Jennifer Abshire is a hard-working public relations expert who has a talent for turning strangers into friends. “When I sit on my front steps, I meet people from down the street, from New Jersey, and from Belarus,” she enthuses. “I love sharing the magic that makes Savannah so special.” Her friendly philosophy is expressed in her sophisticated residence, which overlooks the Spanish-moss-strung live oaks of Lafayette Square. Warm and welcoming, the magnificent Georgian-style house epitomizes classic charm and timeless style.
As the owner of a public relations firm, Jennifer specializes in media relations, business development, and strategic planning. Without a traditional brick-and-mortar office, she runs her business from wherever she happens to be, whether she’s leading business meetings at her dining room table or answering client calls on her cell phone while vacationing in the Turks and Caicos islands.
Interior designer: Ben Watkins, Ben Watkins Interior Designer, St. Simons Island, Ga.
Landscaping: Jay Ulrich, Native Son, 7 E. 61st St., Savannah, GA 31405; 912/844-5637.
Photographs by Tria Giovan
Produced by Sandra L. Mohlmann
Text by Allison Hersh