As President and Broker of Avanti Real Estate Services, Inc., Sheila has over 30 years of experience in Real Estate Brokerage, Training, Property Management, and Affordable Housing and Urban Development. Mrs. Reid holds a MBA in Real Estate and Urban Development from American University in Washington, DC.


Mrs. Reid is the past Chairperson for the District of Columbia Board of Zoning Adjustment and the Foreign Missions Board of Zoning Adjustment, presiding for over five years of her six-year mayoral appointment. She served for several years on the Advisory Board of the National Minority Business Coalition as well as on the Board of the National Association of Minority Contractors. Mrs. Reid currently serves as President of the Columbia Heights Businesses Association and is also a member of the National Association of Real Estate Brokers, the National Association of Realtors and is a soror of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.


Sheila Cross Reid

President & Broker