Celeste earned a dual Master’s degree in management and Human Resources Development from Webster University. She is a graduate from the Wyatt Institute of Real Estate. Celeste has been awarded the Real Estate Negotiation Expert (RENE) certification and the Seller Representative Specialist (SRS) designation.
Celeste is a veteran of the United State Air force and has traveled the world in her service while stationed in Japan and Germany. She continues to mark over 30 countries off her map of countries that she has visited. After the military, Celeste settled in SC and has lived in the low country of Charleston and the upstate in Simpsonville for the past 20 years.
With most of her professional career in Human Resources leadership roles including the last 12 years at a Fortune 13 company, Celeste has been actively involved in many corporate relocation experiences including her own move from Charleston to Simpsonville nearly 8 years ago. Real Estate was a natural transition for Celeste as she loves to help people navigate through careers and life. She is a master negotiator/mediator and her desire to help people live better will help you make home ownership a reality.
As a veteran, Celeste is a Certified Military Relocation Professional (MRP) and has utilized the VA home loan program several times and is committed to helping other military members and veterans navigate the program. With a vast network of business professionals and her strong aptitude for performance excellence, Celeste will foster relationships to get clients to the closing table quickly.
Celeste and her husband Ken are both entrepreneurs having purchased real estate investment properties and successfully managed major real estate renovations. Ken holds a Property Management in Charge license along with a specialty trades license for carpentry, drywall and insulation.
Celeste is an avid traveler but she also enjoys college football, personal development, genealogy, helping people look and feel better, spreading happiness and volunteering with Big Brothers and Big Sisters.