Category Archives: Young Leaders Spotlight

YLG Spotlight Jake Vollebregt

How did you find your way into the industry?  After four years as a judge advocate in the Marine Corps, I wanted to join the reserve and pursue private practice. I was familiar with Best Best & Krieger’s reputation in public law from attending law school near my home in Orange County. Joining the municipal practice group has been a perfect opportunity to pursue my interests in land use and public policy. Read More

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ULI/OC 2014 Mentorship Group led by Kurt Strasmann

Meeting took place at Rance’s Chicago Pizza in Costa Mesa on April 22 to discuss personal business plans. Kurt suggested the importance of everyone having a personal business plan and has helped the protégés learn what goes into creating such a plan. Group protégé Aaron Tofani, who is the co-owner of Rance’s Pizza and a retail developer said, “The process of creating a personal business plan really helped me focus on the important issues in my business and my personal life as well. I feel more confident than ever about … Read More

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YLG Spotlight Michelle Thrakulchavee

What is your proudest achievement? I know ‘Young Leaders’ are often accused of being too concerned with job titles but one of my proudest achievements was being promoted from Acquisitions Associate to Vice President of Land Acquisition at the age of ….. Find the answer to this question and more by clicking here.

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Young Leaders Spotlight Adam Lunzer

Adam Lunzer Civil Engineer, RBF Consulting, a Company of Michael Baker Corporation 2012 ULI YLG Emergent Leadership Awards Winner: Engineering How did you find your way into the industry? As a freshman at Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo my roommate at the time was a…………

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