On Sunday, November 5, Smith Anderson Partner Rose Kenyon was honored at Wake County’s 17th Annual Habitat Home Tour & Party. The event honored Rose for her leadership and her many contributions to Habitat Wake. Rose was instrumental in the crafting of Habitat Wake’s current strategic plan and for setting them on the path to build 75 homes this year.
Rose has served as Habitat Wake Board Chair from 2011-13 and served on the Board from 2005-14. During that time, she helped chart the course for tremendous growth to meet more of the affordable housing need in the community. Since its inception in 1985, Habitat Wake has built 625 homes in Wake County.
“It was a privilege to serve as Chair of the Habitat Wake Board, and to work with so many talented people who were all committed to bringing needed affordable housing to more families in our community,” said Rose Kenyon.
The annual home tour and party brought together 300 guests and is a fun way to support the important need of affordable housing for hardworking families. The event began with a bus tour of recently completed Habitat homes, where guests meet the new homeowners.
A member of the firm’s employment practice, Rose represents companies of all sizes in a wide variety of industries. She regularly works with employers to develop practices and policies to limit risk and liability and to comply with the ever expanding spectrum of laws that apply to the workplace. Rose works with companies on employment matters in mergers and acquisitions, and represents executives with their employment agreements. Rose has also been involved in leadership positions in many other nonprofit organizations.
To learn more about Habitat for Humanity of Wake County, please visit https://www.habitatwake.org/.