NNBW Support Your Local Business Sweepstakes profile: Ferarri-Lund Realty’s Sandra Pastrana
EDITOR’S NOTE: On April 7, the NNBW launched the “Support Your Local Business Sweepstakes” as a way to support local businesses in response to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Throughout the Sweepstakes in April and May, we’ll be featuring each of our business partners in a special Q-and-A. Today, we profile Sandra Pastrana, of Ferrari-Lund Realty in Reno.
NNBW: Tell us about your business and some of the most important services you provide?
Answer: I’m a Realtor — I sell and help buyers purchase new homes, resale homes, land and some commercial real estate.
NNBW: What are some of the key things your business does to ensure premium levels of customer service?
Answer: My business is built on personal attention; listening and finding solutions are key to give my clients the best service possible.
NNBW: What makes Northern Nevada such a great place to own and operate a business?
Answer: The community of our people, the culture, the growth, the beautiful mountains and the seasons.
NNBW: As a local business owner, why do you feel it’s important to give back to the community?
Answer: It creates a sense of unity within our community, to show love and care for each other.
NNBW: What are you doing to support other local businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic?
Answer: I’m using as much as possible local businesses’ products and services and I tell my friends and family about them. I’m keeping connected and encouraging them to be positive.
Heather Ashbridge, who started with Nevada State Development Corporation in 2008, previously served in several roles with the organization, including assistant vice president and loan officer. She is based in NSDC’s Reno office.