Gabriel Eckert

2006 | Pen & Quill Award (Discontinued)Company: BOMA-Atlanta

Gabriel Eckert joined the BOMA-Atlanta staff in February 2005 in the newly created position of Director of Communications and Marketing. By November 2006, he was serving as the association’s Executive Director. Gabriel received the 2006 Pen & Quill Award in recognition of his leadership in producing the association’s official publications: the BOMA Views print newsletter and Atlanta Office and Commercial Real Estate Magazine.

In 2005 and 2006, Gabriel led BOMA-Atlanta’s magazine production, including working with members to produce timely content related to the operation and management of commercial real estate. He also coordinated with Office & Commercial Real Estate Magazines, the company that published BOMA-Atlanta’s print publications, on layout and design, as well as advertising strategy. Additionally, Gabriel’s photography was often used in the magazine.

“Gabriel brought a great deal of professional experience and expertise to BOMA-Atlanta’s communications and marketing efforts, especially magazine production,” said Former BOMA-Atlanta Executive Director Jim Moody, CAE. “His leadership increased the quality and member value provided through our magazine and other communications platforms.”
Beyond magazine production, Gabriel developed and implemented BOMA-Atlanta’s first comprehensive communications and marketing plan; led the association’s rebranding; advanced BOMA’s government affairs efforts; and created a new committee chair orientation process.