Professional Women in Building of the Upstate

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The Professional Women in Building Council of the Upstate (PWB) was established in 2016 and aims to maintain a high level of professionalism for women in the building industry. This council strives to encourage, enhance, and empower its members through continuing education and professional development, the interchange of ideas, and networking. The council hosts and sponsors several events throughout the year.

Why Join?

With the Professional Women in Building Council of the Upstate, you get several memberships in one, including:

  • Becoming an affiliate member of the Home Builders Association of Greenville;
  • Joining the local PWB Council; and,
  • Becoming a member of the National Association of Home Builders, giving you access to national recognition programs, scholarships, travel grants, and more.

Board of Directors

  • Debra Owensby, Blackstream/Christie’s International Real Estate – Chairwoman 
  • Emily Raines, APB, Dan Ryan Builders – Vice Chairwoman
  • Sarah Ratcliff, Michael’s Janitorial and Floor Service –  Immediate Past Chairwoman
  • Holly May, Blackstream/Christie’s International Real Estate
  • Charlotte Norwood
  • Kate Welchel
  • Kim Keable, Keable & Brown, PA
  • Tonya Lambrecht, ABP, Ryan Homes
  • Lauren Hein, Clayton Tile Distributing, Co.
  • Heather Bounds, Palmetto Mortgage Group of AEMC
  • Noel Pagan, Habitat for Humanity of Greenville County

Interested in Joining?

We encourage you to complete the online application below.

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If you are interested in joining the Professional Women in Building Council, we encourage you to complete an application today!

Charter Members

Kimberly Keable
Keable & Brown, P.A.

Amy Erhard
Tailored Living

Beth Smith
Berkshire Hathaway

Mary Beth Berry
Ryan Homes

Amanda McCall

Lauren Hein
Ethan Allen

Allison Curtis
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Shay Brown
Ryan Homes

Sarah Ratcliff
Habitat for Humanity

Debra Owensby
Conservus Realty

Lindsay Simpson
Ryan Homes

Jamie Arens
Ryan Homes

Sharon Hanel

Rhett Brown
Berkshire Hathaway

Lindsie Sink
Berkshire Hathaway

Jolene Kmetz
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Rhonda Gaffney
Ryan Homes

Kathy Beckham
Coldwell Banker Caine

Tonya Lambrecht
Ryan Homes

Kelly Backer
Ryan Homes

Erika DeRoberts
Coldwell Banker Caine

Trina Montalbano
Allen Tate Realtors

Wendi Carson
Daniel Builders

Meghan Simmons
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Lisa Corbin
Ryan Homes

Diane Lange
Re/Max Realty Professionals

Bill Kane
Ryan Homes

Tracee Snider
D.R. Horton

Vonnie Voday
D.R. Horton

Jerica Woodle
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Denita Kozeny
Ryan Homes

Annie Nicholson
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