Officers/Staff

Elizabeth Youngblood Lambird ('91) - Executive Director

Elizabeth drives the day-to-day operations of Stanford Professionals in Real Estate (SPIRE), a global association of Stanford alumni and students involved in the real estate industry. Her career experiences range from her role as the Staff Director of the East Asian and Pacific Affairs Subcommittee of the U.S. Senate Committee on Foreign Relations, to, most recently, as a staff member of the Stanford Graduate School of Business (GSB) Alumni Association.

Sydnee Brooks - Program Manager

Sydnee Brooks designs and executes events for SPIRE's members and for Stanford students. Sydnee most recently worked as a Real Estate Asset Manager in the Faculty Staff Housing Department, a division of the Office of the Provost at Stanford University.

Jennifer Heafey - Special Projects Consultant

Jennifer Heafey assists SPIRE with a host of special projects on a consulting basis. Prior to joining SPIRE, Jennifer worked as an independent consultant advising real estate funds and institutional investors. 

Anthony Sanchez ('07) - Member Services Coordinator

As SPIRE's Member Services Coordinator, Anthony supports SPIRE's massive membership and assists with SPIRE's overall goal of empowering the Stanford community to innovate within real estate, place making and the built environment. Anthony comes to SPIRE with a unique background spanning politics, technology, and butchery.