cook – Sales Associate / Military Relocation Professional (MRP)

Hal retired from Marriott International and chose to move to the beautiful beaches of the Florida Panhandle.  Based on his multiple corporate transfers throughout his career, he is very knowledgeable of the buying/selling process and understands the conflicts/challenges that can happen without proper knowledge guiding a real estate decision. Hal has his MRP (Military Relocation Professional) certification as well as being the only First Time Homebuyer certified agent in Bay County. Hal is eager to show you how this part of paradise can be yours as well.

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Bruce Koep – Sales Associate

Bruce has lived on the World’s Most Beautiful Beaches for more than 17 years. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in History and a Master’s Degree in Educational and Organizational Leadership. He shares a home with his beautiful wife, Dana, and puppy, Louie. A former special education teacher and school administrator, Bruce has a passion for helping others reach their goals. He maintains a servant leadership demeanor and puts the needs of the clients first. Bruce would love to assist you in all of your real estate needs including selling your property to welcoming you as a neighbor.

Mike Guerra – Sales Associate


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Debbie Junot – Office Manager

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Marc Nolen – Managing Partner / Sales Associate

Marc Nolen was born and raised in Bay County Florida. In 1986 he joined the United State’s Marine Corps and served through 1990. He has always been involved in the community on various projects and was elected to the Bay County Commission in 1996. In 2004 Marc teamed up with The BNP Investment Properties to create what is now known as Grand Panama Beach Resort.

In Loving Memory

October 12, 1964 – November 29, 2015
Marcus “Marc” Gunter Nolen, 51 of Panama City Beach, passed away peacefully on Sunday after a courageous battle with cancer. Marc was truly one of a kind and he will be greatly missed by many. He will always be a part of Life’s a Beach Real Estate in our memories and in our hearts.