Community Development Practitioner in Detroit for over 40 years. Founder/CEO of the Warren/Conner Development Coalition, now known as Eastside Community Network. Founding Board member of both CDAD and CEDAM. Presidential appointee as Board Chair of the Federal Home Loan Bank of Indianapolis, 1994-2001. Mayoral appointee and current Vice Chair of the Detroit Brownfield Redevelopment Authority. City Council appointee and current Board Member of the Detroit Building Authority.