Connections: ULI chapter announces new programs team

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Northwest Arkansas’ Urban Land Institute (ULI) chapter has hired Megan Brown of Centerton as director of signature programs and Alex Howland of Fayetteville as director of core programs.

Brown will develop programs including technical assistance panels, workshops and seminars. Howland will develop programs including member breakfasts, business luncheons and site tours.

Wes Craiglow is the Northwest Arkansas executive director for the ULI. It’s a satellite office of ULI Oklahoma, which serves members in Oklahoma and Northwest Arkansas.

ULI has about 45,000 members in nearly 100 countries around the world and promotes best practices in land use and real estate. It was founded in 1936.

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