Board of Directors

CREW-St. Louis is managed by a Board of Directors that works together to set and accomplish the Chapter’s strategic goals—helping to advance, educate and support women to influence the commercial real estate industry. Serving on the CREW-St. Louis Board of Directors offers a unique opportunity for leadership and networking among other ambitious women and men working in the commercial real estate field. Our Board members, directors and committee chairs typically serve individual terms of one year but may serve longer depending on the position and their interests.

Why Serve?

  • Increased visibility within the CRE industry.
  • Leadership skills and experience that benefit you personally and professionally and your company.
  • Impact on the future of women in CRE.
  • Expanded professional connections.
  • Opportunity to influence direction and benefits of CREW-St. Louis.

Expectations/Time Commitment:

  • Directors will serve a two (2) year term; Officers will serve a one (1) year term
  • Attendance at monthly Board meetings and as many programs/events as possible
  • Serve as a liaison to one committee and attend all committee meetings 
  • Promote CREW St Louis to prospective members
  • Promote sponsorship opportunities, and ideally obtain the financial support of your company
  • Support CREW Foundation through a personal contribution
  • Provide input to the strategic plan and monitor CREW St Louis’ progress towards achieving established goals
  • Attendance at CREW Network events, including convention and/or leadership summits, is encouraged for Directors and required for certain Officer roles


  • Must be a Full or Affiliate Member
  • Candidates will have previously chaired one or more committees, ideally two

2023 CREW-St. Louis Executive Board of Directors


Shareholder, Carmody MacDonald, PC


Vice President of Business Development, McCarthy Building Companies, Inc.

Past President

CFO, Keeley Companies
(314)402-8262 (114)


Shareholder, Capes Sokol
Vice President of Business Development, McCarthy Building Companies, Inc.


Principal, Anders CPAs + Advisors LLP


Executive Vice President, Operations, Gershman Commercial Real Estate


Vice President - Business Development Leader, CannonDesign
Account Executive / Sr. Designer, Gray Design Group
Vice President of Business Development, Vessel Architecture & Design
Business Development Manager, CI Select
Vice President -Commercial Brokerage , Balke Brown Transwestern
Principal, Lamar Johnson Collaborative

Past Presidents

2022 Stacey Kamps
2021 Nancy Petersen
2020 Tracy Howren
2019 Michelle Yates
2018 Lynn Thompson Goessling
2017 Angie Earlywine
2016 Monica Conners
2015 Karen Karwoski*
2014 Karen Karwoski and Merri Cross*
2013 Angie Earlywine and Merri Cross*
2012 Amy K. Mistler
2011 Ann Schmelzle
2010 Nancy Rodney
2009 Amy Garrison
2008 Amy Garrison
2007 Jenny Marler
2006 Lisa Pool Byrne
2005 Julie Nies
2004 Crystal Kennedy
2003 Marcia Niedringhaus
2002 Sandra Stoner
2001 Tonja Hilton
2000 Anne Dulle
1999 Wendy Timm
1998 Vicki Dolan
1997 Carole Jamison
1996 Judy Franzi O’Donnell
1995 Gina Lee
1994 Mary Moorcamp
1993 Diane Davis
1992 Jean Daniel-Gentry
1991 Rebecca Nolan
1990 Mindy Koman Pultman
1989 Sally Anderson
1988 Ellen Mannion
1987 Jane Carlos Hawkins
1986 Jane Carlos Hawkins
1985 Sally Anderson
1984 Bobbi Muskopf
1983 Donita Rachell
1982 Linda Gunther

*President’s term usually runs a calendar year. In the summer of 2013, Angie Earlywine transferred to Chicago for a new opportunity. Merri Cross and Karen Karwoski each served as presidents for 18 months to provide continuity in the chapter’s leadership.