Alisha Richardson has excelled in management and leadership in her 18-year career in the real estate industry. As co-owner and CEO of RE/MAX Essential, Alisha is responsible for running all facets of the company, including daily operations, business planning and overall strategy, growth and development for the company. She plays a leading role in training, mentoring and accountability for over 50 agents and staff. Alisha began her career in real estate after earning a bachelor’s degree in Communication Studies from the University of North Carolina at Wilmington in December of 2002. Working alongside some of the most experienced agents in the area, Alisha enjoys seeing them all succeed on various levels. She has a strong passion for people and a gracious heart. Her giving spirit thrives best when others succeed, not only within the organization, but also when they succeed at life in general. Alisha has a relentless work ethic that positively impacts the growing company of RE/MAX Essential and the agents and staff. Alisha also has a positive impact on our community as well. She is an active member of Impact Club Wilmington, The Inspiration Lab and the Wilmington Chamber of Commerce. She supports the Brigade Boys & Girls Club and the Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals. Outside of business, Alisha is a mother to her daughter Natalie, wife to her husband Andy and a successful triathlete and runner, having proudly completed multiple sprint distance, 70.3 & 140.6 Ironman events and half marathons. Training and triathlons have a big place in Alisha’s heart and help to keep all things grounded in life.