Occupation: Co-owner of Coldwell Banker 1st Chattanooga Realty. The company used to be called Chattanooga Realty, and was founded in 1976.
Education: Graduated from Girls Preparatory School and from Middle Tennessee State University with a Bachelor of Science in business and a minor in accounting.
Family: Husband, Barry Grayson. They reside in Colonial Shores.
Most Favorite Food: Seafood.
Least Favorite Food: Broccoli.
Favorite Color: Purple.
Favorite Sports Team: I like the Raleigh, N.C. Hurricanes hockey team. My nephew plays hockey.
Hobbies: I like to ride motorcycles, go boating, and I love to buy shoes.
What I like most about living in Hixson: It is convenient and I like convenience.
Favorite Author: Patricia Cornwell.
Best Advice: Treat others the way you want to be treated.
Favorite Movie: “Pirates of the Caribbean.”
Pet Peeve: Mean people.
Future Goals: I would like to run a successful real estate company.
Greatest Accomplishment: Juggling my business, my family and taking care of my elderly parents has been a challenge, but I am doing well.
What I would like to see changed locally in business: I would like to see retailers take care of their old space after they relocate. For example, Target left their old space vacant when they moved. Before building permits are issued for a company’s new building, they should tell us what will happen with the old building. We are trying to create responsibility.
First Job: Assistant manager at Susie’s Casuals at Northgate Mall.
Last Purchase: I purchased a Mickey Mouse watch at Sears in Northgate Mall for Father’s Day to give to my Dad.
Compiled by Katie Ward