David Roodberg

David Roodberg is the CEO and President of Horning Brothers and is responsible for overseeing all aspects of the business including operations, development and strategic planning. He serves on the boards of Greater Washington Community Foundation, Urban Land Institute Executive Committee in DC, Wesley Housing Development Corporation and University of Maryland Masters in Real Estate Advisory Board. Mr. Roodberg has also been appointed by the Mayor to serve on the Housing Production Trust Fund Board for Washington, DC setting strategies for the City’s investment in affordable housing. Mr. Roodberg has a bachelor’s degree from Duke University and an MBA from the University of Michigan.

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Members

WHC is governed by an independent board of civic leaders.

David Roodberg

CEO and President of Horning Brothers 

Joshua Bernstein

Chief Executive Officer of Bernstein Management Corporation

Charlene Drew Jarvis

Director at National Women's Business Center, Inc. 

Deborah Ratner Salzberg

Partner, RMS Investment Group 

Cary Hatch

CEO of MDB Communications

Carol Thompson Cole

President and CEO of Venture Philanthropy Partners (VPP)

Rob Stewart

Former Executive Vice Chairman of JBG SMITH

John Gardner

Former Vice President of Buvermo Investments, Inc.

Tamara Copeland

President of the Washington Region Association of Grantmakers

Kevin Clinton

Chief Operating Officer for the Federal City Council

Mark Katz

Chair of Arent Fox

Maria S. Gomez

Former President + CEO, Mary’s Center

Eshauna Smith

Director of Community Engagement, Ballmer Group

Our Team

Kimberly Driggins

Executive Director

Richard Newman

General Counsel

Jackie Keller

Executive Assistant

Divya Khandke

Program Associate

Fusing commercial real estate expertise with a social impact mission.

We disrupt inequities in the housing market with an innovative model that prevents displacement and promotes opportunity and wealth building. 

Preserving housing affordability and promoting economic mobility in the DC-region

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