December 14, 2021
Ground Breaker – Alexis Kaiser, JLL
The Ground Breaker Award honors a new CREW Charlotte member who has positively impacted CREW Charlotte through active committee service since joining (in July 2020 or later). This individual is considered an emerging leader who has made extraordinary contributions to CREW Charlotte.
Carrie Sharp Power Connector Award – Lisa Vogel, Boston National Title
The Carrie Sharp Power Connector Award honors a CREW Charlotte member who went above and beyond networking and actively established or strengthened relationships with fellow CREW members and sponsors. This individual intentionally connects members and sponsors to other members and sponsors through business and referral generation.
Member-to-Member Business – Marie McLucas, Primax Properties
The Member-to-Member Business Award honors a CREW Charlotte member who consistently demonstrates an extraordinary commitment to marshal CREW talent, resulting in measurable business for other CREW members or sponsors. This individual exemplifies the power and spirit of CREW and recognizes the collective CREW business completed over the last 12 months as a result of this member’s efforts.
Career Advancement for Women – Anne Vulcano, Cushman & Wakefield
The Career Advancement for Women Award honors a CREW Charlotte member who consistently exemplifies CREW Charlotte’s commitment to elevating the status of women in commercial real estate by working to advance the careers of other women. This award is presented as a result of actions of this individual that had a significant impact on one or more women, giving them the skills or confidence to pursue and succeed in new opportunities.
Entrepreneurial Spirit – Amanda Hibberts, Platinum Coating of NC
The Entrepreneurial Spirit Award honors a CREW Charlotte member who achieved a unique career success or milestone as the result of an exceptional entrepreneurial spirit. This individual is often a risk-taker and is willing to step outside the box to create something new or different – providing services, creating products or improving practices by innovatively organizing, developing, or deploying resources either within their own company or a larger organization.
Men Empowering Women – Bryan Johnson – Colliers International
The Men Empowering Women award honors those male members who support the conscious and intentional support of women seeking to thereby transform the commercial real estate industry by accelerating the advancement of women.
Diversity, Equity & Inclusion – Tonya Brandon, CBRE
The Diversity, Equity & Inclusion award honors a CREW Charlotte member who tirelessly helps to advance diversity, equity, and inclusion in CRE.
Circle of Excellence – Molly Carroll, Trinity Partners
The Circle of Excellence Award is CREW Charlotte’s top honor, recognizing a CREW Charlotte member who consistently delivers excellence and whose efforts advance the commercial real estate industry and support CREW Charlotte’s mission. This individual sets and achieves the highest standards of performance, accomplishing superior execution and results. Trusted and respected by others, they are seen as a thought leader, change agent, and champion of diversity.
President’s Choice – Angela Saladino, Illuminating Technologies
The President’s Choice award is the top honor presented to a member who has made a significant impact on our organization and membership. This member challenges the status quo, is committed to excellence, and is an outstanding leader, not just within CREW, but throughout our community.