Monday, July 22, 2024

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM | Mega Session PART I: Property Type Deep Dive (60 Minutes)

An in depth look at profitability, sustainability and overall performance of the various CRE property sectors. After this session, attendees will break out into individual champagne rooms, to engage in further discussions facilitated by the panel sector experts.

Cheryl Higley, Managing Director - Northmarq
Jennifer Litwak, President & CEO - PEP Housing
Carmen Decker, President, Western Region - Kimco Realty
Katie Parsons, Executive Managing Director – National Industrial Sector Lead - JLL
Wendie Newman, EVP, Asset Management - American Healthcare REIT

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM | Mega Session PART II: Property Type Champagne Room Meetup (60 Minutes):

Intimate gathering by property type, where attendees connect with fellow thought-leaders and dealmakers in their respective sectors. Note: Attendees to select meetup at registration.





5:00 PM - 7:00 PM | WOI Welcome Reception - Pop of Color Party!

In a sea full of grey suits... be a POP of color! Join our Women of Influence Pop of Color Party and wear your most colorful outfit! 


Tuesday, July 23, 2024

6:30 AM - 7:30 AM | Networking Activities | Vinyasa Yoga | Mindful Hike

8:00 AM - 9:00 AM | Networking Breakfast

9:00 AM - 9:30 AM | Opening Keynote: Voices of Influence Interview

In the opening session of Women of Influence, we welcome Olympic high jumper, former CRE executive, and performance, mindset and career coach, Erin Aldrich-Shean. Erin knows a thing or two about career pivots and turning pain into purpose. When she decided to speak out about the sexual abuse of her former coach, she embarked on a journey of self-discovery that would lead her down a path of helping other women discover their power and purpose. In a conversation that deftly navigates between tragedy and triumph, Erin discusses finding her voice, and using it to uplift others.

 Erin Aldrich-Shean

Erin Aldrich-Shean, Founder - Ascension Coaching & Consulting

9:30 AM - 10:30 AM | CRE State of the Industry Panel

GlobeSt. once again welcomes back top female executives from every link in the CRE value chain to discuss the current state of the CRE market, examine transactional shifts, and break down key trends from capital resources to development, to property management. This can't-miss opening session will provide attendees with a robust look at the CRE landscape from top to bottom.

Maria Barry, National Executive, Community Development Banking - Bank of America
Julie Baird, President, First American Exchange Company - First American Exchange Company
Jennifer Keen, EVP, Western Regional Manager - IPX1031
Laurie Morfin, Senior Managing Director - NewPoint Real Estate Capital
Heidi Henderson, Executive Vice President - Engineered Tax Services
Laura Khouri, President - Western National Property Management

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM | Morning Networking Break

11:00 AM - 11:40 AM | Unplugged Discussion Groups

Join us for our educational discussion groups, facilitated by top CRE executives. These discussions are chalk-full of substantive, industry specific content , with hyper focus on property types and job functions.  Gain insight into today’s market, and leave with tools and learnings to take back to your organization. 

11:50 AM - 12:30 PM | Unplugged Discussion Groups

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM | Networking Lunch

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1:30 PM - 1:50 PM | Navigating Real Estate Tax: Your 101 Guide

In the complex world of U.S. income tax, investment managers, investors, and property managers must navigate a labyrinth of considerations to achieve tax efficiency and compliance. This presentation will explore the core principles of tax planning for real estate investors and managers alike. We will examine the pivotal factors affecting tax compliance and consulting, delve into considerations for income tax compliance, and outline strategic approaches to tax planning. The session will also shed light on the influence of the 2024 election year and expected impact to the real estate markets. Attendees will emerge from this session with a more robust understanding of U.S. income tax impact on real estate investments, empowering them to make tax-efficient decisions that align with their investment goals and responsibilities in the coming year.

Kelly Smith, Partner - Bennett Thrasher LLP
Jenna Walker, Tax Partner - Bennett Thrasher LLP

1:50 PM - 2:50 PM | The Negotiations Table

Being an expert negotiator in any setting begins with developing versatile negotiation techniques that can be adapted to fit any scenario. Over the past year, honing these skills has become even more critical as the landscape of the workforce has evolved. This session will take an in-depth look at various negotiation tactics for all specialities within commercial real estate.

Chintimini Keith, Senior Vice President, Corporate Communications - Bozzuto
Kelly Cantley, Senior Vice President - Bozzuto Construction Company
Emily Feder, Attorney - Allen Matkins
Michelle McAtee, Partner & Co-Chair, Real Estate Transactions Practice - Jenner & Block LLP
Jennifer Nichols, Executive Vice President & General Counsel - CRG

2:50 PM - 3:20 PM | Networking Break

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3:20 PM - 3:40 PM | Insights from Trailblazer Amy Galvin on Empowering Women at Work, Creating Equity at Home, and Finding Personal Well-Being

Join us for an inspiring interview featuring Amy Galvin, CEO of Luxury Living, as she recounts her transformative journey from brand marketing expert to founding and scaling Chicago's premier third-party leasing company. In this session, Amy will delve into the challenges of balancing a fast-growing company and growing family with personal well-being, discussing her own battles with burnout and the impact of the Fair Play method on her life. Today, she believes that women's equality in the workplace begins with fostering equity at home. Amy will offer practical advice for ambitious women on trusting their intuition, empowering themselves, and creating harmony in their lives.

Sabrina Wottreng, Publicist - Sabrina Wottreng Public Relations
Amy Galvin, CEO - Luxury Living

3:40 PM - 4:35 PM | Mega Session PART I: Demystifying the Tech Landscape

In this session, our tech enthusiasts and experts will unpack how AI is transforming various aspects of the industry, from predictive analytics, to property management, client acquisitions and social engineering. Learn how to leverage various tools to increase profitability, efficiency, and client satisfaction. This session will answer all your burning questions on the convergence of CRE and technology. . After this session, attendees will break out into individual champagne rooms, to engage in further discussions facilitated by the panel sector experts.

Emily Wood, Vice President - Revere CRE
Carrie Bobb, President & SVP - hellojenny and Foundry Commercial
Courtney Ettus, Chief Marketing Officer - Crexi
Amber Anderson, Chief Operating Officer - Tripalink
Melina Cordero, Founder & President - P20 Workplace

4:35 PM - 5:20 PM | Mega Session PART II: Topic Meetup (45 Minutes):

Intimate gathering by technology speciality, where attendees connect with fellow thought-leaders and dealmakers in their respective sectors. Note: Attendees to select meetup at registration.






6:00 PM - 7:00 PM | Women of Influence Awards Cocktail Reception

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7:00 PM - 10:00 PM | Women of Influence Awards Dinner

10:00 PM - 11:30 PM | Women of Influence Awards After Party



Wednesday, July 24, 2024

8:30 AM - 9:30 AM | Networking Breakfast

9:30 AM | Close of Conference