Board of Directors

And Vice Chairs

Board of Directors

Marsha Womack

First VP/Director of Retail Banking
Citizens Trust Bank


President Elect/Delegate
Emily Byrd

Brokerage & Client Relations
Corporate Realty Associates


Anna Powell

Vice President of Marketing
Hoar Construction


Melody Whitten

Director of Development
58 Inc.


Past President
Stephanie Hill

Associate Broker
Southpace Properties


Casey Howard

Vice President/Associate Broker
Harbert Realty Services


Board Member Emeritus
Virginia Boliek

Law Office of Virginia Boliek


Board of Director Committees


The Membership Committee is responsible for promoting and developing new members. Duties include identifying prospective members, following up with potential members to secure membership and maintaining the membership roster. In addition, the Membership Committee is responsible for mentoring new members to ensure they understand the mission of the organization and to make them feel welcome. More about Membership

Director, Membership
Crystal Chappell

Account Executive/Commercial Administrative Assistant
The Title Group


Membership Vice Chair
Debbie Deason


The main responsibility of the Sponsorship Committee is securing and increasing financial support for BirminghamCREW so we can ensure top-level programs and speakers, provide strong professional development tools, and ensure successful collaboration of our charitable causes and events.

Director, Sponsorship
Stefanie Maloney

SMA Creative Consultants


Sponsorship Vice Chair
Sarah Kennedy

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

The Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Committee is responsible for implementing and periodically assessing the performance of the diversity, equity and inclusion plan for the chapter developed by the Board. Duties include planning and facilitating chapter education and training and identifying and facilitating partnerships with businesses and organizations serving underrepresented groups to develop pipelines for membership and sponsorship recruitment. The DEI Committee is also charged with working with the Membership Committee to develop intentional strategies for recruiting, onboarding and retaining members from underrepresented groups.

Director, DEI
Rebecca Pritchett

Special Counsel
Adams and Reese, LLP


DEI Vice Chair
Carver Boynton


The Programs Committee is responsible for planning and organizing CREW’s calendar of events. Once a luncheon topic or event has been planned, the Programs Committee is responsible for sending the luncheon/event announcements and coordinating with speakers.

Director, Programs
Jeanne Gallagher

Commercial Account Manager
Alabama Power


Programs Vice Chair
Grace Harrelson

Socials & Marketing

The Marketing & Social Committee is responsible for organizing all networking and social events. They invite members and recruit potential members to attend BirminghamCREW events.

Director, Socials & Marketing
Emily Brown

Senior Marketing Manager
Hoar Construction


Socials & Marketing Vice Chair
DeeDee Shashy


The Outreach Committee is responsible for engaging with local non-profit organizations for service and giving opportunities as well as attending industry and recruiting events. This committee enhances the visibility and reputation of BirminghamCREW in the overall community, promoting members within the community and encouraging greater volunteer participation among CREW members and members of the commercial real estate industry.

Director, Outreach
Lacey Bacchus

Business Development
Retail Strategies


Outreach Vice Chair
Annette Plaia

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