Lori O'Brien

Lori O'Brien

Realtor/Sales Associate
  • 616-822-8202
  • 616-459-0400
  • 616-459-2212
  • 616-459-0400
  • 2168 Wealthy St. SE
    East Grand Rapids, MI 49506
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Designations

  • Coldwell Banker Chairman's Circle
  • Equal Housing Opportunity
  • Realtor

Education

Central Michigan University - 1984-1986

BA:  Commercial Recreation & Facility Management/Minor in Business Administration

Grand Rapids Junior College -1982-1984

AA:  Liberal Arts

Zeeland High School - Graduated 1982

Professional Organizations

Grand Rapids Association of Realtors (GRAR)

National Association of Realtors (NAR)

Michigan Association of Realtors (MAR)

American Cancer Society

Professional Background

I have worked in management, customer service and sales for the past 20 years. Prior to coming into Real Estate, I worked at a health club, working as a department manager. Overlapping my employment at the health club, I spent several years working for Readers Digest assisting in fundraising activities calling on public, private and charter schools. I initially started out managing a small specialty store in which I was the manger and buyer. Between these jobs, I have obtained skills in management, customer service, sales, human resources, child development, buying, selling, marketing and other viable assets.  All these experiences have provided me with a great skill set in the Real Estate industry.

Personal Background

I grew up in Zeeland, MI. Upon graduation from Zeeland High School, I attended Grand Rapids Junior College and Central Michigan University, where I attained degrees in Commercial Recreation & Facility Management, Business Administration and Liberal Arts. When completing college, I established residency in Grand Rapids and East Grand Rapids for the past 28 years.I am a Certified Tourism Ambassador for this great city and am also active in East Grand Rapids Relay for Life activities and the American Cancer Society.

Prior to becoming a realtor, I worked in the health club industry for 20 years as a department head. My club was bought out in 2014, which created for me an opportunity to a "fresh" beginning. After a few months of pondering of what I'd miss most, I decided it was customer service. With that, my new adventure began.

I am extremely proud and passionate about my family. I have been married to my husband, Andy, for 29 years. We've raised three incredible children, all of whom are recent college graduates and gainfully employed!

I also love to spend time outdoors; gardening, hiking, biking, walking and time on the beach. When forced to stay inside, you'd probably find me watching football or some other sporting event on television.

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