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.
Preferred Name: Brian
Last Name: Patterson
Bio: Brian founded White Star Real Estate (WSRE) in 1997, a leading developer and property asset manager in Europe. He has led the development of over 70 properties in 11 countries in Europe including office, logistics, residential, retail, hotels and mixed use. Brian's entrepreneurial activities reach beyond the development field. He co-founded Archive Management Solutions, a leading provider of digital and physical record management solutions in Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) that was sold to Iron Mountain. In 2009, Brian founded a successful energy distribution company, Plus Energia, in Poland. Recently, he founded White Star Ventures which invests in early-stage ventures in a variety of industries in the USA and CEE. Brian also founded Katalyst Education which creates digital education products. To address the desperate need for education content, the latest foundation is Pi-Station Ukraine which is creating complete library of tutorial videos and problems sets for each lesson in the Ukraine curriculum.