JJ Lambert of Sotheby’s International Realty took home the award on December 9. Mayor Helene Schneider and Santa Barbara Young Professionals President Jeremy Gordon presented the award.
Born and raised in Santa Barbara and the Santa Ynez Valley, JJ’s work experience ranges from owning a small cattle ranch operation to Firefighter Paramedic to CEO and Real Estate Agent.
JJ and his wife Stephanie, a nurse, live in Santa Barbara along with their two children Wyatt and Carlee. He enjoys helping non-profit organizations and has helped raise thousands of dollars for local charities; every year you can see him as the host of Santa Barbara Teen Idol. He also sits on several committees for the Santa Barbara Association of Realtors and The Santa Barbara Zoo.
JJ was also recognized by congresswoman Lois Capps, Senator Tony Strickland, and the California Legislature for his dedication and commitment to the community.