Full Circle with Garland

008 // Collete English Dixon // Legacy Through Education

November 11, 2020 Garland Fuller Episode 8
Full Circle with Garland
008 // Collete English Dixon // Legacy Through Education
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Welcome to Full Circle with Garland!

On Episode 008, Garland interviews Collete English Dixon, Executive Director of Roosevelt University’s Marshall Bennett Institute of Real Estate, and as real estate chair of the school’s Heller College of Business. 

Highlights of Episode 008:

  • Introduction: 0:43
  • Collete’s story - 3:24
  • Values learned early on - 6:22
  • Step one: finance - 8:58
  • An unconventional career path - 11:28
  • Superpowers in hindsight - 15:52
  • Growth and pivot through a unique opportunity - 20:08
  • Advice for business & real estate schools 27:06
  • Collete’s favorite books - 31:47
  • Leadership in the community 38:02
  • What’s next for Collete - 44:17
  • Inclusion in my industry looks like - 45:37
  • Life coming full circle - 46:15

About Collete:
Collete English Dixon is the executive director of Roosevelt University’s Marshall Bennett Institute of Real Estate, and as real estate chair of the school’s Heller College of Business. Prior to joining Roosevelt University last June, English Dixon had a storied 37-year career at PGIM Real Estate, formerly Prudential Real Estate Investors. As vice president of transactions, English Dixon led the firm’s Midwest acquisition strategy, including the purchases of Chicago's 120 North LaSalle and Left Bank at Kinzie Station with Fifield Cos. English Dixon later co-led PGIM’s national investment dispositions strategy, and has been involved in nearly $12B in transactional volume in her career. (Source: Bisnow)

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Collete Featured in:

Books
Caste by Isabel Wilkerson
Tears We Cannot Stop by Michael Eric Dyson
We Were Eight Years in Power by Ta-Nehisi Coates
South Side by Natalie Y. Moore 
Unapologetically Ambitious by Shellye Archambeau https://amzn.to/35kcYkU

Netflix
Girlfriends: https://www.netflix.com/title/70157416

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Introduction
Collete's origin story
Values learned early on
Step one: finance
An unconventional career path
Superpowers in hindsight
Growth and pivot through a unique opportunity
Advice for business & real estate schools
Collete’s favorite books
Leadership in the community
What’s next for Collete
Inclusion in my industry looks like
Life coming full circle