written by
Emily Bane

Orquid Schon joined Intersection a little over a year ago. In a short time, she has represented what it means to be “driven by integrity”, operating with incredible ethics and trustworthiness. The San Diego Business Journal recognizes Schon for her talents and execution in accounting at Intersection.

Intersection is proud to announce that Orquid Schon was selected by San Diego Business Journal as one of the Most Influential Women in Accounting.

As Controller, Schon oversees the financials of the company in its entirety, manages the accounting department, and supports three divisions. She leads by example, with a results driven attitude. Schon has helped implement various software, improve labor efficiency ratios, and support the onboarding of new personnel in both San Diego and Salt Lake City.

In recent months she was promoted to Controller from Senior Accountant. Whether she is supporting client relations, managing a portfolio of properties, or training new employees, she is passionate about her work and dedicated to her company.

written by
Emily Bane

Mofty joined downtown San Diego’s Intersection seven years ago amid the company’s escalating growth. As Director of Operations, she has helped grow the company from six people to a full-service commercial real estate firm with four offices throughout the Western US with 32 people.

Intersection is proud to announce that Rounak Mofty, our Director of Operations, was selected by The Daily Transcript as one of San Diego’s Most Influential Leaders for her significant contributions to Intersection, the commercial real estate industry, and the San Diego community.

Mofty is an integral part of Intersection’s leadership team overseeing the continued growth of the firm, whilst maintaining a strong company culture that is both diverse and startup oriented. She is very well-versed in business operations, holding both a bachelor’s and master’s degree that have catapulted her success at Intersection, with responsibilities including marketing, human resources, banking relations, and office policy and procedure for both the firm and its managing partners. Her recent tasks have included the onboarding of numerous software platforms company-wide that support efficiencies and align with HR objectives.

“Really streamlining the company is a big, big thing for me,” Mofty said. “I want to make things more efficient for the company.”

In addition, Mofty is excited to be involved in Intersection’s newly formed culture committee, and to volunteer at downtown San Diego’s Monarch School, which educates students impacted by homelessness. Mofty said she appreciates that her company encourages its employees to give back to the community.

Rounak Mofty is a best-in-class leader, her success is a testament to her hard work and amazing personality.

written by
Mark Hoekstra & Rocco Cortese

The Greek philosopher, Heraclitus, said: “The only thing constant is change”. At the Heritage Group, we have always embraced this philosophy. Recently, we determined that our identity was no longer in sync with the organization we have become. As such, we underwent an extensive rebranding process and the result of that process will be significant change.

New Name

We have changed the name of our company to Intersection. Intersection better reflects who we are as an organization and where we are going. It also reflects our unique competitive advantage: At Intersection, we are an extension of your real estate platform, with highly personalized service and informed strategic expertise. Through an exhaustive 10-month effort that included everything from industry and competitive analyses, internal/external assessments and process evaluations, Intersection was born.

Why rebranding your company? Why now?

About a year ago, our leadership team sat together to discuss how to continue to support evolving client expectations and what, ‘providing exceptional service to clients’, truly means. Our rebranding initiative started as plan to evaluate our organization and set goals for growth in the coming years. From there, it evolved into a larger-scale examination into our company, our industry and our competitors, all in an order to effectively support clients, and communicate our capabilities.

What will change?

How will I be affected? Outside of our new identity; name, logo, and colors, we have redefined our core values, our purpose, mission and vision. As the intersection brand continues to grow, we promise vision and guidance to help you get more out of commercial real estate.
What are the core values of Intersection?

Equality

We believe that everyone deserves to compete on a level playing field.

Collaboration

We inspire our fellow team members and work collectively in the pursuit of excellence.

Ingenuity

We are smart enough to know that the best solution isn’t always the most obvious one.

Wisdom

We are keepers of valuable industry knowledge and purveyors of practical insight.

Determination

We are passionately committed to overcome the obstacles that stand in the way of our goals.

Stewardship

We are steadfast in our commitment to protect the financial security of those we serve.

In closing, we’d like to thank our investors, clients, vendor partners and tenants for your continued business and support. Without all of you, the roads that led to Intersection would not exist. We look forward to working with you all, side-by-side, as we embrace our vision of a world in which commercial real estate enhances the human experience.

With Appreciation,


Mark Hoekstra
Managing Director

Rocco Cortese
Managing Director

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