Meet Our Team

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Darrena McCulloh

Lead Broker & REALTOR®

Darrena studied design at Campbell University and was the first person in her family to graduate college.

At the young age of 26, she became a Franchisee Owner/Operator of a Chick-fil-A in Downtown Raleigh. During her career with Chick-fil-A, she won many prestigious awards for her profitability and sale growth.

After 15 years or serving in the hospitality industry, Darrena’s entrepreneurial spirit and passion for the community of Raleigh lead her to a career in real estate starting in 2016.

She is proud to be the Owner/Broker of Home Sweet Home Raleigh!

Darrena enjoys beach weekends away with her fiancé Ramsey and their two fur-babies, Miley & Peyton!

Her positive outlook and energy are contagious! You can always find Darrena looking for the next great challenge and adventure as she lives her life to the fullest!



Haley Dunlap

Transaction Coordinator &

Haley is a native North Carolinian, originally from the Hickory area. She studied Hospitality at Appalachian State University.

Haley has been serving our Raleigh team since July 2020! She’s the glue that holds us all together and we love her!



CEO of Happiness

Peyton enjoys car rides with the windows down, fun in the sun beach days, and eating leftover steak!

Named after Darrena’s favorite quarterback, Peyton Manning.

He’s everyone’s favorite at the office!

Lindsay Striplin


Lindsay is a native North Carolinian, originally from the Charlotte area. She received her bachelor’s degree in Health Information Management from Texas State University and has a background in Healthcare Administration since 2012.

Lindsay believes that the most important aspect of selling real estate is connecting with people in order to make the experience the best it can possibly be. Her healthcare background has taught her the value of being a good listener and empathizing with her client’s needs. Lindsay has all the best characteristics to make your real estate experience smooth sailing.

Some of Lindsay’s favorite things are R&B music, her pitbull terrier dog Ava, spending time with her family, breweries, new local restaurants and traveling. She has a lifelong dream to visit Spain.


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