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Dawanna Williams

Term expires February 15, 2025.

Ms. Williams is the managing principal and founder of Dabar Development Partners, a real estate development and investment firm. Prior to founding Dabar in 2003, Ms. Williams worked as a commercial real estate lawyer, spending most of her career at Sidley Austin LLP.   She has over 20 years of experience in the real estate industry and as an active supporter of the arts.  Ms. Williams serves on the Board of Directors of Compass, Inc., ACRES Commercial Realty Corp. and The Apollo Theater.  She holds an A.B. from Smith College, an M.P.A. from Harvard University Kennedy School of Government and a J.D. from the University of Maryland School of Law.