Get Involved

ULI Columbus acts as facilitator for our members to come together over common interests and issues that they address in the real estate and land use industry. ULI Columbus welcomes your participation. For more information about a particular committee, please email

Get Involved

How do I get involved?

ULI Columbus Members have numerous volunteer opportunities! We welcome our members to get involved by attending any of our events or by joining one of our operating committees (listed below).

Governance Committee

Advisory Board

Management Committee



Keep members informed about ULI events, initiatives, and opportunities.

CherylPentellaBWCommunications Chair
Cheryl Pentella
Pentella Unlimited



Welcome and recruit new members or assist with nonmember outreach.

Jennifer_KnittlepicBWMembership Cochair
Jennifer Knittle
Group Leader
The Kleingers Group


MKunz2Membership Cochair 
Matthew Kunz
Business Development
Turner Construction Company


Coordinate a panel discussion, tour, or networking event.

Mark Lundine
Economic Development Administrator
City of Columbus




Sarah Mackert
Associate Architect



Allison Srail
Development Analyst
Crawford Hoying


Assist with District Council fundraising to support key local initiatives such as insight2050 and the YLG activities.

MSimpson2Sponsorship Chair
Michael Simpson
Ohio Equities

Young Leaders Group

Coordinate a YLG event, ULI/Gerald D. Hines Student Urban Design Competition Local Study, or the YLG Mentoring Program.

mikedouglasbwYoung Leaders Group Chair
Michael Douglas
Strategic Investments Analyst
WP Glimcher

OSU Student Committee

Coordinate an OSU Student event and help plan the ULI/Gerald D. Hines Student Urban Design Competition Local Study.


Assist with insight2050. Please contact ULI Columbus for more information.

Please note: the Advisory Board, Governance Committee, and Management Committee are invite only. Please contact ULI Columbus for more information on these committees.