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Anitra J. Oluonye, is a proven leader with myriad of experience in business, education, and social services. Highly regarded as a trusted, adaptable, and solution-oriented consultant with a focus on innovative management and a people-first approach. Forward-thinking and driven by high-paced, complex environments where collaboration and compliance are key.
As a veteran Real Estate Broker for over 17 years servicing the DMV Metropolitan Region and over 25 years of experience working with at risk youth, urban school districts, and a students with disabilities; Ms. Oluonye is dedicated to improving business processes and efficacy through expert leadership and communication strategies.
Ms. Oluonye holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from George Mason University in Conflict Resolution and Peace Studies, combined with an Master of Education in Curriculum & Instruction: Education Policy and Leadership from American University. With this extensive background in leadership Ms. Oluonye prides herself on being skilled in strategic planning, public speaking, teaching, leadership and community outreach.
Prior to joining Velocity Real Estate Group, Ms. Oluonye obtained her Real Estate license in 2003 followed by her Real Estate Broker’s license in 2004 licensed in both Maryland and the District of Columbia. She owned and operated Next Level Realty, located in Prince George’s County from 2005-2011. As the Principal Broker/Owner she was responsible for all recruitment and training personnel matters, marketing, contract review and negotiations, ear marking profit goals and funds disbursements. Creating and implementing training programs and manuals, conducting local market analysis, and numorous home buying seminars. All the while, successfully establishing third-party partnerships and forging life long external relationships with various industry stake holders, and securing corportate company sponsorships.
Ms. Oluonye is the Founder and Advisor for 100 More STARS (Sister Taking Action and Responsiblity for Success), A female mentoring program for young adolescent girls between the ages of 12-19. Helping them matriculate through the adolescence period of self discovery, goal setting and positive decision making. STARS offers targeted consulting
to community agencies with the focal point being social emotional learning (SEL), emotional intelligence and post-secondary transition planning. In her career span, Ms. Oluonye has trained over 400 Junior Peer Mediators between the ages of 14-19 to hold mediations amongst their peers assisting them in improving interpersonal communication skills and effectively resolving student to student, student to taff, and staff to staff conflicts. With her proven track record of success, it is evident that Ms. Oluonye showcases her level of knowledge and flexibility when it comes to delivering supreme service no matter the industry.
As one of her favorite Writers/Poet, Maya Angelou so eloquently stated, “People will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel”. Ms. Oluonye attributes her success to being grounded in faith and the ability to listen, collaborate, multi-task, engage and motivate others. As well as, handling and responding to life’s sometimes unforeseen circumstances effectively, and maintaining a positive attitude and smile on her face through it all. In this life’s journey she has learned that laughter is good for the soul!
Velocity Real Estate independently owned & operated
1300 Caraway Court , Upper Marlboro, Maryland, 20774