Meet the 2019 Board

October 29, 2018
Written by: CREW Northern Virginia


Jay Pruitt is a Senior Vice President / Market Sector Lead at JLL. She has been a member of CREW NoVA since 2014 and will serve as the 2019 Chapter President. Her previous involvement in CREW NoVA includes Professional Development Director, President Elect., CNCC CFL Mentor and Programs Committee Member.
 
A word from Jay regarding her involvement in this organization: “It is extremely important to me to be a part of an organization of like-minded women with similar ambitions and challenges.  CREW NoVA fosters the enrichment of women while providing a rewarding sense of belonging which is truly unique.  I’ve been able to build lasting relationships and evolve professionally through the connections and lessons learned from the dynamic women in this chapter.”


Erica Bazow is Vice President at Window Source of Virginia. She has been a member of CREW NoVA since 2012 and will serve as the 2019 Past President. Her previous involvement in CREW NoVA includes President, President Elect, Sponsorship Director, and Membership Director.
What Erica has to say about serving the chapter: “I’ve learned to work two jobs ... Your first job is to help other people. Your second is your actual job. The better you are at #1, the easier #2 becomes. CREW has helped teach me this skill set and I have thoroughly enjoyed being a member of the Board, leading the Board and seeing our Chapter to continue to grow in many different facets.”


Tara Fisher is a Marketing Manager at Donohoe Construction Company. She has been a member of CREW NoVA since 2015 and will serve as the 2019 Chapter Delegate. Her previous involvement in CREW NoVA includes Program Committee, Connecting Future Leaders Mentorship Program, Special Events Committee Co-Chair and then Director, Professional Development Young Professionals Lead, and the Chapter Delegate.
One thing Tara loves about the organization: “I love being involved in such a welcoming organization where your ideas are heard, the connections you make are lasting and the opportunities for professional development are endless.”



Sarah Michaelson is an Assistant Manager of Integrated Projects at Balfour Beatty. She has been a member of CREW NoVA since 2016 and will serve as the 2019 Secretary. Her previous involvement in CREW NoVA includes Membership Committee, Young Professionals Chair, and Secretary.
What Sarah loves about our chapter: “I love that this group creates programs that help me grow as an individual which building my professional network.”



Claire Coscia is Senior Property Manager at Transwestern Commercial Services. She has been a member of CREW NoVA since 2015 and will serve as the 2019 Treasurer. Her previous involvement in CREW NoVA includes CFL Protégé and Protégé Liaison.
What Claire loves most about being involved in our chapter is connecting with other strong, goal oriented women and empowering each other.



Raedun de Alba is a Project Manager at LeMay Erickson Willcox Architects. She has been a member of CREW NoVA since 2016 and will serve as the 2019 Communications Director. Her previous involvement in CREW NoVA includes being Communications Chair.
What Raedun loves most about serving on the board: “I love serving on an all-female board. I always feel respected and heard and we get a lot done. The organization definitely inspires me and it has been a privilege to serve.”



Kellie Perry is Senior Property Manager at Corporate Office Properties Trust (COPT). She has been a member of CREW NoVA since 2015 and will serve as the 2019 Community Action Director. Her previous involvement in CREW NoVA includes Connecting Future Leaders, and the Special Events Committee.
What Kellie loves most about our organization is that CREW provides great networking opportunities and supports growth and development in women’s real estate careers.



Vanesah Noechel is in Business Development at BrightView Landscape Services. She has been a member of CREW NoVA since 2012 and will serve as the 2019 Membership Director. Her previous involvement in CREW NoVA includes Community Action Committee (CAC) and Membership.
What Vanesah loves about serving our chapter: The opportunity to grow my network with women I truly admire and aspire to be like. 



Irene Kwon is a Business Development Specialist at ECS Mid-Atlantic. She has been a member of CREW NoVA since 2016 and will serve as the 2019 Programs Director. Her previous involvement in CREW NoVA includes being Programs chair.
What Irene loves most about being involved in our chapter is helping to advance, educate, and empower women in the commercial real estate industry by highlighting our members through various programs.



Audreona Nelson is a General Manager at JLL. She has been a member of CREW NoVA since 2014 and will serve as the 2019 Professional Development Director. Her previous involvement in CREW NoVA includes Director of Membership, Professional Development Committee, Young Professionals Lead, and Connecting Future Leaders Program Chair.
What Audreona loves about serving our chapter: “My favorite thing about CREW NoVA is that there is a committee for everything I’m passionate about and by serving on committees I can grow professional and personally at the same time.”