Advancing the Success of Women in Commercial Real Estate
Company: Harris WorkSystems, Inc.
How did you first hear about CREW Portland?
Many years ago while working at Norris Beggs and Simpson.
What motivated you to join CREW Portland?
Networking, Business Development, Meeting Inspiring People, Volunteer, Be a voice for women in Commercial Real Estate.
How did you get here?
I spent 20 years in the advertising and marketing arena both on the client and agency sides. The next 20 years were spent owning a residential design/construction business. For my third act, I wanted to get back to corporate America for the opportunity to be a part of a team. Director of Business Development uses my skills and passion to connecting with people and making connections for people to create sales and opportunities.
Tell us something we didn't know about you?
As a young woman, I sold everything except my art, books, and clothes, bought a 1-way ticket to Europe and a backpack, and spent the next four months exploring the Continent on my own.
If you could describe yourself in three words what would they be?
Collaborative | Empathetic | Intense
Favorite Travel Destination?
France and Italy
What is one goal you would like to achieve through CREW?
To elevate, inspire, and connect with a wide variety of professional women through the development of my public speaking skills.