Leading Voices with ULI

Leading Voices with ULI

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Leading Voices with ULI hosted by Urban Land Institute
Andres Duany
Apr 19 • 40 min
Following the advice of his grandfather, Andrés Duany knows he can either be popular or indispensable, and he’s chosen the latter. Made famous by his traditional neighborhood design of Seaside, Florida, Duany has led the charge in creating new urbanist…
Scott Cowen
Apr 5 • 41 min
How does one prepare for an unexpected crisis? Scott Cowen managed to lead Tulane University through Hurricane Katrina, strengthening the student body and city of New Orleans in the process by strategically integrating the two.
MaryAnne Gilmartin
Mar 22 • 48 min
MaryAnne Gilmartin defies many conventions in the real estate world. She wears high heels to construction sites of major New York City projects and has achieved the top leadership position in a family business where she has no relation.
Toby Bozzuto
Mar 8 • 46 min
Growing up, Toby Bozzuto did not want to work in the family business—yet now he is the CEO. Toby began his career in the music industry but was drawn into the real estate world because of the foundational values his father set for the Bozzuto Group.
Alex Gilliam
Feb 21 • 37 min
Teens using power tools? That’s the foundation for Alex Gilliam’s two nonprofits. He brings together youth to physically build amenities in their struggling neighborhoods. These students learn how to engage civically while changing the urban landscape.
Kimber Lanning
Feb 7 • 38 min
Kimber Lanning has operated an independent record store in downtown Phoenix for 30 years. Her experience as a small business owner led her to start Local First Arizona, advocating for self-reliant, unique downtowns that can support the little guy.
Steve Leeper
Jan 31 • 48 min
Cincinnati’s Over-the-Rhine neighborhood was one of the most blighted in the country, impeding on the city’s economic development. Leveraging creative financing as well as civic and corporate partnerships, Steve Leeper has led 3CDC in the transformation…
Egbert Perry
Jan 24 • 41 min
Egbert Perry of the Integral Group developed the national model for mixed-income housing. He has since been changing the notion of which industry sectors people of color are accepted, and successfully forging into market-rate commercial projects.
Alicia Glen
Jan 24 • 38 min
A lifelong New Yorker, Alicia Glen serves as the city’s deputy mayor for housing and economic development. Why did she leave the private sector for public service, and what are the challenges for New York given one of its own is entering the White House?
Steve Wilson
Jan 17
Steve Wilson founded 21c Museum Hotels, a boutique brand in midsized cities that brings contemporary art to the masses. His desire to curb suburban sprawl prompted his purchase of a downtown Louisville building for the first of his many hotels.
Honorable Marilyn Strickland
Jan 17 • 49 min
As an African American and Asian American woman in office, Mayor Marilyn Strickland of Tacoma challenges notions of what makes a strong leader. She talks about the journey that has led her to earning the top post of this international port city.
Introducing Leading Voices
Jan 10 • 3 min
Leading Voices explores the personal stories of leaders in real estate, land use, and policy. Podcast host Matt Slepin takes a candid look at leaders’ career journeys, including obstacles they have overcome, and reflections on their pathways to success.