John and Clax were both working 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, Jeannette.  John and Jeannette have been married over 40 years, and have been blessed with three children, John III, Michael Angelo, and Mary Elizabeth.  John and his family have lived in Atlanta for over Twenty-one years.

Prior to becoming a Realtor, John spent over 25 years in retail executive management.  In 2002, John left corporate America to pursue a career in Real Estate in Atlanta.  John joined RE/MAX Greater Atlanta where he was recognized as the Rookie of the Year. He has achieved Lifetime status in the Million Dollar Club, 100% Club, and Executive Club.

In March of 2011 John and his business partner left RE/MAX Greater Atlanta and moved their company to Keller Williams Atlanta Perimeter, part of the Rawls Group, the number one Keller Williams Brokerage in the Southeast.  John and the Providence Group have been recognized as one of the Top Groups at Keller Williams Atlanta Perimeter since joining them.

Over the Years John has been, on the Board of Directors of the World Trade Center Atlanta, the Board of the Friends of North Springs High School, the Board of the Sandy Springs Perimeter Chamber, and the South African American Chamber.​ Currently,  John is the Past Grand Knight of the Knights of Columbus, and Past Faithful Navigator of the 4th Degree of the Knights.

John enjoys being with his family, friends and deepening his knowledge of his faith.  John enjoys people and developing lifelong relationships. He enjoys life and giving his time and knowledge to help others. ​

Let him help guide you on your path in real estate by calling him at 678.427.2946 or emailing

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 at

Kevin Pelkey

Kevin Pelkey originally hails from the small college town of Potsdam in upstate New York where he studied Business management at Canton College of Technology.  After completing his initial studies in business, Kevin relocated to Myrtle Beach South Carolina where he began a career in the Hospitality & Tourism industry as the reservations manager for Medieval Times Dinner Theatre.  While working in this role, Kevin decided to continue his studies at Horry-Georgetown Technical College and obtained a specialized degree in Hotel Restaurant Management.  After graduating with honors, Kevin remained in Myrtle Beach for several years working in the fast paced upscale hotel environment as a Golf & Entertainment Director and eventually General Manager for such notable brands as the Sands Resorts and Hilton Worldwide.  However, after years of dedicating himself to the fast paced hotel industry that lead him to call Atlanta home, with overwhelming support and encouragement, Kevin transition to real estate and left the hotel industry after 17 years.

Since life has always been an adventure and because of his passion for helping others, finding the perfect fit to start his career in real estate was important.  While searching for a team that aligned with these values of dedication, passion and hospitality, Kevin found and joined The Providence Group of Keller Williams as a full time real estate professional and now Associate Broker.  In his spare time, when he isn’t helping clients find the perfect piece of Atlanta to call home, Kevin enjoys spending quality time with family, traveling and continuing his own adventures through a vast variety of outdoor activates from simple camping to ziplining, snorkeling  and whitewater rafting.

Kevin is looking forward to helping you with your home buying adventure by calling him at 706.761.2578 or emailing him at

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. ​

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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.

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Mary Meyer

Mary Meyer grew up in the Midwest in northern Iowa, then spent twenty years in the Nashville area where she raised her family of seven children, four of which were adopted.  She moved to Atlanta three years ago and has a lot of insight into what’s involved in getting settled into a new state and into a new community.  Mary has been through all the phases of buying and selling homes, from purchasing the starter home when she was 23, to moving across the country with two babies in tow, to selling homes with children under foot, and then two sell/buy transactions where she downsized belongings by half each time.

Mary understands that the sale or purchase of a home is synonymous with a new beginning of your life.  Mary joined the Providence Group so that her clients would have a smooth and hassle free transition into the next stage of their life.  Mary is also involved in the film community in Atlanta as a film and television actress.  Feel free to check her out on IMDb!  So if you are looking to buy, sell or invest give Mary an email at