Posted June 9, 2016 by Editorial Staff in Photo

[PHOTOS/VIDEO] Oakland Real Estate Forum Draws Sold Out Crowd for Elected Official and Developer Perspectives

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Event: The Forum: “Oakland…The New Frontier”
Wednesday, May 25, 2016
Location: Impact Hub Oakland
Photos: Rodger P. Allen Photography

Oakland…The New Frontier, hosted by Regina Davis (Regina Davis Consulting; Fmr CEO, San Francisco Housing Development) and Gregory Hunter (Director, Cushman Wakefield; Fmr Deputy Director, Community & Economic Development Agency, Oakland), was held on Wednesday, May 25 at Impact Hub Oakland.

The event, organized by theREGISTRY Bay Area, was part of The Forum, a monthly series of engaging conversations surrounding topics and issues impacting Bay Area lifestyle. Inspiring and provocative influencers and experts are invited to participate in open and frank discussions. Guests range from artists, entrepreneurs, and futurists to business leaders, tech pioneers and elected officials.

Davis moderated a discussion among elected officials and city staff: Lynette McElhaney (President, Oakland City Council), Nate Miley (Supervisor, Alameda County), Tomiquia Moss (Chief of Staff, Office of Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf) and Hon. Sandre’ Swanson (Fmr State Assembly Member; Fmr Deputy Mayor, City of Oakland). Hunter followed with a conversation panel consisting of Charmaine Curtis (Principal, Curtis Development), Alan Dones (Managing Partner, SUDA LLC) and Michael Johnson (President, UrbanCore Development).

The Forum scored extremely well among the sold out crowd, with a Overall Rating of 4.3 (very good) out of 5 (excellent). thanks all of its sponsors and promotional supporters for the success of the Forum and their ongoing support:

Major Sponsors Platinum: SUDA LLC & Dignity Housing West • Gold: Union Bank • Silver: Pican Restaurant

Promotional Supporters 100 Black Men of the Bay Area • African American Employee Network • Associated Real Property Brokers • #BPN Bay Area • CDA Consulting Group • Comcast • Hands Helping Hands • LA Jones & Associates • National Association of Minority Contractors (Northern California) • National Coalition of 100 Black Women (Oakland Bay Area Chapter) • Oakland African American Chamber of Commerce • Onyx Community Connection • San Francisco Board of Realtist

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