Powered by Women Of Color Develop, the Disrupt Development Summit focuses on real estate development and community building for minorities, both men and women.
For the entire day, participants will learn on real estate development topics, info on educational opportunities, and network with professionals involved in every step of the real estate development process.
With an incredible lineup of speakers led by H. Jerome Russel, the DD Summit-ATL will be an epic event you don't want to miss.
Come and let's build together.
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Saturday October 1st
H. Jerome Russell is President of H. J. Russell & Company and Russell New Urban Development, LLC where his focus is on the firm’s strategic direction and new business development. Over his career, he has experience with beverage distribution, consumer marketing, banking, construction and real estate for over 25 years which has led him to his current role as the lead Owner over the $250M real estate portfolio and Chairman of the newly formed Herman J. Russell Innovation Center for Entrepreneurship.
In 1990, along with his responsibilities as President of City Beverage Company, he began to integrate himself into real estate development by serving as a Project Manager for Gibraltar Land, Inc., a H.J. Russell-owned development firm, where he oversaw multi-million dollar urban residential and retail developments. In 1995, he was named President and COO of H.J. Russell focusing on the firm’s strategic direction and new business development. During this tenure, the company’s earnings increased 20% every year He started Russell New Urban Development, LLC in 2003 to provide high quality in-town developments that stimulate economic growth and excite people about urban living. Recently, Jerome is focusing his energies into the opening of the Russell Innovation Center for Entrepreneurship (RICE). RICE is an economic mobility engine geared towards Black entrepreneurship.
For more information, visit hjrussell.com
Part of the elite top 2% producing real estate professionals recognized by the National Association of Realtors, Quiana is a highly sought-after real estate magnate in the metro Atlanta area. She owns both Watson Realty Co. – a full-service, top-of-the-line real estate brokerage, WRC Development - a development firm founded by her and her Husband focused on building quality homes in the metro Atlanta, Georgia region, and Agents Tool For Success – a coaching business for real estate agents looking to live the good life all while scaling their income to seven figures and beyond.
The Integral Group
Rule Enterprises LLC
Prime One Lending Group
Founder and CEO
Techie Homes Inc.
Real Estate Developer & Broker
Journey To DevelopHer, Inc
Realtor & Chief Communications Officer
The Freedom Georgia Initiative
President & CEO
Atlanta Habitat for Humanity
VP of Construction Lending
Housing and Community Development
City of Augusta
Broker and Real Estate Developer
Danielle Rudolph Properties
Economic Development Project Coordinator