Born and raised in Chicago, Cathy Brown attended Lewis Univ. and DePaul Univ. to receive her teaching certification in Piano. She then attended and graduated from Washburne Culinary School with a degree in Culinary Arts. She and her husband, David, developed, owned, and operated restaurants. They lived in Erie, PA and Cleveland, OH before leaving the winters behind and moving to Hilton Head in 1994 with their 4 children.
Cathy assisted in the Athletic Dept. at Hilton Head Christian Academy while her children attended school there. She got her Real Estate license in 2003 and started with the Sea Pines Real Estate Co., where David sold Commercial Real Estate. They started Southern Lifestyle Group Realty and Century 21 Southern Lifestyle Properties in Bluffton, just recently re-locating Southern Lifestyle Properties on the Island where Cathy is the non-competing Broker in Charge.
A self-starter and self-motivated, Cathy has a tremendous knowledge of Hilton Head and the surrounding areas. She is a natural leader and enjoys the challenges and opportunities of real estate sales as well as assisting and coaching her agents on various aspects of the business, especially short sales.