Professional Profile: Sally Hersey 2016

Sally Hersey - 2016

Name: Sally Hersey - 2016

Title: President-Elect

Company: Greater Providence Board of Realtors

Location: Providence, RI

Birthplace: Providence, RI

Place of birth: Providence, RI

Family: Husband Todd and son Dane

College: Johnson & Wales University

First job unrelated to your current field: Public relations and Advertising BC/BS of RI

First job in current field: Realtor

What your firm does now and its plans for the future? To provide support to the Greater Providence area Realtors

Hobbies: Reading, biking, swimming

Favorite novel: There are so many, I can’t pick just one

Favorite film: “The Wizard of Oz”

Keys to success: Compassion, persistence and perseverance

Person(s) you most admire (outside of family): Lori Ruggieri was a very close friend that lost her battle to cancer this year. She stayed positive and strong until the very end.  She even attended her daughter’s college graduation just hours before her passing. Her strength and courage are unsurpassed by anyone I’ve ever known.

If you had to choose a different profession, what would it be? Doing something in a charitable organization and hope to start a foundation when I retire.