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.
Name: Mona (Qianmeng) Li
Bio: Mona Qianmeng Li is a Developer at Essence Development, a social impact development company that aims to build sustainable, energy-efficient affordable and workforce housing and mixed-use developments in urban area that include access to healthcare and food security, partnerships with non-profits, and workforce development opportunities. Mona’s experience in real estate ranges from conversion of public housing, acquisition and rehabilitation of HUD-subsidized housing, and construction of mixed-income and mixed-use developments with Essence Development, to market-rate luxury condominium and rental developments from her time at Related California. Prior, Mona served in the Executive Office of NYC's Department of City Planning. Before that, Mona was a Management Consultant at Bain & Company, providing strategic direction to Fortune 100 companies. Mona holds a MBA from Stanford Graduate School of Business and Bachelor’s degrees in East Asian Studies and in Economics from Brown University.