Jewel Kayfes

Director of Business Development and Marketing

Jewel leads NWESI’s Business Development Division across Oregon, Idaho and Washington. As a senior member of the leadership team, she works diligently with NWESI’s Division Leaders to form business development and strategic marketing goals, and actively engages in short and long-term company planning.  She is skilled in strategic planning, relationship management and marketing strategy.  Jewel directs business development initiatives to position NWESI with clients and industry partners that share our core values of quality service and professionalism.

Jewel serves on NWESI’s ESOP Executive Board of Directors, and is serving as CREW Portland’s (Commercial Real Estate Women) 2021 President.  CREW is a dynamic organization that works to transform the CRE industry by advancing women globally. In 2020, Jewel was awarded DJC’s Women of Vision. This program supports the women who are shaping our built environment with their leadership, mentoring efforts, community involvement and the promotion of industry diversity.

In 2021, Jewel was nominated for the PBJ 4o under 40.

Bachelor of Science, Speech Communication, Oregon State University