A co-founder of Confluent with more than 11 years of experience in development and real estate, Celeste was Director of Real Estate Development for Opus Development Company and led the real estate project team for the Denver office of Opus. Celeste has played a key role in the ground-up development of more than 2.5 million square feet of commercial and multi-family space. Her experience includes industrial facilities for Laboratory Corporation of America, University of Colorado Hospital and Sopris West Education Services.