Maura Fitzgerald Shannon was born and raised in the Washington, DC metropolitan area. She graduated from Mars Hill College in Asheville, N.C. earning her Bachelor's degree in Fashion/Interior Design with a minor in Business. Upon returning to the Washington area, Maura managed her father's medical practice for 21 years. In addition to her real estate career, Maura is very active in several charities including co-chairing Suburban Hospital's 'Key to the Cure' for Breast Cancer. Maura enjoys playing golf, tennis, yoga and skiing. She has a life-long passion for travel, international cuisine and spending time at the beach. Maura prides herself on her dedication and commitment to her clients. Maura currently resides in Chevy Chase, Maryland.