AWARDS & Associations


Innovation Works, Baltimore, Mentor, 2020

National Association of Social Workers, 2019

Baltimore Community Mediation Center, Board Member, Treasurer, 2019

Women’s Business Enterprise National Council, 2018

Leadership Baltimore, Greater Baltimore Committee, 2018

The Initiative for a Competitive Inner City, Inner City Capital Connections Program – 2016, Philadelphia

Girl Scouts of Central Maryland, Board of Directors – 2014 to 2015

Frederick Elementary School, Baltimore City – Vision Team 2013 to present

Women Presidents Organization – 2011 to present

Commercial Real Estate Professionals – Maryland Chapter – Board Member 2011 to 2016 (African-American Organization)

Housing Association of Nonprofit Developers (HAND)- Member -2007 to Present

Coalition for Nonprofit Housing & Economic Development 2006-Present

The National Caucus and Center on Black Aged, Inc. – Housing Management Corporation, Board Member, 2008-2009

African-American Real Estate Professionals – DC Chapter 1997-1998,

African-American Real Estate Professionals – Baltimore Chapter Founder

District of Columbia Building Industry Association 1996-1998

District of Columbia Redevelopment Land Agency RFP Review Board 1997

District of Columbia Public Schools Tutor and Mentor 1997



2022 Stevie Award for Change Maker of The Year – Race

2022 Social Innovation Summit Award for Economic Empowerment

2022 Baltimore Business Journal Leaders In Diversity Award

2019 Industry Award-Private Sector from the American Cultural Resources Association

2018 Washington Business Journal Minority Business Leader Award Honoree

2017 Top 100 MBE Award – DC, MD, VA, PA, DE Region

Real Estate QLICI of the Year, Novogradac Journal of Tax Credits Industry Awards, 2017

Real Estate Deal of The Year, Financing, Washington Business Journal, 2017

Real Estate Deal of The Year, Delivery of Low-Income Housing, Washington Business Journal, 2017

ULI Award, Excellence in Housing Development, John & Jill Ker Conway Residence, 2017

National Organization of Minority Architects, Developer of the Year – 2016

Built By Women, Two Site Award Winner, Year Two Installation, The Nannie Helen at 4800, John and Jill Ker Conway Residence – 2016

2014 SmartCeo Brava Award – Washington DC

Enterprising Women Magazine 2013 Enterprising Women Of The Year Award Winner

2013 Top 100 MBE Award – DC, MD, VA, PA, DE Region

2013 Women of Color Achievement Award – 100 Black Men

2013 AAREP of DC Affordable Housing Development Award for the Nannie Helen At 4800

2013 AIA DC Best Urban Design –The Nannie Helen at 4800

Montgomery County – Affordable Housing Conference – 3rd Place – The Nannie Helen at 4800

Enterprising Women Magazine 2012 Enterprising Women Of The Year Award Finalist

Wiley H. Bates Senior Housing, Commitment to Excellence, Aging in Place, Department of Housing and Community Development, Maryland

Wiley H. Bates Senior Housing, Historic Preservation Award, Historic Annapolis Foundation

Wiley H. Bates Senior Housing, 2007 HAND Award – Best Project in MD


Speaking Engagements

Diversity in the Affordable Housing Industry Forum, Federal Home Loan Bank, Atlanta

Development 101, Can I Live DC, Public Housing Resident Leadership

Development 101, Alexandria Housing Authority, Residents

Women in Commercial Real Estate – Commercial Real Estate Professionals

City of Baltimore – Vacants to Value – Community Engagement in Major Redevelopment Projects

City First Bank Community Development Finance Conference – Equitable Economic Development East of the River – Revitalization of the Great Commercial Corridors

Development 101, District of Columbia Housing Authority, Barry Farms Residents

Development 101, District of Columbia Housing Authority, Lincoln Heights Residents

The Development Cycle – Howard University Real Estate Week

Developer Criteria for Selecting an Architect, NOMA

Building Strategic Alliances – Economic Challenges of the Twenty-First Century – National Organization of Minority Architects

Entrepreneurial Strategies for an MBA in a Downward Economy – The Darden School

Expert Discussion on Real Estate Development & Projects in the DC/Baltimore Area – National Bar Association


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