• COMMITTEES

     

  • Every MNCREW committee provides its members with the opportunity to serve our mission and influencing the advancement of each member’s career. Our members get involved, network, and grow. For more information or to get involved, please contact any of the committee chairs below.

  • Communications Committee

    The Communications Committee is responsible for maintaining and expanding MNCREW’s presence, influence, image and brand both inside and outside the organization.

    Some of the Responsibilities are:

    • Create and publish a high-quality and well-branded electronic monthly newsletter
    • Obtain publicity for all programs and events through existing media relations and new sources
    • Manage and enforce the MNCREW “brand” including the chapter website content and all printed collateral
    • Create and maintain social media pages and content (Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram, Facebook, etc.)

    Meeting Details:
    2nd Friday of the month | 8:30 am
    The Hilltop, 5101 Arcadia Avenue, Edina, MN 55436

     

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    MNCREW - Communications Committee

    Chapter Co-Chair
    Marketing & PR
    Paster Properties
    (651)265-7885
    Chapter Co-Chair
    Construction
    Diversified Construction
    (952)929-7233
    Chapter Committee Liaison
    Brokerage
    Apex Commercial Properties
    (612)361-4806
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  • Education & Leadership

    The purpose of the Education & Leadership Committee is to provide educational opportunities and career skills outside of monthly programs for members, as well as provide educational opportunities that support the career development of undergraduate and graduate female students pursuing degrees in real estate or core fields of CREW.

    Some of the Responsibilities are:

    • UCREW event
    • MNCREW@Site and Walking Tour member events
    • Development of a special leadership series for MNCREW members. This could alternate yearly with a mentorship program.

    Meeting Details:
    4th Monday of the month | 12:00 pm
    Guaranty Commercial Title, Renaissance Square, 520 Nicollet Mall, Suite 400, Minneapolis, MN 55402

     

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    MNCREW - Education & Leadership Committee

    Chapter Co-Chair
    Construction
    NTH
    (612)359-3206
    Chapter Co-Chair
    Title/Escrow
    Guaranty Commercial Title Inc.
    (612)746-0410
    Chapter Co-Chair
    Architecture
    Auromira Architects LLC
    (651)319-9220
    Chapter Committee Liaison
    Brokerage - Leasing
    KIMBLE Consulting
    (952)452-2919
    Chapter Committee Liaison
    Brokerage - Tenant Representation
    CBRE, Inc.
    (612)336-4212
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  • Events

    The Events Committee finds new and creative ways to maximize MNCREW membership and industry exposure through event planning. On an annual basis, the Events Committee will create signature events around the following criteria. The goal is to offer events that are fun, fresh and ever changing.

    Some of the Responsibilities Are:

    • Hold events that benefit our charity partner and CREW Network Foundation
    • Hold events that promote networking through social engagement for all members including emerging leaders and legacy members
    • Past examples of events have been the golf event, the MNCREW Celebration Awards and the boat cruise

    Meeting Details:
    2nd Wednesday of the month | 11:30 am
    RJM Construction, Loose-Wiles Building, 701 Washington Avenue North #600, Minneapolis, MN 55401

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    MNCREW - Events Committee

    Chapter Chair
    Marketing & PR
    The Opus Group
    (952)656-4782
    Chapter Co-Chair
    Property Management
    Hines
    (612)332-1222
    Chapter Committee Liaison
    Business Development
    Haworth Inc.
    (612)308-4416
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  • Finance

    The purpose of the Finance Committee is to monitor the finances of MNCREW and make prudent and fiscally sound recommendations to the Board of Directors so that MNCREW’s financial positions remain healthy. Works under the direction of MNCREW’s Treasurer. 

    Some of the Responsibilities Are:

    • Provide oversight of financial statements, bank account reconciliations and audits
    • Lead budgeting activities with Treasurer and finalize budget for approval by the Board
    • Review “actual to budget” summaries and provide variance summaries to Treasurer
    • Review investments and provide investment recommendations and strategy

    Meeting Details:
    3rd Monday of the month | 12:00 pm
    First American Title, 1900 Midwest Plaza, 801 Nicollet Mall, Minneapolis, MN 55402

     

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    MNCREW - Finance Committee

    Chapter Co-Chair
    Title/Escrow
    Guaranty Commercial Title Inc.
    (612)746-0421
    Chapter Committee Liaison
    Finance
    Kraus-Anderson
    (612)335-2767
    Chapter Committee Liaison
    Finance
    Wells Fargo Bank
    (612)316-2608
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  • Member Engagement

    The focus of the Member Engagement Committee is to identify and recruit new members and ensure existing members are inspired to actively participate in the CREW Network. The committee recruits and retains quality members to MNCREW who will, in turn, broaden the range of experience levels and professional disciplines within the organization.

    Some of the Responsibilities Are:

    • Recruit new members while working to retain existing members
    • Strategically create and implement a targeted plan to reach out to prospective new members ensuring a cross section of the industry and diverse membership base
    • Greeting new members at monthly programs and events
    • Acts as a central resource for membership information and promotes the value of CREW membership to potential and active members
    • Process all new member applications

    Meeting Details:
    4th Wednesday of the month | 3:00 pm
    Vision Bank, 4725 MN-7, St. Louis Park, MN 55416

     

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    MNCREW - Member Engagement Committee

    Chapter Chair
    Construction
    Greiner Construction
    (612)225-6939
    Chapter Co-Chair
    Construction
    The Opus Group
    (952)656-4407
    Chapter Committee Liaison
    Law
    Gray Plant Mooty Law Firm
    (612)632-3030
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  • Programs

    The Programs Committee's goal is to provide quality speakers and topics that are timely, informative and of interest to MNCREW's diverse membership at the MNCREW monthly meetings. The monthly programs should be related to the mission of MNCREW and related to commercial real estate unless otherwise approved by the MNCREW Board of Directors.

    Some of the Responsibilities Are:

    • Create program topics for monthly programs and recruit speakers
    • Lead/moderate monthly programs
    • Create course descriptions and learning objectives to qualify for real estate credits
    • Manage venue contract and issues for monthly programs
    • Collaborate with sponsorship and member engagement to plan programs that support their initiatives

    Meeting Details
    1st Friday of the month | 8:30 am
    The Lowry, 2112 Hennepin Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55405

     

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    MNCREW - Programs Committee

    Chapter Co-Chair
    Construction
    Kraus-Anderson
    (612)790-6755
    Chapter Co-Chair
    Corporate Real Estate
    Canadian Pacific
    (612)987-9286
    Chapter Committee Liaison
    Brokerage - Corporate Services
    CBRE, Inc.
    (952)924-4813
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  • Sponsor Engagement

    The Sponsor Engagement Committee educates our member companies and the commercial real estate industry at large on the benefits of supporting MNCREW.

    Some of the Responsibilities Are:

    • Develop and conduct the annual sponsorship drive and subsequent drive campaigns
    • Design sponsors benefit packages
    • Encourage and solicit MNCREW member and non-member sponsorships where applicable (ie: also assist with WRTC sponsorships)
    • Coordinate sponsorship information with Executive Director to make sure sponsors are receiving all benefits due
    • Greatest focus for this committee is September through February timeframe

    Meeting Details:
    Contact committee chairs for meeting details.

     

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    MNCREW - Sponsor Engagement Committee

    Chapter Co-Chair
    Title/Escrow
    Old Republic Title Company
    952.212.1215
    Chapter Co-Chair
    Title/Escrow
    CU Commercial Title Services, LLC
    (651)746-6399
    Chapter Committee Liaison
    Architecture - Space Planning and Tenant Improvements
    DLR Group
    (612)977-2954
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  • Women Run the Cities

    The purpose of the Women Run the Cities Committee is three-fold: Bring publicity and awareness for MNCREW; Support local charity focused on Women/Girls and CREW Network Foundation; Provide a supportive venue for women to support each other in a new challenge.

    Some of the Responsibilities Are:

    • Organize and lead race event and teams
    • Manage outside Race Management Consultant
    • Develop and maintain event budget
    • Secure event sponsors
    • Solicit proposals for participant and volunteer merchandise
    • Maintain website and event PR
    • Coordinate race day activity and all pre- and post-race activities

    Meeting Details:
    1st Tuesday of the month* | 7:30 am
    Minnesota Center, 7760 France Ave S, Suite 205, Minneapolis, MN 55435

    *Meetings that don't follow 1st Tuesday schedule:
    July 11
    September 12
    September 19

     

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    MNCREW - Women Run the Cities Committee

    Chapter Co-Chair
    Corporate Real Estate
    CBRE, Inc.
    (612)270-9610
    Chapter Co-Chair
    Real Estate Development
    Thirty Eight Properties, LLC
    (612)290-7195
    Chapter Committee Liaison
    Law
    Larkin Hoffman Daly & Lindgren Ltd.
    (952)896-1543
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