As a young and emerging professional, you may be considering the next steps in your career – should I start my own firm? Do I want to become a Partner at my company? Is it time to make a career change to a new field? ULI YLG Sacramento is pleased to host a 3-part mini-series to facilitate discussions with local industry leaders who have made career leaps to pursue their passions, advance their careers, and make an impact on their community and the built environment.
Please join the Young Leaders Group for small-group, 60-minute roundtable discussions with Industry Leaders about the benefits and challenges of making critical career decisions. Registration is limited to 25, sign up early!
Session #1 - How to Get Started in Development
Julie Young has been active in the development community for over 35 years and has worked with many top-tier companies, including The Heller Company, The Voit Companies, DCT Industrial, Valley Commercial Contractors, and The Lewis Trust Group. Julie formed Urban Elements, Inc. in 2007 and has developed many noteworthy projects throughout the Sacramento area including The Didion, The KIND project, and 2413 J Street.
John Vignocchi started his career in clean technology investment banking, development, construction and financing for large-scale renewable energy power plants, In 2018, John founded Urban Capital, a real estate development firm specializing in unique, lease-to-own housing products.
Julie & John will join us for a discussion focused on the following topics:
How to know if & when you're ready to take on your first development project
- How choose and start your first project
- How to pick your team and/or partners
- Biggest challenges for a first-time developer
SESSION #2- HOW TO BUILD & RUN YOUR OWN FIRM
DATE: TUESDAY OCTOBER 12, 2021 | | 5:45-6:45 pm/Location tbd
Kimberly Garza, Principal, ATLAS Lab and Nancy Park, Attorney and Partner, Best, Best & Krieger
SESSION #3- HOW TO MAKE A CAREER CHANGE
DATE: THURSDAY OCTOBER 28 | 5:45-6:45 pm/location tbd
Speaker: Bernadette Austin, Executive Director, UC Davis Center for Regional Change