Honoring the legacy of industry professionals through CREW Network Foundation giving
Memorial or tribute gifts to CREW Network Foundation are an impactful way to honor the legacy of fellow industry professionals who have passed away. Gifts made to CREW Network Foundation can be designated to support scholarships, career outreach and programs for women in commercial real estate.
Shari Bjork was committed to the industry and her community through her leadership in MNCREW, serving as a board member for several years and as chapter president in 2017. She was also a graduate of the inaugural CREW Network Leadership Certificate Program.
Steve Bronner’s zest for life was only exceeded by his love for his family and friends. He lived life to the fullest and loved real estate; his gift for deal structuring was unmatched. Steve mentored many in the industry and his impact will live on forever.
Following her retirement as CREW Network CEO in 2005, Linda remained a strong supporter of the Foundation and was inducted as a CREW Visionary in 2007. She passed away unexpectedly on Feb. 18, 2020, and the Scholarship Endowment was renamed in her honor by the CREW Network board of directors upon recommendation by CREW Network past presidents.
Ellen Powell Oast Keeter of CREW Coastal Virginia passed away in November 2021 after a long and hard fought 17-year battle with breast cancer. Ellen was a courageous leader, mentor, friend and professional. We will cherish her memory and her many contributions to commercial real estate and the community.
If you are interested in setting up a memorial giving opportunity, please contact CREW Network Foundation Coordinator Nichole Vanner.