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Dallas R. Evans

MANAGING PRINCIPAL

Dallas R. Evans brings over 30 years of entrepreneurial, executive and financial management experience to Georgetown Development Partners (GDP). Mr. Evans has held senior level positions in both private and public sector organizations prior to the founding of GDP.

Mr. Evans served as Managing Director of Landmark Atlantic Holdings, Inc., where he oversaw the development and acquisition of various real estate assets for the company’s portfolio valued at $400 million. His portfolio of work also included providing consulting services to local governments and community based organizations on the redevelopment of their real estate holdings.

Mr. Evans held the office of President and Vice President of ISI Professional Services, where he managed 57 million square feet of corporate and government real estate portfolios. ISI, under Mr. Evans’ leadership, was selected as Owner’s Representative for the U.S. Department of Interior to evaluate various sites on the Mall to locate the National Museum of African American History & Culture and recommend to the Board of Regents of the Smithsonian Institution two (2) possible locations. One of which the Museum is currently located. Under Mr. Evans’ leadership, ISI, also served as Owner’s Representative and Project Manager for the National Institutes of Health, to identify laboratory/research space and manage its programing and occupancy.

While serving as Deputy Mayor of Operations for the District of Columbia Government, Mr. Evans’ primary responsibilities included management of the District’s 44 million square feet of real estate assets, $7 billion of citywide procurements, and the management of the District’s IT and Telecom infrastructure. Here Mr. Evans lead a team of government officials and private sector partners to successfully develop several government centers of approximately 1.5 million square feet and managed the relocation of 5,000 government employees to these new locations.

Mr. Evans holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Accounting from the University of Maryland, College Park and a Masters of Business Administration with a concentration in Real Estate Development from American University in Washington, DC. Mr. Evans also holds a Real Estate Brokers license in the District of Columbia.

Mr. Evans has served on several Corporate and Pubic Boards, including the Board of Regents, Morgan State University, Baltimore, MD., Boys and Girls Club, Washington, DC, Fellowship Square Foundation, Reston, VA, Foundos Realty, Annapolis, MD, and American Bank of DC and MD.

Felix Yeoman

VICE PRESIDENT

Mr. Yeoman brings over 35 years of financial expertise to Georgetown Development Partners.

Mr. Yeoman began his career with formal commercial credit training as a Credit Analyst at the First National Bank of Maryland, where he subsequently rose to Commercial Loan Officer, providing commercial real estate loans, term loans, and lines of credit middle market businesses.

Mr. Yeoman’s banking career spanned 14 years where he provided financing for real estate construction, acquisition, and development in and around the Baltimore -Washington DC corridor. This included funding for the newly built luxurious Baltimore Marriott Waterfront – Harbor East as well as for the expansion of several prestigious religious institutions in the Baltimore area.

Mr. Yeoman transitioned from banking to community development when he joined Peoples Involvement Corporation, a community development corporation committed to promoting and administering community services and programs that contributed to social development and economic growth. Mr. Yeoman’s focus was to bring economic and financial resources to a designated disenfranchised area. in Washington DC resulting in capital for business expansion and façade improvements.

Subsequent to his banking career Mr. Yeoman joined Interior Systems, Inc. (ISI) a DC based company as their Chief Financial Officer and VP of Administration. ISI specializes in real estate consultation, program and project management, logistics and facility support. Here Mr. Yeoman developed an infrastructure to track all financial activities and transactions and restructured the company’s overall administrative responsibilities. This resulted in a new accountability that assisted in guiding and tracking the company’s subsequent years of exponential growth. Revenues experienced an increase of 300% during Mr. Yeoman’s tenure.

Mr. Yeoman began his consulting career in 2008 where he provided project and program management, business financial planning, financial analysis, compliance auditing, and technical assistance to businesses and government entities. Using his expertise in credit and financial analysis he performed a credit and risk review for the entire United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Rural Development Guaranteed Rural Rental Housing Program (GRRHP) 538 Loan Program portfolio. The program was designed to increase the supply of affordable rental housing for low- and moderate-income individuals and families in eligible rural areas and towns. The program offers a ninety per cent guarantee on loans to for profit developers and ninety seven per cent to nonprofit entities. Given the potential for significant credit exposure Mr. Yeoman was engaged through T.Curtis and Company, PC to determine the portfolio’s risk profile so USDA could develop a mitigation strategy.

Mr. Yeoman also performed reviews to determine whether participating lenders were ' in compliance with the laws, regulations and policies governing the GRRHP.

During this period Mr. Yeoman joined Georgetown Development Partners and began working with a low income equity housing cooperative successfully performing as owner’s representative to improve the standard of living and quality of life for its residents. This project along with the changing demographics in Washington DC created a passion for preserving and creating affordable housing.

Mr. Yeoman holds a Master’s in Business Administration with a concentration in Finance from American University and a Bachelors in Science in Business Administration with a concentration in Public Administration from Georgetown University both located in Washington DC.

Mr. Yeoman’s past civic engagements include a gubernatorial appointment as Chairman of the Board of Directors of Prince Georges Hospital Center and a second gubernatorial appointment as Chairman of the Board of Prince George’s Community College the two largest public entities in the county in which he lives. Mr. Yeoman has also served as an Advisory Board member to the Butler Wyatt Boys and Girls Club in Washington DC.

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