"I will always place the mission first. I will never accept defeat. I will never quit. I will never leave a fallen comrade.", states The Army Warrior Ethos. A set of principles by which Carlisha lives and a way of life that both defines her and who she aspires to to become. After studying Communications at Georgia Southern University, she enlisted in the U.S. Army as a Preventive Medicine Specialist. Her commitment and dedication led to worldly travels, of which allowed for many interactions with people of diverse backgrounds and cultures. She possesses a natural ability to communicate effectively, efficiently and personably.
Following her Honorable service to the Army, she worked in the private sector, as a Safety Administrator for Dick Pacific Construction Company (Honolulu, HI) and Commercial Metals Company (Fort Worth, TX) before joining the Department of Defense. She worked as a General Schedule (GS) federal employee for the Department of Preventive Medicine in Ft. Hood, TX and Ft. Bragg, NC. Subsequently, her husband, Gary, retired from active duty Army after 23 years of service, prompting them to build a home and relocate to Riverview, FL with their dog, Coco.
Carlisha has spent her entire professional career displaying 7 Army Core Values that were instilled from the beginning: Loyalty, Duty, Respect, Selfless Service, Honor, Integrity and Personal Courage. As a REALTOR she holds herself accountable to the highest standard. She has earned GRI, MRP, SRES and PSA designations/certifications.