Today's SPIRE Working Board steers all our initiatives.
Selected from a pool of extremely well-qualified candidates, they enrich our offerings and community with their individual successes, diverse perspectives + exemplary skills. Combined, they epitomize the whole is greater than the sum of its parts as they navigate the opportunities and challenges in our industry today and set us up to be the innovators of tomorrow.
All hail from Stanford, and all bring an eagerness to contribute. We are grateful to have these leaders at the helm charting our course.
LaSalle Investment Management
Stroock & Stroock & Lavan LLP
City of San Jose
Allen Matkins LLP
Mona (Qianmeng) Li
Essence Development Co.
Capital Funding Partners
Equity Group Investments
Invesco Real Estate
Patricio Gutierrez Tommasi
Frontier Industrial, Artha Capital
Melinda Ellis Evers
Student Board Member - MBA '23
JPMorgan Chase Bank
White Star Real Estate
Extra Space Storage
Our SPIRE staff are our feet on the ground.
They turn our big plans and ideas into successful events and fruitful collaborations. They keep us on track and informed with SPIRE communications. They mind all the logistics, big and small, and serve SPIRE community members every day, with quality and care.
Sr. Manager of Membership, Programs & Events
Sr. Manager of Marketing & Events
Our Regional Leaders bring the SPIRE connectivity home.
They create events that strengthen members' relationships to Stanford, to each other,
and showcase innovation and best practices at the local level.
Reach out to your regional leader to see how you can engage in, benefit from, and contribute to the local SPIRE community. Don't see your region represented or interested in becoming a regional leader? Inquire Here.
Hady Abou Jaoude
Calzada Capital Partners
DLA Piper LLP (US)
New York City
MGO Realty Advisors
David L. Knowles
Affiliated Engineers, Inc. (AEI)
Carey Crutcher Smith
Lease Crutcher Lewis
Live Oak Real Estate Development
Ballard Spahr LLP
Goulston & Storrs, PC
Founding + Emeritus Board Members
Our Founding and Emeritus Board Members are the bedrock of SPIRE.
They had the original vision. They laid the groundwork, created the first events, enrolled our first members, and forged the relationships upon which today's SPIRE continues to be built.
Argosy Real Estate Partners
Standard Management Company
Aventine Development Corporation
David L. Knowles
The Orosco Group