By Maria Saporta
The Urban Land Institute of Atlanta on Tuesday announced the members of its “Center for Leadership Class of 2015” – the largest class since the program was launched in 2009.
The mission of the Center is to “cultivate leadership and life-strategy skills by teaching emerging leaders in the real estate and land use industries how the Atlanta region gets built.”
The program helps professionals collaborate with their peers as well as gain insights and life management skills.
The program is organized around eight full-day seminars over nine months that include presentations, panel discussions, property tours and small group activiites.
“ULI’s Center for Leadership is an amazing opportunity to meet real estate professionals from almost every facet of the industry,” according to Matt Mason of Legacy Partners, who is chair of the 2015 Center for Leadership and an alumni of the 2011 class. “Government, nonprofit, legal, construction, design, development, operations and brokerage disciplines are all represented.”
The members of the 2015 class are as follows:
James Alexander, Atlanta BeltLine, Inc.
Andrew Allman, Regent Partners
Dee Dee Beaty, Atlanta Housing Authority
Jason Braga, Mercy Housing Southeast
Caleb Brenneman, LaSalle Investment Management
David Burch, Morris, Manning & Martin, LLP
John Crocker, MARTA
Patrick Davis, JLL (Jones Lang LaSalle)
Alex Demestihas, Jamestown, L.P.
Alison Fossyl, Habif, Arogeti & Wynne, LLP
Shawn Garland, The Integral Group
Randy Gibbs, Engel & Volkers: Intown Atlanta
Rob Haley, CohnReznick
Michele Harry, The Macallan Group
Liz Heath, tvsdesign
Jack Hinrichs, Oxford Properties
Brian Holmes, McKenna Long & Aldridge LLP
Ryan Horne, The Beck Group
Hank Houser, Houser Walker Architecture
Wyatt Kendall, Morris, Manning & Martin
Julie Ketner, FirstService Residential
Hardman Knox, Knox Properties, LLP
Jessica Lenze, Century Lenze
Chris Leutzinger, Invest Atlanta
Odetta MacLeish-White, Enterprise Community Partners
Beth Malone, Dashboard Co-op
Mohamed Mohsen, Niles Bolton Associates, Inc.
Kristin Olson, Atlanta BeltLine, Inc.
Carey Owens, Jr., Portman Holdings
Lee Pollock, Jacobs
Magd Riad, Marmi Natural Stone
Matt Scofield, Jackson Spalding
Mike Service, Cooper Carry, Inc.
Ben Skidmore, Kimley-Horn
Robyn Stokes, Stratford Land
Angela Ulrich, Novare Group