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B.A Spignardo

CREW Washington DC Relationships, Expertise Results in Repeat Customers


“If CREW has taught me nothing else, it is to believe in yourself and your abilities. Instead of waiting to catch a ride, I’m making my own path and forging my own road, and look forward to being an impactful CREW member.”

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Membership Has Its Privileges


“She walks the walk, and talks the talk,” said Wingard. “Natalee uses preferred service providers from CREW Orlando to care for her clients and get the deals done. Some of the group’s original members have changed, but Natalee insists that the company’s replacement is a CREW member, and the networking circle remains unbroken.”

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Terese Walton Opens the Door for Fellow Members


Four CREW Utah members collaborate on improvements to boost value of Foothill Village Shopping Center.

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CREW Utah Members Partner to Bring PRA Health Sciences Under One Roof


Three CREW Utah members – Alison Beddard, Peter Hanlon and Jami Marsh – teamed in August of 2016 to secure a new 65,000 sq. ft. space in Salt Lake City for PRA Health Sciences, one of the world’s leading global contract research organizations providing outsourced clinical development services to the biotechnology and pharmaceutical industries. The deal was approximately $14 million.

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PHL Member to Member story 2016

Four CREW Philadelphia Members Collaborate on Office Renovation


CREW members support one another! So, it was no surprise that when Judy Channick of NORR took on the renovation of her firm’s office, she enlisted as many fellow CREW Philadelphia members as possible to assist.

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Three CREW-Miami members collaborate on reverse like-kind exchange with funds traveling to CREW Dallas member


Long time CREW-Miami members Terri Echarte, a banker with Gibraltar Private Bank & Trust, and Linda Adler, Shareholder of Carlton Fields, share a mutual client, who acquired a Red Lobster restaurant in South Florida with funding provided by Terri and another CREW-Miami member...

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Three CREW Chicago members collaborate on a parcel of vacant land


When the Village of Villa Park, Ill., had a parcel of vacant land to sell, it was Director of Economic Development Jan Fiola’s goal to determine the highest and best use, market the property and get it sold.Jan called on fellow CREW Chicago members Julie Sorensen and Sue Ulman to help prepare an appraisal and complete the Phase 1 environmental analysis.

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Nancy Guyton member to member story

Nancy Guyton and Cape Fear CREW


Nancy always comes to CREW first to find members who can help close a transaction. Nancy has done over a dozen deals with Cape Fear CREW members. “I refer whenever I have an opportunity — that is my philosophy,” she said.

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