About NoMa BID

The NoMa Business Improvement District (BID) was created by the Council of the District of Columbia and Mayor in March 2007. The BID is funded through a special assessment collected from property owners within a 35-block area.

Vision 2021

A five-pronged strategy to achieve the objective of a dazzling, connected NoMa by 2021.

1. Enliven vacant spaces
2. Improve connections
3. Support great parks
4. Broadcast NoMa’s benefits
5. Elevate BID core services

Strategic Plan

Services

Cleaning, safety, economic development, beautification, marketing, events, and more!

The NoMa BID provides a variety of services to enhance the neighborhood and support its emergence as a prime business location within the District and a desirable residential neighborhood.

NoMa Bid Services

Public Space Maintenance

Keeping NoMa City. Cleaner.

The NoMa BID supplements D.C. agencies and complements the efforts of private-property owners to maintain the public spaces between building façades and street curbs.

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Employment

NoMa Bid Ambassador

We’re expanding our team of NoMa BID Ambassadors.  Please see attached job description to apply.  No phone calls please.

Job description

Staff

Maura Brophy

Incoming President

Maura oversees all activities of the NoMa BID and is responsible for executing the organization’s strategic mission. Maura has spent her entire career in DC, working on issues related to housing, transportation, and the economy, and has a unique appreciation for the value of coalition-building, having worked in both community-focused and business-driven organizations. Maura is excited about all of the opportunities on the horizon for NoMa, and is mindful of the important role that the BID will play in shaping the future of the neighborhood.

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(202) 810-0088

Robin-Eve Jasper

NoMa Parks Foundation President

Robin-Eve gets things done in real time, usually at the intersection of public policy and private investment. With varied past lives as a corporate attorney, commercial developer, and affordable housing provider, Robin-Eve now lends her considerable experience to making NoMa a fantastic neighborhood. She has been active in NoMa for many years, from establishing the NoMa BID in 2007 to founding the NoMa Parks Foundation in 2013.

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(202) 810-0082

Daniel Hoagland

Chief Operating Officer

Daniel directs the overall administration, financial management, and day-to-day activities of the BID and the NoMa Parks Foundation. He brings a wealth of experience in nonprofit operations and governance, deep knowledge of transportation in the District and placemaking, and a keen editorial eye. Daniel spent a year living in Spain, has been published in both an academic journal and a fiction magazine, and holds a bartending certification from Harvard.

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(202) 810-0087

J. Otavio Thompson

Director of Administration

Otavio oversees human resource initiatives and all technology efforts at the BID, including the ongoing free outdoor WiFi project. He is a D.C. native with a lifelong interest in economic development, urban planning, architecture, and being a part of D.C.’s economic revival. Otavio formerly served in the U.S. Army for eight years and is currently pursuing an M.S. in aeronautics.

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(202) 810-0085

Gregory Haygood

Chief Financial Officer

Greg supervises the accounting and FP&A of the NoMa BID and the NoMa Parks Foundation. Previously, he served as finance director for Motley Fool Investment Management; a mutual fund administrator for SRI pioneer Calvert Asset Management Company; and a fund accountant for Small Enterprise Assistance Funds. Greg holds a B.S. in finance from American University and an M.S. in accounting and finance from the University of Maryland.

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(202) 810-0093

Sherri Cunningham

Director of Marketing & Communications

Sherri leads marketing and communications for the BID. In addition to a love of design, placemaking and urban spaces, she brings deep experience in developing integrated marketing communications campaigns for non-profit organizations, government agencies, trade associations and businesses. Sherri has run her own communications consulting firm for the past decade, and lives in Northwest DC.

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(202) 810- 0088

Dave Webb

Director of Public Space Operations

Dave leads a team of hospitality and cleaning ambassadors to ensure that NoMa is enjoyable for everyone. His diverse management background includes a stint with a historic D.C. cemetery. Dave first arrived in the District in 2001, when he attended Howard University. He now makes his home in Bethesda, Md., where he lives with his fiancée and Otis, his beloved pug.

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(202) 810-0083

Jesse London

Planning & Economic Development Manager

Jesse’s work has been at the nexus of urban planning and economics. He has experience working on both private and public sector projects, focusing on topics such as parking policy, brownfield revitalization, long-range planning, and economic development strategies. Jesse now lives in D.C.’s Navy Yard neighborhood and is always looking forward to the next soccer or baseball game.

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(202) 810-0094

Terri Brooks

Senior Manager, Public Space Operations

Terri joined the BID after several years as manager of the contractor providing cleaning services for the BID. She now manages the NoMa Ambassadors in-house team of cleaning, events, and hospitality staff, providing service operations seven days a week. Terri’s diverse experience in operations, logistics, and management fits well with Ambassador team’s varied responsibilities. She enjoys traveling, property remodeling, and spending time with family and friends.

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(202) 510-2725

Board of Directors

Executive Committee

Chair:
Brigg Bunker

Foulger-Pratt

Vice-Chair:
Berkeley Shervin

The Wilkes Company

Secretary:
Thomas Archer

Skanska

Treasurer:
Deborah A. Cowan

NPR

David Tuchmann

Akridge

Board Members

Caiti Anderson

REI

Thomas Archer

Skanska

Brigg Bunker

Foulger-Pratt

Deborah A. Cowan

NPR

Josh Dix

Trammell Crow Company

Tony Greenberg

JBG Smith

Matthew August

General Services Administration

Christopher Lynch

Wunder Garten

Christopher Norton

The Washington Center

Mike Ponticelli

Bisnow

Matthew Robinson

MRP Realty

Berkeley Shervin

The Wilkes Company

Michael Skena

Toll Brothers

Pamela Tapscott

Mathematica

David Tuchmann

Akridge

Administrative Documents

The NoMa Business Improvement District (BID) was created by the Council of the District of Columbia and approved by the Mayor in March 2007. The BID is funded by an assessment that applies to commercial property (including land and parking lots), residences of 10 or more units, and hotels.