This event will bring the community together to recognize the contributions of the Top 10 Most Influential Women of the Sierra Nevada. This year, this initiative will feature an extended nomination and voting process to identify the top Influential Women in the region. The culmination of this process will be an educational, inspirational, and fun-filled awards luncheon on October 28, where winners will be announced.
Influential Women of the Sierra Nevada (formerly Powerful Women of the Sierra Nevada) is comprised of 650 women leaders from around the region who strive to make significant contributions to Northern Nevada. As the organization’s website further explains, “An Influential Woman is creating positive change and inspires others to do the same. She is engaged, driven, and impactful. She is a leader working to build thriving, heart-centered organizations and communities.”
Shari Chase is the Founder and CEO of Chase International, a globally recognized luxury real estate firm. She oversees ten offices in the Lake Tahoe-Reno region and has an office in London. Chase is the Co-Founder of “My Heart-Centered Journey,” a spiritual platform for personal and business awareness expansion. She is an expert in her field with a gift and passion for visioning and inspiring people to achieve life-changing results. Chase supports a Global Community, serving thousands of human beings worldwide. Her work experience emphasizes the relationship between personal and social change by creating a networking environment in which all people thrive. Shari was recently featured in the Wall Street Journal, awarded “The Life-Time Achievement Award” by Who’s Who in Luxury Real Estate, and named “One of the 35 most influential people in luxury Real Estate” by Unique Homes. It is her life purpose to serve, support and expand peoples’ consciousness for a better life.
As the managing broker for Chase International’s Sparks, Nevada office, and seasoned Realtor®, Tiffany Ahrens offers her team and clients a leadership style built on trust, friendship, and years of success. As a mentor, she wholeheartedly believes that you can get everything in life you want if your focus is on helping others to succeed. It is because of this leadership style that Ahrens continues to be one of the most respected brokers in the Reno/Sparks region. She is well-known for building a team that values the company’s heartfelt mission to offer only the most forthright service and ethical standards in the business. She is passionate about her team and my clients where she shares her years of experience to help them all exceed their every expectation. This level of dedication mirrors her personal life as well where Ahrens consistently finds new ways to challenge her mind and body - keeping fit and having fun along the way.
Nicolle Gust is known for her extensive market knowledge and unmatched devotion to clients. As a wife, mother of six children, and real estate professional, balance is essential. Her business is built on the premise of heart centered service, with the foundation being family and community. She is locally grown and a Northern Nevada community advocate with 14 years of experience and over $100 million in Real Estate sold. Nicolle’s passion for her work and dedication to her clients has been honored and recognized throughout Chase International and local organizations. Among her list of achievements, Nicole was awarded one of the “Top 10 Women in Real Estate” by the Woman’s Council of Realtors and was nominated for “Saleswomen of the Year” by Professional Saleswomen of Nevada