Meet The Team

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Founder & CEO

Raquel Perez 

Born in Havana ,Cuba and moved to America with her family looking for a better future at the age of 9. Her parents got divorced by the time she was 11 and she started working with her mom. This taught Raquel to be responsible and hard working at an early age. With 6 years of sales experience at age 24 she decided to get into the Real Estate business. Went to school to get licensed and started working as a Realtor in Miami Beach. Raquel worked at Real Estate firm for over a year. After seeing that no matter how hard she worked, she wasn’t going to be able to grow in the company, Raquel decided to change her career and work towards her dreams, not someone else’s. The Direct Sales & Business Consulting Industry aligned more towards her goals, so she made a career change that gave the opportunity to relocate to the Washington, DC area where she opened up Legacy.
 

Assistant Director

Sarah Gaber

Sarah Gaber was born and raised in Cairo, Egypt. Moved to Washington DC for her undergraduate degree in Business Management, with concentrations in Marketing and Logistics and International Trade. Realized she was graduating in a challenging time due to the pandemic, so she wanted to work in a company that would help her grow and achieve her professional and personal goals. That’s when she joined Legacy Partners and not only found an amazing company culture, but also a great growth opportunity.
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 Marketing Associate
 Nikki Turner
Nikki is originally from Maryland and graduated from George Mason with a bachelor’s in Psychology with a minor in Communication. When she came to legacy, she was unsure about her path. Nikki says her mentor Raquel reassured her every step of the way. She is excited about the journey to come.
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 Marketing Associate
Eugene Duddley
Eugene was born and raised in Alexandria, Virginia. He is currently attending Northern Virginia Community College studying Communications. He’s always strived to become entrepreneurial. He joined Legacy Partners because it was a chance to gain marketing skill and grow fast in the business. He stayed with Legacy Partners because of the positive, family- oriented company culture and the constant accrual of business knowledge and connections.
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 Marketing Associate
Claire Kelly
Graduated from John Paul the Great University in 2020 with a BA in Communications. Previously  worked in medical admin, helping run a practice for people with dependency issues. Claire says she is excited to move forward with Legacy to fundraise for amazing causes and grow as a person.
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Karim Ayoub
Karim was born and raised in Bahrain, after high school he moved to Spain to play soccer professionally for two years. Currently he attends George Mason university working on a Business Administration degree. He joined legacy to gain some skills on public speaking and marketing. He decided to stay because of the family-oriented environment.
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 Marketing Associate
Tykeia Wheeler
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Miguel Flores
Miguel was born and raised in Prince George’s County, Maryland. He attended Howard University and plans on graduating with a B.S. in Marketing with a minor in Business Administration in the spring of 2023. He has been blessed enough to also play Division 1 soccer for Howard University and many high-level teams throughout his career. He joined Legacy Partners because he was looking for a summer internship in marketing where he could hone skills as a business professional, work with many different backgrounds, and gain that much needed experience. Stayed at Legacy Partners because of the family-oriented company culture and the ongoing process of enhancing his knowledge as a marketing professional.
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Jacob Gardner
Jacob Gardner was born and raised in Alexandria Virginia, After working in electrical engineering, and locksmith positions, Jacob decided he wanted a career that would give him the chance for growth and a family to join. He joined Legacy because of the company culture, team, and opportunity to grow, He stuck around because he found both a family and chance to be the best version of himself. His goals are big and he’s working to accomplish said goals here at Legacy.
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Brian Park
Brian lived in South, Korea and moved to NOVA in 2008. He is currently studying Economics and Finance at the University of Richmond. He joined legacy  to develop pitching skills but he stayed for the family like culture!
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Cecilia Ward
Born and raised in New Mexico, Cecilia graduated from the University of New Mexico with a BA in anthropology. Shortly after, she moved to Virginia looking for a new start. She applied to Legacy searching not only for a new and different path but also for an opportunity for growth. She was not disappointed, for Legacy offered good challenges and limitless growth.
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Camron Rose
Tykeia Wheeler is 23 years old , born and raised in Washington Dc, currently in school for Business Management. She has 6+ years of Customer Service Experience. Tykeia joined Legacy Partners because she was looking for something new, but also containing to her major as well. Legacy is a company that make sure you achieve you personal and business goals, the positive energy, the family-oriented, the culture, is why she's here and will remain here.
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 Marketing Associate
Naville Mejia