Elizabeth Youngblood Lambird - 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. She directs the activities of the Stanford Real Estate Council (SREC) and the planning and execution of the annual SREC Conference on the Stanford campus. Elizabeth delivers high-quality event programming and networking opportunities for the SREC and SPIRE membership, as well as for current Stanford students interested in mentorship and the real estate profession.

Amber Engle - Member Services Coordinator

As the Member Services Coordinator, Amber Engle supports SPIRE leadership and works to assist incoming and existing members with their membership inquiries and needs. In tandem, she manages membership communications and the marketing efforts for the organization, ranging from newsletters to social media administration.

Jennifer Heafey - Manager of Alumni Events and Programming

Jennifer Heafey is the Manager of Alumni Events and Programming for SPIRE, overseeing major and regional events, programming and content.  Prior to joining SPIRE, Jennifer worked as an independent consultant advising real estate funds and institutional investors.  She spent over a decade at Kenneth Leventhal & Company and Ernst & Young in various leadership positions in their Real Estate Advisory Services Practice in the US and Asia.  Jennifer has provided corporate and financial real estate services to investors, developers, owners, t