Emily Lorraine Harkins is a book that cannot be judged by her cover. She has a passion for excellence and staggering history of exceeding her client’s expectations. She allows respect, pride, appreciation and integrity to lead her.
“Reminding myself to change the way I look at things and things I am looking at will change is true habit and business practice. I challenge myself to see past my own first impressions and perceptions. To be truly great I’ve to try and see through the eyes of others” -Emily Harkins
At a very young age, Emily was introduced to the world of auto racing when her Uncle brought her to a local racing event in Dayton Ohio. After showing much interest, her family decided to present her with a race car known as a Quarter Midget as a 5th birthday gift. Emily then went about driving race cars by competing on a Regional and National level. For 17 years, Emily represented the distaff side of race drivers by winning many races and setting numerous national records. In 2002, Emily retired from her professional career as a driver and was chosen by NASCAR team MRD Motorsport, Inc partnered with Stewart Haas Racing, to become their marketing director. After three years of heavy traveling and the need to be attentive to her growing family, Emily left the Motorsports world.
Since 2011, Emily, with her advanced technology skills, joined Verizon’s top premium wireless retail and events team, Cellular Sales with their 600+ stores nationwide. Her knowledge of wireless applications, coupled with her sincere interest in educating her clients quickly led to Emily’s recognition by Verizon as their highest achieving female account manager, a distinction she continues to maintain.
After 15 years of learning about real estate from her sister, a former realtor, and the encouragement of her family and friends, Emily decided to embark on a career as a real state professional. The combination of her competitiveness within NASCAR and Verizon, and her sincere interest in educating and caring for her clients has impacted her success greatly.