October 2015 | Scottsdale, AZ — The second annual Institutional Real Estate, Inc. ('IREI') Springboard event, to be held October 20 - 22, 2015 in Scottsdale, AZ is an exclusive, invitation-only open forum event, reserved for participation by real estate’s top emerging talent. The event is led by some of the industry’s most seasoned individuals, who will be tasked with mentoring, educating, and cultivating leadership skills in 80 Springboard participants, also known as IREI Springboard Leaders. This year, RF Managing Director John D'Angelo will lead participants as Operations Mentor. With over 20 years of real estate industry experience, Mr. D’Angelo focuses on RealFoundations’ institutional investor, investment manager and corporate occupier clients. Management Consulting Directors Chis Johnson and Lauren Stokes have also been nominated to participate in the event as IREI Springboard Leaders.
The three-day event, touted as a “think-tank environment”, is lined with open forum discussions and peer-to-peer group discussions, and networking activities to help IREI Springboard leaders build career-long relationships with their peers. While forums and group discussions are scheduled, the event’s agenda and topics are shaped and molded by “food for thought surveys” which are sent out to all participants prior to the event.
Joe Azelby, head of JP Morgan Asset Management's Global Real Assets Group and former linebacker for the Buffalo Bills, will serve as the event's Special Guest. Mr. Azelby will share with Springboard Leaders insights and lessons learned from his professional career.
For additional information, please visit www.irei.com/springboard.