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To create our shared vision for the future, it will take a collaboration of business and community leaders, regulators and elected officials.

Working together, we will tackle housing barriers, address affordability, and be better poised to accommodate our rapidly growing Wake County population. 

Visionary Board Members 

Mary-Ann Baldwin, City of Raleigh
Greg Hatem, Empire Properties
John Kane, Kane Realty
Charles Meeker, Parker Poe
Julian Rawl, Preston Development
Sepideh Saidi, Sepi Engineering
Tim Smith, Preston Development
Smedes York, York Development

Alliance Board Members

Vicki Adamson, Wake County Board of Commissioners
Bill Ahern, Habitat for Humanity
Tom Anhut, Anhut Properties
Corey Branch, City of Raleigh 
Brett Bushnell, Raleigh Regional Association of REALTORS
Matt Calabria, Wake County Board of Commissioners
Brant Chesson, Homes by Dickerson
Marty Clayton, Duke Energy Progress
Adrienne Cole, Greater Raleigh Chamber of Commerce
Jim Derrickson, First Bank
Dennis Edwards, Convention Visitors Bureau
Bonner Gaylord, Kane Realty
Jacques Gilbert, Town of Apex
Gina Gray, Town of Wendell
Michael Haley, Wake County Economic Development
Yvette Holmes, Southeast Raleigh Promise
Larry Jarvis, City of Raleigh
Vanessa Jenkins, Preston Development Co.
Bill King, Downtown Raleigh Alliance
Lorena McDowell, Wake County
Cathy Moore, Wake County Public Schools
Nick Neptune, Dix Park Conservancy

Dr. Scott Ralls, Wake Tech Community College
Billie Redmond, Trademark Properties
Nathan Spencer, WakeUP Wake County
John Sperath, Blue Ribbon Residential
Nicole Stewart, City of Raleigh 


Committee Leadership 

Paul Kane, HBA Raleigh-Wake          Gaye Orr, Chair

                 Jill Weaver, HBA Raleigh-Wake          Cindy Stranad, Vice Chair

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