Ms. Wein is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of WeinPlus, a strategy and management consulting firm focused exclusively on retail and real estate sectors. Ms. Wein serves as the principal strategic advisor to leading public and private real estate companies and national retailers with combined portfolios in excess of $25 billion. Ms. Wein’s expertise is focused on enterprise-level strategic change including portfolio transformation, REIT conversion, and organization-wide operational improvements. Previously, Ms. Wein served as a development executive with The Sembler Company and a senior associate with EY’s Transaction Real Estate and Construction Advisory practices, counseling clients on over $40 billion in transactions. A licensed architect for ten years, Ms. Wein earned Masters degrees in both real estate and architecture and an Undergraduate degree in design from the University of Florida, Gainesville. She serves on the boards of directors for the University of Florida’s Kelley A. Bergstrom Real Estate Center, Great Explorations Children’s Museum, and Camp Judaea (Chairman of Property Board) as well as the Advisory Board of Ravti, a CRE Tech start-up, the ULI Commercial Retail Development Council (Chairman-elect, Gold Flight) and the ICSC Open Air Committee (Summit Co-Chair).
Rachel Elias Wein
Founder & Chief Executive Officer
“Rachel takes a collaborative approach, is smart, aggressive and honest with a high level of cultural understanding. She will push your organization to do things out of your comfort zone and isn't burdened by industry norm.”Ron WheelerChief Executive Officer, Sembler
“Rachel is innovative in her solutions, tenacious in keeping plans on track and always insightful. We highly value her wide lens filled with unique perspectives.”Lance ParkerPresident, A&B Properties
“Rachel is constantly on the cutting edge, thinking about what’s changing in our industry and how we can adapt to drive outsized performance. She pinpoints the most critical strategic needs and makes it happen, bridging the strategy-execution gap.”Andrea DrasitesManaging Director, Blackstone
“Smart, dedicated, professional and proven, Rachel immediately feels part of our team, a partner not a consultant.”Jeff ChamberlainSenior Vice President, Publix
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