Officers/Staff

Andy Walburger - Executive Director

Andy drives the day-to-day operations of SPIRE and is focused on building the Stanford real estate community. Andy directs the activities of the Stanford Real Estate Council (SREC) and the planning and execution of the SREC Conference. Andy delivers high quality event programming and networking opportunities for the SREC and SPIRE membership.

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, te

Michelle Jones - Member Services Coordinator

Michelle Jones is the Member Services Coordinator for SPIRE, focusing on effectively managing all facets of membership communication and ensuring that SPIRE's events and services are of the highest caliber.  Michelle previously served as the English Programs Coordinator for the University of California, Irvine, where she supported the English Language Learning division of International Programs.