C&W’s Debra Moritz named to IWF Chicago’s 2019-20 board

Debra Moritz, executive managing director, strategic consulting at Cushman & Wakefield, has been elected to serve on the International Women’s Forum Chicago (IWF Chicago) 2019-20 board of directors.

Moritz oversees an integrated delivery platform designed to improve client business performance by reducing cost, increasing revenue, and mitigating risk. With more than 25 years of experience and a successful track record of advising business clients on the strategic management of their assets and portfolios, Moritz has developed an in-depth understanding of the complex and unique challenges businesses face in ensuring that major real estate decisions are aligned with and support core business objectives.

Throughout her career, Moritz has represented many Fortune 1000 clients in business transformation, portfolio analysis, workplace solutions, M&A (and divestitures) and HQIQ (Headquarters evaluation and repositioning). Moritz holds an M.B.A. in finance from DePaul University and a B.S. in finance from Creighton University.

The International Women’s Forum is an invitation-only membership organization of more than 7,000 diverse and accomplished women from 33 nations on six continents. The IWF Chicago forum comprises 200 local leaders from business, the arts, academia and non-profit fields. Founded in 2003, the forum is the hub for global women’s leadership in Chicago.

Officers include: president Jennifer Alter Warden, chief operating officer and executive vice president of Baird & Warner Real Estate; president-elect Lynn Osmond, president and chief executive officer, Chicago Architecture Center; secretary Donna de St. Aubin, president, St. Aubin, Haggerty & Associates, Inc. and treasurer Janet Malzone, Midwest audit practice leader, Grant Thornton LLP.

“We are a wonderful group of accomplished women united in our commitment to advancing global women’s leadership and poised for an exciting year of building bridges within Chicago and beyond,” said Alter Warden.