May 7, 2021

CREW San Antonio paves the way, breaking barriers for women to enter and excel as leaders in Commercial Real Estate. 
Dress for Success Clothing Drive
CREWSA Charity Committee will be holding a clothing donation drive for Dress for Success San Antonio at the May 11th Luncheon. Your fabulous suits and other professional apparel could furnish another woman with the confidence to enter or return to the workplace, make a great first impression and land a job that could change her life.

Bring new or gently used items to the May luncheon. Items needed include: interview appropriate suits, professional separates, blouses, slacks, skirts, dresses, blazers, jackets, work appropriate shoes, jewelry, scarves, and handbags.
May Luncheon
Tune-in Tuesday, May 11th for our live-stream May program featuring Tom Long, Chief Development Officer with the San Antonio Economic Development Foundation, presenting on "Amazon's Alamo City." Tom will discuss facilitating Amazon’s expansion in San Antonio, share his behind the deal insight, discuss impacts of a more than two million square feet of real estate expansion, and share what’s next on the horizon.

Registration for in-person attendance is now closed. Attendees can still register to attend virtually through the link below.
CREWTee-Ni 2021
SAVE THE DATE! CREW will host our annual signature fundraiser September 16th! This year, we are mixing it up...CREWTee-Ni 2021 will be a team tournament at TopGolf. Join CREW San Antonio for a fun-filled afternoon of friendly competition, networking, and fundraising. Profits will benefit UTSA's Embrey REFD Program and CREW San Antonio Scholarships. Additional event details available here.

Sponsor and Team Registration Opens Next Week!
For questions contact:
Director Charity & Community Outreach - Kristin Savage
Member Spotlight - Yesenia Marili Smith
Yesenia Marili Smith was CREWSA's member spotlight for April. Yesenia currently serves as Vice President at Transwestern, overseeing marketing and research in the San Antonio Office. Yesenia has been a member of CREW San Antonio since 2012 and proudly serves as the 2021 Immediate Past President. Connect with her on here and read more below....
Vice President - Marketing & Research
CREWSA Immediate Past President
CREW Forum 2021

CREW San Antonio held its 27th Annual CREW Forum on Tuesday, April 19th with a sold-out Tobin Center and virtual audience. Thank you to all the attendees and sponsors that made this year's event a success! Stay tuned, event photos will be shared soon. In the meantime, follow the post-event conversation and check out a cool recap video on LinkedIn here.

Don't forget to share your feedback on this year's Forum. Complete the event survey here.
CREW Donates to SA Food Bank

Thank you CREW members, sponsors and supporters for helping make a positive impact within the San Antonio real estate community and beyond! With your generous support, CREW San Antonio made a $2,000 donation to the San Antonio Food Bank from proceeds raised at our signature annual fundraiser CREWtini held virtually last year. A check was presented to the Food Bank in January, and captured through this special video by CREW member, Benjamin Sanders.
Support Future Women Leaders in CRE
The commercial real estate industry provides one of the greatest, yet often overlooked, career opportunities for women. CREW Network Foundation is committed to bringing more women into the commercial real estate industry through scholarships, research and career opportunities. Please help CREW San Antonio reach our 50% membership participation goal! Any size donation counts! 
Contact Chapter Champion, Erin Salinas, for more info.
Thinking About Joining CREW?

CREW San Antonio paves the way, breaking barriers for women to enter and excel as leaders in Commercial Real Estate. We provide unsurpassed connections, innovative resources and education to enhance the real estate community. Check out our brand video here.

Membership rates are as follows:

  • Active/Full - $305
  • Provisional - $305
  • Affiliate/Vendor - $405
  • Student (Graduate) - $210
  • Student (Undergraduate) - $110
  • Retired - $105

Learn more about CREW San Antonio through our membership page below.
Contact Lisa Mochel, Membership Director at with questions and for more information on getting the most out of your membership
Members in the News and On the Move
CREW Members are closing deals every day! Tell us about how you're doing business with fellow CREW members! Have you or another CREW member recently received a promotion, changed companies, won an award, completed a project? CREW San Antonio members are doing amazing things out there in our community and we want to feature your successes and CREW member collaborations. #THINKCREWFIRST
Spring Leadership Summit

Engage in leadership training, participate in CREW Network business, and demonstrate your skills in a supportive environment that benefit you as a CREW member and as a professional in the CRE industry at the CREW Network Spring Leadership Summit - A Hybrid Event June 10-11, 2021. This multifaceted meeting brings together the top leaders in CREW Network to learn from one another about chapter management, but also to learn from leading experts about the critical leadership skills that give you the business advantage.
  • Member In-Person Cost $250
  • Non-Member In-Person Cost $500
  • Member Virtual Cost $99
  • Non-Member Virtual Cost $199
SMPS Mini Regional Marketer's Gambit

SMPS San Antonio is hosting a full-day mini-regional conference on May 12th at the Tobin Center. In today's fast-paced marketing environment, strategy is king. At this event you will learn proven strategies for digital trends, client relationship management, and preventing team burnout that can position you and your firm for long term success. The day-long conference features three workshops, a luncheon (optional), and afternoon happy hour. Additional information available through the link below.
Boost Your Leadership Skills + Expand Your Network in 2021 = Join a Committee TODAY!
CREW SA Committee Committees currently seeking volunteers:

All current CREW San Antonio members are welcome to explore the opportunity of committee service. Not sure where to start? Contact a Committee Director through the email links above for more info.
Emerging Leaders Program

CREW Emerging Leaders empowers aspiring leaders through collaborative & engaging programs, while providing actionable, relevant, real-world tools and resources to help women grow and excel in commercial real estate. 
Registration opening soon for our 3-part "Gender & Perceptions - The Impact & Influence" Fall mini- series.
Questions? Contact Program Organizers Here: Brianna Covington and Emily Brown
Mark Your Calendars
Thank you to our Annual One Ask Sponsors!
Bandy Constructors
Texas Capital Bank 
 Assessment Technologies
Sol Schwartz & Associates
Third Coast Bank SSB 
Vickery & Associates, Inc.
Broadway Bank
IBC Bank
Investment Realty Co. L.C.
Jefferson Bank
 Randolph Brooks FCU
Security Service Federal Credit Union
Security Service Title Company
Bain Medina Bain
CBI Group
First National Bank Texas
Jackson Walker
KFW Engineers + Surveyors
Metropolitan Contracting
Port San Antonio
Allied Fire Protection
Brundage Management
CertaPro Painters
Drash Contracting Company
Lone Star Capital Bank
Mazurek, Belden & Burke, P.C.
Service First A/C & Plumbing
Supreme Power Wash
Way Mechanical
San Antonio Business Journal
SA Woman Magazine
Connect. Share. Thrive. #CREWConnect
For questions on CREW San Antonio news, emails, website, or social media communications, please contact
CREW San Antonio Communications Director, Emily Brown HERE.