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Enterprise Community Partners has hired Traci Sanders as a director in its Chicago office

Enterprise Hires Urban Policy Veteran as Director 

Enterprise Community Partners has hired Traci Sanders as director in its Chicago office. A Chicago native who joins the organization from the Illinois Housing Development Authority (IHDA), Sanders brings nearly 15 years of experience in policy, urban design and strategic planning to Enterprise. 

Sanders most recently served as deputy director for strategic planning and reporting at the IHDA, where she supported urban policy and real estate development activities. Earlier in her career, Sanders was  director of civic impact at WXY architecture + urban design, and also worked at New York University’s Furman Center for Real Estate and Urban Policy supporting its research on housing policy. 

“Traci’s broad range of skills, coupled with her deep knowledge of the Chicago housing landscape and passion for creating positive change in her hometown, make her the perfect fit to lead our work in Chicago,” said Melinda Clemons, VP and Central Midwest market leader, Enterprise.  


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Paul Bubny serves as Senior Content Director for Connect Commercial Real Estate, a role to which he brings 13-plus years’ experience covering the commercial real estate industry and 30-plus years in business-to-business journalism. In this capacity, he oversees daily operations while also reporting on both local/regional markets and national trends, covering individual transactions across all property types, as well as delving into broader subject matter. He produces 15-20 daily news stories per day and works with the Connect team and clients to develop longer-form content, ranging from Q&As to thought-leadership pieces. Prior to joining Connect, Paul was Managing Editor for both Real Estate Forum and at American Lawyer Media, where he oversaw operations at both publications while also producing daily news and feature-length articles. His tenure in B2B publishing stretches back into the print era, and he has served as Editor in Chief on four national trade publications. Since 1999, Paul has volunteered as the newsletter editor of passenger rail advocacy groups (one national, one local).

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