Charlene came to Sarasota 10 years ago from Sacramento, California where she lived for 25 years and worked as a Pharmaceutical Sales Representative for 14 years with Bristol Meyers Squibb. She earned her Bachelor's of Science Degree in Marketing at California State University in Sacramento. Charlene's Real Estate career began in Sarasota 8 years ago. During that time she not only achieved award winning sales levels, she has earned designations to include: Accredited Buyers Rep (ABR), Graduate of the Realtor Institute (GRI), e-PRO Internet Professional, and New Home Specialist (CSP). As a fulltime resident in Sarasota, she also volunteers on the funding committee at All Faiths Food Bank, Taste of the Nation, and The Reading Festival, this year serving as the committee chair for A Novel Affair.