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NEXT

ULI NEXT’s mission is to foster professional growth, develop strong industry relationships, build a personal brand, and promote knowledge-sharing through peer interaction for ULI’s emerging leaders.

NEXT

Mission

ULI NEXT’s mission is to foster professional growth, develop strong industry relationships, build a personal brand, and promote knowledge-sharing through peer interaction for ULI’s emerging leaders.

The Program

ULI NEXT is comprised of mid-career professionals seeking to foster relationships with industry peers in areas such as land use, planning, development, title, brokerage, government, engineering, construction, and law.  NEXT members are assigned to small groups that meet monthly to discuss industry issues, exchange ideas and provide professional feedback and support.  Groups are designed to maximize a member’s exposure to the diverse backgrounds and industries represented by fellow NEXT members.

Membership

The application process for 2017-2018 ULI NEXT membership has ended.  Applications for participation in the 2018-2019 group will be accepted May-June 2018.

Leadership

Craig Krumwiede

ULI NEXT EmeritusPresident and CEO, Harvard Investments

 

 

 

 

Erik S. Marsh

ULI NEXT ChairManaging Director, NGKFEmail Me

Denise Christensen, MRED

ULI NEXT Vice ChairProject & Transaction Associate, University RealtyEmail Me

Mathew Avrhami

ULI NEXT Vice ChairVice President Acquisitions Progress ResidentialEmail Me

David Kinney

ULI NEXT Programs Chair & FacilitatorDirector of Underwriting, VEREITEmail Me

Stephanie Handley

Membership Committee Co-ChairSharp ConstructionEmail Me480.620.6813

Karen Gaabucayan

ULI NEXT CommunicationsEmail Me

Stuart Warren

ULI NEXT FacilitatorDeputy General Counsel, Fox Restaurant Concepts

Dustin Gaskey

ULI NEXT FacilitatorVP Builder and Commercial, Fidelity National Title

Molly Busch

ULI NEXT FacilitatorThomas Title & Escrow

Kirk Fonfara

ULI NEXT FacilitatorBusiness Development Leader, Kimley-Horn

Michael Gusich

ULI NEXT FacilitatorVP of Acquisitions, Everest Holdings

 

 

 

 

Member Testimonials

“Entering the middle phase of your career can be daunting.  There are new responsibilities, new opportunities, and new challenges.  ULI NEXT Arizona aims to put it all in context to help continue your forward career momentum.”

-David Kinney, Director – Underwriting, VEREIT, Inc.

“In NEXT I have found an intimate environment in which to deepen existing connections and make new ones.  Many benefits can be had from sharing information across the different disciplines involved in real estate in this setting!”

-Alexandra Gino, Marketing Director, Jones Studio

“NEXT is the ideal vehicle for today and tomorrow’s leaders to continue to build off the strong foundation that ULI’s Young Leaders Group has created for us.”

-Dustin Gaskey – Vice President, Fidelity National Title Group

“NEXT provides a critical bridge that allows for industry professionals to make personal connections with like-minded peers.  It’s clear that a number of industry leaders will come out of this program.”

-Matthew Marcus, Technical Director – Geotechnical Engineering, Partner Engineering and Science, Inc.

“Each NEXT group is hand-picked to provide an ideal mix of experienced real estate industry professionals who are ascending in their careers and eager to establish and grow key relationships.”

-Stan Johnson, Partner, Quarles & Brady

“The NEXT program has fostered great relationships as well as insights on both common and unique challenges, opportunities and trends that we face as mid-career real estate professionals.”

-Mathew M. Avrhami, Vice President Acquisitions, Progress Residential

News

Spring Training with ULI NEXT

ULI NEXT holds Fireside Chat with Big Chiefs