16C — February 14 - 27, 2020 — Pennsylvania — M id A tlantic Real Estate Journal


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WBE honors Donovan of PrecisCx as a 2020WBEStar

Organization hires Krupiak as digital marketing coordinator Katherine Hetherington Cunfer joins GRCA team

oversees PrecisCx operations and projects for biotech, phar- maceutical, R&D, healthcare, university, and commercial clients. “We could not be more proud of the 2020 WBE Stars,” said Pamela Prince- Eason , president and CEO of WBENC. “Each one exem- plifies the vital role women- owned businesses play in our economy. They are out- standing leaders, mentors, and innovators, and we look forward to honoring them in March.” “I am honored to receive this recognition by WBENC and look forward to serv- ing as an advocate to other women in business,” said Donovan. Donovan will be recognized for her business acumen, her inspiration to other women, and her active role at the helm of PrecisCx. Donovan was selected for this national honor by WBEC- East, one of WBENC's 14 Regional Partner Organiza- tions that process WBENC's world-class certification of WBEs, in addition to provid- ing skills-building educational programs and business devel- opment opportunities in their respective regions. Donovan has been a member and vol- unteer with WBEC-East since 2015 and was named a Shining Star Award winner in 2017. WBENC is the largest third-party certifier of busi- nesses owned, controlled, and operated by women in the United States.  he added. NAI Mertz's Southeastern PA team specializes in com- mercial real estate leasing, sales and investment bro- kerage and comprises Jeff Licht (SIOR), Adam Lashner (SIOR), Lisa Madzin, Zena Charokopos, Jared Licht, Joe Sternberg and David Russo. The team recently benefited from the addition of Stepha- nie Williams, Brokerage As- sistant. The new office space is part of Village Suites at Lower Southampton Vi l l age , a 123,000 s/f retail shopping center, anchored by Panera Bread, Cold Stone Creamery and Pier 1 Imports. Located at the intersection of Bustleton Pike and St. Rd., the office of- fers convenient access to the PA Tpke. (Rte. 276) and Roo- sevelt Boulevard (Rte. 1). 

Blue Bell, PA — Kari Anne Donovan, PE, CxA , president of Precis Com-

missioning (PrecisCx) , has been rec- ognized as a W o m e n ’ s Bu s i n e s s Enterprise (WBE) Star by the Wom- en’s Busi- ness Enter-


the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection, USDA and the Pennsylvania L a n d s c a p e and Nursery Association. Most recent- ly, she served a s De p u t y District Di- r e c t o r f o r Congressman Dan Meuser (PA-09), who covers a portion of Berks County. “Katherine will be an excel- lent addition to our GRCA team. With her extensive back- ground working as a liaison between industry and govern- ment officials, she will help shape and advance GRCA’s business and economic devel- opment agenda,” said Debra L. Millman, Esq. , GRCA vice president of development. Hetherington Cunfer will re- place Gail Landis who retired from GRCA in October after more than 10 years of service. In other news, GRCA has hired of Audrey Krupiak , who will join the team as the Digital Marketing Coordinator. Within this role, Krupiak will be cru- cial in developing the digital marketing strategy for GRCA. She will also be spearheading the second annual edition of the leased and sold over 70 million square-feet of real estate with an aggregate value in excess of $2 billion. In 2019 alone, Vince and his team completed 25 separate transactions, totaling nearly 10 million square-feet. Notable transactions included a 1.54 million s/f long-term lease in Lehigh County; a 1.23 million s/f renewal in Cumberland County; and a 615,000 s/f build- to-suit lease in Berks County. “Vince has consistently been a top producer within our Ameri- cas Industrial & Logistics busi- ness and the greater Philadel- phia region and his promotion Audrey Krupiak latory matters, particularly in the areas of air and water qual- ity, for a wide array of complex industries, including clients in the chemical manufacturing, waste, power generation, pe- troleum refining, transporta- tion, and commercial sectors. Trego joined the firm in the summer of 2015 as a lateral hire from a large Philadelphia- area commercial litigation

Meet Greater RDG publication, which is GRCA’s talent attract and retention marketing tool. "I am honored to join the GRCA team and use my digital marketing skills to promote all the exciting things hap- pening in Greater Reading! I was initially attracted to the company's mission and look forward to sharing with others where my family lives, learns, works and plays," said Krupiak. Krupiak comes to GRCA with nearly a decade of com- munications and markekng experience. She has worked for both Alvernia University and Bear Creek Mountain Resort and Conference Center. She also served as an intern for the Berks Economic Partner- ship, which became a part of the GRCA, from 2008 to 2010. Most recently, she served as the marketing and communications manager at The Water Guy in Birdsboro. “Audrey is exactly who we need to help lead our digi- tal marketing strategy. From graphic design skills, to writing and marketing, she brings all the talent and tools necessary to help implement GRCA’s marketing and communication strategy.” said Leah Fassnacht, director of communication & marketing.  to executive vice president is so very well deserved,” said Adam Mullen, CBRE’s Market Leader for greater Philadel- phia. “Vince has led some of the most significant assignments in the region, while expertly leveraging CBRE’s full suite of services to deliver unmatched results for his clients. He is the true definition of a team player and is widely respected by both his colleagues and peers.” On the landlord side, Ranalli has represented institutional clients such as Prologis, Clarion Partners, Hillwood, Ridgeline and Colony Capital, to name a few. 

eading, PA – The Greater Reading Chamber Alliance

(GRCA) an- nounced its recent hire of Katherine Hethering- ton Cunfer , who will join the team as the director o f Govern- m e n t a n d Community

Kari Anne Donovan

prise National Council (WBENC) , the nation’s larg- est certifier of women-owned businesses and leader in women’s business develop- ment. The WBE Star Award is the nation’s premier recog- nition for excellence among women-owned businesses, honoring 14 women from across the country who are leaders in their local business communities and respective fields. The 2020 WBE Stars will be honored during the 2020 WBENC Summit & Salute, a gathering of more than 1,800 entrepreneurs and business leaders taking place March 16-18, 2020 in Nashville, TN. Donovan founded PrecisCx in 2014 to provide quality- focused facility commissioning and qualification services to building owners and manag- ers. As a professional engineer (PE) and certified commission- ing authority (CxA), Donovan leads a team of similarly cre- dentialed professionals who ensure building systems and components perform as ex- pected. As president, Donovan

Katherine Hetherington Cunfer

Relations. Within this role, Hetherington Cunfer will lead the GRCA’s legislative agenda, advocacy initiatives and devel- op strategies to implement the GRCA’s Pro-Business Policy Agenda in partnership with community stakeholders and officials. “GRCA is a fantastic organi- zation and I’m looking forward to the opportunity to work with and on behalf of their members. I’m excited to continue working with many of Berks County’s business and government lead- ers in this new capacity and to the new friendships and experi- ences to come,” said Hethering- ton Cunfer. Hetherington Cunfer comes to GRCA with a diverse back- ground of private and public ex- perience, including positions at Philadelphia, PA — CBRE announced that Vin- cent Ranalli has earned the

CBRE promotes Ranalli to executive vice president

title of ex- ecutive vice p r e s i d e n t . Ranalli, who is based in t h e f i rm ’ s R a d n o r , Pennsy l va - nia office and specializes in

NAI Mertz’s Bucks County office moves to new location in Feasterville-Trevose

Bucks County, PA — NAI Mertz announced it has relocated its southeast-

e r n P e nn - s y l v a n i a office from Southamp - ton to 210 E. St. Road in Feasterville- T r e v o s e . Jeff Licht, SIOR , senior

Vincent Ranalli

industrial & logistics real es- tate, represents both tenants and landlords in the greater Philadelphia region. Since joining CBRE in 2005, Vince and his teammates have Philadelphia, PA — Michael Dillon and Gar- rett D. Trego have been promoted to partners at the environmental, energy and land use law firm of Manko, Gold, Katcher & Fox, LLP (MGKF) , located in suburban Philadelphia. Dillon joined the firm as an associate in the fall of 2012. His practice focuses on regu- practice. At MGKF, he con- centrates his practice on envi- ronmental litigation and site remediation matters. Garrett represents a variety of corpo- rate, institutional and gov- ernmental clients in complex environmental litigation mat- ters, including Superfund, cost recovery, toxic tort defense, and environmentally-related business disputes.  Dillon&Trego named partners at Manko, Gold, Katcher &Fox

Jeff Licht

vice president, and 25-year veteran with NAI Mertz will lead the new Bucks County office. “After spending 25 years at our previous location, we are excited to ring in the New Year in this new office space,” stated Licht. “We look forward to continuing to serve our ex- isting clients, welcoming new clients and rounding out our teamwith additional brokers,”

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