Nana Grants is pleased to announce the appointment of Karrie Westphal, executive director of CREW Atlanta, as our new board chair.

Currently serving as executive director of Commercial Real Estate Women of Atlanta (CREW Atlanta), Westphal has been very active nationally and in this chapter over the years. She has sat on several committees locally, including Sponsorship, Awards, the former Compassion In Action galas, The Atlanta Women’s Foundation’s grant-making committee for “Women Who Are Homeless” and nationally, including CREW Network Foundation’s grant-making committee, the national awards program and several ad hoc committees. Westphal was president of CREW Atlanta in 2004 and also participated in the organization’s Leadership program that same year. She won CREW Atlanta’s Distinguished Achievement Award in 2006. Main tasks as executive director include strategic planning, event planning and membership retention.

Westphal has 21 years of commercial real estate property management experience with Class A properties in Atlanta.   She worked with CBRE until 2007. Westphal has been featured many times in the Atlanta Business Chronicle, including ABC’s Power Book for Commercial Real Estate and also the Who’s Who in Commercial Real Estate.

Karrie is also a former member of the Board of Directors for the Ed Isakson/Alpharetta Family YMCA  2009-2011.