CREW Network

Copyright CREW Midlands 2020



Being a member of one of CREW Midlands’ dynamic committees gets you to the heart of CREW Midlands’ networking opportunities in South Carolina. Your talent shines as you act to foster your leadership and hone your talents. As one CREW Midlands member said, “I’ve never met a more dynamic, can-do group of women.”


Below are our active committees, which accept new members throughout the year. If you are interested in joining one of the committees listed below, simply reach out to the email address provided. We look forward to your input and unique perspective!


Chair: Boo Moca


This committee has dual responsibilities: recruiting new members and engaging/retaining existing members. As such, this committee helps new members assimilate and will invite local leaders to meetings to help raise awareness of CREW Midlands and our efforts. Want to get to know industry leaders and other CREW members? Join this committee by emailing [email protected].

Programs/Special Events

Chairs: Dee DeBerry & Meg Syms


The Programs & Events Committee develops and delivers monthly programs on educational and timely topics that focus on commercial real estate issues and trends that help make CREW the organization of choice for the commercial real estate industry. This committee reaches out to executives in the real estate industry to arrange speaking and presenting opportunities and collaborates extensively with other committees and the Board. Goals for this committee include:


  • Planning monthly luncheon programs
  • Working with the Sponsorship Committee to plan CREW Coffee, CREW Cocktails & building tours events that provide networking opportunities in a fun, informal setting
  • Creative planning for two special events per year: Summer Social and Holiday Party


Rev up your creative social and planning skills and talents by emailing [email protected].

Career Outreach & Education

Chairs: Ellianna Shipp & Margaret Clarkson


This committee focuses on student outreach and scholarship opportunities to promote a career in commercial real estate. The CRE industry is primarily men, yet women are also a huge asset in every aspect of the transaction. If you have passion for moving our industry forward by recruiting women to pursue a commercial real estate career, join this committee!

If your interests include reaching out to the community, email [email protected].


Chair: Kelly King


Sponsorship donations provide critical funding to help CREW Midlands carry out our mission, and this team nurtures relationships with key decision makers in many different organizations that currently or may sponsor us. This committee coordinates with the Programs Committee and the Marketing & Communications Committee to make sure our valued sponsors receive the recognition they deserve. The goals of the Sponsorship Committee are:


  • To recognize Sponsors as outlined in the Sponsorship brochure
  • Review plans and coordinate sponsorship “one-ask” program
  • To afford networking opportunities to CREW members through interaction with our sponsors.


We welcome new committee members anytime! Email [email protected]. See our dedicated Sponsorship page for detailed sponsorship levels and information.

Marketing and Communications

Chairs: Amanda Merchant & Abbie Thielke


Responsible for providing essential external publicity through media avenues and branding, this committee’s job is to ensure that everyone knows our name by:


  • Maintaining the organization’s website with up-to-date information and programs/events
  • Utilizing social media channels to increase public awareness of CREW Midlands and promote programs
  • Creating regular email newsletters to keep our members informed and drive program registration
  • Monitoring the use of the organization’s logo, letterhead and brand
  • Coordinating publications in external media through press releases and timely articles
  • Creating branding materials such as banners and brochures to recruit members and sponsors
  • Recognizing sponsors in cooperation with the Sponsorship Committee.


If you have a passion for the art of communication via verbiage, design, or creative interpretation, this committee is for you. Send an email to [email protected] for additional information.


Chair: Elizabeth Riley


This committee nominates candidates for office. This committee is appointed by the President and consists of five to seven members, of which no more than three are members of the Board, and one of which is the President-Elect. Email [email protected] for more information or suggestions.

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