An Enduring Vision

At Omni CRA, we believe in a sustainable future built on Omni’s unique history and culture. Together with the community, we are transforming underutilized spaces, creating affordable housing, stimulating economic growth and enhancing the local quality of life.

Board of Directors

The Omni CRA Board is comprised of the Miami City Commissioners.

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Ken Russell

Chair, Omni CRA
Commissioner, District 2

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305.250.5333

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Keon Hardemon

Vice-Chair, Omni CRA
Commissioner, District 5

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305.250.5390

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Wifredo "Willy" Gort

Board Member
Commissioner, District 1

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305.250.5430

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Joe Carollo

Board Member
Commissioner, District 3

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305.250.5380

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Manolo Reyes

Board Member
Commissioner, District 4

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305.250.5420

Omni CRA Team

Our team works full-time on the community’s behalf, helping to make the Omni district a better neighborhood for residents and businesses.

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Jason Walker, Executive Director

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Jason Walker is an experienced city manager and community partner who has helped redevelop neighborhoods including Omni CRA, Coconut Grove and Midtown. A former resident of the Omni neighborhood, he has an in-depth understanding of its past and potential.

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Anthony Balzebre, Assistant Director

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A Miami native, Anthony Balzebre has a background in public policy with a focus on health, research and development. He believes in policy approaches that address root causes while also helping businesses and communities.

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Hilda Tejera, Assistant to the Executive Director

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Hilda Tejera’s dedication and care to service goes beyond titles—she manages the executive office and projects as well as other tasks. Prior to Omni CRA, she worked with media and financial companies including NBC, CBS, Univision and American Express.

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Isiia Jones, Chief Legal Officer

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Previously with the City Attorney’s Office, Isiaa Jones brings a passion for development to her work as Omni’s in-house counsel. Her background is in construction, finance, immigration and contract review.

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Adam Old, Director of Planning & Policy

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A strong leader and community advocate, Adam Old previously served as an elected council person for the Village of El Portal. He serves on a number of volunteer boards and committees.

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Frances Llop-Noy, Project Development Specialist

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Frances Llop-Noy has been a resident of the Omni neighborhood for over 20 years. With a keen understanding of real estate, hospitality and customer service, she works with local entrepreneurs and business owners to facilitate solutions and help them achieve success.

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