Board of Directors

CREW Atlanta is managed by a Board of Directors that work together to set and accomplish the Chapter’s strategic goals—helping to advance the success of women in commercial real estate. Serving on the CREW Atlanta Board of Directors is a unique opportunity for leadership and networking among other ambitious men and women working in the commercial real estate field. All CREW Atlanta Board members, directors, and committee chairs serve individual terms of one to two years.

2019 CREW Atlanta Board of Directors

President

Ann H. Cone
ann.cone@cbre.com
CBRE, Inc.
Senior Vice President, Debt and Structured Finance
(404) 923-1406
 

President-Elect | Delegate

Jodi Borges-Bradley, LEED AP, NCIDQ
j.borges-bradley@interiorarchitects.com
IA Interior Architects
Managing Director
(404) 504-0280
 

Past President

Tina Renee McCall, CCIM
tr.mccall@bridgeig.com
Bridge Investment Group
Managing Director Asset Management & Dispositions
(404) 995-8138
 

Delegate

Heather Lamb
heather.lamb@cbre.com
CBRE, Inc.
First Vice President
(404) 812-5070

Treasurer

Ellen Wansley Smith, Esq.
ellensmith@parkerpoe.com
Parker Poe Adams & Bernstein LLP
President
(678) 690-5720
 

Director

Greer Gallagher
ggallagher@holder.com
Holder Construction Company
Vice President - Interiors
(770) 988-3284
 

Director

Diane L. Lidz, JD
diane.lidz@hartmansimons.com
Hartman Simons & Wood LLP
Partner
(770) 226-1347
 

Director

Dana McClure, AIA, LEED AP
dmcclure@warnersummers.com
Warner Summers
Principal
(404) 351-6075 (138)
 

Director

Susan Crow Turner, CPA
susan.turner@am.jll.com
JLL
Finance Director
(404) 995-6464
 

Director

Jenifer Wright
jenw@everclearenterprises.com
Everclear Enterprises, Inc.
Business Development Manager
(404) 219-0888
 

Reasons to Serve

  • Increased visibility within the CRE industry
  • Leadership skills and experience that benefit you and your company
  • Impact on the future of women in CRE
  • Expanded professional connections
  • Opportunity to influence direction and benefits of CREW Atlanta membership

Time Commitment

  • The Directors will serve a two (2) year term.
  • The Directors shall attend the monthly Board Meeting and as many events as possible to represent the organization and support the President.
  • The Directors will serve as Board Liaison to one of the committees.
  • The Directors will also be asked to serve from time to time on an ad hoc committee.
  • The Director candidate will have served as Committee Chair for one or more committees in CREW Atlanta, been a member for more than two (2) years and ideally be an alumni of CREW Atlanta’s Leadership program.

Eligibility

As a Board requirement, you will be asked to raise funds in the amount of $5,000. Combination sponsorship and personal giving.

You will be asked to contribute personally to our charitable campaign and to encourage the committee you liaison to contribute personally as well.

Qualifications

  • Participate fully on board committees as assigned. This means attend the meetings, read the necessary documents ahead of time, and be prepared to discuss the issues at hand. Board meetings are the place where key issues are discussed, analyzed and resolved.
  • Advocate on behalf of the organization – directors must be prepared to promote the views of the organization in order to secure sponsorships and other support for the organization. This requires an informed board member.
  • Approve the budget
  • Report to the president of the board of directors. Individual agendas must be subordinate to the aims of the organization. Acting out of self interest is discouraged.
  • Keep discussions and reports confidential.
  • Provide input into the strategic plan and monitor the organization’s progress towards achieving established goals
  • Be respectful during board meetings. Do not interrupt whoever has the floor, turn off electronic devices etc.
  • Meet with outgoing & incoming liaison committee chairs prior to the annual board retreat
  • All meetings and events are generally announced well in advance and are placed on the CREW Master Calendar which is updated monthly. It is expected that you will utilize the Master Calendar to avoid scheduling conflicts with work and other personal activities. In the event you should have a conflict you should notify the Executive Director immediately.