Get to Know Gwen

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Experience

  • Licensed 1977
  • Broker in Georgia and South Carolina
  • Specialized in new and pre-owned homes and condominiums, as well as commercial sales, leasing, farms and land
  • Charter and Life Member, Augusta Board of Realtors Million Dollar Club
  • Awarded Top Agent for monthly sales in both residential and commercial, Augusta Board of Realtors
  • Featured in the annual report for University of Georgia Business Outreach Services Development Council for Outstanding Business Success in the State of Georgia

Current and/or Past Professional Affiliations

  • International Real Estate Hall of Fame Inductee 2000
  • Greater Augusta Association of Realtors, Inc.
  • Georgia Association of Realtors, Inc.
  • National Association of Realtors, Inc.
  • Residential Sales Council, National Sales Council of National Association of Realtors
  • Keynote speaker at the annual statewide G.W.E.N. Conference, University of Georgia
  • 2002 March of Dimes Real Estate Award recipient
  • Historic Augusta, Inc. former Member, Board of Trustees
  • Former Advisory Board Member, University of Georgia Small Business Development Center
  • National Federation of Independent Business Owners
  • Women’s Business Enterprise National Council
  • National Women Business Owners Corporation
  • Women in Philanthropy, Founding Member
  • Georgia Real Estate Commission 2004-2009: Appointed by Georgia Governor 2004-2009, serving 2 terms as Vice Chair and 2 terms as Chair. Reappointed to serve 2009-2014
  • American Heart Association, Circle of Red member
  • Medical College of Georgia Mini Medical School, Graduate
  • Medical College of Georgia, President’s Club
  • Medical College of Georgia, Ethics Committee
  • United Way of the CSRA, de Tocqueville Society
  • Augusta State University, President’s Club

Designations

Community

  • President, Co-Founder, Tuesday’s Music Live Concert Series, a series of cultural music programs
  • State Life Member, Garden Clubs of Georgia, Inc.
  • Master Flower Show Judge Emeritus
  • East Georgia Judges Council
  • Augusta Rose Society (publicity chairman for 40+ years)
  • National Master Flower Show Judge Emeritus
  • Honorary Chairman for Light The Night, Leukemia and Lymphoma Society's annual fundraiser
  • Member of The Summerville Neighborhood Association
  • Recipient of the 2007 Women of Excellence Award
  • 2007 Best Real Estate Agent voted by the readers of The Metropolitan Spirit
  • 2011 Woman of Distinction Event, Chairman
  • Garden Arts Garden Club, Former President
  • Pine Needle Garden Club, Member
  • Garden Club of Georgia, Inc., Life Member
  • Augusta Country Club
  • Augusta West Rotary Club
  • Rotary Paul Harris Fellow

Personal

  • Married to Bob Young, President Eagle Veteran Services, LLC
  • Two daughters and two grandchildren
  • Member, The Church of the Good Shepherd
  • Member, Augusta Country Club
  • The Pinnacle Club, First Woman Member