Lisa Mallory serves as the District of Columbia Building Industry Association’s CEO. DCBIA is a trade association of 450 member organizations and thousands of professionals in all aspects of real estate development. Lisa also leads the DCBIA Community Services Corporation, a non-profit entity focused on education and community strengthening that rallies over 1,000 volunteers annually to rebuild community spaces and provide scholarships to underrepresented populations.
Previously, Lisa was the Director of the DC Department of Employment Services (DOES) a state/local workforce development agency where she had responsibility for overhauling one of the most troubled human services agencies netting millions of dollars in savings. At DOES she is credited with implementing innovative programs and policies which resulted in increased customer service, new business partnerships and putting 10,000 unemployed people to work. Her hallmark initiative – One City One Hire – was recognized by the Ash Institute of Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government. She was a member of the Mayor’s Green Cabinet.
Formerly, Lisa was Senior Vice President at ICF International, a major multinational consulting firm where clients included US Environmental Protection Agency and the Architect of the Capitol. She was Senior Vice President at the Fannie Mae Foundation and she served the Clinton White House as a member of the Federal Senior Executive Service (SES) as Chief of Staff to Vice President Al Gore’s National Performance Review; Special Assistant to the Deputy Secretary at the US Department of Health and Human Services; and Counselor at the US Social Security Administration.
Lisa is a member of Leadership Greater Washington and African American Real Estate Professionals and serves on the following boards: the DC Chamber of Commerce, the Washington DC Economic Partnership, the Federal Home Loan Bank of Atlanta’s Affordable Housing Council, Goodwill of Greater Washington, Goodwill Excel Center, Ingenuity Prep Charter School and Commissioner of the District of Columbia’s Green Building Advisory Council.