Living in Santa Barbara is a gift, according to Sofie. With such a gift comes responsibility. For Sofie that responsibility is the giving back to the Santa Barbara community. Along with serving on the board of directors for Domestic Violence Solutions of Santa Barbara County, Sofie serves on the Board of the Junior League of Santa Barbara and was awarded “Sustainer of the Year”, she was one of the founders of the Foundation for Santa Barbara High School, and is a member of Girls Inc. Girlfriends, The Women’s Fund of Santa Barbara and was an original founder of Viva La Vida a Celebration of Life at the Cancer Center of Santa Barbara. She was also the PTA President for Montecito Union School where she received the “Honorary Service Award” for outstanding service to the school. The Santa Barbara Association of Realtors recently awarded Sofie the Realtor of the Year Award for Outstanding Community Service. Sofie has lived in the Santa Barbara area for over 40 years during which time she met and married her husband Charles and raised their two children Daniel and Elizabeth. Sofie and her husband are the Langhorne Group, Realtors at Compass. She looks forward to being a first time grandmother in August.