Photography by Robert Nelson
Occupation: Realtor specializing in estate and waterfront properties at Douglas Elliman, Boca Raton
Beauty Factor: Animal activist, dedicated philanthropist, social darling
Why she loves working in real estate: I spend my days in the most extraordinary homes in the country—right here in South Florida—while working with accomplished and fascinating clientele from all over the world.
Why she’s influential: I try to get others excited about projects I have worked on myself. If I can expose someone to an issue affecting our community and inspire them to lend a helping hand, then I have succeeded.
Proudest achievement: Working with a client who was named one of The Wall Street Journal’s Top 100 Sales Professionals. She told me I was a star in the real estate world—a compliment that meant the world to me.
Little-known fact: I can captain a boat of any size, from small cruisers to large yachts.
Current endeavors: I’m a committee member on the Tri-County Animal Rescue’s Annual Doggie Ball, the Junior League of Boca Raton and the Boca Raton Regional Hospital Foundation as well as a volunteer at the Debbie Rand Memorial Service League.
One wish: To see every shelter dog placed in a safe and loving home
Quote: “The people who make it to the top—whether they’re musicians, great chefs or corporate honchos—are addicted to their calling. [They] are the ones who’d be doing whatever it is they love, even if they weren’t being paid.” —Quincy Jones
Professional idol: Ivanka Trump
Style icon: Robin Wright’s character, Claire Underwood, from the show House of Cards. A woman can take on the world in a pencil skirt, a cashmere top and four-inch pumps.
Shot on location at The Addison, Boca Raton
Hair: Katrina Anderson, Deborah Koepper Beauty, Palm Beach
Makeup: Deborah Koepper, Deborah Koepper Beauty, Palm Beach