Briana Mathias

Member Spotlight

Company: Pingree Northwest
How did you first hear about CREW Portland?
What motivated you to join CREW Portland?
Networking, Business Development, Career Advancement, Meet Inspiring People
How did you get here?
My background and career has been primarily in accounting and finance. I started my career in public accounting at Moss Adams in Portland where I obtained my CPA license. From there I have worked in different industries from public to private in accounting/finance roles. I ultimately landed in commercial real estate in my current role after I had taken some time off work to recalibrate. Through previous connections from public accounting I was able to work with a recruiter at BolyWelch who knew of the job opportunity at Pingree. This was an opportunity to create a property accounting department from the ground up at a small company, learn about real estate and flex my entrepreneurial muscles which was really intriguing. I am now the Operations and Accounting Manager and support in various aspects of the company from accounting to HR, strategy and business development.
Tell us something we didn't know about you?
I once lived abroad in South Korea for 6 months teaching English. When I was in middle school I was really good a bowling and had a high 200 average. Really nerdy...but makes bowling outings with co-workers more fun. I'm a mom to a sweet two-year old boy named Soren and a vivacious 8-year girl named June (my step-daughter).
If you could describe yourself in three words what would they be?
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What is one goal you would like to achieve through CREW?
A goal I have is to build more relationships with women leaders in real estate.