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Dana Trujillo

President and CEO

Dana Trujillo is the President and CEO of Excelerate Housing Group. She is an affordable housing developer with almost 20 years of real estate experience. Prior to founding Excelerate, Ms. Trujillo was an executive in the nonprofit sector, producing nearly 1500 units of new and renovated housing, which includes mixed-use and mixed-income properties. She has extensive experience in family and senior housing and in particular housing that serves people previously experiencing homelessness. She has overseen $300 million portfolios and development pipelines up to $250 million. Early in her career, she ran a boutique marketing and research firm that specialized in commercial real estate. Ms. Trujillo is a member of the Board of Governors for the California Housing Consortium and previously served on the Board of Directors for the Southern California Association of Nonprofit Housing. She is also a member of the Urban Revitalization Council for the Urban Land Institute. She holds a B.S. from the University of Southern California in Public Policy, Management & Planning.

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