YLG: How to Work With Recruiters: Learning the Inside Secrets While Navigating Your Career
Join Matt Slepin, founding partner of Terra Search Partners, in a discussion of the top considerations to think about when pursuing, taking, or leaving a career opportunity. Matt will raise questions for us all to think about, such as: What motivates me? In what type of culture will I thrive? How important is an entrepreneurial spirit to me? Whether you are searching for a new opportunity, looking to strengthen your current position, or thinking about a completely new path, the discussion with Matt is sure to bring up novel and useful topics to think about when planning our career paths. He will share thoughts and facilitate discussion in an open format.
About the speaker:
Matt Slepin founded Terra Search Partners in 2006 to provide a highly consultative and both a client and candidate centric approach to real estate search. Prior to forming Terra Search, Matt was a Partner with several executive search firms, including Heidrick & Struggles and Ferguson Partners. In addition to leading the firm, he advises clients and manages senior level searches for many of Terra’s clients.
Prior to starting in search in 1998, Matt held leadership, management and functional roles within the real estate industry for more than 20 years. He was founder and executive director of the Multifamily Housing Institute in Washington, DC. Matt has also worked in key development, advocacy and finance positions for the National Housing Partnership (developing and acquiring housing for seniors), National Association of Housing Cooperatives (as a lobbyist) and the Resolution Trust Corporation (helping lead the RTC’s affordable housing program). He further rounded out his real estate expertise with NV Commercial, a northern Virginia-based commercial property company, and Reilly Mortgage, one of the country’s leading apartment lenders. Matt graduated with a bachelor’s degree in political science from Oberlin College.
Community Commitment: Matt is a founding Board member of ExtraFood.org, a Marin County based food recovery organization. He is a Governor of the Urban Land Institute Foundation, a member of the Board of ULI’s San Francisco District Council and a member of the Urban Development and Mixed Use Council. Matt is past Secretary of the Board of Directors of the Jewish Home of San Francisco, one of the largest skilled nursing homes in California. He is also a participant on the Policy Advisory Board of the Fisher Center for Real Estate at the Haas School of Business at the University of California at Berkeley. He is a supporter of ExtraFood, Oberlin College, Mercy Housing, the Jewish Home of San Francisco, and other charitable organizations.
5:00-5:30 – Registration and Networking
5:30-6:30 – Program
6:30-7:00 – Networking
YLG members: $20
Student members: $15
* This program is intended for people under the age of 35, others may contact Cali Slepin at firstname.lastname@example.org.
*This event is for members only and is not open to press coverage.
* Registration closes on 3/1. There will be a $10 fee for on-site registration.
*YLG events are not sponsor eligible.
*Refunds can be made up to 48 hours in advance.