Betsy Sheppard of Gilbert & Sheppard knows all about that!
She knew it was going to happen – the PWB magazine article – but could not have predicted the outpouring of positive support and accolades that followed.
“It has been very humbling and gratifying at the same time. Truthfully, it’s also a bit odd to look at the cover of a national magazine and see yourself,” says Betsy. “I have to confess that having ‘my story’ told in such a public way was as awkward as it was thrilling. Now, I’m proud of the article and am able to laugh about the awkwardness of it at the same time.”
Here’s an excerpt from the article published in the National PWB “Building Women” magazine, Vol 1, 2020:
Ready for What’s Next.
For real estate veteran Betsy Sheppard, becoming the NAHB PWB 2020 Chair is the next open door in her career. She’s eager to walk in and plans to bring all of us along with her.
When Betsy Sheppard walks into a room, you can expect a smile, a handshake, or a hug within seconds. Sheppard has leveraged a sunny disposition with a passion for communication and a fascination with housing to build a stellar career and reputation.
In recent years, Sheppard has given and gained a great deal as she made her way through the ranks of PWB. As she prepares to take over as chair of NAHB Professional Women in Building, Sheppard is grateful for the opportunity to serve and grow in her new role.
Read the full article here: (Building Women Vol 1 2020, PDF)
See the entire magazine here: NAHB Building Women