I was honored to have been selected as the 2008 St. Augustine Women's Council of REALTORS® Businesswoman of the Year. The following is from a press release written by Heather Naughton, Public Relations Director with the Women's Council of REALTORS®:
"This annual award recognizes a Realtor who is real estate industry leader; and who shares their time, talent and expertise with others in the profession and in the community.
Amy Capo, 2008 president of the St. Augustine Regional Chapter of WCR describes Jenness as a community volunteer and activist. Jenness has held office as president and vice president seats with many business and community organizations.
She is a member of the National Association of Realtors; Florida Association of Realtors; St Augustine and St. Johns County Board of Realtors, Northeast Florida Board of Realtors; Women's Council of Realtors and has been involved with the St. Johns County Builder's Council as well as past president of the American institute of Industrial Engineers, Charlotte Chapter.
She holds a bachelor of science - industrial and systems engineering, from Georgia Tech. Jenness is a graduate, Realtor Institute, e-PRO, CCIM intro, Accredited Buyer's Representative and Transnational Referral Certified.
Her career achievements include 2007 100 percent Club - Realty Executives; 2006 Double Diamond Award, Top Producer, Top Score in GRI courses, top score in Real Estate Broker course and top score in Salesperson Real Estate course. Jenness has been recognized by her community for Outstanding Stewardship of the A1A Scenic & Historic Coastal Byway, Vilano Beach Town Center Appreciation and Recognition, Outstanding Volunteer Service - Vilano Beach CRA, and Marine Resources Council Outstanding Volunteer Effort 2002 to 2008."
Barbara Jenness takes joy in assisting people in buying or selling their home or land in northeast Florida (St. Augustine, Ponte Vedra, and Jacksonville). She is a community activist and leader serving as President of Friends of A1A 2008-2010, Past President of Scenic & Historic A1A in St. Johns County for over 10 years, and past vice-president of Vilano Beach Main Street (North Shores Improvement Association). She is a past president for WCR in St. Augustine and a member of South Ponte Vedra Civic Association, Porpoise Point, Serenata Beach Club, and Palencia. She founded and is a Past President of the St. Augustine Regional Council (StAR Council) to promote the St. Augustine area to individuals outside the region.
Awards: REALTOR of the Year, Businesswoman of the Year, SPIRIT Award Passion, Five-Star Best in Client Satisfaction-7 Years Winner