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CREW Orange County Attracts Large Turnout at Inaugural Event

CREW Orange County Inaugural Event Attracts Large Turnout

Commercial Real Estate Women (CREW), a non-profit organization advancing the success of women in commercial real estate, recently held its inaugural event, “Balanced: An Exclusive Retreat” at the Lido Hotel in Newport Beach, CA. The conference, which focused on wellness and financial health, attracted a large crowd of CRE professionals.

Blending personal and professional development workshops, the event began with a morning yoga session taught by CREW member Jennifer Dorgan, project manager at Allen Matkins. That was followed with a welcome message from CREW OC president Janne Cordova, and interactive sessions addressing financial goals from Lisa Banning of Financial Management Network.

Other discussion topics for the day included time and attention management skills, transformational change through digital social media, and the keynote address from Bahnsen Group Managing Director Kimberlee Davis, author of The Fiscal Feminist, who talked about her financial hardships and how she recovered.

Sponsors for the event included The Smart Agency, BlueSky Restoration Contractors and Connect Media.

Pictured left to right: Christine DePillo, Kimberlee Davis, Janne Cordova


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About Mark Nieto

Mark comes to ConnectCRE with an extensive background as a business and news reporter in San Francisco radio, as well as 35 years as a traffic reporter on several stations including KGO, KNBR, KCBS and KFRC. As a business reporter, Mark covered the tech world in Silicon Valley where he became familiar with real estate transactions in the hot Bay Area marketplace. He attended San Jose State University with a BA in Radio and TV Broadcasting and currently resides in the Lake Tahoe area where he gets to frequently enjoy all of his favorite activities: Golfing, Fishing, Hiking and Skiing.

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