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Dec 15 2015

David Lawrence ’16 and Mitch Vainshtein ’16 were selected to be the recipients of the Pension Real Estate Association scholarship, which is offered to promising students studying real estate at the undergraduate and graduate levels.

David Lawrence is a second-year student pursuing a dual Master of Business Administration from the Kellogg School of Management and Master of Design Innovation from the McCormick School of Engineering. He serves as a leader in the Real Estate Club and is a board fellow advising the Kohl Children’s Museum. Prior to Kellogg, Lawrence was a consultant for four years in L.E.K. Consulting’s Chicago office, and he spent time living and working in Shanghai. Lawrence also served as an Executive Director for Inspire, a nationwide network of more than 400 volunteers that provides non-profits with consulting services. This summer, Lawrence worked for Hines. He is a native of Houston and graduated from Haverford College in 2010.

Mitch Vainshtein is a second-year MBA candidate at the Kellogg School of Management. He is Co-President of the Kellogg Real Estate Club. He has also held Director roles in the Private Equity and Habitat for Humanity clubs. This summer, Mitch interned at Tishman Speyer, where he focused on financing and planning large-scale development projects that revitalize urban neighborhoods. Prior to Kellogg, Mitch worked at Insight Venture Partners, where he focused on investing in growth-stage companies and managing portfolio company strategy. He serves on the Board of Directors of Northlight Theatre as a Kellogg Board Fellow. Mitch graduated from Yale University with a degree from the Ethics, Politics and Economics honors program, concentrating in urban studies.

Congratulations, David and Mitch!

About the Author

This article was written by Desiree Fabunan '17.