On September 16-18th, the Young Professionals Group (YPG) kicked-off the 9th class with a weekend long Retreat at the Doubletree Berkeley Marina. The class will meet monthly through July learning personal and professional development from Bay Area leaders and Pepperdine University professor, Julie Chesley.
As an Analyst of the Northern California & Mountain Regions for Brookfield Properties’ U.S. Office Division, Dennis Puchuela’s responsibilities include leasing, valuations, and quarterly reporting of approximately 8.4M square feet of Class A office properties in downtown Denver, San Francisco, and Seattle.
Roxana has over a decade experience in hospitality and mixed-use residential development with a proven track record of turning opportunities into successful ventures. She approaches each project with ingenuity, a creative mindset, and understands the importance of uniting interdisciplinary team members around a common goal; value added design and mitigating risks are her specialty. Roxana is passionate about great design and creating resilient and sustainable places that enhance quality of life and the surrounding community.
Dicko Ba is a multi-family development professional with the goal of creating the best-designed projects possible. She is passionate about making development functional and livable for residents and the public realm. “I believe buildings are here to help us live our best lives today and to ensure that our children and their children live their best lives” she said.
We are pleased to announce that 29 participants have just completed the Chapter’s Young Professionals Group, a year-long program for personal and professional development. Many will be joining other graduates on the YPG Alumni committee, which takes an active role in coordinating curriculum and activities for the next class, as well as helping to recruit future participants