Gardner has been a sales associate since 1999, first earning her license in her home state of Illinois. She became the Director of the Fine Homes division with Prudential Family Real Estate. After moving to Florida in 2004, she earned her Florida real estate license working in general sales. Her hometown is Palatine, Illinois.
She works onsite at The Strada at Mercato. Modeled after the European approach to living, with residential living over retail, The Strada includes 92 residences in two distinctive buildings that overlook Strada Place.
She is a member of the Naples Area Board of REALTORS®, the Florida Association of REALTORS® and the National Association of REALTORS®.