The CREW Atlanta 35th Anniversary Gala
Jun21

The CREW Atlanta 35th Anniversary Gala

By Sarah Ellis, Owner & Managing Principal of American Sun Control – Commercial Division As the parents of two small children, my husband and I were excited for the opportunity to have an evening out.  Our story started five years ago when we met, volunteering for another gala at the Intercontinental Hotel in Buckhead.  The rest is history and so, when we decided to attend the 35th anniversary CREW Atlanta Gala to benefit...

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Congratulations to our fellow CREW Members
May11

Congratulations to our fellow CREW Members

Congratulations to our fellow CREW Members mentioned as Atlanta Business Chronicle “Up & Comers”!   Joanna Mather, CBRE Claire Ross, JLL Jessica Doyle, John Hancock Real Estate...

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Looking Backward, Moving Forward: The 2015 Benchmark Study Revisited
Mar08

Looking Backward, Moving Forward: The 2015 Benchmark Study Revisited

   by Diana Robinson, Colliers International   Lift as you climb! It’s time to close the gaps, Of aspiration and compensation too! At a loss for how to get started? Read on! The Benchmark has suggestions for you!   2015 was a year that included major political and economic events around the world – including the stock market crash in China, the FIFA scandal, and the restoration of ties between the US and Cuba. And in the...

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A Labor of Love
Feb16

A Labor of Love

by Lynne R. O’Brien, The Coca-Cola Company      Ok, February’s blog theme is “women and work”, write about anything you want, 500 – 600 words! That would seem like trying to build the Great Wall of China with 500-600 bricks.  However, as I reflect upon my now almost 40-years of work experience, I believe you can condense that big wall onto a couple of solid bricks… Brick One – Besides babysitting, my first real job was...

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How UCREW can shape your career
Jan17

How UCREW can shape your career

By Claire Ross, Associate Agency Leasing, JLL A few weeks ago, I met a college friend for lunch. We discussed what buildings had recently sold, and this conversation snowballed into when we first began college five years ago. This conversation gave us a good laugh, being that five years ago we had no idea what career path we wanted to pursue. After this conversation, I began to ponder the journey which led me to my phenomenal career...

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What I learned about business development
Nov16

What I learned about business development

By Josie Vetrano Sherman, Pond When beginning a business development career, how does one know where to start?  In 2009, I was thrust into a business development role for an industry I knew little about, as well as being new to Atlanta, only living in the area for about a year.  I was beyond nervous, wondering how I went from working in marketing to being an ambassador for my company and having to make connections with a bunch of...

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