GETTING TO KNOW YOUR PRESIDENT
What are you most looking forward to
The opportunity to work with the creative and
talented leaders who have been energized by
the new strategic plan and collective vision.
What is the best advice you have ever
Dream big, ask boldly, and take action.
What is something that most people
don’t know about you?
I was painfully shy when I was young.
What is your favorite hobby/pastime
outside of work?
Traveling to Charity Cycling Events. I blame
ProLogis, who got me hooked with the Courage
Classic event. It is an amazing experience to do
good for others while physically challenging
yourself in new and different environments.
What is your guilty pleasure?
Cabernet with a Kind dark chocolate cherry
Angela West, SIOR, MCR,
The third strategic working group that was created is
Nimble Governance, chaired by Allen Gump, to examine
our organizational structure and develop ways to allow
SIOR to operate in a nimbler, more proactive way. This
will better position us to address the rapidly increasing
changes in trends and demands of our membership and
the commercial real estate industry as a whole.
The fourth strategic working group is Education; we
need to develop educational programs that will support
the interest in, and demand for more educational content
in the future as well as respond to the need for more
specialization within our industry. Chaired by Bob
Percival, this group will examine current educational
offerings as well as potential new offerings and
partnerships to provide increased, and more specialized,
educational opportunities for our membership, as well
as become a recognized and “go to” provider of commercial real estate
education within the industry.
Lastly, the fifth strategic working group is Thought
Leadership, chaired by Geoff Kasselman. This
working group was formed to initiate an SIOR
“Think Tank” that will significantly elevate the
influence and reputation of SIOR as a thought leader
by providing input on current issues via research,
partnership, authoring topical articles, and curating
relevant industry information.
I see change already happening, and I am excited about what the future
holds. As your new president I am committed to strengthening our position
in the industry and improving the value for our members. If you have
ideas that you would like to share for any of these new strategic areas, I
encourage you to reach out to each working group leader and share your
thoughts, or feel free to reach out to me directly with any thoughts or ideas