Emily graduated with a Business Degree in Real Estate from The University of Georgia in 2002, and began working as a commercial real estate analyst for Collateral Mortgage Capital (GrandBridge) in Birmingham, AL shortly thereafter. Emily credits the mentorship she received there as influential in laying the foundation for the work ethic and due diligence she has today.
Emily is an active member of the Northeast Georgia Board of Realtors, where she has served on the event planning committee for 2 years. She is passionately involved in the Clay County, NC school district where she focuses her talents on school improvement projects, fostering teacher and faculty support, and enhancing the public education in her community. As one of the original members of Village Church in Hayesville, NC, Emily continues to serve as a Village Kids small group leader, helping to lead 2nd and 3rd graders into a growing relationship with Jesus Christ.