J. Bart Miller, principal and founder at Sterling Risk Advisors, and Dave Stockert, CEO of Post Properties, each received the Holy Innocents’ Episcopal School’s Distinguished Service Award at its State of the School program in April.

This award recognizes individuals who have provided outstanding service and loyalty to Holy Innocents’ Episcopal School (HIES) through leadership, recruitment, advocacy, fundraising and/or faithful service to the School.

Miller served on the HIES Board of Trustees from 1999 to 2006 and currently serves on the school’s Board of Advisors. He was named to the Athletic Wall of Fame of HIES in 2010.

A longtime dedicated community volunteer, Miller has also been active in the Boy Scouts of America as an Eagle Scout and Scoutmaster, and received the Silver Beaver Award for Distinguished Service to Youth from the Boy Scouts of America. Miller served as Vice President and Assistant Administrator at Northside Hospital from 1972-1988 before moving into the insurance field, and in 2003 Miller founded Sterling Risk Advisors, a full-service risk management and insurance brokerage firm serving the commercial, professional and personal needs of clients across a diverse spectrum of industries.

 Miller and his wife, Carol, reside in Sandy Springs and are parish members at Holy Innocents’ Episcopal Church. They have three children, John, Elizabeth and Bartley, and six grandchildren.

Dave Stockert served as the chair of the HIES Board of Trustees from 2004-2011. Most recently, he served as chair of the One School Capital Campaign. He is also the past Senior Warden of Holy Innocents’ Episcopal Church. Stockert also sits on the boards of Central Atlanta Progress, YMCA of Metro Atlanta, the Georgia Apartment Industry Education Foundation, the Buckhead Coalition, Grady Memorial Hospital, Metro Atlanta Chamber of Commerce, the National Multi-Housing Council, and the National Association of Real Estate Investment Trusts.

He serves on the Government Affairs Committee of the Atlanta Apartment Association and has served as chief executive officer of Post Properties since 2002.

 He and his wife, Cammie Ives, live in Sandy Springs and have three children: Olivia, Emily and Joe.


Realtor Collette McDonald of Collette McDonald & Associates with RE/MAX Around Atlanta was named to The Thousand — REAL Trends list of America’s Best Realtors for 2015.

The team was ranked No. 22 in the Teams by Volume category and No. 83 in the Teams by Side category; both within Georgia.

The rankings are compiled annually by REAL Trends as advertised in the Wall Street Journal.

“We’ve had a very productive year and so pleased to be included in such a prestigious list,” said McDonald. “This year looks to be even better. We’re seeing outstanding offerings in the Brookhaven, Buckhead, Sandy Springs, and Dunwoody areas where buyers can find homes with the best schools and easy access to major employment centers.”

This listing of America’s Best REALTORS® recognizes the top 250 residential agents and agent teams for excellence across each state.

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