Wendy Mann is CEO of CREW Network and president of the CREW Network Foundation. As CEO of the 10,000-member global association, Wendy is committed to influencing the success of the commercial real estate industry by advancing the achievements of women. As president of CREW Network’s Foundation, Wendy leads the only foundation dedicated solely to supporting women’s careers in commercial real estate.
With a career spanning nearly 30 years in association management, Wendy has worked in a variety of operational areas including strategic planning, board relations, foundations, fundraising, communications, product development, meetings, membership and chapter relations, educational conferences, volunteer and committee management, and government relations.
Wendy came to CREW Network from NAIOP, the Commercial Real Estate Development Association, where she served as senior vice president and #2 to the CEO.
She began her career at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and has worked for a variety of organizations including both professional and trade associations in the past including NTCA, The Rural Broadband Association; the Health Industry Distributors Association; the Intelligent Transportation Society of America; and the Greater Washington Society of Association Executives.
Wendy is an instructor for the American Society of Association Executives (ASAE), teaching association management courses and conference sessions, and has authored articles and contributed to publications focused on association management over the course of her career. She most recently served on the Board of Directors for the Association for Media and Publishing.
Wendy holds a bachelor degree in communications from St. Bonaventure University and earned her Certified Association Executive (CAE) designation in 1991.