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June 12, 2020 - IVCA Webcast "Return to Office Considerations"
Friday, June 12, 2020, 11:00 AM - 12:15 PM CDT
Category: IVCA Events

IVCA Webcast: Return to Office Considerations

Friday, June 12, 2020 - 11:00am-12:15pm

Join IVCA and our panelists:

  • Carolyn Flanagan, Partner, Head of Human Resources, Adams Street Partners
  • Kevin McLennan, Senior Vice President, CBRE’s Advisory & Transaction Services Group
  • Jesse Sellers, Midwest Solution Leader, CBRE | Space Enablement
Register HERE!


Carolyn Flanagan, Partner & Head of Human Resources, Chicago
Carolyn oversees the firm’s global recruiting, performance management, organizational development, benefits, and compensation programs.
Prior to joining Adams Street, Carolyn managed the direct hire services division of Smart Resources, a Chicago-based search firm. Before this, she was the manager of human resources ata large not-for-profit organization headquartered in Boston. Her responsibilities included recruiting, training,program development for employee activity, and incentive programs.
Carolyn is a member of Adams Street’s Operating Committee and Charitable Giving Committee, and Co-Chair of the firm’s Diversity and Inclusion Committee.
Carolyn is a member of the Society for Human Resource Management and World at Work.
Education: Bates College, BA
Investment/operational experience: 24 years

Kevin McLennan, Senior Vice President, CBRE’s Advisory & Transaction Services Group
Kevin McLennan is a Senior Vice President in CBRE’s Advisory & Transaction Services Group with an expertise in private equity and M&A transactions. He focuses his practice advising private equity sponsors and portfolio companies on important real estate decisions throughout all stages of the investment.  His extensive knowledge in structuring complex real estate transactions across many deal types has made him a trusted advisor to many of the largest global organizations and private equity firms.  In his career, Kevin has represented over 18 million square feet of lease transactions valued at over $8 billion and has been involved in over $3.5 billion of capital markets transactions. He is experienced at executing lease restructures and sale leaseback transactions across all sectors of commercial real estate in the US and globally.
Prior to joining CBRE, Kevin spent seven years at Savills Studley where he was a Senior Managing Director and focused on representing occupiers of real estate. He was a shareholder of the global organization which was acquired by Savills. Kevin has consistently been recognized as a market expert and has written extensively on real estate market trends impacting private equity.

Education:  Indiana University - Bloomington, Kelley School of Business

Jesse Sellers, Midwest Solution Leader, CBRE | Space Enablement
Jesse leads the Midwest Region for CBRE’s Space Enablement team, offering end-to-end occupier solutions, optimizing quality, speed, and pricing through actionable workplace strategies, exceptional design, prudent cost management, and flawless delivery of the future work environment.
Education:  Bachelor of Science, Business Administration (Finance), Miami University