The law firm of Gallagher & Kennedy announced Jennifer Cranston has been named President-Elect of the Board of Directors of AZCREW, one of the founding chapters of the Commercial Real Estate Women (CREW) Network. She will serve a one-year term beginning January 2018.

In her role, Cranston will assist the President and Board as requested, including: overseeing the implementation of the organization’s updated Strategic Plan, and preparing a structure for Board member transition and orientation. Also, she will serve as a delegate of AZCREW at conventions of the CREW Network throughout 2018.

AZCREW, formed in 1985, champions the advancement and success of women in the commercial real estate industry locally and nationally through leadership, professional relationships, education and excellence.

In addition to her service with AZCREW, Cranston sits on the Valley of the Sun UnitedWay Women United Steering Committee and serves as Vice President of the Maricopa County Justice Museum & Learning Center Foundation. She also chairs the Gallagher & Kennedy Professional Women’s Group, which helps attorneys and other professionals at the firm develop professionally, while also focusing on philanthropy.

Ms. Cranston earned her J.D. in 2000 from the University of Arizona and her B.A. in 1997 from St. Mary’s College of California.