Boost your leadership skills and expand your network by becoming active in CREW CT Committee—all while making a difference in our mission to advance the success of women in commercial real estate. Committee members learn about the operations of CREW CT, connect with other dedicated members, and gain the valuable experience needed for future leadership positions within CREW CT.

Our committees include:


Plans up to four Public Fora each year, including the "State of the State" in the fall and the Blue Ribbon Awards Showcase in the spring. Each has prominent speakers addressing important and timely topics in the commercial real estate field.


Rita A Joy
Interscape Commercial Environments
(860)882-5903 (308)


Provides information to potential members, recruits new members and reviews the qualifications of applicants. Hosts two prospective member events each year. The committee also coordinates production of the membership directory.


Nikki Witaszek
JCJ Architecture


Jenna Marie Zaikarite, CPA
Whittlesey PC


Solicits financial support from corporate employers of members and the community at large.


Colleen Sheridan
RM Bradley


Promotes CREW CT - The Real Estate Exchange events and activities through various channels including social media, the website and other publications such as the President’s newsletter. Committee members arrange for press coverage for upcoming public fora and other noteworthy news.


Megan Kathleen Cleary
Tecton Architects, Inc.


Monika Avery
SLAM Collaborative Inc.

Professional Development:

Plans and organizes seminars and workshops of general interest to the membership. These sessions are often led by CREW CT - The Real Estate Exchange members who share their knowledge and skills. These seminars are open to members and invited guests.


Laura Bellotti Cardillo, Esq.
Pullman & Comley, LLC


Betty Horne, LEED AP
Red Thread

Blue Ribbon Awards:

Solicits and reviews nominations for the annual Blue Ribbon Showcase Awards. This committee contains a cross-section of members from various professions and from other committees within CREW CT - The Real Estate Exchange.


Jennifer Marks, LS
BL Companies, Inc.
(203) 630-1406


Melissa M. Roy
Tecton Architects, Inc.

CREW Careers:

The CREW Careers Committee designs and hosts a program to expose teenage girls to the commercial real estate field and the opportunities that exist for women in the industry. It also partners with the University of Connecticut in providing CREW CT panelists to speak to UCONN students about career paths in Commercial Real Estate.


Hilary Stoudt
CBRE | New England


Kathleen Monica Mylod, JD
Shipman & Goodwin LLP