Monica Conners is one of six members selected to serve on the 2017-18 Commercial Real Estate Women (CREW) Network Foundation Board of Directors. The foundation is an international initiative that supports women in commercial real estate. Funding provides educational programs, scholarships, mentoring opportunities and cutting-edge industry research to advance the success of women in the industry.
As a champion director, Conners will help the foundation further its reach by continuing to raise awareness and funds that build opportunities for women and girls in the commercial real estate industry.
Conners is senior director of client development at the Lawrence Group, a national development and design firm based in St. Louis. She manages existing and new relationships for the St. Louis, Austin, Charlotte and New York offices and is responsible for cultivating growth in Lawrence Group’s markets.
A member of CREW-St. Louis since 2010, Conners has chaired the programs committee, served on the board of directors and most recently served as chapter president during 2016.
The St. Louis chapter of CREW Network was started in 1982. Since then, it has grown to become one of the largest of CREW Network’s 76 chapters in North America, with more than 180 members from all disciplines in commercial real estate.