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June 28, 2018 12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Midtown Lunch Ladder (Members Only)
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June 28, 2018 11:45 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
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July 10, 2018 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
CREW Charlotte President's Reception
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News & updates from CREW Charlotte

Bank of the Ozarks Announces Proposed Rebranding and Name Change to Bank OZK

Park National Bank announces plan to welcome NewDominion Bank into organization in 2018

Unified AV Systems Acquires Xzact Technologies

Making Deals
Our members' accomplishments

Carrie Sharp
Thank you to Julia Campbell of Campbell Designs for assisting me with some field measurements at one of my client’s older buildings in Gastonia. Those existing building conditions can be tricky but with the right help, we figured it out.

Member Spotlights

Melissa Brown
Progressive AE

Current job: Senior Interior Designer with Progressive AE

Summary of your role in the company: Oneliance specializes in Construction Cleaning & Pressure washing and supplies a significant amount of skilled labor for Charlotte area Commercial General Contractors. As an owner, my primary focus is business development and corporate infrastructure.

How I chose my occupation: I was always involved in the fine arts and spent my younger years painting and wanted a career where I could still be creative.

Years in the business:21

My specialization is: Interior design, strategic planning, programming, space planning, construction documents, & finishes for Commercial Workplace projects.

A good lead for me is:Tenant rep or Landlord rep brokers, companies looking at relocating or needing a refresh of their office space, as well as building owners.

The most satisfying part of my job is: Taking a client’s vision and creating a space that they love and are proud of.

Best leadership advice I have been given: Listen

Greatest professional achievement: Working with many of my clients for years. The longevity of the relationship & continued business, some for 20 years, makes me the proudest.

Number of years with CREW:2 years

Most significant CREW connection:Kim Marks. She got me involved & exposed CREW, its connections and benefits.

Place of birth/hometown:Pittsburgh, PA

Number of years in Charlotte:21

Family:Husband, Kevin, one dog named Bert, and two cats, Patty & Selma

My ideal vacation spot: Negril, Jamaica

Hobbies/Interests: Running and drinking wine

Other professional organizations I belong to: 

I wish I could:Never have a to-do list…

Mark Stevens

Current job:  Principal at Oneliance LLC

Summary of your role in the company: Building Infrastructure & Business Development

How I chose my occupation: I have reinvented myself several times over the years, spending the first half of my career on Wall Street and since 2000 in construction. Most importantly, I have enjoyed building and running companies.

Years in the business: 20

My specialization is:  Making life easier and more enjoyable for my customers and my employees.

A good lead for me is:  General Contractors of all sizes.

The most satisfying part of my job is: Working with clients who appreciate your efforts.

Best leadership advice I have been given:  It is a lot less expensive to keep a client then to find a new one…

Greatest professional achievement:  Building a company that designed and built some of the most beautiful houses in the Buckhead part of Atlanta.

Number of years with CREW: 2

Most significant CREW connection: Sloan Stryffeler- has been extremely supportive as we grow Oneliance. Networker extraordinaire!

Place of birth/hometown: Quakertown, PA

Number of years in Charlotte: 8

Family: Wife/Business Partner- Caroline, 3 wonderful & off-the-payroll children.

My ideal vacation spot: Vail, CO

Hobbies/Interests: Skiing, snowboarding, golf, tennis, beekeeping

Other professional organizations I belong to: ULI, CRCBR, Charlotte Chamber of Commerce

I wish I could:  Do contracts with a handshake

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