Denise Lovelady has over thirty years experience in Administration, Sales, and Marketing in Commercial and Residential Real Estate in the Baltimore/Washington Metro region and the Eastern Shore.
Mrs. Lovelady was the General Manager of a company specializing in commercial shared executive suites. She built the business from its inception and managed two successful locations in Rockville, MD, and Rosslyn, VA, before acquiring her Maryland Real Estate License. She transitioned to Residential Real Estate and specialized in the sale of homes, farms, historical properties, and luxury waterfront homes in the Annapolis and Eastern Shore areas. She is the owner and broker of record for Lovelady Real Estate based in Easton.
Her interest in politics began at an early age since many of her relatives were involved in Baltimore and Maryland politics. She is the granddaughter of a former member of the Maryland House of Delegates; her mother was on the staff of a Congressman and remained with him when he became the mayor of Baltimore; and her father was very active in Baltimore County politics as a member of various political organizations.
Before joining the Republican Central Committee of Talbot County (RCCTC), Mrs. Lovelady was an active member of the Mid Shore League of Republican Women. At the State level, she was elected the Eastern Regional Chair for the Maryland Federation of Republican Women. She is also a member of the National Federation of Republican Women. Mrs. Lovelady was a member of the Legislative Committee of the Mid Shore Board of Realtors. She worked closely with Kate Boland, former Chair of the RCCTC, on the Committee to Increase Voter Registrations in Talbot County and assisted with strategies for increasing Republican voter registrations. She worked diligently with the Central Committee in the 2008 campaigns, both for the McCain/Palin ticket and the Andy Harris for Congress campaign.
In June of 2012, Mrs. Lovelady started working as Constituent Liaison for Congressman Andy Harris, M.D., and in January 2014, she was promoted to Community Liaison covering Talbot, Queen Anne's, Caroline, and Kent Counties for Congressman Harris.
Other activities include breeding and showing Soft Coated Wheaten Terriers. Mrs. Lovelady is past president of the Maryland Soft Coated Wheaten Terrier Association and a member of the Soft Coated Wheaten Terrier Club of America. Her successful show career resulted in having two different Wheatens ranked #1 in the country in 1999 and in 2001.
She and her husband reside in Easton with their dog, Penny. They are active in the U.S. Naval Academy Alumni Association, the Navy League, and the Republican Council.