Sandy graduated from the University of Georgia with a Bachelor of Science in Education, and a specialty in human services. She worked with handicapped children, juveniles in detention, and adults suffering from addiction. Then, in 1983, she received her real estate license and began work alongside a broker who was also a builder, thus allowing her to learn construction from the ground up, and Atlanta, neighborhood by neighborhood. Having always gravitated to older homes and communities, loving the diverse character of people and places known to theseneighborhoods, Sandy decided to specialize in the intown area. In 1984, she became the areas first RE/MAX agent. Since then, she has received the Atlanta Board of Realtors Phoenix and Crystal Phoenix Awards, the RE/MAX Platinum and Hall of Fame Awards, and the RE/MAX Circle of Legends award. A longtime resident of Virginia-Highland, Sandy was recruited by the area’s civic association to represent them in acquiring land for New Highland Park. She did this pro bono. She also served on the Mayor-appointed Advisory Board for the Atlanta Infill Development Panel, and as volunteer for the Virginia-Highland Neighborhood Preservation Committee. Sandy’s early background in human services has continued to influence her work in real estate, much to the appreciation of her valued clients.