The Providence Group is proud to announce our marketing team was recently recognized as one of the best in the nation at The Nationals℠ 2015 Awards Gala held on Tuesday, January 20th. The prestigious National Sales and Marketing Council Awards, known as The Nationals℠, was held in conjunction with the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) annual International Builders Show in Las Vegas. The Nationals℠ is the nation’s largest competition for new home sales and marketing professionals and pays tribute to superior achievements by individual professionals, home builders and sales and marketing councils. This year over 1,300 entries were judged in 57 categories.
Kelly Kenton Fink, MIRM, our VP of Marketing and Online Sales, was awarded the Gold Award for National Marketing Director of the Year. Kelly joined us in 2010 and oversees our entire marketing program including all community marketing, online marketing, social media, TV, radio and oversees our online sales division. Kelly is an active member of the local and national home builder organizations and has been a speaker at the International Builders Show since 2009. She has served on the Atlanta Sales and Marketing Council’s Board of Directors since 2008 and was the 2014 Council Chairman. She is currently serving a three year term on the Board of Governors for the Institute of Residential Marketing. Kelly was awarded the National Marketing Director Gold Award in 2009 and has been recognized as the Marketing Director of the Year at the OBIES awards (Greater Atlanta Home Builders Association) in 2004, 2007, 2010 and 2013.
Our online sales consultant, Laura Kowski, was also recognized as a Silver Award winner for Online Sales Counselor of the Year. Laura joined us in 2013 as our first Online Sales Consultant and manages all online inquiries, live chat and phone inquiries from www.TheProvidenceGroup.com. Laura provides outstanding customer service and assistance by providing detailed information to home buyers on all of our communities, including over 10 coming soon communities throughout Atlanta. Laura works closely with our VIP Interest Lists and provides updates on our coming soon communities and schedules VIP appointments at all of our communities. We are pleased that over 50% of our home buyers in 2014 worked with Laura in finding the perfect Providence Group home for their family! Laura was also awarded the Gold OBIE Award through the Greater Atlanta Home Builders Association in 2014 for Online Specialist of the Year for outstanding achievements and outstanding personalized assistance for your home buyers.