Melody Bahu received her Master's in Leadership and Organizational Development from Chapman University as well as her Bachelor's in Public Relations and Advertising/Marketing, minoring in Business and Communications. She earned her Real Estate license in May 2009 and currently works with The File Group at Surterre Properties® as the Director of Operations. Melody created this role to support REALTORS®, focusing on developing and maintaining the infrastructure of every internal, external, and administrative aspect of this business. With her knowledge and customer service skills, Melody provides high-caliber resources for each agent and along with impeccable services to ensure efficiency, quality, and education. Ambitious, intelligent, and determined are just a few words that describe Melody and her incredible work ethic. Her diverse experience in many other industries include working closely with C-level executives in NYC with their Software and IT support. Her background also includes working in Entertainment, Insurance, Retail, and Restaurant/Service Industries. Each field has contributed to a variety of talents and expertise she's acquired, which she applies to all facets of the Real Estate sector. Having lived in New York and traveled abroad, Melody possesses the complementing ability to have a better understanding and appreciation of cultural diversity as well as vision and creativity beyond her current environment. Throughout her Real Estate career, Melody has been a part of top luxury teams in the area with sales up to $200 million annually and property values ranging from $1 million to $20 million. She always approaches Real Estate as a consultative experience for clients, a conversation, and a way to help understand her client's needs. For her, being able to live and work in such a beautiful area is such a blessing. Melody currently resides in Newport Beach and is active in the Orthodox Christian Community. Her greatest influences have been her family, faith, and education, and many respected and influential leaders both past and present. She has a deep passion for helping others, which not only carries over into her professional career but also in her philanthropic activities. Melody also volunteers with Project Mexico assisting with building homes for those in need and hosting events as the Fundraising Chairwoman of the Orange County International Orthodox Christian Charities organization. Exceptional managerial and communication skills make Melody Bahu a valuable asset to The File Group at Surterre Properties®, a top luxury residential real estate brokerage known for its teamwork and integrity. Surterre is one of the only brokerages with an in-house ad agency with a team of 15 experts delivering innovative marketing to its agent and clients not only in Orange County, but all over the world.