Wendy Lee | Kentwood Featured Agent

Wendy Lee

Wendy Lee | Featured Agent

Hometown:

Glencoe, Illinois.

What Is One Special Thing About the Place You Grew Up?

Glencoe is on Lake Michigan, 20 miles from downtown Chicago, with all of its world class museums, amazing architecture, food, sports, and music. It’s a truly wonderful place to grow up.

What Was Your First Job?

I had a paper route with my sister until I was old enough to babysit.

Hobbies:

Golf, cooking, entertaining, and working out.

Describe Yourself In 5 Words:

Genuine, reliable, compassionate, diligent, and loyal.

Favorite Colorado Past-time:

Golf and house hunting.

One Unusual Thing About You:

Both of my parents were born in 1925, they are still happy and healthy at 93 and 94.

In What Ways Are You Involved in Your Community?

I am very involved with the Denver Art Museum, First Tee of Colorado, Dumb Friends League, and Food Allergy Education for schools and teachers.

Who Inspires You?

Dale Carnegie, his words inspire me every day.

What Is Your Proudest Accomplishment and Why?

Raising my son Philip. He is a sincere, considerate, and intuitive young man.

How Do You Define Success?

Getting what you want and being happy with what you have.

What Career Path Would You Have Chosen If You Didn’t Become a Real Estate Broker?

I would have started a cooking school or a catering /event company.

What Is the Most Adventurous Thing You’ve Ever Done?

I packed up my car in 1990 and moved to Denver from Chicago on a whim.

If You Could Have Dinner with Anyone, Who Would It Be and Why?

I would love to have dinner with my grandfather, Jules Herbuveaux, he passed away in 1990. I would love to introduce him to my son. He was a Navy flier in WWI, the pioneer of Chicago television, and the bandleader that discovered Benny Goodman and many other Jazz musicians in Chicago.

What Is Your Favorite Family Tradition?

We love a beach trip especially when it includes golf! I grew up going to a little area in Mexico called Palmilla. It is the best place for golf, fishing, swimming, paddle boarding, playing cards, and hanging out together. We try to go every year.

What’s the Best Concert You’ve Ever Been To? What Made It So Special?

Most memorable: The last Grateful Dead show in Chicago at Soldier Field in July of 2015. I went with my 18-year-old son and younger brother.

The Best would either be Led Zeppelin at the Chicago Stadium in 1977 or The Rolling Stones at Soldier Field in 1978.

Wendy Lee

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