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Five CRE Executives Named 2017 CREW Network Distinguished Leaders

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Sheila Botting (Deloitte), Crystal Maggelet (FJ Management Inc.), Angela Mago (KeyCorp), Sherri Schugart (Hines) and Karen Whitt (Colliers International) were named 2017 CREW Network Distinguished Leaders. The five will lead a roundtable discussion at the CREW Network Convention and Marketplace on Oct. 25, 2017 in Houston.

Distinguished Leaders are top executives in commercial real estate invited by the CREW Network board of directors to serve as advisors to the organization and women in the industry. The Distinguished Leaders Roundtable brings together these industry leaders annually, for a candid discussion identifying current issues in today’s market and the skills women need to advance in the industry.

“Our Distinguished Leaders are the leading women thought-leaders in the industry,” said CREW Network’s Wendy Mann. “They represent the best and brightest who have achieved great success and are willing to share their story to elevate and inspire others.”

Deloitte’s Sheila Botting


FJ Management Inc.’s Crystal Maggelet


KeyCorp’s Angela Mago


Hines’ Sherri Schugart


Colliers’ Karen Whitt

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Dennis Kaiser is Vice President of Content and Public Relations for Connect Commercial Real Estate. Dennis is a communications leader with more than 30 years of experience including as a journalist and in corporate and agency marketing communications roles. He is responsible for Connect’s client content operations and is involved in a range of initiatives ranging from content strategy, message development, copywriting, media relations, social media and content marketing services. In his most recent corporate communications roles, he led a regional public relations effort across Southern California for CBRE, played a key marketing role on JLL’s national retail team, and was responsible for directing the global public relations effort at ValleyCrest, the nation’s largest commercial landscape services company. In addition to his vast commercial real estate experience, Dennis has worked on communications and launch strategies for a number of residential projects such as Disney’s Celebration in Florida, Ritter Ranch in Palmdale California (7,200 homes, 22,000 acres), WaterColor in Florida and PremierGarage in Phoenix. Dennis’s agency background included firms such as Idea Hall and Macy + Associates. He has earned an outstanding reputation with organization leaders as a trusted advisor, strategic program implementer, consensus builder and exceptional collaborator. Dennis has developed and managed national communications programs for Fortune 500 companies to start-ups, both public and private. He’s successfully worked with journalists across the globe representing clients involved in major-breaking news stories, product launches, media tours, and company news announcements. Dennis has been involved in a host of charitable and community organizations including the American Cancer Society, Easter Seals, BoyScouts, Chrysalis Foundation, Freedom For Life, HOLA, L.A.’s BEST, Reach Out and Read, Super Bowl Host Committee, and Thunderbirds Charities.

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