A BIG congratulations to our CREW Maryland Suburban Award Winners!

January 11, 2023

Rising Star Award - 2 Winners

Paula Williams Jackson,
Managing Director, Wells Fargo

Samantha Klein,
HR & Recruitment Director, GTM Architects

The Rising Star award recognizes a current professional female in the real estate industry for her valued contributions and commitment to the industry and to the CREW Maryland Suburban chapter. This woman has shown exemplary achievements and demonstrated outstanding professional accomplishments within her organization and actively works to guide and inspire those around her. This woman, from whom we anticipate big things, has distinguished herself as a go-getter with a unique outlook on the industry; a woman we see blazing into the future with character, grit and a dedication to growth. 


Bart Stewart,
Managing Director/Principal, WB Engineers+Consultants

The Champion Award recognizes a senior level, professional male in the industry who has demonstrated a commitment to fostering the careers and promoting the advancement of women in the commercial real estate industry. 

Beyond the Stars

Kelly Jones,
Marketing Manager, HBW Construction

Awarded to a company, team or individual who has exemplified a strong commitment to social, economic and political equity. The company/team/individual has supported the equality movement through active engagement, education and policy reform to encourage diversity and reduce racial disparities. They have become a voice for inclusivity on the pathway to more fair and just systems in our communities. This leader has demonstrated the exceptional ability to motivate change, make valuable contributions to the movement, to promote the right for equal opportunities for all.



HBW Construction & GTM Architects, (Kelly Jones, Alex Dramby & Robin Menge)

The CREW2CREW Award recognizes a project/project team that demonstrated excellence in placemaking, deal-making, interiors, or marketing. The team successfully worked together on a CRE development/redevelopment, major renovation, commercial transaction, interiors project, or marketing campaign that exemplifies excellence in functionality, aesthetics, resourcefulness, collaboration, and/or industry best practices. Projects in this category include mixed-use, office, retail, multifamily, apartment, condominium or any combination thereof planned through networking within CREW Maryland Suburban. Project or transaction must have been completed between June 2021 and November 2022.