The acronyms used in this post’s headline cover a big announcement: Betsy Sheppard, president and co-owner of Gilbert & Sheppard Group, has been appointed to the function of Area Trustee for the National Home Builders Association’s Professional Women in Building Council (PWB) for 2014. Betsy will be responsible for the area including Georgia, North Carolina and South Carolina.
Currently, she is the Vice Chairman of the Atlanta Professional Women in Building Council’s Board of Directors, and will be this organization’s Chairman of the Board in 2015.
Though just founded in October 2012, the Atlanta PWB organization was recognized as the 2013 Council of the Year at the recent International Builders Show in Las Vegas.
“I am honored with the nomination and election to the role of Area Trustee,” says Betsy. “I am really looking forward to beginning my role and promoting this outstanding Council.”
Professional Women in Building members work in all aspects of the building industry – as business owners, builders, remodelers, architects, suppliers, marketing experts, designers and in finance and real estate. It is a strong and diverse network that is making advancements for women working in the building industry.