Speed Networking

Date September 23, 2018
Location Convene
Time 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm

Join CREW NoVA on September 26th for our first ever Speed Networking Event! Get the most out of networking and maximize your mingling time by connecting with like-minded real estate professionals in a fun and fast paced environment. The Speed Networking event will include professionals in a variety of CRE industries at all stages of their careers. The following are just a few of the C-Suite CREW NoVA members who will be participating: Kristine Barr (Senior Associate and Director of Project Management and Administration with GHT Limited), Susan Bourgeois (Senior Director of Leasing and Brokerage with Rappaport), Martha Heric (Managing Director of Integra Realty Resources), and Jay Pruitt (Senior Vice President and Market Sector Lead with JLL). Read more about these fantastic ladies below and see who else will be attending this event. We hope to see your name on the list!

Susan Bourgeois is Senior Director of Leasing and Brokerage for Rappaport, a real estate services firm focused exclusively on the retail sector throughout Washington, D.C., Maryland and Virginia. Susan provides brokerage services for buying, selling and leasing commercial retail properties owned by Rappaport and institutional clients as well as retail tenant representation. During her eight years with Rappaport Susan has been the two-time recipient of the Client Service Award, two-time recipient of the Transaction Volume Award and was recognized as a Woman Of Influence by Bisnow in 2017, a distinction honoring the top women impacting Washington D.C. commercial real estate. Susan has more than 25 years of retail real estate experience.

Kristine Barr embodies the CREW NOVA spirit in all aspects of her personal and professional life – she is recognized for being fabulous and fierce, with a big smile and a helping, generous spirit. As Senior Associate and Director of Project Management and Administration for GHT Limited, a leading MEP engineering firm, she helps keep the wheels of her company turning each day. Kristine is responsible for developing and implementing all firmwide programs for project development, budgeting, scheduling, resource management, construction phase administration and staff training. She also leads GHT’s Marketing team in all aspects of branding, marketing and internal/external communications in the DC market. Kristine enjoys wearing many hats and serves as a strong advocate for women in commercial real estate; including recently serving as a Mentor and graduating from the 2018 CREW Connecting Future Leaders program.

Martha Heric most recently served as a Vice President with Wells Fargo Bank’s Mid-Atlantic Region Real Estate Technical Services Group. During her nearly 10-year tenure, her primary responsibility was to conduct appraisal reviews for Capital Markets, concentrating on retail and hospitality properties. She previously served as a Senior Appraiser with Cushman & Wakefield, valuing a wide range of commercial assets. Having founded her own real estate valuation and advisory firm, The Riemann Companies, Inc., Martha brings diverse industry experience. She has successfully financed, developed, repositioned, managed and sold a variety of commercial properties over the past two decades. During her professional career, Martha has served as Past President of CREW NoVA and a founding member of CREW Richmond.

Jay Pruitt is a Senior Vice President/Market Sector Lead with JLL. With over 22 years of commercial real estate experience, Jay has managed millions of square feet of complex mixed-use properties. She specializes in managing class A office and retail commercial real estate assets for investor owners. Jay is an experienced team leader that directs all aspects of building management including business planning, operations, capital projects, tenant construction, and financial reporting. She has particular strengths in property operations, tenant and client relations, financial reporting, capital improvement project management, employee training and development, and property start-ups. In her role she has had the pleasure of working with various clients such as Allied HSP, Beacon Capital Partners, Bristol Group, Carr Real Estate Services, Colony NorthStar, Comstock Companies, DWS, Prudential Global Investment Management and Somerset Partners LLC to name a few. During her professional career, Jay has served as Director of Professional Development and President-Elect for CREW NoVA. In 2019, Jay will take on the role of Chapter President.


Program Flow:
5:30PM - 6:00PM - Registration & Open Networking
6:00PM - 7:00PM - Speed Networking
7:00PM - 7:30PM - Open Networking

Light hors d'oeuvres and beverages will be served.

Convene (Map)
1800 Tysons Boulevard
McLean, VA 22102

Parking: Lot parking available

$65 CREW NoVA Members | $75 Non-Members

Walk-ins $75 CREW NoVA Members | $85 Non-Members
Registratin closes September 21st


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