Originally from Cleveland, OH, I attended college in Indianapolis, IN, graduating with an AS degree in chemistry. After graduation I worked at pharmaceutical companies in Indianapolis, IN, Orlando and Tampa, FL. Through the work I did in pharmaceuticals, I discovered a passion for helping people. This discovery led me to become a nationally certified massage therapist and allowed me to work in Savannah, GA and on Hilton Head Island in SC. After meeting my amazing significant other, we decided to relocate to Sapphire, NC and become partners, not only in life, but in business. We have now been together for 10 years and have maintained our co-ownership of an outdoors sporting facility with a restaurant for the past 7 years.
Each relocation and career change has taught me, if you can dream it, you can do it. As a teen mom at the age of 15 years old, I learned that hard work and dedication equals success. My son is now a responsible adult. He served 5 years in the military, leaving with honors, and currently he is pursuing a BS degree at Full Sail University.
My grandparents were advocates for property ownership. My maternal grandparents owned multiple houses and my paternal grandparents owned apartment buildings. They instilled in me the importance of getting the right property at the right time for the right price. My family and I would travel during most summer breaks. It was thrilling to load up the RV and drive across the country. We stopped in every state we crossed and sometimes even into Mexico or Canada. My first time off the continent was when I was 25 years old, I have been exploring the world ever since. Now in my free time, my significant other and I like to ride our motorcycle along the Blue Ridge Parkway, getting off at different exits just to explore. I also have a love for boating. The peace I feel when we are out on the water, with no one else around for miles, under the stars is like no other. Golf is also a hobby of mine; however, I think it’s more of a source of stress than tranquility.
I approach real estate equipped with the combination of all the things I have learned so far in my life. I am a detail-oriented chemist, a compassionate massage therapist, a responsible business owner and a traveler who knows the importance of location. I believe in every one of my client’s dreams as if they were my own. This gives me a perspective that allows me to walk hand and hand with my clients, to facilitate the next big step in their lives.