Meet Your New Members

October 23, 2022

CREW-St. Louis extends a warm welcome to its newest members: 

Nickie Kopp, Intelica CRE

I've worked in the commercial construction industry in the metro St. Louis area for 24 years. I live in St. Louis County with my 8-year-old daughter and husband. I lead Intelica’s occupier services construction management team for a nationwide client. I manage new construction throughout the U.S. as well as renovations and upgrades to existing locations. Our team works with the client from site selection all the way through close-out and warranty.

Susan Sauer, RG Ross Construction Company

I represent RG Ross Construction in business development, interacting with architects, commercial real estate brokers, lenders and other related industries to develop relationships that contribute to the positive growth of businesses in the region. I am also the broker/owner of Rome West Realty LLC which focuses on commercial sales and leasing. I have been a member of CREW in the past and look forward to getting involved again.

Sarah Finley, BFW Engineering and Testing

I have been in the AEC industry for nearly six years. I love working in this area and bragging about the amazing people. I live in Illinois with my two sons, my amazing boyfriend and three spoiled housecats. I lead the Business Development effort out of our Belleville, IL office. We are a full-service engineering firm offering services from due diligence and surveying to civil and structural engineering.

Jennifer Wilkins, Mackey Mitchell Architects

I am an architect and Principal with Mackey Mitchell, where I have worked for more than six years. As an architect, I work with building owners from concept to construction to help them realize their vision and goals for their physical space, from renovation to new construction.

Anna Leavey, Anna Leavey, LLC

I have lived and worked in St. Louis for more than 20 years. My educational background is in architecture and construction management with both master’s degrees earned at Washington University. I have focused my career on providing design and construction program management services as an owner's representative for organizations such as Panera Bread, BJC HealthCare, Gateway Arch Park Foundation, Great Rivers Greenway and St. Louis Symphony Orchestra.

Liz Behan, DCM Group

I am a Senior Property Leader for DCM Group. My team currently consists of one property manager, one assistant property manager and three maintenance technicians. I manage six office/medical buildings in the St. Louis area and two office buildings. The owner of the medical/office locations uses me solely for its portfolio. I have been in the Commercial Real Estate field 10 years. I am looking forward to joining this fabulous group!

Krista Monahan, Cushman & Wakefield

I am a mother of two (soon to be three), wife and active real estate professional in the St. Louis area. I cherish spending time with my family by vacationing, spending time outdoors and socializing with family and friends. I am currently a Senior Transaction Manager who leads a team of three for our clients' (US Bank) leased portfolio. I actively work on multiple high-level transactions while managing and coaching the team on their transaction volume. I work closely with the client on implementing process changes to enhance productivity and metrics.

Christi Layton, Convergence St. Louis

My work includes providing lighting, design and control solutions for projects in the commercial real estate industry. I'm a manufacturers' representative serving the architectural, commercial and construction community. Our diverse product offerings include electrical construction materials, lighting, controls, audiovisual, acoustical ceiling systems and window systems.

Maddison Gobble, Cushman & Wakefield

I was a member of CREW-St. Louis when I was a college student. After graduation. I moved to San Diego where I joined its CREW chapter. Since then, I have lived in Colorado as well. I recently moved back to St. Louis and am excited to be rejoining CREW-St. Louis. I am a Transaction Coordinator at Cushman & Wakefield. I assist my clients with lease renewals of their locations. I conduct market research to assure we are getting the best renewal rate possible for our clients.