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Chair: Ali Hollstegge
The Sponsorship Committee is responsible for ongoing coordination and implementation of CREW Upstate’s “one-ask” sponsorship funding for the year from the local business community. We are proud of the companies who support our organization and we take seriously our commitment to support and promote them at every opportunity available throughout the year. In addition to obtaining chapter sponsors, this committee is responsible for ensuring that our sponsors are receiving all the benefits associated with their sponsorship. If you believe in the value of CREW Upstate and would like the opportunity to meet key decision makers in the commercial real estate industry, come join this committee.

Communications Publicity & Website/Chapter Brand

Chair: Shelley Williams
The Communications Committee is responsible for keeping CREW Upstate members and non-members fully informed about our organization. This committee also manages and updates our website and social media outlets, which has improved our connection with members and non-members. In addition, the communications committee manages CREW Upstate’s public relations efforts, by writing press releases and promoting strong bonds with the local media. This committee maintains the integrity of the CREW Upstate brand through the proper portrayal of our message in all avenues of communication. If you have a passion for the art of communication via verbiage, design, or creative interpretation, this committee is for you.


Chair: Michelle Dodge
The Membership Committee plays a crucial role in ensuring that CREW Upstate maintains its status as the most influential commercial real estate networking organization in the upstate of South Carolina. It does this by promoting members’ satisfaction and by recruiting high-profile commercial real estate professionals. If you like meeting new people and would like the opportunity to be the first to network with new and prospective members, this is the committee for you.

Career Development

Co-Chair: Laura Harmon & Natasha Sexton
The Career Development Committee is responsible for developing and promoting CREW members through leadership development events, award recognition, and facilitating deal making among our multi-disciplinary membership. Quarterly CREW Chats are organized to directly impact career development though addressing needs that have been specifically requested by CREW Upstate members. This committee also develops a plan for implementing educational or service-related projects for female university students interested in commercial real estate. If you want to aid students and members in advancing their careers in the commercial real estate industry, join our team!

Programs/Special Events

Chair, Programs: Jackie Baxley/Lauren Greene
Chair, Special Events: Andrea White

The Programs and Special Events Committee develops and delivers monthly programs on educational and timely topics that focus on commercial real estate issues and trends. As a member of Programs, you will participate in a fun, creative committee to generate ideas for cutting-edge programs that will help make CREW Upstate the organization of choice. Members of this committee will have the opportunity to interact with executives in the real estate industry about speaking opportunities. You will also benefit from working with other committee chairs and board members as you develop the programs’ agenda. As a member of Special Events, you assist in organizing a variety of special events which will provide opportunities for members to network with each other in both an informal, fun setting and more formal, community-wide events. If you like planning and executing high quality events, these committees are for you.

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