Team Leader and Lead Listing Specialist
Meet the founder of LUX LIFE! In 2013, she decided to conquer a dream on her vision board and build a real estate empire. As a 3rd generation REALTOR, growing up in a family who practiced commercial real estate, Lauren inherited a taste of what real estate business entailed. As Team Leader, Lauren cast a vision for residential real estate to provide platinum-level customer service, compassion, & expertise in selling, purchasing, leasing, & investing in real estate. Lauren promotes a positive culture and contagious vibe within LUX LIFE that is present among the team members within and the long-lasting relationships that continue to create repeat business over time.
Born and raised in St. Louis, Lauren grew up throughout the metro area from West County to O’Fallon and graduated from Eureka High School in 2003. Lauren continued her education with a Bachelor of Arts degree from University of Missouri – Columbia in 2007 focusing on history and communications and Master of Arts degree from Webster University in 2010 focusing on marketing, public relations and advertising. Her enthusiasm for education is never ending and she continued to become a licensed REALTOR Salesperson in 2007 followed by designations in luxury home sales, short sale and foreclosure, and certified new home construction specialist.
Since 2007, Lauren has lead the residential real estate industry as one of the top, leading producing teams selling over 3,000 units during her career and being recognized for several awards and accolades, from early on as Rookie of the Year in 2010 to the cover of Real Producers Magazine as one of the first Top 12 Realtors in St. Louis.
In 2021, Lauren earned her Brokers License to practice real estate in Missouri and opened three new real estate entities : LUX Commercial Properties – a commercial real estate boutique brokerage, LUX Referral Partners – a real estate license referral holding company, and a vacation rental investment business.
Lauren currently resides in St. Louis with her lovable yorkshire terrier, Lilly. In Lauren’s personal time, she enjoys traveling the world, investing in real estate in desirable vacation destinations, and spending wholesome time with family and friends.
Director of Sales
Sharon’s roots are tied to West St. Louis County. After graduating from Marquette, she went on to complete the Bachelor’s of Science degree in Business Management from the University of Missouri – St. Louis. Before completing her education, Sharon interned with the LUX LIFE team. During this time, she discovered her passion for customer service and hospitality would best be served as a REALTOR!
After several years as a buyers agent, Sharon realized that her calling was to teach other agents and help them achieve their real estate goals. Sharon is always there for her agents giving expert advice to help them with their clients every step of the way.
The kitchen is the heart of the home and Sharon truly believes that food brings family together. Currently residing in St. Louis with her husband, Shawn, Persian cat, Pepper, and Goldendoodle, Jax. Sharon enjoys trying new foods, watching Korean dramas, and spending time with her family.
Kati is a full time Realtor specializing in buyer representation. She lives just south of Saint Louis, in Barnhart with her husband Daniel, two boys and Fiesty kitty. Isaac and Elijah were born in ‘11 & ‘13 which were both great years for the St Louis Cardinals so it’s fitting how they are both huge fans!
Kati was a manager in a corporate office for over 10 years. She has trained and managed teams worldwide. Developed training programs, built e-commerce content studios, managed an association of over 2k technicians, streamlined business processes and worked closely with the technology department on various projects including transitioning business management software to cloud based platforms and building a database of over 300k images and videos. She is communicative, thorough, and detail-oriented. Kati will be alongside you every step of the way.
In her free time, Kati cares for honeybees, loves to garden, read, run 5k races with her sons and enjoys photography. However; real estate is her true passion! Helping you find that dream property is where she finds her joy!
Director of Operations
Every successful business has a nucleus to the organization and Gina is ours! Her education in accounting and business management make her a natural fit for Operations Manager. While Gina wears many hats behind the scenes, her most important role is contract to close. She works hand in hand with our affiliates and clients to ensure a smooth closing. Gina’s top notch customer service gains LUX LIFE repeat business and makes her an invaluable asset.
Gina enjoys getting away from it all in the country and spending time with family and friends.
Lisa knows all about listing! Not only is she Lux Life’s Listing Manager, but in the last 22 years, she’s moved seven times; she can definitely relate to what sellers are experiencing!
Lisa attended Ursuline Academy in Webster Groves and advanced to earn a Merchandising Degree from Missouri State. Her career has been filled with customer service and sales positions in many diverse industries.
Lisa excels as Lux Life’s Listing Manager. With an attention to detail, reliability, trustworthiness, and organizational skills, our marketing shines with her creativity and our sellers are wowed with her professionalism. She will ramp up your home with show stopping staging and photography to ensure a quick sale.