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Mentor Program

The mission of the mentor program is to foster an exchange of professional ideas, friendship, and expertise among young real estate professionals and industry veterans. This program matches young professionals (mentees) with experienced professionals (mentors) for guidance and support, while offering mentors an opportunity to strengthen ties with the young future leaders of the local real estate community and ULI.

Mentor Program

Mission

The mission of the mentor program is to foster an exchange of professional ideas, friendship, and expertise among young real estate professionals and industry veterans. This program matches young professionals (mentees) with experienced professionals (mentors) for guidance and support, while offering mentors an opportunity to strengthen ties with the young future leaders of the local real estate community and ULI.

Structure

The structure of the group is 3 entry level, 2 mid-level, and 1 senior level person.

Commitment

The value of the mentor/ mentee experience is determined by the quality and participation of its Each participant is therefore expected to be a committed and participating part of the program, contributing as much value to the experience as they take home.

ATTEND EVERY MEETING and ATTEND FOR THE FULL MEETING: Each participating member has been chosen for the value that their unique background and experience brings to the program. Missing a group meeting or part of a meeting reduces the value for every other member of your group.

Active Participation

Mentees should have a clear idea of what they want to achieve through the Mentor Program, whether that be obtaining career advice or learning from their peers and mentor about specific issues in their sector. Each mentee must take responsibility for facilitating (help determine agendas, coordinate schedules, etc.) at least one meeting. This role is crucial to taking the scheduling work off of the mentor’s hands and keeping the group together.

Meetings

Meetings can include: lessons learned from a mentor’s career, discussing career goals, case studies, social events, project tours, guest speakers, or anything else mutually agreed upon to further the relationship among the group.

2017-2018 Participants

Senior Level

Gil Garrison, Smallwood, Reynolds, Stewart, Stewart & Associates, Inc.
Gil Prado, The Boulevard CID
John N. Goff,  Da Vinci Development Collaborative, LLC
Malaika Rivers,  Cumberland Community Improvement District
Randall F. Holmes,  Seven Oaks Company
Thomas Brown,  Ernst & Young

Mid-Level

Addie Weber, Jacobs
Christina Byrnes,  Holder Construction Company
Chuck Young,  Prestwick Companies
Heather Hussey Coker,  Atlanta BeltLine, Inc.
Jeffrey Smith,  Kimley-Horn and Associates, Inc.
John Moores,  Gensler
Katie Elliott,  Stan Johnson Company
KB Yabuku, Stan Johnson Company
Marc Brambrut,  Novare Group
Pat Gilroy, RPG Holdings, LLC
Scott Cullen,  JLL
William Lambe,  Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta

Young Leader

Alexander Oliver,  Icarus Alternative Investments
Ashish Bagle,  Macauley Investments
Blair Revercomb,  Hunter Realty
Brad Mann,  Cooper Carry
Chris Adams,  AIG Global Real Estate Investment Corp.
Christopher Manzer,  Seyfarth Shaw LLP
Joey Kline,  JLL
Katherine Dunatov,  tvsdesign
Kirk Whitehead,  The Shoptaw Group
Kyle Campbell, Niles Bolton Associates
Margaret Womble,  Patterson Real Estate Advisory Group
Parker Sebastian,  Trimont Real Estate Advisors
Patrick Reed,  The Concord Group
Paul Zarian,  Hines
Ryan Ries,  Brasfield & Gorrie, LLC
Saba Loghman,  Edward Andrews Homes
Sal Lalani,  tvsdesign
Sarah Jane Bonn,  Cooper Carry