Headshot-lorikilbergHartman Simons partner Lori Kilberg is the subject of this week's "People in the News" profile in the Atlanta Business Chronicle. The piece by Doug Sams focuses in particular on Kilberg's upcoming tenure as president of the CREW Network, the industry’s leading advocate for the advancement of women in commercial real estate.

Kilberg will serve as president-elect of the organization in 2014 and as its president the following year.

Here's an excerpt:

"Kilberg is the second Atlantan named president of the organization. And, the metro region reflects the broader problems Kilberg wants to fix.

'Look at Atlanta,' she said. 'Do you see women at the top of any of the big real estate companies?'

'I think we still have a lot of work to do,' Kilberg said."

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