Mechelle Sippial Wilder

Partner, Associate Broker



Mechelle has a proven record of $72 million in closed real estate sales over the past 13 years in the Birmingham and surrounding areas. She holds a BA in Communications from Samford University and has extensive marketing training from IBM as well as professional experience with both local and national real estate training organizations. With her years of education and work experience, Mechelle endeavors to provide a professional, skilled and enjoyable experience for all of her clients. She understands that successfully selling real estate involves cooperation between sellers, buyers and agents and many times thinking “out of the box”.

Mechelle is a Partner in ARC Realty, a growing real estate company of 160+ agents and recently voted “Birmingham’s Emerging Real Estate Company of 2013″ She is a two term member of the Birmingham Association of Realtors’ MLS Board, member of the Council of Residential Specialists, Life Time Member of The Club of Excellence, an Associate Broker, Graduate of the Real Estate Institute, an Accredited Buyer Representative, and is Nationally certified as a Short Sales and Foreclosure Resource. Additionally, she has served as chair or member of various real estate committees. At present, she is 2013-2015 President of the Greystone Ladies Club, Emeritus Member of the Hoover City School Foundation Board and member of the Coalition of 100 Black Woman of Central Alabama. She is the co founder of The Bethel Baptist Church’s Fine Arts Academy, a teacher with Discovery Clubs of Alabama and choir director and members of three of her Church choirs. Mechelle is an honors graduate from Samford University in 1983 where she was a member of the A Capella Choir, Delta Omicron Sorority and Hypatia Honor Society. Mechelle began her marketing career as a sales representative for IBM.

Mechelle has been married to the Rev Dr Thomas Lee Wilder Jr for 32 years. They have 4 children- Charis, Gilia, Thomas III and Kendra She is a native of Montgomery, Alabama and the youngest of 10 siblings.

Business Details

Year Established

Regent Territory

Greater Birmingham, AL


Certified Residential Specialist, Graduate, REALTOR® Institute, Shortsale and Forclosure Certified

Service Areas

Birmingham, Mt Brook, Vestavia, Homewood, Hoover, Chelsea, Pelham, Helena, Alabaster, Calera, McCalla, Jefferson county, Shelby county
Trussville, Gardendale, Fultondale

Additional Resources

Recent Blog Posts

Tips for making the right offer on a home

Apr 14 - Mechelle Sippial Wilder, ARC Realty


"We used Mechelle Wilder as our agent in Birmingham and recently had to located to Naples. We can't begin to tell you how much we miss her knowledge, professionalism, timeliness, and just plain nice and honest personal traits. We wish we could transport her to Naples!"

Marci and Danny

"I would give her "10's" if allowed. She worked so hard and smart to sell our home. From first interview to marketing to staging to finding creative ways to put our home in front of the most potential buyers- she did it. "

David and Susie Wall

"When Eric O’Connor’s career moved him from Mississippi to Alabama, one of his first objectives was to find a Realtor. “With three kids, I knew we didn’t want to stay in an apartment for long,” says Eric. His company’s CFO referred him to Mechelle Wilder with ARC Realty. “It was a great fit.” Mechelle worked with Eric and his wife Montel to narrow their search. “We ended up in an area convenient for Eric’s work,” says Montel, “but we also love the schools and the fact that our neighborhood is unique.""

Eric and Montel O'Connor

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