Dragana Connaughton is a long time resident of Palm Beach, and living on the island has contributed to her great love of nature and the ocean. Over time, her enthusiasm for Mother Nature has become the subject of her photography and it is expertly exhibited in the quality of her work. She has traveled extensively in pursuit of her passion and has been capturing stunning images in Wild Life Refuges and National Parks around the world. Through her work, she is hoping to inspire others to get connected with nature and remind everyone of the importance of conserving wildlife and their natural habitat. Dragana has exhibited her works in several galleries and was recently published in National Wildlife magazine. She has won numerous photographic awards including the grand prize in 2010 in the Palm Beach Post’s 6th annual “Focus on Nature” contest.
Dragana is a Senior Sales Associate with Sotheby’s International Realty with over 30 years of experience and is currently ranked in the top half of 1% of sales associates in the nation. She has concentrated on selling premier estates and condominiums in Palm Beach and has represented buyers and sellers in the acquisition and disposition of some of the finest properties in the area. She possesses extensive knowledge of the community, its history, schools, and civic and charitable organizations, and she is skilled and experienced in complex real estate negotiations unique to high-end properties. She is a member of the Palm Beach Board of Realtors, the National Association of Realtors, the Civic Association of Palm Beach, the Palm Beach Chamber of Commerce and the Preservation Foundation of Palm Beach. She is dedicated to the preservation and enhancement of Palm Beach and stays involved in civic and philanthropic groups.
Dragana has four grown children. Throughout her children’s academic years, she worked tirelessly at many fundraisers and served on countless committees representing a vast array of charitable events. She has served on the board for the Armory Art Center, and on the junior committees for the Kravis Center and the Young Friends of the Red Cross. She was instrumental in raising funds for the Seaview Recreational Center and served on the Seaview Commission.
Dragana is a graduate of Rollins College, a former Ford model and a past winner of the National Amateur Mixed Doubles Tennis championship. Her interests include tennis, fishing, diving, boating, golf, travel, and photography. She lives on the island of Palm Beach with her husband Richard.