Board of Directors

CREW Iowa is managed by a Board of Directors that works together to set and accomplish the chapter’s strategic goals—helping to advance the success of women in commercial real estate. Serving on the CREW Iowa Board of Directors is a unique opportunity for leadership and networking among other ambitious men and women working in the commercial real estate field.

Reasons to Serve

  • Increased visibility within the CRE industry
  • Leadership skills and experience that benefit you and your company
  • Impact on the future of women in CRE
  • Expanded professional connections
  • Opportunity to influence direction of CREW Iowa

All CREW Iowa Board members, directors, and committee chairs serve individual terms of two years.

Board of Directors


Owner, Kading


Associate General Counsel, BH Equities, BH Equities, LLC

Past President

Senior Operations Manager, Principal Real Estate Investors


Owner and Vice President, Vice Construction


Senior Developer, Sherman Associates


Senior Operations Analyst, Principal Global Investors (PGI)
Business Development, Dean Snyder Construction
Commercial Real Estate Manager, R&R Realty Group
Registered Interior Designer, Shive-Hattery
Director of Real Estate, Bernau Capital Partners
(515)225-9029 (125)
Senior Operations Manager, Principal Real Estate Investors
Farm Bureau Financial Services
Attorney, Nyemaster Goode, P.C.
Investment Analyst, Principal Real Estate Investors
Senior Associate, JLL

Committee Chairs

Programs & Events: Carrie Woerdeman & Tania Bowman
Sponsorships: Maria Davis & Mary Katherine Nelson
Membership: Maddison Sturms & Jennifer Moseley
Education & Outreach: Kristin Blackman & Siri Fliehler
CREW Connections: Cathy Kerr & Brenda Jackson
Communications & Social Media: Meredith Young & Kristin Maletta

Past Presidents

Barbara Hokel, 2012-2013
Melissa Wiechman, 2014
Jackie Johansen, 2015
Siobhan Harman, 2016
Michele Stevens, 2017
Jackie Nickolaus, 2018
Ashley Aust, 2019

Founding Members

Barbara Hokel
Susan Pfeil
Krista Capp
Deb Conlin Anderson
Melissa Wiechman