Known for her philanthropy and her position as a role model for many young women in her community- Margie Bartles is a mentor and friend to many. She is outstanding in her career, currently serving as a governor appointed West Virginia Real Estate Commissioner and a broker for Long and Foster Real Estate.
Margie is deeply involved with both her community and profession. Serving on the Board of Directors for CNB Bank, the Airport Authority, and the Berkeley County Development Authority. She is also a member of the Martinsburg Berkeley County Chamber of Commerce.
Her words of wisdom inspire many to find joy in their professions and be motivated to do their best. Those who know Margie say she demonstrates kindness in all aspects of life, leading with her heart and a “people first” mindset. Her compassion is admired by many.
Margie also volunteers for Meals on Wheels and is a Director for the Library Foundation of Berkeley County. She is described as non-judgmental and always seeks to understand others, earning a deep level of respect throughout the organizations she is involved with. This is mutual, as Margie values all those who work alongside her, nurturing growth and leadership with her engagement.
Margie’s integrity and ethics are a testament to her character, leading by example. Along with her professional accomplishments, Margie’s personal accomplishments and community involvement made her the perfect honoree as a 2023 Woman of Distinction.