Gillis Gilkerson Announces Jamie Heater as Director of Marketing

Gillis Gilkerson Announces Jamie Heater as Director of Marketing

SALISBURY, MARYLAND – JULY 18, 2023 – The Principals of Gillis Gilkerson (GGI) are pleased to announce the growth of their team with the addition of Jamie Heater as Gillis Gilkerson’s Director of Marketing. Heater joins the team with over 15 years of experience, having previously served as Executive Director for Salisbury Arts and Entertainment District and as an advertising Account Executive with 47-ABC. Heater’s experience in communications, marketing, event planning, community development and public art administration make her an excellent fit for the construction and development firm.

“I am thrilled to begin this new chapter with Gillis Gilkerson,” said Heater. “Gillis Gilkerson embodies the principles of community, passion and integrity with a trusted reputation for investing in the Delmarva community. It will be an honor to continue serving the area through the work of this company.”

Heater is a graduate of Salisbury University with a degree in Accounting and a Masters of Business Administration. In addition to her role with Gillis Gilkerson, Heater serves on the Maryland Public Art Commission and as Board Member for Salisbury Arts Alliance. She is well known for her role managing events in Downtown Salisbury including 3rd Fridays, New Years Eve Ball Drop and the Friday Night Live Concert Series at Riverwalk Amphitheater. Heater has also played a large part in the proliferation of public art in Salisbury, through the implementation of several projects including the City of Salisbury’s upcoming Public Art Master Plan.

“We are extremely lucky to have Ms. Heater join our team.” said Gillis Gilkerson President Tyler Barnes. “She has proved herself to be an outstanding asset to this community and an expert technician in her craft through the many successful projects she has spearheaded over the years. The addition of Ms. Heater to our team will only strengthen Gillis Gilkerson’s bright future.”

About Gillis Gilkerson

As award-winning Gillis Gilkerson enters its fifth decade in business on Delmarva, the firm has established a reputation as one of the most trusted and stable construction management, general contracting, and real estate development firms on the Peninsula. The team offers a broad and deep understanding of all commercial asset types, including medical, general office, industrial, hospitality, mercantile, restaurants, retail and more. As a collective of creative problem solvers, Gillis Gilkerson is capable of stepping beyond the call of duty of traditional contractor to assist with more in-depth development tasks, including land purchase, building program development and turnkey project and property management. The team works in conjunction with architects, government planners, engineers, surveyors, inspectors, and leasing agents to manage the process of both development and construction from concept to completion.