Juanita Hardy is the ULI Senior Visiting Fellow for Creative Placemaking. Her work supports the Institute’s Building Healthy Places Initiative by deepening and broadening ULI’s focus on creative placemaking through content, the ULI District Council network, and the Healthy Corridors grant program.
Ms. Hardy founded Tiger Management Consulting Group, LLC, a global training and business consulting services firm, after retiring from IBM in 2005. She has over 41 years of business experience, including 31 years with IBM, and over 35 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 committed to making space for artists and art organizations and fostering cultural and economic vibrancy in communities through its creative placemaking services. While at CulturalDC, she worked closely with area developers to integrate arts and culture into development projects across the Washington, D.C., area. She has also served as an awards program juror for the ULI Washington District Council’s Real Estate Trends Conference for two years.
Ms. Hardy has served since 2006 as 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 co-founded Millennium Arts Salon, an art education initiative, in 2000.