ANNOUNCING THE 2021 DL MENTOR CLASS

The NAIOP Colorado Developing Leaders (DL) are excited to announce the 20 Mentor / Mentee matches selected for the 2021 DL Mentor Program. View the 2021 DL Mentor Class Directory for details.

2021 MENTEES 2021 MENTORS
JEFF ALDERSON, Evermore Partners BEN HROUDA, Flywheel Capital
PAULA CHAVARRIA, McWhinney CHRISTINE HAYES, Confluent Development
LILY COLLEY, Everwest Real Estate Investors DAVID ZUCKER, Zocalo Community Development
MATT DODGE, Broe Real Estate Group JAMIE POLLOCK, United Properties
ANNIE DURBON, First American Title-NCS KEVIN McCABE, Newmark
JEN HIPPISLEY, Fuller Real Estate TOM KONKEL, Stewart Title
EDWARD HUANG, Tryba Architects ADAM FENTON, NARRATE
WILLIAM LAM, Summit Capital Venture Group DAN METZGER, Brue Baukol Capital Partners
 SAM MAKINGS, Flywheel Capital MATT DERRICK, Confluent Development
 BRENDAN MARVEL, Murray and Stafford, Inc. TOM GLISSMEYER, ViaWest Group
 ALEXANDRA McPHERSON, Independent Financial KELLEY KLOBETANZ, Greystone & Co.
 EVAN PALMER, The Beck Group  MICHAEL BJES, Hines
 DANIEL RICKERT, Notch Mountain Properties JAMES NEENAN, Prime West
JACK ROHR, Resolute Investments, Inc. ERIC KOMPPA, Corum Real Estate Group, Inc. 
YVETTE ROMAN, Turner Construction Company CHRIS ALCORN, Alcorn Construction, Inc.
SARAH ROTHOLZ, CBRE  BRIAN DIETZ, Prologis
DAVID SCHULTZ, Black Creek Group TIM SCHLICHTING, Prime West 
JACK TURNER, Baron Properties CHRIS CRAWFORD, Hines 
ERIK VANMEETREN, Confluent Development BOBBY GHISELLI, Quannah Partners
MATT WATSON, Centennial Realty Advisors JOHN COMUNALE, Comunale Properties, LLC 

 

PROGRAM OVERVIEW

The NAIOP Colorado Developing Leaders (DL) Mentor Program offers DL Member participants a distinctive opportunity to advance their real estate career and help them establish their foothold in the dynamic real estate industry. 

  • Small Class Size & Highly Selective - Only 15 to 20 applicants are selected to participate.
  • Tailored Fit - A selected mentor is recruited for each participant based off their application, interview, goals, and work history.
  • Graduation Requirements - In order to graduate from the program, an applicant must attend 75all p% of all Mentor Program events, and meet with their mentor on a monthly basis.
  • Program & Events - A number of events and programs are created each year as an opportunity to network not only with your mentor but other mentors/mentees in the program as well.
  • Program Fee: $700 ($2,500 Value) - 
    • The annual program fee is $700, which includes a $50 non-refundable application fee, plus $650 program fee if accepted.
    • These fees include attendance, meals and beverages at all Mentor Program educational, networking and special event programming.
    • PLEASE NOTE: There are a limited number of scholarship opportunities provided by the DL Program Sponsors for those applicants unable to meet the financial obligations. See the online application for more details.  

The DL Mentor Program is typically a 6-month commitment beginning in June through November of the current calendar year. The application process for the 2021 DL Mentor Program is now closed. Applications open again in April of 2022. 

MENTEE APPLICATION PROCESS

In order to apply, participants must be age 35 and under as of December 31, 2021, plus have an active/paid NAIOP Colorado membership. Additionally participants must:

  • Complete the Mentee Application and pay $50 application fee.
  • Complete a phone or virtual interview with DL Mentor Program Committee Member.
  • Agree to attend 75% of all scheduled DL Mentor Program events and programs.
  • Maintain active/paid NAIOP Colorado Membership. Not a Member? Join Today! 

We strive to provide only strong pairings for the DL Mentor Program. We will notify all program applicants of either their acceptance or decline for the program by June 4, 2021.

The "2021 Mentee Application" is now closed. Applications open again in April 2022. 

MENTOR APPLICATION PROCESS

Interested in shaping the future of the industry? The NAIOP Colorado Mentor Program is designed to match a limited number of mentees with highly experienced industry professionals, who will provide mentees with the opportunity to learn different aspects of the real estate industry. In addition, mentors will share career and professional advise to help mentees succeed in life and in the real estate industry. In order to apply, participants must have an active NAIOP Colorado membership.

Mentor applicants should be senior professional with over 10 years of experience in the CRE industry and have an active NAIOP Colorado membership. The "2021 Mentor Application" is now closed. Applications open again in April 2022. 

2021 MENTOR PROGRAM SCHEDULE 

  • 04.01.2021 - Application Process Opens
  • 04.30.2021 - Application Deadline
  • 05.01.2021 - Mentee Interview Period Begins
  • 06.04.2021 - Notification of Mentor Program Pairings
  • 06.28.2021 -  Kick-Off Event and Development 101 at The Rally Hotel at McGregor Square
  • 07.21.2021 - Game Night/Team Building and Networking Event
  • 09.15.2021 - Networking Event at 14er Brewery & Beer Garden
  • 10.20.2021 - Speaking Coach and Networking 101 Event
  • 11.11.2021 - Program Wrap-Up and Mile High Moguls 

 

THANK YOU TO OUR DEVELOPING LEADER PROGRAM SPONSORS

DL PROGRAM SPONSOR:

DL SUSTAINING SPONSOR:

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