Juanita Hardy is the ULI Senior Visiting Fellow for Creative Placemaking. Her work will support the Institute’s Building Healthy Places Initiative by deepening and broadening ULI’s focus on creative placemaking in its content and program areas, and through its District Council regional offices across the US. She has over 43 years of business experience, including 31 years with IBM where she retired in 2006, and over 30 years in the arts as a nonprofit leader, trustee, collector, and patron of the arts.
She is the former Executive Director of CulturalDC, a nonprofit that provides services for artists, art organizations, developers and property owners. While at CulturalDC, she worked closely with area developers to integrate arts and culture into development projects across the Washington, D.C. area.
Hardy is an executive coach with Right Management, a global human capital development firm, and has served on many nonprofit art boards dating to the 1980s. She founded Tiger Management Consulting Group, a training and consulting firm in 2006, and co-founded Millennium Arts Salon, a non-profit art education initiative in 2000.