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Strategies, Risks & Opportunities

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March 14, 2017
Minneapolis, MN

Member Price: $55
Non-Member Price: $95



SRO – Strategies, Risks & Opportunities

Please contact Judy Ferril, Chapter Administrator, for event information.

What are your company’s SRO’s for their leased or owned real estate? 


Our March program features a panel of Board Members with companies that view their real estate through a strategic lens.
Whether you serve on the Board of a start-up, or a mature company,  board members will offer their experiences on key points relating to commercial real estate:


  • Strategies your Board should know regarding company real estate
  • Determining and understanding the risks
  • Recognizing and taking advantage of opportunities



Location and Time


Minneapolis Club
729 Second Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN 55402

Registration/Networking: 7:00 AM

Breakfast: 7:30 AM

Program/Q&A: 8:00 - 9:30 AM

Speaker Spotlight


Jim Vos

Jim Vos


Jim's broad range of experience comes from 30 years of work in many service fields in the commercial real estate industry. His primary activities involve client lease negotiation in the Minneapolis CBD, the crafting and implementation of strategic real estate plans for local and national organizations, and facilitating the development process for large or complicated corporate facilities.

Well-known in the industry, Jim is often called upon by the media to provide perspective on economic trends and their impact on corporate real estate markets. Jim’s recent projects include office, industrial, and retail developments with leasing, development, and acquisition requirements.

Current Board Member:
• Portico Benefit Services • Minneapolis Service Corp. • Minneapolis Downtown Council • Nat’l Advis. Bd: Gustavus Adolphus
Past Chair, Lutheran Social Service

Ed Flaherty

Ed Flaherty

Ed Flaherty brings over 25 years of experience in a wide variety of businesses. His business activities include the purchase or start up of over 30 companies in Minnesota, including Sign Zone and Rapid Oil Change.

He also has extensive board service including Liberty Diversified International, Red Wing Shoes, Taylor Corporate, Center for Diagnostic Imaging, Lariat Companies, Inc., Envoy Medical and Dunwoody College of Technology.

Ed has a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Wyoming and an MBA from George Washington University.

Glen Gunderson

Glen Gunderson

Glen Gunderson is president and chief executive officer of the YMCA of the Greater Twin Cities (YGTC). He is responsible for leading the third largest YMCA in the United States and the fourth largest in the world.

He holds a bachelor’s degree from St. Olaf College. His board service includes Orthology, Inc. and is a board advisor for social enterprise, Engine for Good. He previously served on the board of directors for the Boys and Girls Clubs of the Twin Cities and was named a member of the Twin Cities Business Journal's 40 under 40 for his business and community leadership.



Thank you to our Chapter Sponsor, Cresa, for offering this program.



Question about this Event?

Contact Judy Ferril, Chapter Administrator,  phone: 952-378-5171 email: