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 CREW Portland’s (Commercial Real Estate Women) Board as President-Elect.  CREW is a dynamic organization that works to transform the CRE industry by advancing women globally.  Working in the engineering and construction industry, Jewel is passionate about creating inclusive opportunities for other women to advance in the industry.  She received a Bachelor’s Degree in Speech Communication at Oregon State University and applies those communication, facilitation and interpersonal skills to her profession.

Bachelor of Science, Speech Communication, Oregon State University