About the Industry Advisory Board

In addition to supporting the Program in Real Estate financially, members of the Industry Advisory Board:

  • Advise the director on the curriculum and fundraising
  • Mentor students
  • Participate in student networking and recruitment events
  • Attend job and internship fairs
  • Share job and internship postings
  • Share their experience and network with students through social media
  • Serve as guest lecturers in the classroom and at Real Estate Society gatherings
  • Provide real world case studies for use in class
  • Serve as independent study advisors
  • Advise student competition teams
Name Company Position City, State
William N. Park* Pinnacle Construction & Development Corp. President Charlottesville, VA
Name Company Position City, State
M. Bernardine Cde Baca Hertz Investment Group Senior Property Manager Richmond, VA

Malcolm Wellington Bates

Colliers International


Richmond, VA

Willis P. Blackwood*
Blackwood Development Company
President North Chesterfield, VA

Francis H. Chaney, II

Chaney Enterprises

Chairman Gambrills, MD

Mark W. Claud

Commonwealth Commercial Partners


Glen Allen, VA

Thomas P. Claud
Bankers Appraisal Co. Owner, Retired Norfolk, VA

Collins Ege*

Eastdil Secured

Managing Director

Washington, DC

Wade Eller

Eller Group

Fairfax, VA

William R. Elliott*

Medalist Properties

Managing Partner

Richmond, VA
Jeanette Flory Bentall Kennedy Senior Vice President Bethesda, MD

Marcus C. Galt

Sensei Development, LLC

Managing Director

Richmond, VA

Louis V. Genuario, Jr.

The Genuario Companies


Alexandria, VA

John Kerr


Senior Vice President

Washington, DC

Andy Little

John B. Levy & Co. Principal Richmond, VA

Carman J. Liuzzo

Highwoods Properties, Inc. 

Vice President of Investments

Raleigh, NC
Leslie Ludwig
The JBG Companies Partner Arlington, VA
Edward A. McCullough*

Rockville Development, LLC

Managing Member

Portsmouth, VA

Patrick C. McGlohn
Prudential Principal Arlington, VA

Michael G. Miller*

MGMiller Valuations, Inc.
President and CEO

Richmond, VA

Curtis Mummau

Cushman & Wakefield | Thalhimer

Senior Vice President

Glen Allen, VA

Jennifer Nolen

Wells Fargo Vice President Washington, DC

Richard Park

Pinnacle Construction & Development Corp.

Vice President

Charlottesville, VA

James E. Pearman, Jr.

Partners in Financial Planning, LLC

Managing Member

Salem, VA

Eric Robison Cushman & Wakefield |Thalhimer Senior Vice President Glen Allen, VA
Henry Scholz MKB, REALTORS Director, Commercial Real Estate Services Roanoke, VA
Anna Shaffer Savills Studley Assistant Director Washington, DC

Brad Simpkins


Senior Director

Charlotte, NC

Gerald Trainor Transwestern Executive Managing Director Washington, DC
Patrick J. Tyrrell Vornado Chief Operating Officer Arlington, VA
Deborah Hall Wake Divaris Real Estate Senior Vice President Richmond, VA
Nicholas G. Walker Roslyn Farm Corporation Vice President Colonial Heights, VA

Robert W. Ward

Skanska USA Commercial Development, Inc.

Executive Vice President

Arlington, VA

Karen Whitt*

Colliers International

US President and COO

Washington, DC

 *Executive committee