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Ed Fisher ()

Ed Fisher

Ed Fisher is an experienced community/government affairs and real estate professional currently serving as the Assistant Vice President for Community & Government Affairs at American University where he oversees the campus plan and the university’s legislative and neighbor relations.

Prior to this role he was appointed by Washington, D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser as the Executive Director of the St. Elizabeths East Development. He managed all aspects of the largest land mass real estate project in Washington, D.C., with investments projected to exceed $2 billion dollars. The first phase of the project included a practice facility for the Washington Wizards & Mystics, a 4,200 seat entertainment and sports arena, and a mix of affordable and market rate housing, commercial office and retail space.

Fisher has drafted legislation, advised on policies, directed legislative strategies and managed the day to day operations of a Council office in his various leadership positions with the D.C. Council including Chief of Staff, Committee Director, and Legislative Counsel.

Fisher believes in civic engagement and has served as an Advisory Board Member for Girls on the Run-DC, is a co-founder of the Man Up! Leadership Bootcamp, a member of the Urban Land Institute, and received the 2012 Community Leadership Award from Uptown Magazine.

He earned his Bachelor’s degree in Business Management from Hampton University and a Law degree from the Catholic University of America Law School.

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