Shiela is both a licensed REALTOR® and Appraiser in Illinois and Michigan, with extensive experience as a residential specialist. Since moving to Chicago, she has explored every neighborhood of the city, taking in the wealth of excitement and opportunity it offers residents and visitors.
Prior to her work in real estate, Shiela combined over 20 years of management experience in entrepreneurial ventures, in a fast-growth, global, information technology organization and in a Big Three automotive company. She prepared for those ventures by obtaining an MBA in finance and marketing from the University of Michigan. Crain's Detroit Business recognized her as one of Detroit's "Most Influential Women."
Shiela has renovated and built several homes and now enjoys home design and projects in Chicago with her daughter, a graduate of the University of Michigan and Parsons School of Design in New York. Shiela is a member of the US Green Building Council, a LEED Green Associate and a NAR Green Designee. As a result, Shiela brings great design expertise to help you maximize the impact of your new home.
Shiela shares her home with a Havanese puppy mill rescue – Frisco. She enjoys cooking, entertaining, travel, activities in and around Lake Michigan and volunteer work with Safe Humane Chicago.