Board of Directors

CREW Richmond is managed by a Board of Directors that works together to set and accomplish the chapter’s strategic goals—helping to advance the success of women in commercial real estate. Serving on the CREW Richmond Board of Directors is a unique opportunity for leadership and networking among other ambitious men and women working in the commercial real estate field. All CREW Richmond Board members, directors, and committee chairs serve individual terms of one (1) year.

Board of Directors


Virginia Johnston
Captial One
(804) 519-3028


Brenda Karp
The Breeden Company
(804) 364-1006

Past President

Rowena Fratarcangelo
Greater Richmond Partnership
(804) 643-3227


Chris Hairston-White
Better Housing Coalition
(804) 644-0546

Brenda Karp
The Breeden Company
(804) 364-1006



Elizabeth Lewis
(804) 418-6261


Jessica Ewald, P.E.
Draper Aden Associates
(804) 264-2228

Director - Community Service/Outreach

Lacey Martin
(804) 205-3019

Director - Membership

Amelia Wehunt
Timmons Group
(804) 200-6544

Director - Programs

Patricia Taylor-Marais
Brandywine Realty Trust
(804) 521-1861

Director - Sponsorship

Meaghan O'Brien
Draper Aden Associates
(804) 366-6801

Directors - PR/Marketing/Communications

Monica Marks
Wells Fargo
(804) 697-7146

Chandra Lantz
Office of the Attorney General
(804) 786-1925

Reasons to Serve

  • Increased visibility within the CRE industry

  • Leadership skills and experience that benefit you and your company
  • Impact on the future of women in CRE
  • Expanded professional connections
  • Opportunity to influence direction and benefits of CREW Richmond membership

Time Commitment

  • Attend monthly Board of Directors meetings
  • Attend regularly scheduled committee meetings


  • Chaired a standing committee
  • Actively participated as a member of a CREW Network chapter for at least one (1) year prior to such nomination
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the purposes of CREW