FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Laura Lewis, CREW Network
Christine Gorham of CADDIS Healthcare Real Estate to Lead Global Board
Lawrence, Kansas, USA (October 23, 2019) – Three commercial real estate leaders were elected to the 2020 CREW (Commercial Real Estate Women) Network Board of Directors, which will be led by Christine Gorham, Director of Development, CADDIS Healthcare Real Estate. The new leaders were introduced on September 27 at the 2019 CREW Network Convention and Marketplace in Orlando, Florida.
“CREW Network has been a touchstone for my entire career—crucial to my success in the industry as well as my leadership,” Gorham stated. “With major initiatives in diversity, equity and inclusion, our image campaign and global expansion, we have the leaders and expertise to move our organization forward and transform the industry. I’m proud to lead this board in 2020 and continue to advance pay parity, equity and opportunity for women in commercial real estate.”
Gorham oversees business development and executive project strategy in the Southeast. Her focus is on growing the development, acquisition and property management portfolios of CADDIS. Gorham, a member of CREW Atlanta, served on the CREW Network Board of Directors in 2015 and 2016, and as Chair of CREW Network Foundation in 2018.
“CREW Network has a long history of women leaders envisioning a future where all can find success and advancement,” said CREW Network CEO Wendy Mann. “This board will bring unique skills and expertise to our vibrant organization and enable us to realize our vision for the commercial real estate industry to be diverse, inclusive and equitable for all.”
The three leaders elected to serve on 2020 CREW Network board of directors are:
Principal, Ware Malcomb
CREW San Diego
English leads the growth and overall management of Ware Malcomb’s San Diego offices, including the architecture and interior studios. She has won various industry awards, including Southern California’s Most Powerful Women in Commercial Real Estate by Real Estate Forum in 2017 and Connected Women of Influence Women’s Advocate of the Year in 2015. English served on the CREW Network Board of Directors in 2018 and 2019.
Vice President, Citizens Bank
CREW Charlotte and CREW St.-Louis
Bain is responsible for the prudent underwriting and effective credit administration and risk management of a diversified commercial real estate portfolio. She is also a founding principal of B Squared Group, a real estate investment management firm based in St. Louis, Missouri. Bain has served on the CREW Charlotte and CREW Network Foundation boards.
Corporate Real Estate, Abbott
Carr has more than 20 years of commercial and corporate real estate experience, including specialization in tenant representation, direct third-party landlord representation, property lease and sale negotiations, and all aspects of corporate real estate. She has served on both the CREW Austin and CREW Network Foundation boards.
Members and officers continuing their service on the CREW Network Board of Directors in 2020 are:
Holly Neber – Immediate Past President
CEO, AEI Consultants
CREW East Bay
Christine Chipurnoi - Director
Senior Vice President, USI Insurance Service
CREW New York
Angie Earlywine - Director
Managing Director, Lamar Johnson Collaborative
CREW Chicago and CREW-St. Louis
Mollie Fadule - Director
Head of Affordable Housing, Katerra
Jackie Orcutt - Director
First Vice President, CBRE Industrial & Logistics
Karen Whitt - Director
President, Real Estate Management Services, Colliers International
CREW Atlanta and CREW Washington DC
Wendy Mann, CAE
CEO, CREW Network
President, CREW Network Foundation
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