Board of Directors


PT CREW is managed by a board of directors that works together to set and accomplish the chapter’s strategic goals—helping to advance the success of women in commercial real estate. Serving on PT CREW’s board of directors is a unique opportunity for leadership and networking among other ambitious men and women working in the commercial real estate field.

Reasons to Serve

  • Increased visibility within the CRE industry
  • Leadership skills and experience that benefit you and your company
  • Impact on the future of women in CRE
  • Expanded professional connections
  • Opportunity to influence direction of PT CREW

(All PT CREW Board members, directors, and committee chairs serve individual terms of 1-2 years)

Time Commitment

  • Required to attend a minimum of ten (10) monthly board of director lunch meetings. Attendance at monthly events is highly encouraged.


  • There are no costs to be a part of the board of directors. If nominated to the president’s path, the chapter will cover the costs for the President and President Elect to attend required CREW Network events three (3) times a year.

Eligibility / Qualifications

  • It is preferred that board members have prior experience serving on a committee, but this is not a requirement.

Board of Directors


Executive Director, North Carolina A&T Real Estate Foundation


Executive Vice President, Blue Ridge Companies

Past President


Executive Director, North Carolina A&T Real Estate Foundation
Executive Vice President, Blue Ridge Companies



VP of Operations, Burkely Communities, LLC


Director of Real Estate, North Carolina A&T Real Estate Foundation
Business Development, ECS Southeast, LLP
VP-Business Development , Ideal Landscaping and Irrigation
Commercial Property Manager, Blue Ridge Companies

PT CREW Past Presidents

Christy Couch Smith, CBRE | Triad (2021)
Susan Russell, CBRi Workplace Solutions (2020)
Amanda Carroll, Hable & Company, LLC (2019)
Bill Sinclair, DH Griffin Construction Co. (2018)
Tessa Leftwich, Isaacson Sheridan (2017)
Angela Senter, Southeastern Cleaning Co. (2016)
Kasey McWhorter, S&ME (2015)
Andrea Miller, Somerset Properties (2014)
Carol Faucette, Investors Title Insurance Co. (2013)
Christina Pearsall, Schell Bray (2012)
Jody Efird, ESPA Architects (2011)
Lydia Whitley, CBRE | Triad (2010)
Kim Mann, Womble Bond Dickinson (2008-2009)