John and Clax were both working for John Shapiro at Re/Max Greater Atlanta in 2002 when they decided to form their own real estate group they named The Providence Group.

Our agents have decades of combined experience in buying and selling homes, new construction, investments, and so much more.

We care about our clients, pride ourselves on exceptional service, and as a team we provide a positive experience that brings you back to us for all your future real estate needs.

John Damiano

John Damiano was born and educated in Los Angeles, California where he met his wife Jeanette. John and Jeannette have been married over 25 years. They have three children, John III, Michael Angelo, and Mary Elizabeth.  John and his family have lived in Atlanta for over fifteen years. John spent over 30 years in retail executive management, where he held many different positions, including EVP of C&R Clothiers, President and CEO of Barbeques Galore, COO of Busybody Fitness, and COO of K&G Superstores, a division of the Men’s Wearhouse.  In 2002, John left the retail business to pursue a career in real estate in Atlanta. In 2002, John was recognized by RE/MAX® as the Rookie of the Year. He has achieved Lifetime status in the Million Dollar Club, 100% Club, and Executive Club. John is also a member of the Atlanta Executive Forum, Business Network International, and Greater North Fulton Chamber of Commerce. ​

In March of 2011 John and his partners left RE/MAX Greater Atlanta and moved their company, The Providence Group of Keller Williams Realty Atlanta Perimeter, to Keller Williams Realty Atlanta Perimeter, where they have settled nicely. John sits on the Board of Directors of the World Trade Center Atlanta, the Board of Friends of North Springs High School, the Board of the Sandy Springs Perimeter Chamber, the South African Chamber and is a member of Referral Express, a Business to Business Networking Organization.​

John enjoys being with his family, reading, golfing, tennis, and most sports. John enjoys people and developing life long relationships. He enjoys life and giving his time and knowledge to help others. ​Get started today by emailing him or calling 678-427-2946

Clax Underwood

Clax is a native of Atlanta with deep roots in the real estate industry dating to the early 1900s. His great grandparents opened the Winecoff Hotel in downtown Atlanta in 1913. Clax’s initial career spanned 25 years with Mercedes-Benz in the client service arena. In 1994 he returned to his real estate roots joining Metro Brokers. His career with RE/MAX® began the following year and continues through The Providence Group of Keller Williams Realty Atlanta Perimeter today.​

Clax is a Member of the Atlanta Executive Forum II, Business Network International, and the Greater Atlanta Home Builder’s Association. Clax enjoys time with family and friends, cat, and neighborhood owl. He spends his free time reading, playing tennis, going on early morning walks, activities through his church, and work with Habitat for Humanity.  ​Get started today by emailing him or calling 404-819-4796.

Marty Johnson

Marty Johnson has been a resident of Atlanta and Dunwoody for over 20 years. Marty Johnson was born and raised in Macon and the Middle Georgia area and moved to Atlanta to attend GA Tech, he’s been making Atlanta home ever since.  He received his degree in Management from GATech in 1979. ​

Married to Allison Johnson, a teacher at Austin Elementary School in Dekalb County and has two children – he has a wealth of knowledge on the neighborhoods and schools of the North Atlanta area.​

Including 10 years sales and marketing experience, he has 30 years of banking, trust department and homeownership programs with the Georgia Residential Financial Authority, Bank of America, U.S. Bank and Bank of New York.​

Skilled in Listings, Buyer Representation, Customer Service, Finance, First-time buyers, 1031 exchanges and creating wealth by investing in single family homes. Get started today by emailing him or calling 404-680-1890

Kevin Pelkey

Kevin Pelkey moved to the Atlanta area after originally hailing from upstate New York.  Growing up in the small college town of Potsdam, Kevin left New York to study Hospitality & Tourism Management at Horry-Georgetown Technical College located in Myrtle Beach, SC.  After graduation, Kevin remained in Myrtle to work in a fast pace upscale hotel environment assuring clients expectations were not met but exceeded every day.​

​Passionate about hospitality and helping others find outstanding accommodations the transition to Real Estate was a natural fit.  With encouragement from friends and neighbors, Kevin began his career path in Real Estate and joined  The Providence Group of Keller Williams as a full time real estate professional.​ In his free time, Kevin loves to travel, go camping and do outdoor activates such as ziplining  and whitewater rafting with his spouse Shannon and dog Murphy. Get started today by emailing him or calling 706-761-2578

Evie Meredith

Evie is an Atlanta native and graduate of Emory University. She spent 25 years in Orthopedics before moving to a career in real estate. As a lifelong Atlanta resident, 40 of those years on the North Side, she brings a unique perspective  to the North Atlanta housing market. She has watched Atlanta grow from a start-up city of less than a million to the bustling, business-focused city of over 7 million. ​

​Evie brings to our team her love of helping people – with her engaging personality and fine attention to details, she is a looking forward to getting buyers into their dream homes. Evie has been married for over 28 years, enjoys the outdoors, and is an active member of her church. ​

Get started today by emailing her or calling 404-545-2356

Misael Portillo

Misael is a U.S. Citizen, born and raised in Venezuela, For the last 20 years he has built a successful career in the real estate industry as an investor, builder, developer and, lately, as a Georgia Realtor®, acting as partner in The Providence Group at Keller Williams Atlanta Perimeter.His participation as a guest of the U.S. International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP), and his continuous interaction with the International Exchange Alumni communities throughout the world, has given him a global perspective, important international relations and a passion for fostering business opportunities between the United States, Latin America and the Caribbean. In early 2010 he founded ProAmericas, Inc., a Georgia 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization based in Atlanta, dedicated to international exchange programs and, in 2012, he was a co-founder of IANAmericas (Inter-American Network of Alumni Associations), based in Nova Scotia, Canada, currently serving as Vice-President of the Board of Directors. He is a former Chairman of the Venezuelan-American bi-national center for the state of Zulia and currently a member of the Board of Advisors of the Georgia Hispanic Chamber of Commerce – Hispanic Business Center and member of the Global Ties U.S. Council for International Members.

Misael has a bachelor’s degree in economics from La Universidad del Zulia in Maracaibo, Venezuela, and an MBA from Babson College, in Wellesley, Massachusetts; he is fluent in English and Spanish and lives in Atlanta, Georgia, with his wife Isabel.

Get started today by emailing him or calling 770-783-2899.

Donnie Fox

A resident of Atlanta since 1983, Donnie earned his real estate license in 1989.  He’s been a keen observer of Atlanta’s steady growth over the years and sees continued expansion in the years to come and has been successfully making customers and clients happy in sales for 40 years.  His “Can-Do” attitude, tireless work ethic, and attention to detail make him the right real estate agent for you.  Combined with the support of Keller Williams, Donnie can help whether you are looking to buy or sell property. Born and raised in the Raleigh-Durham area.  He graduated from the University of North Carolina.  A resident of East Cobb for 20 years, when not serving your real estate needs, Donnie enjoys spending time with family and friends, sports, reading, playing guitar, and walking his dog, Teddy.

Get started today by calling 678-643-9777