Speaker Roster Set for #LetsGetSmart17 at ICSC RECon

The speaker roster for #LetsGetSmart17 at ICSC RECon has been set. #LetsGetSmart will take place on Wednesday, May 24th from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm at S246 S Street in the South Hall. Space is limited, so click here to register now!

Andrew Bermudez
Co-Founder and CEO, Digsy and Digsy AI
Andrew Bermudez, CEO & Co-Founder of both Digsy and Digsy AI — a sales productivity platform for commercial real estate & B2B professionals that helps convert more prospects into clients.
Prior to Digsy AI, Andrew was a former Senior Vice President of Lee & Associates and has over 15 years of hands-on experience in sales and commercial real estate brokerage.
Digsy AI, an online sales development platform, was born of Andrew’s expansive knowledge of sales, commercial real estate, and his over-the-top passion for all things sales and tech.
Doug Jerum
Managing Partner, Ferrara Jerum International
Doug Jerum
Doug has 24 years of experience in retail real estate, representing tenants throughout the eastern United States and Canada. He manages company operations at Ferrara Jerum International (FJI), as well as the Master Brokerage assignments for FJI, including Walmart Stores, Inc., Sam’s Club, Starbucks, and Pet Supplies Plus.
Pamela Flora
Director of Research – San Diego / Director of Research – Americas Retail Services – Cushman & Wakefield
As Director of Research for Cushman & Wakefield, Pamela Flora focuses primarily on the Retail industry across the United States. Serving within the Center of Excellence for Research, her role is to identify emerging national real estate, retailer and economic trends and produce leading-edge analysis and thought leadership. Pamela also leads initiatives related to data collection, analysis, and reporting methodologies throughout the local markets in support of the Retail Services platform.
Pamela brings 20+ years of experience in market research focused on the commercial and residential real estate industries. Prior to joining Cushman & Wakefield in 2007, Pamela worked at CBRE where she managed the research operations for Orange County, California, and held a role within the corporate research department where she established global research information standards, data management tools and report templates. Pamela also worked with CoStar Group, Inc. as Research Manager for the Greater Los Angeles market, and spent two years working as a Research Director in the new-homebuilding industry.
Liz Holland
Chief Executive Officer, Abbell Associates LLC and Chairman, ICSC 2016-2017
Elizabeth I. Holland is the Chief Executive Officer of Abbell Associates, a seventy-year old private real estate investment, development and management company with an approximately 3.5 million/sf portfolio, comprised of shopping center, office, and enclosed mall properties. She is responsible for overseeing all business and legal matters, including development, financing, leasing, capital and construction projects, and investor and tenant relations. Ms. Holland is active in the International Council of Shopping Centers, serving as the Vice Chairman (2015-2016) and a member of the Executive Board and Board of Trustees. Ms. Holland is also a member of the Urban Land Institute (ULI) and a member of the Commercial & Retail Council – Blue. Prior to joining Abbell, Ms. Holland was a Senior Staff Attorney with the National Bankruptcy Review Commission, a Congressional commission charged with making recommendations to the Bankruptcy Code. Previously, Ms. Holland was a restructuring and business reorganization attorney with the law firm of Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom in New York. Prior to becoming an attorney, Ms. Holland was a fixed income portfolio manager at Brown, Brothers Harriman & Co, in New York.
Daniel Taub
President, DLC Management Corp.
Daniel Taub joined DLC in 1996.  As President, he is responsible for the day-to-day operation of DLC’s portfolio including property management, construction management, collections, marketing, legal and information technology and all administrative aspects of the firm, and its regional offices in Atlanta, Bethesda, and Chicago.  In addition, he also oversees property level and corporate insurance and all environmental issues at each of the company’s properties.
Mr. Taub is also responsible for spearheading DLC’s acquisition and financing of real estate assets.  In this capacity, he sources new properties from property owners and investment sales brokers nationwide, manages third-party consultants during due diligence, negotiates the terms of acquisitions, and arranges debt financing in the capital markets.  At DLC, Mr. Taub has been directly involved in the acquisition of more than 60 shopping centers, representing approximately 15 million square feet with a value of approximately $1.5 billion.
Mr. Taub is also an active member of the ICSC, and serves as the ICSC Open Air Conference Committee Chair.
Neel Naicker
CEO and Co-Founder, Amp Technologies
Neel Naicker is the Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer at AMP Technologies. He assumed the role in October 2009. Neel has over 20+ years of experience in Executive Management, Business Development and creating Transformational Value Propositions.
As Co-Founder and CEO, Neel leads AMP’s vision to change the way commercial real estate leverages technology and interacts as an industry. Under his guidance, AMP is providing innovative capabilities for clients to access key data that delivers high value insights. AMP has won numerous awards and is viewed as a thought leader in the technology and innovation space in commercial real estate, a multi-trillion dollar industry.
AMP’s Clients and Partners include the worlds largest and most successful companies. The power of AMP’s technology has gained momentum in the CRE space globally. AMP is focused on changing the CRE technology ecosystem by providing a simple to use product.
Chuck Dietz
Owner, The Dietz Partnership LLC
As Managing Partner of the company, Mr. Dietz handles new business development and planning as well as working with the client in programming, technical and economic feasibility and architectural design.
Mr. Dietz is experienced in the delivery of professional architectural services as a Principal since 1993. His background and experience includes many successful projects throughout the country in the areas of office, retail, restaurant, institutional and industrial.
The corporation has founded a successful business on retaining some of the most prominent office clients in the country such as: SJP Properties, Gale & Wentworth, Steiner Equities, MetLife, CB Richard Ellis, Grubb & Ellis, Vornado Realty Trust, ProLogis Trust, Equitable Real Estate Investment, The Commercial Realty Group and The Archon Group & Vonage.
Mike McClure
Senior Account Executive/Image Consultant, Ad Art Sign Company
Mike is an experienced sign professional with 31 years in the sign industry. Working with businesses and organizations to maximize their image with existing and prospective customers so they make a positive first impression and increase profits.
He has worked in all facets of the sign business including installation, service, project management, and sales with experience in design, manufacture, installation, maintenance, and service of all types of signs including Electronic Message Centers, Digital Signage, Custom Electric Signs, Exterior Signage, Pylon Signs, Monument Signs, and Channel Letters.
John Sherry
Director Of Client Services at AMP Technologies
John Sherry is a seasoned technology leader and strategist. He is expert in sales, relationship development, networking, problem solving and has a passion for the real estate industry.
As the Director Of Client Relations at AMP Technologies John’s direct focus is to lead a team to find solutions for Commercial Real estate companies to save time and money by providing Digital Asset Management products and services that can be viewed in real time anywhere in the world.
Thanks to the following for joining QuantumListing in hosting this event: Perlmutter Properties, Donovan Real Estate Services, theBrokerList, RealMassive, The News Funnel, CRE Tech, Benbrooke, and Gladstone Development.
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