Driving Diversity and Inclusion in CRE

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The Crexi Podcast’s very first episode features Wendy Mann, CEO of CREW Network, discussing fostering diversity in commercial real estate. 

The Crexi Podcast explores various aspects of the commercial real estate industry in conversation with some of the top CRE professionals in the industry. In each episode, we feature different guests to tap into their wealth of CRE expertise and explore the latest trends and updates from the world of commercial real estate

In this episode, Crexi’s Ashley Kobovitch sits with Wendy to deep-dive into the current state of DEI in commercial real estate as well as what’s happening to and within the industry in a post-COVID world. Their wide-ranging conversation covers:

  • What CREW Network members have observed occurring across different asset classes throughout the pandemic.
  • Actionable steps companies can take to drive diversity and equity within their organization.
  • Successful methods of introducing new groups to the hidden world of commercial real estate and opening their eyes to the sector as a possible career path.
  • How leaders in CRE can support and set up their teams for long-term growth and success.
  • And much more!

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About Wendy Mann:

Wendy Mann, CAE, is chief executive officer of CREW (Commercial Real Estate Women) Network. With 30 years of association management experience, Wendy brings a passion for commercial real estate, her strategic vision for the association and a commitment to mentoring and advancing women to the CREW Network. She believes that connecting, collaborating and communicating are key to our success in building relationships and creating change within the industry. 

Wendy is committed to ensuring that CREW Network chapters and affiliate groups are strengthened through best practices, aligned through our mission and engaged through leadership development. She is dedicated to working collaboratively with like-minded organizations and companies that make diversity and inclusion a priority.

Wendy hails from rural Pennsylvania, lives in Arlington, VA and works in Lawrence, KS.  She loves travel, fiction, adventure and dogs.

About Crexi:

Crexi is a commercial real estate (CRE) property marketing and deal management platform that combines an active marketplace for sale and for lease properties with powerful property marketing, deal management, and market intelligence tools designed to help brokers, buyers, and tenants eliminate time-consuming processes and close deals faster.

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