Life always presents choices. Most of the choices encountered throughout the day are inconsequential. However, there are those times in life when the fork in the road is an opportunity for a challenge, or a chance for success, or a new experience. I am the type of person who thrives life’s opportunities. I am always ready for a challenge, willing to put myself out there and do what it takes to get the job done right.
I have not always been a realtor but I always knew I would eventually get into real estate. My father was a commercial pilot and also had several commercial real estate ventures. One of the most inspiring people in my life, my father was a radio man turned carrier pilot in World War II, carrier pilot in the Korean War, and served in the Reserves after that. He has given guidance not only in my real estate career, but also throughout my entire life. Just through his example, he has shown me what it takes to be a successful man. In my own successes, I have always looked to his example and guidance for inspiration.
I graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Management and Human Resources from Cal Poly, Pomona. While attending college, I had been interested in joining a fraternity. At the time, there were only a few fraternities to choose from. But a friend of mine was recruiting to establish a national fraternity in our college. I saw this as a challenge and learning experience, so naturally, I jumped at the opportunity. I worked my way to President and Vice President Pledge master. Having taken this opportunity to help start new fraternity, I was able to have the satisfaction completing a successful project and preside over it.
After college I had the ability and work ethic to relocate for the advancement of my career. Relocation in itself was sometimes challenging, but I had the privilege of living in some of America’s top cities such as Denver and Seattle. It was interesting to experience the slightly different cultures different cities have to offer. One particular career challenge came while working for a rental car company. I was told to raise the rental usage enough that we would have to double our fleet of available cars. I am proud to say this was achieved within six months and after I was promoted to management. Perseverance and dedication make nearly everything possible!
My work ethic has carried through to becoming a successful realtor. Not very often do we get the opportunity to offer some kind of “earth shattering” act for a customer, but I have found that even the simplest act of common decency and respect can make all the difference. For example, I was showing a house to a client of mine when a home owner from across the street stopped in with interest for the house. He had tried to contact the home’s realtor several times and was never given a call back. Of course I explained I had to finish up with my current client but would be happy to give him a call when finished. Well, he showed his gratitude by purchasing four homes from me! Obviously it takes more than a phone call to earn your business, but if given the opportunity, I will prove my knowledge of real estate and work ethic gives my clients the best real estate experience possible. I will always keep you informed and updated, putting you, my client, first.
I hope this has given a little insight as to who I am. Thank you for taking the time to read a little about me. I appreciate your consideration.