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Joanna Frank

President & CEO
Center for Active Design (CfAD)

Joanna Frank is the founding President & CEO of the Center for Active Design (CfAD), where she advances design and development practices to foster healthy and engaged communities. The Center for Active Design is the operator for Fitwel, a unique building certification that positively impacts occupant health and productivity through an integrated approach to workplace design and operations. Fitwel’s development was led by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the General Services Administration (GSA). Prior to launching CfAD, Ms. Frank worked for the City of New York during the Bloomberg Administration, where her positions included Director of Active Design and Director of the NYC FRESH program. Before working for the City, Ms. Frank was a Partner at Bright City Development, LLC where she was responsible for the development of mixed-use residential buildings using sustainable design criteria. Ms. Frank is a member of the American Heart Association Workplace Health Steering Committee, as well as the Urban Land Institute’s Affordable/Workforce Housing Council.

Joanna Frank will be speaking at:

Parks, Public Space, and Nature: Emerging Strategies to Promote Health, Active Living, and Learning

November 17, 2017 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM ,

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