Power Women: Susan Reynolds
Vice President and Sales Associate, The Janet Jones Company
What’s your secret to success?
My mother has always said to be kind, no matter the circumstance, and to use the Golden Rule as our guiding philosophy. Her generosity of spirit inspires me.
How did you get started in your field?
Growing up in the world of real estate, my sister and I would often go with Janet to show a home or hold an open house. I started working at The Janet Jones Company when I was in high school, and I got my real estate license at 18.
What do you love best about what you do?
I always loved real estate because it is an opportunity to help people. Owning a home is the American dream, and I like being a part of that dream.
What advice would you give to a young woman starting her career?
My advice to a young woman is the same as my advice to anyone: Success doesn’t always happen right away, especially not without hard work and dedication.
What are your proudest accomplishments?
I’m most proud of raising two daughters to be kind, caring and contributing members of society. I’m also proud of working alongside my mother at The Janet Jones Company – which she started in 1980 and grew into the best real estate company in
How do you maintain a work/life balance?
In real estate, you can be working every minute of the day, in or out of the office. Traveling, playing tennis and spending time with my family are all hobbies that keep me balanced.
Is there another “power woman” in your life who inspires you?
My ultimate inspiration has always been my mother, Janet Jones.
What are you reading/watching/listening to right now?
Reading: “Atomic Habits” by James Clear.
Listening: “Midnights” by Taylor Swift.
What’s your favorite quote?
“To whom much is given, much shall be required.” – Luke 12:48.