CREW Network Members Garner 48 GlobeSt. Real Estate Forum Women of Influence Honors

July 23, 2020
Written by: CREW Network

Honorees include 2020 CREW Network President Christine Gorham and Director Christine Chipurnoi


Lawrence, Kansas, USA (July 23, 2020) – CREW Network members garnered 48 GlobeSt. Real Estate Forum Women of Influence honors in the media outlet’s 2020 awards program recognizing outstanding women leaders in the commercial real estate industry.

Nominations were evaluated on the following criteria:

  • Their impact on, and reputation within, her firm and the broader professional community;

  • Professional career highlights, from deal making savvy and innovation to client satisfaction and personal growth; 

  • Proven ability to achieve goals and display ingenuity in terms of creative thinking and problem solving;

  • Dedication to furthering the development of her field and the role of women within it;

  • Accomplishments and involvement in her company, the CRE industry and broader social community; 

  • Personal commitment to the highest ethical standards, service and excellence. 

CREW Network members named 2020 Top Influencers in their respective categories, listed with their companies and chapters, included:

Architect/Design Professional
Alex Lopatynsky, Cooper Carry — CREW New York
Broker – Investment Sales
Christine Espenshade, Newmark Knight Frank — CREWBaltimore and CREW Washington DC
Lynn LaChapelle, JLL — CREW San Diego
Darcy Miramontes, JLL — CREW San Diego
Broker – Landlord/Agency Representation
Michelle Wogan, Transwestern — CREW Houston
Broker – Tenant Representation
Deb Boucher, Cushman & Wakefield — Triangle CREW (Finalist)
Lisa Davidson, Savills — CREW Chicago
Kristi Simmons, Aquila Commercial — CREW Austin
Corporate Real Estate Executive
Megan Creecy-Herman, Prologis — AZCREW
CRE Consultant/Advisor
Jennifer Carey, JLC Environmental Consultants, Inc. — CREW New York
Candice Chevaillier, Lee & Associates — CREW Seattle
Christine Chipurnoi, USI Insurance Services — CREW New York
Dianne Crocker, LightBox — CREW Boston
CRE Legal Counsel
Jennifer Bojorquez, Troutman Sanders LLP — CREW Orange County
Kimberly Keable, Keable & Brown, PA — CREW Upstate South Carolina
Janis Schiff, Holland & Knight LLP — CREW Washington DC
Development Professional
Penny Maus, Port of San Diego — CREW San Diego
Carolyn Mendel, The NRP Group LLC — CREW Boston
Amy Rose Silverman, Rose Associates Inc. — CREW New York
Cathy Thuringer, Trammell Crow Company — AZCREW
Finance Executive
Ann Cone, CBRE Capital Markets — CREW Atlanta
Michelle Dodge, Truist Bank — CREW Upstate South Carolina
Nicole Pecoulas, Barings — CREW Chicago
Heather Volz, IBERIABANK — CREW Upstate South Carolina
Karen Williamson, Capital One — CREW Orange County
Cortney Carter, Collett — CREW Upstate South Carolina
Jennifer Litwak, Housing on Merit — CREW San Diego
Colleen Wevodau, Baker Tilly — CREW Washington DC
Independent/Non-Business Professional
Collete English Dixon, Roosevelt University — CREW Chicago
Ramona Farrell, GreerWalker, LLP — CREW Upstate South Carolina
Erina Malarkey, Remarkably — CREW Seattle
Christina Urquhart, Simpli — CREWBaltimore
Investment Professional
Pamela Schmidt Boneham, Barings LLC — CREW Chicago
Jennifer Francis, The RMR Group — CREW Boston
Elena Walsh, Barings LLC — CREW Chicago
Marketing/Communications Professional
Sandy Benak, Granite Properties Inc. — CREW Houston
Erika Kim, Avison Young — CREW San Francisco
Leah Gallagher, Transwestern Real Estate Services — CREW San Antonio
Christine Gorham, Caddis Healthcare Real Estate — CREW Atlanta
Cathy Janke, Capital One — CREW Dallas
Deborah Schmidt McDonough, Cherry Bekaert LLP — CREW Upstate South Carolina
Claire Roberts, Colliers International — MNCREW
Corie Spankowski, ARCO/Murray — CREW Chicago
Property/Facility Manager
Tory Glossip, Colliers International — CREW Seattle
Megan Matthews, JLL — CREW Northern Virginia and CREW Washington DC
Molly Stengel, Hughes Development Corporation — CREW Upstate South Carolina
Development Professional
Maribel Koella, NAI Koella/RM Moore — Member at Large
Camille Renshaw, B+E — CREW New York
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