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MGAC’s Sandra Grande Named as GlobeSt. 2023 Woman of Influence


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Chief Marketing Officer recognized within the Marketing / Communications Professional category

Los Angeles, CA, July 1, 2023Leading project management and owners’ representation firm MGAC is pleased to announce the selection of Chief Marketing Officer, Sandra Grande, as a 2023 Woman of Influence by GlobeSt. in the Marketing / Communications Professional category. The GlobeSt. Women of Influence Awards are selectively presented to women who have made significant contributions within the commercial real estate industry.

With over 20 years of experience in the architectural, design, and project management spheres, Grande has proven to be a leader in MGAC’s substantial growth and thought leadership presence. Her expertise spans all areas of the industry, from design and project management to construction and economic development. In her role, she oversees the firm’s marketing efforts across 10 offices in the U.S., Canada, and the UK. She has been instrumental in leading the firm’s recent global rebrand that consolidated and leverages the organization’s extensive global expertise to solve singular built environment challenges.

“An effective leader means so much more than just delegation, it’s about accessibility,” said Grande. “It’s important to guide by example and take the time to know what your team members are passionate about, both professionally and personally.”

Under Grande’s leadership, MGAC adopted an external-facing communications strategy focused on thought leadership and public relations, an unconventional approach for project management and owners’ representation firms. This strategy has successfully positioned MGAC as a renowned brand across diverse media platforms showcasing the firm’s expertise and passion. As CMO, Grande also oversees the execution of MGAC’s branding including graphics, social media, and web design, while ensuring the strategic framework and guiding principles of the firm are implemented.

“I am honored to receive such a meaningful award, especially amongst incredible nominees,” said Grande. “It is a testament to the character and culture of MGAC and the inspiring individuals I have had the privilege to collaborate with. I look forward to playing a key role in MGAC’s continued growth and success.”

As one of GlobeSt.’s 2023 Women of Influence, Grande has been profiled in the July / August 2023 Issue of GlobeSt. Real Estate Forum, alongside over 80 incredible honorees and received additional recognition at and the digital edition of Commercial Construction & Renovation. On July 25, 2023, she was honored at the 4th annual GlobeSt. Women of Influence Conference, held at the Everline Resort & Spa in Lake Tahoe, CA.

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