SPIRE got to shout "Take Me Out to the Ballgame" from the Wrigely Rooftops premier rooftop destination of 3619 N Sheffield as the 2016 World Series Champions - the Chicago Cubs - took on the San Diego Padres for a 4-0 win on June 20. Chicago blessed members with perfect weather to go along with the rooftop that hosted luxury indoor seating, an up-close view of Wrigley Field and extra wide outdoor stadium seats.
On Monday, June 12, SPIRE took on the hub of the Broadway Theatre District for a night out in Times Square, alongside James Patchett (MBA '07), New York City Economic Development Corporation President and CEO. The evening started with a tour of the New Amsterdam Theatre where members saw the beautifully restored art and architecture of this landmark Broadway theatre built in 1903, once home to the legendary Ziegfeld Follies and now home to Disney.
On Thursday, June 1, SPIRE hosted “Spring 2017 Mentorship Wrap Up Celebration", an event to conclude the 2017 session of the SPIRE mentor program. Nearly 20 Stanford students and alumni attended the event held outside at the Stanford Graduate School of Business, "GSB Bowl", for a casual outdoor picnic and conversation. This was a great showing considering it conflicted with timing on Game #1 of the NBA Finals! Graduating students shared their professional and personal post-graduation plans.
The Stanford Real Estate Council (SREC) enjoyed a weekend of beautiful weather in Healdsburg mixing real estate and fine wine. Over the weekend of April 28-30, SREC members had the opportunity to connect with one another over property tours, gourmet meals and wine tastings with multiple alumni vintners.
A record size group of forty-five SPIRE members and guests geared up in PPE (personal protective equipment) on the evening of April 12th to join Hans Galland (MSM '13), Senior Vice President of Pacific Eagle Holdings Corporation and his team for a hard hat tour of the The Austin, a community which will house 100 residences, amenity retail on the ground floor and 2 levels of Underground Parking, located at the border of Nob Hill and Lower Pacific