ATLANTA – February 25th, 2009 – Jenny Pruitt & Associates, REALTORS® corporate office, along with its four branch offices (including Buckhead, Sandy Springs, North Fulton and East Cobb), recently held the company’s annual awards celebration, the Golden Shell Awards Banquet at The Ritz-Carlton, Buckhead located at 3434 Peachtree Road.
The company’s top award winners included Donna King of the East Cobb office who was the number one agent companywide; Kelly Boudreau of the Sandy Springs office, Doranne Strama of the Cobb office; Michele Collins of the North Fulton office and Kristen Skogstad-Sodemann and Ruth Skogstad of the Buckhead office.
As the number one agent companywide, Donna King is a seasoned real estate professional with over 22 years of experience. “Donna is an outstanding individual who embodies patience, integrity and determination. These exceptional traits enable her to provide the highest level of personal service to her clients and the resulting success is apparent,” says Jeanne Linden, senior vice president and managing broker for the Jenny Pruitt & Associates Cobb Office. Throughout her career with Jenny Pruitt & Associates, REALTORS®, Donna has been recognized numerous times for her achievement as the number one agent in the company’s Cobb office as well as with the New Homes Division. She is also a recipient of the Cobb Association of REALTORS® Platinum Phoenix Award, which recognizes 20 years of Million Dollar Club membership.
Kelly Boudreau, honored as the second top-producing real estate agent companywide, has consistently been ranked as a leading sales associate with the company’s Sandy Springs office. Since 2004, she has held a prominent position within the company’s top 10 agents and as a Phoenix Award recipient Kelly achieved 10 years of Million Dollar Club status with the Atlanta Board of REALTORS®.
Recognized as the third ranked top-producing sales agent companywide, Doranne Strama has also been named the second highest producing agent with the Jenny Pruitt & Associates, REALTORS® Cobb office. She is an active Life Member of the Cobb Association of REALTORS® and is a recipient of the prestigious Phoenix Award which recognizes 10 years of achieving Million Dollar Club status.
Michele Collins with the Jenny Pruitt & Associates North Fulton office has been named the top producing agent within her sales branch. Companywide, Michele is ranked number four, making this year her fourth consecutive year as a top ten agent with Jenny Pruitt & Associates, Realtors®. She is a Life Member of the Atlanta Board of REALTORS® Million Dollar Club, and in 2008, Michele was featured as a top Realtor® in R.E. Magazine.
The top-producing Buckhead office agents are Ruth Skogstad and Kristen Skogstad Sodemann of The Skogstad Team. The Skogstad Team will also be recognized as the fifth top-producing agents companywide. With over 30 years of combined real estate experience, Ruth and Kristen are both Lifetime Members of the Atlanta Board of REALTORS® Million Dollar Club and have handled over $75 million in sales over the past six years.
About Jenny Pruitt & Associates, Realtors
Founded in 1988, Jenny Pruitt & Associates, Realtors is one of the most trusted and highly respected real estate companies in metro Atlanta. Its team of 400 agents specializes in prestigious properties throughout the metro area. The company is owned by HomeServices of America, Inc., the second-largest full-service, independent real estate brokerage firm in the U.S. Jenny Pruitt & Associates is affiliated with the Leading Real Estate Companies of the World, Who’s Who in Luxury Real Estate, and Luxury Portfolio Fine Property Collection and is the exclusive Atlanta affiliate of Christie’s Great Estates. More information is available at www.jennypruitt.com
About HomeServices of America, Inc.
HomeServices of America, Inc., based in Minneapolis, Minn., is the second-largest home services provider in the United States. HomeServices' operating companies offer integrated real estate brokerage services, mortgage lending, title insurance, closing services, property and casualty insurance, home warranties and other real estate services. HomeServices was built through the combination of market-leading companies from across the nation with long-standing traditions for excellence. The average age of a HomeServices of America operating company is more than 50 years. HomeServices operates in 19 states under the following residential real estate brand names: Carol Jones REALTORS, CBSHOME Real Estate, Champion Realty, Edina Realty, EWM REALTORS, Prudential First Realty, Harry Norman, REALTORS, HOME Real Estate, Huff Realty, Iowa Realty, Jenny Pruitt and Associates REALTORS, Long Realty, Prudential California Realty, Prudential Carolinas Realty, RealtySouth, Rector-Hayden REALTORS, Reece & Nichols, Roberts Brothers, Inc. REALTORS, Semonin REALTORS and Woods Bros. Realty. Information about HomeServices and the locations of its subsidiary companies is available at www.homeservices.com