Our Social Impact Team

ACT is a national community development partner committed to serving low-income urban communities with improved infrastructure, new amenities, and targeted services. ACT focuses its work at the intersection of people and place, advising for-profit and nonprofit partners in real estate project development that responds to local needs and creates opportunities for residents to learn, engage and achieve. Since its founding in 2008, ACT has worked in over two dozen U.S. cities advising clients on projects that impact low-income communities and total in the hundreds of millions of dollars.

Our Staff

China Boak Terrell
China Boak TerrellChief Executive Officer
Cailin McGough
Cailin McGoughDirector of Development
Stephen Rice
Stephen RiceDirector of Community Development

Board of Directors

Richard Baron
Richard BaronHonorary Chairman of the BoardBoard President of Urban Strategies
Bill Struever
Bill StrueverBoard President
Partner, Cross Street Partners
Ben Cirka
Ben CirkaBoard Vice President
Principal, Community Hospitality Health Services CDE
Cobber Eccles
Cobber EcclesBoard Treasurer
Partner, Struever Bros. Eccles & Rouse
Janice Woodcock
Janice WoodcockBoard Secretary
President, Woodcock Design
Rachel Reilly Carroll
Rachel Reilly CarrollBoard of Directors
Investment Marketing Manager, Enterprise Community Partners
Ryan Chao
Ryan ChaoBoard of Directors
Vice President, Annie E. Casey Foundation
Lionel Lynch
Lionel LynchBoard of Directors
Director, Roadside Development

Our Advisory Board

Michael Allen
Michael AllenDirector and Architectural Historian
Preservation Research Office.
Amy Bonitz
Amy BonitzPrincipal
Bonitz Palmer LLC
Ana Castro
Ana CastroPrincipal
JRS Architects, Inc.
Rodney Foxworth
Rodney FoxworthInvested Impact
Jamie Gauthier
Jamie GauthierExecutive Director, Sustainable Business Network of Greater Philadelphia
Lee Huang
Lee HuangSenior Vice President
Econsult Solutions
James Johnson-Piett
James Johnson-PiettCEO
Urbane Development
Haile Johnston
Haile JohnstonCo-Founder
Common Market
Sarah Landon
Sarah LandonChair
Greater Homewood Community Corporation
K. Reni Lawal
K. Reni LawalBaltimore City Planning Department
John Leith-Tetrault
John Leith-TetraultPresident
National Trust Community Investment Corporation
Thaddeus Squire
Thaddeus SquireFounder
Culture Works Philadelphia