Nykea is a proud Chicagoan and has spread her roots throughout the city making her the ideal choice for finding your perfect home. Nykea possesses an in-depth knowledge of all things Chicago and is an expert in the city's geography, neighborhoods and amenities. Prior to beginning her career as a licensed real estate agent in 2005, Nykea spent 10 years as a sales manager in various industries. Her management background has made her the perfect candidate for managing your real estate projects. Nykea is adept at achieving her clients' real estate goals due to her extensive training in consultative and problem solving techniques. Nykea has a Bachelor's degree in Marketing from Southern Illinois University, and is a licensed Illinois Managing Broker. Recently, the National Association of Realtors (NAR) appointed her Federal Political Coordinator of the 1st Congressional District. Nykea works tirelessly to promote initiatives that help and support both homeowners and the real estate industry as a whole. As 2015 Vice President of Membership for Women's Council of Realtors, Chicago Chapter, Nykea works to promote the WCR mission. In addition, Nykea is a Graduate of the Realtor Institute (GRI) and holds the following Realtor certifications and designations: Accredited Buyers Representative (ABR), Accredited Distressed Property Representative (ADPR), Broker Price Opinion Resource (BPOR) and Short Sale Foreclosure Representative (SFR). Nykea helps her colleagues continue to advance and succeed, as an instructor for Midwest Real Estate Data (MRED,) a Realtor MLS system.