LOCATION: AtlantaCOMPANY: Gatherings by Beazer HomesCOMPANY WEBSITE: beazer.com/gatherings.com
NOMINEE STATEMENT: Katrina Stroup started at Beazer Homes as a regional marketing manager, responsible for generating qualified traffic for communities across Georgia and Tennessee. Within 10 months, she was leading marketing efforts for the seven Southeast divisions, nearly half of the company. During her tenure, the Southeast experienced year-over-year traffic and profitability growth and an increase in internal promotions. As vice president of business development, she is responsible for creating national programs for the 55+ active-adult sub-brand. As sole marketing and sales leader for Gatherings, Stroup ensures a seamless introduction of this critical new brand into each Beazer division and market area.