What was your first job in the realty industry? A real estate agent with Prudential Prairie Path in Elmhurst
Where did you grow up? Oak Park
What is your favorite free-time activity? Watching my kids play hockey.
What do you do to relax when you’re stressed? Go for a long walk/run on the Illinois Prairie Path.
Growing up, what did you want to be? A television news person.
If you could have lunch with a well-known figure (living or not), who would it be and why? Any of the Chicago Blackhawks. Would love to be their go-to Realtor.
Where is your favorite place to hang out? Oak Park.
What do you love most about the industry? I love how it’s not tedious. No two deals are alike. I also like the interesting people that I meet.
How do you distinguish yourself from the crowd of agents? I’m 24-7. I sell all over the city and suburbs.
What is the most difficult aspect of your job? My own time. Everyone says, “You’re so lucky that your job is so flexible.” Yes, it’s flexible on other people’s times. When I’m really busy, it’s some- times difficult to manage. However, it always works out in the end.
Where do you go to meet new clients and network? Local social events through local clubs and different charity events throughout the city and suburbs.
What has been your greatest accomplishment? Being married 20 years and having three great kids
What was the last good movie you saw or book you read? “Begin Again”
What is your favorite restaurant? Nuova Italia in Addison
Architecturally speaking, what is your favorite building in Chicago? Tribune Tower at 435 North Michigan Avenue
What kind of car do you drive? 2014 BMW 328i Sports Wagon
Smartphone or Paper? Smartphone