ULI Atlanta Announces Center for Leadership Class of 2013


The Urban Land Institute of Atlanta is pleased to announce the 33 members of the Center for Leadership Class of 2013. 

Now in its fourth year, the ULI Center for Leadership is a nine-month program for emerging leaders in the real estate and land-use industries. Individuals will leave the program with the understanding that by bringing together smart people with diverse background and expertise, there is no problem the region can't tackle.

"The energy and enthusiasm that this program has instilled in our employees continues to pay dividends," said Ernestine Garey, COO of Invest Atlanta. "Participants graduate with a powerful network, a clear understanding of regional challenges and a passion to make a difference."

The program is comprised of eight daylong sessions focused on the issues and leadership required to creating a sustainable Atlanta region. In addition to featured speakers from private, public and non-profit sectors, participants are engaged in community projects involving land-use challenges.

"No question, Atlanta is fortunate to have a unique class like this, and one that is exceptionally delivered to the participants," said Wesley Hudson, managing principal at Reznick Group Atlanta.

ULI Center for Leadership Class of 2013:

George Baker III, Baker Real Estate Services Group, LLC
Justin Bates, Jones Lang LaSalle
Yvette Bowden, Piedmont Park Conservancy Inc.
Marc Brambrut, Novare Group, Inc.
Kim Bucklew, Post Properties
Chris Campbell, Eastdil Secured
Laura Craft, La Salle Investment Management
Christina Davis, Columbia Residential
Colin Edelstein, NorSouth Construction
Akiva Freeman, Cresa Atlanta
Matt Hayner, tvsdesign
Neil Herceg, The University Financing Foundation
Ronit Hoffer, Atlanta Land Trust Collaborative
Brian Hooker, Atlanta BeltLine, Inc.
Becky Johnson, WorkingBuildings, LLC
Terri Lee, City of Atlanta
Brian Lu, Oliver McMillan
Katie Madson, Jones Lang LaSalle
Derek Matory, US Environmental Protection Agency
Mike Minutelli, The Macallan Group, LLC
Brett Oliver, Portman Holdings
Marissa Phipps, Atlanta Housing Authority
Dale Royal, Invest Atlanta
Jamie Shanks, Carter-Haston Real Estate Services, Inc.
Martin Steineker, Walnut Meadows LLC, Real Estate Development Services
Rick Suid, Reznick Group
Eric Teusink, Williams Teusink, LLC
Jon Toppen, Tapestry Development Group
Jon Tuley, Atlanta Regional Commission
Addie Weber, AECOM
Dan Weede, Carlton Fields
Matt Widmaier, Manhattan Construction Company

About the Urban Land Institute

ULI Atlanta is a district council of the Urban Land Institute. ULI is a non-profit education and resource group supported by 30,000 members in 90 countries. (http://www.uli.org)

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