Our instructors

Alisha DeBerry


Alisha DeBerry is an accomplished professional with a passion for education and real estate.
With over a decade of experience teaching adults in community college settings throughout
North Carolina, Alisha has honed her skills in imparting knowledge and empowering learners.
Her expertise extends beyond real estate instruction, as she is also a certified Notary Law
Instructor with the NC Secretary of State, providing education on the NC General Statute 10-B to
adult learners.
As the broker-in-charge (NC & SC) and managing member of Platinum Group Realty, Alisha
brings her wealth of knowledge and leadership to every client interaction. Her commitment to
excellence is evident through her prestigious designations, including the Distinguished Real
Estate Instructor (DREI) designation and Gold Standard Instructor (GSI) certification with the
Real Estate Educator Association (REEA).
Alisha’s dedication to education is complemented by her academic background. She holds a
Master of Business Administration (MBA) from Purdue University, further enhancing her
business acumen and strategic mindset in the real estate industry.
Alisha’s accomplishments in the real estate industry are further amplified by her notable
publications. As an Amazon best-selling author, she has written influential books such as “True
Credit Restoration,” “30-Day Money Journal,” and “ABA Enterprises Notary Journal.” These
books reflect her commitment to empowering individuals with financial knowledge and helping
them navigate the complexities of real estate.
Recognized as an influential figure within the real estate community, Alisha actively contributes
to the advancement of the industry. She currently serves on the Broker-in-Charge (BIC)
Advisory Task Force for the NC Real Estate Commission, where she provides valuable insights
and guidance. Additionally, as a member of the Risk Management committee with NC Realtors,
Alisha helps shape best practices and ensure the highest standards of professionalism.
Alisha’s accomplishments have garnered attention and accolades. She was recently honored as
one of the 50 Most Dynamic Women in the Charlotte region by Charlotte Media Group, a
testament to her leadership and impact. Her expertise has also been recognized in real estate
publications such as Top Agent Magazine.
Beyond her professional accomplishments, Alisha cherishes her personal life. She is happily
married to her best friend Darrell, and together they are proud parents to three children. Alisha’s
family brings her immense joy, and she embraces the role of being a grandparent to their beloved
grandchild. With her friendly and approachable demeanor, Alisha forges lasting relationships
built on trust and mutual respect, making her an invaluable ally in the real estate journey.