Irene was born and raised in Bethesda, Maryland as part of a big Greek family. She received her BS in Dietetics from James Madison University, and subsequently completed her Masters in Food and Nutrition. After working in different settings including contract management and administration, Irene took a leap of faith to follow her passion of real estate. Fast forward one husband and three kids later, Irene has taken the skills from her varied work experiences to become a dependable, creative, detail-oriented Real Estate Agent in Maryland and Virginia. Most recently, Irene founded Peace Properties and started her Real Estate and Mom-Life blog.