Jared Willis, who was, until very recently, Director of Sales at Barker Blue, made a big career change on April 1st. He’s moved from the “reprographics” industry to the “real estate development” industry. Jared had been with Barker Blue for just about six years.
To Jared: Best wishes for fantastic success with your new career!
I’ve never met Jared, but, by reading his blog, it is easy to tell that he is a very, very bright young man. Jared, a graduate of the University of California Santa Barbara, is the author of the blog, “BuildIt”, and, while with Barker Blue, Jared continued his education and earned three real estate / construction industry certifications:
Certified Document Technologist
Construction Specifications Institute
California Real Estate Salesperson
California Department of Real EstateLicense 01886510
LEED Green Associate
Green Building Certification Institute
Jared’s joined a group that has a blue-chip pedigree:
Brookwood Group was established in 1989 by George T. Heery Sr., S. Shepherd Heery, and Laura M. Heery. Prior to establishing Brookwood Group, George Heery was the Chairman and CEO of Heery International, headquartered in Atlanta. Shepherd Heery was with Hines Interests, based in San Francisco. Laura Heery was with the New York architectural firm of Johnson / Burgee.
Brookwood focuses on: strategic advisory services; development & construction program management; and planning & design consulting. George Heery is one of a handful of pioneers of the Construction Program Management industry. He is also the creator of the Bridging Method of design and construction procurement. Brookwood has expertise in a broad range of project delivery methods.
The company's principal offices are in Atlanta, Los Angeles and San Francisco.
Brookwood's mission statement is "Advancing and Protecting the Interests of the Owner".
Brookwood Group’s Specialties: Strategic Advisory Services, Development & Construction Program Management, Planning & Design Consulting
Jared provides more detail about his big change – see post on his blog: