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My Client-First Philosophy: There are many qualities and skills that go into being an excellent real estate professional - integrity, in-depth community and market knowledge, marketing savvy, effective negotiation skills and a high-quality professional network, all of which are hallmarks of how I work.
I am the recipient of many real estate awards: Rising Star, Top Selling Agent, Top Listing Agent and Million Dollar Club.
I am Founder and President of the Board of Directors of Wake Forest Charter Academy, a K- 8 Tuition-Free Public Charter School Established 2014; a lifelong dream and in honor of my parents, the late Rev. Dr. Wavie Riley Alston and Minnie Slade Alston. They instilled in all their eight children that the key to success is to get our high school diploma and graduate from college or a university and serve the community by volunteering in many areas of need.
We are located in a newly constructed facility at 1851 Friendship Chapel Rd., Wake Forest, NC 27587. We opened August 20, 2014 with 508 students in grades K-5 and added 6th grade 2015 and currently serve K-8 . Visit us at www.wakeforestca.org.
Currently, I am Founder and Board President of my second Tuition-Free Public Charter School, Wake Preparatory Academy, K-12 proposed opening fall 2020. www.wakeprep.org.
Former Governor Pat McCrory appointed me to serve on the N.C. State Charter Schools Advisory Board 2015-2017. That was an experience where I could help thousands of other students, and will always cherish the opportunity.
I am a "retired and still wired" educator. I taught mainly middle school mathematics for 28 years in private and traditional public schools. When I retired from education in 2013, I served as a Curriculum Specialist for 4.5 years.
I am a member of Delta Kappa Gamma Society Int'l for Key Women Educators since April 17, 2010. I served as NC DKG, NC organization as its Recording Secretary, 2015-2017 and now as its state 2nd Vice-President, 2019-2021 and a member of the Gamma Theta Chapter, Raleigh.
As an active member of the Wake Forest Woman's Club (September 2012 - ), I have served as Chair of the Education Community Service Program Committee, member of the Public Issues CSP, Home Life and Conservation CSPs., the Club's Recording Secretary (2014-2016), 2nd VP and Chair of the Finance Committee (2016-2018), and is the Immediate Past President, 2018-2019.
Currently, I serve as Parliamentarian, Chair of the Resolutions and Revisions Committee and I was voted the Wake Forest Woman's Club "Clubwoman of the Year", 2014 for outstanding community service.
On July 28, 2007 I married Dr. Bill Harrison of Montreal, Canada. He is a retired physical chemist research scientist having worked at Harvard and Cornell Universities. He is also a businessman and my real estate broker-partner.
We are the parents of five children: Lucius, Shonta, Wavie, Scott and Gregory. We are the grandparents of 6 beautiful and creative grandchildren: Olivia and Isaac of Sweden; Scotty and Peter of California; Camilla and Phoebe of Alabama AND Now, BEAUTIFUL Great-Granddaughter Esther, born in Malmö, Sweden.
We enjoy traveling and travel as often as we can; especially to Europe: Denmark, France, Germany, Holland, Sweden
When you decide to buy or sell a home in the Wake Forest, Lake Royale, and other NC Triangle areas or in other parts of the world, contact us today.
Our specialty is working with senior citizens with their real estate needs across Wake Forest and the surrounding areas. Referrals are appreciated and valued.