Gilbert & Sheppard Group Wins Two OBIEs at GAHBA Event


PRESS RELEASE:  Atlanta  – Betsy Sheppard and Kerrie Gilbert of Gilbert & Sheppard Group, the well-known marketing and business consulting firm that creates award-winning campaigns for a variety of clients in the housing industry, won two prestigious OBIE Awards at the annual Awards Gala hosted by the Greater Atlanta Home Builder’s Association (GAHBA) on November 8.

On behalf of their client Park Springs, Gilbert & Sheppard Group (GSG) won the Gold OBIE for Best Website – Community.

“Working closely with the team at Park Springs, we took this opportunity to build the luxury retirement community’s new website by keeping especially potential Members and their adult children in mind. We used a mobile responsive platform with user-friendly navigation menus, buttons, text and images designed to guide viewers easily from page to page to content that we believe is essential to their understanding and experience of Park Springs,” says Kerrie Gilbert, Creative Director and co-owner of GSG. “We are honored to win this Gold OBIE – and so is Park Springs!”

In addition to this recognition by the greater Atlanta metropolitan housing industry for their work on behalf of Park Springs, Gilbert & Sheppard Group won a Silver OBIE for Best Flyer/Mailer for Olde Town Grayson, the 55+ community in historic Grayson in South Gwinnett. Their “Pour on the Porch” promotional flyer combined ‘Sweet Tea and Southern Charm’ while highlighting a special add-on builder’s feature available to new homebuyers.

“We have a great team, and we enjoy what we do. We do it well, and we really care about our clients’ success,” agree Sheppard and Gilbert.

Their company’s strengths are:

  • Business Consulting, specializing in internal and external branding efforts
  • Strategic Planning including review and preparation of marketing plan and budget
  • Creative Development, copywriting graphic design and production
  • Interactive e-marketing programs including website design and development
  • Social media, blogging and public relations.


About Gilbert & Sheppard Group:

Gilbert & Sheppard Group, LLC was founded by Betsy Sheppard, a respected veteran in the marketing and advertising industry and graduate of Georgia Southern University. Betsy teamed up with Kerrie Gilbert, an award winning creative director and Summa Cum Laude graduate of Savannah College of Art & Design. Together they assembled an outstanding group of talented, client-focused professionals. Gilbert & Sheppard Group offers expertise in the areas of business consulting, strategic planning, creative development, interactive e-marketing programs, public relations and social media.