Local Real Estate Expertise with a Global Reach: Engel & Völkers


Joy Vinson, a Hilton Head resident since 1995, holds a degree in Communications and Marketing and has a long history of successful sales with companies including RJR Nabisco, AT&T, as well as smaller companies selling advertising and marketing training software.

Marketing training software led Joy into real estate technology training with the Hilton Head MLS in 2013. Developing and delivering MLS training, Joy became well versed in advanced real estate technology used for listing and marketing real estate.

Joining Engel & Völkers in 2017 as Brokerage Services Manager, Joy established an all-inclusive onboarding process, trained Advisors on various real estate platforms and presented best technology practices at E&V Leadership retreats. Combining her sales and E&V experience, Joy moved back into sales as an Advisor for Engel & Völkers in 2019.

Married 25 years to Don, they share two daughters, Alicia Ward, an underwater photographer in Hawaii, and Alex O’Neill, an athletic trainer in Greenville, SC.