Get to Know Your Board

Get to Know Your Board Members: Melissa Campanella, Director of Sponsorship

melissa campanella

melissa campanellaWho is your employer and what do you do? NewMarket Advisors where my partner and I specialize in Tenant Representation and Investment Sales

What is your commercial real estate background? How long have you been in commercial real estate? How did you get started in the industry? I have been in CRE since 2004. I started working on the Landlord side with American Nevada Company while they were building The District at Green Valley Ranch. I started out as the Assistant to the VP of Retail Leasing.

Why did you join CREW? How long have you been a member? I joined CREW because I wanted to be part of an organization that promoted women in the male dominated CRE world. I have been a member since 2010.

What is your position on the board of directors? How long have you been on the board? I am Sponsorship Chair and have been a part of the Board and Committees since 2011.

Why did you join the board of Directors? I was asked to join the Board as Director of Membership and was so happy that I did. It is one of the best Boards I have been part of and I have made lasting friendships not just business contacts.

What do you bring to the board and the organization? One of my favorite things is helping on the Special Events Committee for our Run for the Roses. I love the event, it is a great networking event and it helps out local charities too!

How has business networking with CREW helped you? I know any referral I make within the CREW organization will be handled professionally.

How long have you resided in Las Vegas? If not a native, where are you from originally? Since 1992. I came to Las Vegas from New Jersey to attend UNLV.

What do you do for relaxation and fun? Lots of things…travel, yoga, read, cook, bake, entertain, drink wine…I love experiencing new things.