Committees

Boost your leadership skills and expand your network as a part of a CREW Cleveland Committee—all while making a difference in our mission to advance the success of women in commercial real estate. Committee members learn about the operations of CREW Cleveland, connect with other dedicated members, and gain the valuable experience needed for future leadership positions within CREW Cleveland.

All current CREW Cleveland members are welcome to explore the opportunity of committee service.

Interested in joining? Contact a CREW Cleveland Committee Chair today!

Communications Committee

Dedicated to being the "voice/link/communication tool" to our members and the real estate community in promoting the successes of our members as well as the benefits and mission of CREW Cleveland, taking photos for press releases and helping collect articles and information for the quarterly newsletter.

Director - PR/Marketing/Communications

Diane Strojin
diane.strojin@huntington.com
Huntington National Bank
(216) 515-6235
 

PR/Marketing/Communications Chair

Tammy Dorfield
tammydorfeld@hannacre.com
Hanna Commercial Real Estate
(216) 861-5394
 

Community Outreach

Our connection to the Community: the Community Outreach Committee is responsible for fostering good relations within the Greater Cleveland Community, promoting further name recognition for CREW Cleveland, creating fundraising & hands on learning experiences for community service and scholarship, and mentoring young women interested in careers in the Commercial Real Estate field.

Champion - Outreach

Michelle Kirda
Michelle.Kirda@us.belfor.com
Belfor
(800) 922-3848

Champion - Foundation

Joanie Zimmer
Joanie.Zimmer@armrock.com
Amrock Commercial
(440) 940-3302
 

Membership Committee

The Membership Committee interviews prospective members in person or over the phone. They organize membership drives, create collateral materials and help in developing programs along with the Programs Committee.

Director - Membership

Yulu Li
yululi@hannacre.com
Hanna Commercial Real Estate
(216) 861-5380

Chair

Angie Kazi
angie.kazi@baml.com
Bank of America Merrill Lynch
(216) 776-4816

Programs Committee

The Programs and Professional Development Committee organizes outstanding, cutting edge programs that include educational enhancement and networking available to CREW members as well as other members of the real estate community.

Dedicated to providing members with insight into the Cleveland real estate market and community as well as educational and development opportunities to increase members' knowledge of and involvement in CREW Cleveland and CREW Network.

Committee members can participate as much or as little as their schedule permits – whether it’s taking the lead in organizing an entire event or pitching in with one small aspect of an event, any help is greatly appreciated. The programs committee is generally active year-round. Specific tasks include conceptualizing new events, attending monthly committee meetings, and reaching out to venues and speakers for events.

Director - Programs 

Liz Dunlap
Liz.dunlap@stewart.com
Stewart Title
(216) 703-5559
 

Sponsorship Committee

Members of the Sponsorship Committee are responsible for obtaining sponsorship funding for the year from the local business community via phone calls, mailings, special meetings, etc. The committee is also responsible for ensuring that sponsors receive all of the benefits associated with their sponsorship level including display of ads on the chapter website and invitations as well as at events.

Sponsorship funds support the organization's goal of providing support, education and networking opportunities for its members.

Co-Chair

Mary Gerding
Commercial Insurance
mary.gerding@hylant.com
Hylant Group
Client Service Executive, Vice President
(216) 674-2494
 

Co-Chair

Erin Nicole Chelune
Law
erin@erietitle.com
Erie Title Agency
General Counsel
(216) 659-4629