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Goldie Initiative Names Former Executive Director as Its First CEO

The Goldie B. Wolfe Miller Women Leaders in Real Estate Initiative, a nonprofit organization founded by Goldie B. Wolfe Miller in 2007 to prepare women for senior leadership roles in all commercial real estate sectors, has appointed Megan Roth Abraham, former executive director at The Goldie Initiative from 2016-2020, as the organization’s first CEO. 

Abraham most recently served as chief advancement officer of JCC Chicago. She brings longstanding nonprofit leadership experience, including roles at the National Association of Realtors and other organizations. 

“We are delighted to have Megan back at The Goldie Initiative,” said Wolfe Miller, founder, chair and president. “When she first joined our team in 2016, Megan not only helped us expand into the 18 schools we currently serve nationwide, but she was also instrumental in helping us to launch our now annual Goldie Gala event. I am thrilled to have her at the helm as CEO.” 


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Paul Bubny serves as Senior Content Director for Connect Commercial Real Estate, a role to which he brings 13-plus years’ experience covering the commercial real estate industry and 30-plus years in business-to-business journalism. In this capacity, he oversees daily operations while also reporting on both local/regional markets and national trends, covering individual transactions across all property types, as well as delving into broader subject matter. He produces 15-20 daily news stories per day and works with the Connect team and clients to develop longer-form content, ranging from Q&As to thought-leadership pieces. Prior to joining Connect, Paul was Managing Editor for both Real Estate Forum and at American Lawyer Media, where he oversaw operations at both publications while also producing daily news and feature-length articles. His tenure in B2B publishing stretches back into the print era, and he has served as Editor in Chief on four national trade publications. Since 1999, Paul has volunteered as the newsletter editor of passenger rail advocacy groups (one national, one local).

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