Christie Sommers is passionate about championing others and has degrees in Communications, Education and Exercise Science. Christie knows how to advocate on behalf of others and has been doing so for children, first as a high school teacher and now for children who are wards of the state of Illinois. With her license in Sports Medicine, Christie has worked with teams and individuals in the role of Certified Athletic Trainer as well. She has also worked with the Chicago Bears and the Chicago Blackhawks in roles of support and promotion. Christie feels that her varied interests and experiences allow her to relate to and make a special connection with each one of her clients. Christie plays many roles in her everyday life and has channeled this passion to the big screen as a stand in for Sandra Bullock in The Lakehouse, for Jennifer Aniston in The Breakup and for Jenna Fischer in The Promotion as well as other films including Ocean's 12 and Roll Bounce. Christie is committed to focusing her energy on working with you as a buyer or a seller. She is adept at networking to find you the best home for your needs and wants and, through her Sotheby's International realty affiliation, to present your home to the most qualified buyers in the world. Christie is high-energy, detailed oriented broker associate who understands the nuances of family life with young children from the perspective of a parent and the dependency on the support and proximity of parents and grandparents. Communication is paramount to Christie's success and she is meticulous when it comes to ensuring that you feel connected and informed every step of the way in the process of selling, purchasing and transitioning into or out of a community. Christie has many tools within the powerful Sotheby's realty brand which allows her the best opportunity to assist you with all your real estate needs.