2021 ULI Housing Opportunity Conference

March 16 — 17, 2021
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AZ Abiud

As a serial entrepreneur, AZ began his entrepreneurial career at the age of seventeen. While in college he began a property management company master leasing from landlords and subletting to students. The success of this business led him to his first million dollars in revenue before the age of twenty-one. Since his first venture at age seventeen, AZ has been able to start multiple successful

Mark Angelini
Organization: Mercy Housing Lakefront

Mark Angelini is the President of Mercy Housing Lakefront (MHL), one of the largest and most innovative community development organizations in the Midwest. MHL has developed, owns and operates 52 properties in Illinois, Wisconsin and Indiana, providing more than 9,000 people per year with service-enriched affordable and supportive housing. Residents include low-income individuals and families, se

Paul Bernard

Paul is a former Executive Vice President for the Urban Land Institute (ULI), a nonprofit education and research institute that focuses on issues of land use, real estate and urban development. His responsibilities included management of Advisory Services, Urban Plan, Professional Development and the Awards programs. Prior to joining ULI, Mr. Bernard served as Vice President at Enterprise Com

Deborah Bilek
Organization: Urban Land Institute

Deborah Kerson Bilek is the Vice President of Advisory Services at the Urban Land Institute. In this capacity, Deb oversees the daily operations of ULI’s $3.5 million Advisory Services Program (ASP), a signature initiative that empowers ULI members to offer solutions to challenging issues in communities around the world. If you were to ask Deb to describe her job, she would say, “I put people

Emily Bouton
Organization: Beacon Communities

Emily Bouton is a Development Director for Beacon Communities LLC and has been at Beacon for over ten years. She is responsible for managing development projects through their lifecycle, from planning, design and financing through construction and lease-up. She holds a B.A. from the University of Michigan – Ann Arbor.

David Brickman

Up through January of this year, David Brickman was Chief Executive Officer of Freddie Mac, one of the largest providers of mortgage financing in the U.S. Prior to that he was President. He also served as a member of the company’s Board of Directors. During his tenure he led the 2+ trillion-dollar company through a period of significant growth, change, and disruption as a result of the COVID cris

David Brickman

Up through January of this year, David Brickman was Chief Executive Officer of Freddie Mac, one of the largest providers of mortgage financing in the U.S. Prior to that he was President. He also served as a member of the company’s Board of Directors. During his tenure he led the 2+ trillion-dollar company through a period of significant growth, change, and disruption as a result of the COVID cris

Catherine Buell
Organization: Amazon in the Community

As Head of Community Development, Catherine Buell is responsible for long-term and innovative programs that address civic priorities in the communities where Amazon employees live and work. Catherine helped launch and oversees Amazon’s Housing Equity Fund, a more than $2 billion commitment to preserve and create over 20,000 affordable housing units in Washington State’s Puget Sound region; Arlin

Daryl Carter
Organization: Avanath Capital Management

Daryl J. Carter is the Founder, Chairman and CEO of Avanath Capital Management, LLC, a California-based investment firm that acquires, renovates, and operates apartment properties, with an emphasis on affordable and workforce communities. Mr. Carter directs the overall strategy and operations of the Company. Since its formation in 2008, Avanath has acquired $1.5 billion of properties in 12 st

Payton Chung

Payton Chung is a housing developer and author who writes about the inter-related crafts that build cities – architecture, development, finance, landscape, planning, and transportation. He has written for the Urban Land Institute, Greater Greater Washington, the American Institute of Architects, Streetsblog USA, the Congress for the New Urbanism, the Metropolitan Planning Council (Chicago), and t

Arlan Collins

Arlan has been CEO of Sustainable Living Innovations (SLI) for the past 5 years. He is recognized within the construction industry as an innovator in his approach to client services and in managing the regulatory and community review process. He has successfully represented many Northwest clients in public hearings for environmental rulings, rezones, variances and building code negotiations and i

Victoria Davis
Organization: Urban Atlantic

Vicki Davis is responsible for managing the acquisition, planning, design, and implementation of all Urban Atlantic projects, and asset management of properties that the company owns and its Mid-City Community CDE investment portfolio. With over 30 years of experience in real estate development, she formerly served as Deputy Director of the Maryland Housing Fund and Maryland DHCD -Division of Cre

Meegan Denenberg
Organization: Little Giant Creative

Meegan Denenberg is the co-founder of Pipeline Philly and Meta Global LLC, parent company to Little Giant Creative, with over 20 years of strategic branding, creative communications and agency experience. She is the driving force and creative oversight behind all of LGC’s client work and Creative Cities Lab, an organization committed to racial and socioeconomic equity as cities invert and demogra

Emily Dowdall

Ms. Dowdall is Policy Director for Reinvestment Fund’s Policy Solutions group. She helps clients apply research results in making data-driven programming and investment decisions. Recent projects include the development of neighborhood investment strategies for Pittsburgh and Indianapolis, residential market studies in New Orleans and Denton, TX, and research on unsubsidized affordable housing in

Kimberly Driggins

Kimberly Driggins is the Executive Director of the Washington Housing Conservancy (WHC). Launched in 2018, WHC preserves affordable and workforce housing, prevents displacement, and promotes economic mobility, especially for low- and moderate-income African Americans and other people of color. WHC is committed to creating thriving, inclusive, mixed-income communities throughout the D.C. region.

Adam Ducker
Organization: RCLCO

Adam Ducker is Chief Executive Officer of RCLCO and oversees the firm’s Real Estate Economics and Management Consulting Practices. Adam joined RCLCO in the mid-1990s as an associate directly after graduate school and learned the trade with the firm. He is a recognized expert in strategic planning for real estate companies, investment analysis, market and financial analysis, and marketing of real

Sasha Forbes

Sasha Forbes is the Director of Community Collaboration and Policy in the Healthy People and Thriving Communities (HPTC) program and the Policy Lead in the Strong Prosperous and Resilient Communities (SPARCC) initiative. Sasha works with community partners to accelerate community-led development that centers racial equity, builds a culture of health, and prepares for a changing climate with a foc

David Garcia
Organization: Terner Center for Housing Innovation at UC Berkeley

David Garcia is the Policy Director for the Terner Center. He leads the Terner Center’s engagement in local, state and federal housing policy and supports the generation of research-driven policy ideas, proposals, and papers. Prior to joining Terner Center, David worked in real estate development in Stockton, California, and prior to that, worked as a research analyst with the Government Accounta

Richard Gollis
Organization: The Concord Group, LLC

Richard M. Gollis is a co-Founder and Principal of The Concord Group based in the Newport Beach office. The firm also has offices in San Francisco, New York and Atlanta. As a founding partner, Richard has crafted and cultivated the firm’s unique approach to advisory services, integrating deep market knowledge with creative analytics to provide best-in-class solutions to a diverse range of cli

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