Meet Debra Pressley.
Debra began a career in downtown Charlotte’s banking sector but, after 12 years, left it behind to fully immerse herself in the experience of motherhood. For the next decade, this lover of jazz reared her children in a home full of love and music, encouraging them to do what they love. During that time, she helped her husband run his residential home building business and the family migrated from Charlotte, where she was born and raised, to Belmont, when they decided to build a home there in 1995. They’ve been happy Belmont residents ever since.
When Debra decided to go back to work she landed in logistics, which is where she has spent the last 16 years. Now her three children are grown. They have each moved on to pursue careers, chasing dreams of their own; two of them in music. Facing an empty nest, Debra made a decision. She wanted more. She needed a challenge. It was her time. She seized her moment and headed straight for real estate.
After a decade of working in her husband’s home building business, Debra knew she had a solid foundation in both home construction and residential real estate. Her careers in banking, logistics, and as a stay at home mom, helped her to hone skills like negotiating, troubleshooting, problem solving, and critical thinking; all of which are vital in real estate. Additionally, her richly varied exposure to different fields and people from all walks of life has provided her with insight into the needs and concerns most of us deal with daily. Debra’s lifetime in the Carolinas, her love of both states from Asheville, NC to Charleston, SC, developed her expertise of the states’ rich history and her optimism for their future.
Debra’s commitment to excellence is woven into everything she does. She says “excellence is not something I do; it is who I am. It is how I help create change for the better. What I do is a reflection of me and my character. Anything less than excellence is a waste of my time.” Debra’s life experience has prepared her to achieve her real estate dreams as she helps you achieve yours.