Pamela Lyda is a native of Spartanburg. She practiced commercial real estate briefly from 2004-2007 and after a brief stint, she moved to the residential market in 2009. She graduated in 1997 from the University of South Carolina with an International MBA. She also has a BS in Marketing and a Minor in Music from Bob Jones University. Additionally, she speaks conversational French and she plays the violin, piano, and organ at her church.