A lifelong Chicagoan, Shaquelia was raised on the south side of the city. She has lived in various neighborhoods including Jackson Park, Jeffery Manor, Woodlawn; she currently resides in Bronzeville. While her career has been focused on the northeast and northwest suburbs, Shaquelia considers herself knowledgeable in all Chicagoland areas and expertly supports her clients through their home search. She sees herself as a trusted advisor to each of her clients, tailoring her approach to best suit their individual needs.
Prior to becoming a broker, Shaquelia received her Bachelor’s in International Business from Illinois State University and an MBA in Entrepreneurship from Benedictine University. She began her professional career as an operations manager at O’Hare’s bustling Avis location. She later went on to work as an account executive for two international freight companies, and leverages this customer service and sales background to better serve her real estate clients today. Her skills as an improvement project leader are unmatched—Shaquelia is Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Certified.
Shaquelia believes it’s crucial to give a little of yourself to others, and spends much of her free time volunteering. She’s actively involved with the Joliet Area South Suburban Alumnae Chapter of the Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. Shaquelia loves to travel, and has visited 5 countries and 17 U.S. states while constantly adding new destinations to her travel bucket list.