Kimberly is Honored as Marketing Director of the Year

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Marketing Director of the Year Kimberly Garwood

Traton Homes Marketing Manager Kimberly Garwood was named Marketing Director of the Year during the 31st Annual OBIE Awards Ceremony held Nov. 12 at the Cobb Galleria.

Traton Founder Bill Poston states, “Kimberly brings a special passion to every aspect of her work at Traton. With limited dollars she has been able to make smart decisions that consistently reinforce Traton’s key messages of strength, quality and value. She has accomplished this through effective advertising, social media, public relations and internal communications.”

Kimberly’s key accomplishments during 2010 included taking Traton Homes to the next level including launching our social media marketing program. The centerpiece of the program is this blog. Other components include Facebook, YouTube, Twitter and LinkedIn accounts. She was also key in opening nine new communities in 2010, often on tight deadlines.

With an unique ability to see the “big picture” while managing the daily details, Kimberly focuses  on flawless execution. Her experience and wisdom is often sought by her peers. Kimberly always has a willingness to share for the betterment not only of Traton Homes, but for the industry as a whole.

She has a winning attitude and a consistently positive outlook that makes her not only talented, but a joy to work with. She has been the recipient of Traton’s Dunning Award, an annual award presented to the person who most displays a consistently positive attitude while making a difference in the company’s success.

In summary, Kimberly is consistent, effective and has a great attitude.

The Greater Atlanta Home Builders Association’s OBIE Awards celebrates its 31th anniversary in 2011. The awards began in 1980 and have grown throughout the years to now feature more than 100 building, remodeling, marketing and personal achievement categories. The OBIE Awards, named after the obelisk shape of the actual award given, are the premier awards in of Atlanta’s residential building industry. To see more OBIE award winners, visit

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Traton Homes is one of Atlanta’s longest standing homebuilders. Founded in 1971 by brothers Bill and Milburn Poston, Traton has built a solid reputation by giving Atlanta area homebuyers “Altogether More!” Traton Homes offers more experience, more impressive architecture, more outstanding features and more rewarding lifestyles in more desirable locations. Traton has won numerous awards for excellence including the GuildMaster Award for outstanding customer service and OBIE awards for exceptional new home design. For more information on Traton Homes, visit us online at

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