CREW Iowa Member Spotlight – Jackie Johansen

November 1, 2018
Written by: Jackie Johansen

Name
Jackie Johansen

Title
Director

Where you work
Thiele Geotech

E-mail
jjohansen@thielegeotech.com

Years with current company
1.752694 years

Years in real estate
8 years

Area(s) of expertise
Site Selection, Equity Attraction and Strategic Growth

Essential business philosophy
Love what you do, or do something else

Guiding principle
Help others in the world around you

Yardstick of success
Feeling invigorated by your work and making a difference in the life of others

Word/phrase that best describes you
Connector

Definition of leadership
Serving others while providing your expertise

Best way to keep competitive edge
Never stop learning and ask everyone you meet with what advice they have for you

Characteristics most admired in others
Integrity, Straight Forwardness and Understanding

Most important business lesson learned
Find your CREW, help them to succeed and accept their help in your success... and give thanks

Three greatest passions
Traveling, Reading and Friendship

Idea of Perfect Happiness
Best friends on a beach anywhere in the world

Favorite Causes
Orchard Place, Women's and Children's charities

Favorite Movie
Eat, Pray, Love

Favorite restaurant
Anywhere that my kids will sit down and laugh through a meal with me

Pet Peeve
Pessimism

Most Influential Book
The Travelers Gift

Something we might not know about you
Before moving to Iowa I was a strong competitor in the horse jumping scene in Texas