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Having been interested in real estate her whole life, Rodica Iliescu spent her early career moving between various other industries, serving as a mechanical designer for Ontario Bus Industries Inc. from 1990 to 1992 and as the manager of dental offices and the treatment coordinator for Dr. Simion Musulan from 1992 to 2006. Finally achieving her broker’s license, she entered the field of real estate in 2006 as a broker with RE/MAX All Star Realty Inc., where she remains to this day. Her passion for the whole process of buying and selling has led to her cultivating significant expertise in commercial real estate, retail office spaces, and residential real estate. Above everything Ms. Iliescu loves helping her clients with their

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Bridgett McKenzie


First earning a bachelor’s degree in home economics and driver’s education from Illinois State University in 1974, Bridgett A. McKenzie served as an administrative assistant for Marriott Lincolnshire from 1974 to 1980 and as a manager for the Baxter Credit Union from 1982 to 1988. During this time, she completed a Master of Business Administration from the Lake Forest Graduate School of Management in 1985. In 2004, she joined BMAC Designs and became a real estate broker with Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices in 2014, after receiving certification from the Real Estate Institute. In 2021, Ms. McKenzie continued her career as a real estate agent with Coldwell Banker Real Estate LLC.   Having accomplished much throughout the years, Ms. McKenzie considers her

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Drawn to the field of communications following her experiences in her high school debate classes, Jean E. Perry joined the University of Southern California, where she earned a bachelor’s degree in speech communication in 1974 and a Master of Arts in speech communication in 1975, also minoring in business and English. She began her career as an adjunct instructor in speech communication with Glendale Community College in 1975 and rose to the rank of full professor by 1991. During this time, Ms. Perry also contributed her skills to Rockwell Automation, Inc. as a public relations specialist and communication consultant and to Security Pacific National Bank as a communication consultant. In 1999, Ms. Perry was appointed as division chair of language

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Holding considerable expertise in buying and selling, new homeowners, and investment properties, Michelle R. Walsh began her professional path with a bachelor’s degree in business from Marymount University in 1996. Drawing on her experience in business, she became a real estate broker with J.T. Fleming & Company in Wellesley, Massachusetts, in 2013, staying with the firm until 2019. Concurrently, she served as a real estate broker with Iron Gate Realty from 2016 to 2019. After briefly spending time as a real estate broker with Atlantic Properties of the Lowcountry in 2019, Ms. Walsh established the Charlestowne Realty Group later that same year, where she now excels as the owner and broker. Having gotten her start in commercial real estate and

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Sharon Chambers-Gordon


Active in the nonprofit field for more than 35 years, Sharon L. Chambers-Gordon attended George Mason University in 1995 and earned a bachelor’s degree from Indiana University Bloomington in 1997. She concluded her formal studies at the University of Alabama, graduating with a master’s degree in communication and organizational development in 2000. She worked at the University of Alabama as the director for the GEARUP program for 2 years, and in 2002 she joined the University of Puget Sound as the director of fellowships and scholarships and the staff liaison for Courageous Conversations, positions she held until 2016. Since 2016, Ms. Chambers-Gordon has been affiliated with Windermere Real Estate as a real estate broker. Currently working with Windemere Abode Lakewood,

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Jenny Thorson


Completing the vast majority of her education in China, Jenny Thorson earned a degree in public relations before coming to the United States and embarking on her career as a realtor with RE/MAX in 2003. During her tenure with RE/MAX, she cultivated significant expertise in both residential and commercial real estate and received several awards for her excellence, including the 100 Club Award, the Platinum Club Award, the Chairman’s Club Award and induction in the RE/MAX Hall of Fame. Today, Ms. Thorson is a realtor with Realty One Group Homelink, a full-service residential real estate firm based in Diamond Bar, California. With nearly 20 years of experience in the field, Ms. Thorson’s day to day duties include liaising with clients,

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Sondra Wilson


Attributing much of her success, as both an educator and a realtor, to treating others the way she wants to be treated, Sondra “Michelle” Wilson was inspired to a career in education by Doyle Ball, her fifth grade mathematics teacher, as well as by a mathematics professor she had in college. Following the completion of her Bachelor of Education from the University of Southern Mississippi, she began a 12-year career as a middle school mathematics teacher in her home state of Louisiana. Focusing on teaching the way she wanted her sons to be taught, she furthered her skills with a Master of Education from Southeastern Louisiana University in 2010. Above everything, Ms. Wilson notes that the most gratifying part of

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Vonna David


Earning an Associate of Arts from Normandale Community College in 1991, Vonna David spent the first 17 years of her professional life in the airline industry, working with Northwest Airlines, Delta Air Lines, Inc. and Republic Airlines between 1983 and 2000. After meeting a man from San Francisco who was active in the local real estate scene, she was inspired to make a career switch and her first position in the field was as his assistant. Gaining experience, she eventually achieved her own real estate license and certification as a notary public. From 2017 to 2018, she served as real estate agent for RE/MAX Advantage Plus before becoming a licensed realtor with the Realty Group from 2018 to 2019. Today,

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Holly Lubelski


Shortly after finalizing general studies at Royse City High School in 1995 and completing undergraduate coursework, Holly Lubelski embarked on her career in the field of multifamily property management. Despite not initially planning on becoming a real estate professional, she was offered a position working as a leasing consultant when she applied to the maintenance department at Barnwell Property Management, which she readily accepted. After only eight short months, Ms. Lubelski was offered an assistant community manager position with Northland Investment Corporation. Through dedication and hard work, they promoted her to community manager after only six months, where she was able to successfully position the property to sell. She continued to excel in this role until she left the company

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Kasidy Lowe


Holding considerable expertise in residential real estate, Kasidy B. Lowe began her studies with a Bachelor of Science in psychology with a minor in criminology and mental health from Middle Tennessee State University in 2013. From there, she pursued various real estate certifications and is currently certified in residential construction, ePro, new construction and as a new home specialist. She has also been certified as a seller representative specialist and accredited buyer’s representative through the National Association of Realtors. In 2021, Ms. Lowe achieved her real estate broker’s license. Embarking on her career as an assistant manager with Hibbett Sports while still in school, Ms. Lowe worked in that role from 2010 to 2015 before briefly spending time as a

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