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Conference Speaker

Hope Atuel

Hope Atuel Executive Director, Asian Real Estate Association of America (AREAA)


Hope Atuel has served as Executive Director of the Asian Real Estate Association of America (AREAA) since January 2012. Prior to assuming the role of Executive Director for the Asian Real Estate Association of America (AREAA) in 2012, Hope served in other trade and membership organizations such as the College of American Pathologists, the Appraisal Institute and school districts in Chicago.


Hope’s professional experience spans from the private sector to nonprofit association management for over two decades. In addition to her experience in association management, Hope has worked in the private sector with companies such as Harland Financial Solutions, Crane Company and Westfield Corporation. Throughout her career, Hope has been involved in launching successful B2B marketing campaigns with a strong focus on customer growth and retention.
Hope completed her communications degree from Olivet Nazarene University in Illinois and attended De Paul University in Chicago for her graduate studies in multi-cultural communications.


In her spare time, you will find Hope spending time with her family and her rescue pug, Pooka. She’s also involved in her church, San Diego Christian Fellowship, a multi-cultural congregation that serves the San Diego community.