Mentor List

Marianne Stover

Stover, Marianne

Job Title: Founder & Managing Director
Company: PLUS: Permit & Land Use Services
Industry: Commercial Real Estate
Mentor Since: Fall 2020
Will Mentor: Bridge MBA Students, Undergrad Students

Job Description

Directing all aspects of our firm. Managing and expediting our client's building and project permitting processes through team and project management, strategic advisory, task completion, and acting as a public face for projects.

Company Description

PLUS is a woman owned and operated entitlement expediting and project management firm, with a deep knowledge of local, state, and federal permitting procedure. We lead thorough task and timeline management, strategic advisory, and an understanding of the local public, private, governmental, and political landscapes. Work includes managing Shoreline Permits, Master Use and Building Permits, Street Vacations, City Council Action, public and private agreements, neighborhood outreach, and more.

Employment History

I founded Seattle Real Estate & Permit Consulting to focus on permit expediting and project management, after 5 years of directing and co-founding real estate consulting firm Roy Street Group with colleague Roy Mann (also a SU mentor). Past experiences include Royal Bank of Canada Wealth Mgmt., Aegis Assisted Living and Memory Care, OneAmerica (Founder Pramila Jayapal), and Washington New Americans.


MBA from Seattle University, 2015 (Bridge Program)
BA from Seattle University, 2012 (Asian Studies)

Mentoring Objectives & Scope

Students can expect: *Candid discussions of experience (including being a woman in a historically male-dominated industry) *Guidance on career ambitions (even if you don't know what you want to do quite yet) * Resume review and building * Mock Interviews Expectations/Objectives: *I encourage student led discussion topics *Share your story, where you have been and where you want to be *Forming a mentor/mentee relationship that can serve you going forward

When and where do you hold meetings with your students?

Virtually - Zoom is best. Otherwise, at a cozy coffee shop near Seattle University (or where most convenient).