Staff:

  • Yvette Ittu
    Yvette Ittu President

    Yvette leads the organization’s effort in managing private sector investment in catalytic real estate development projects in Cleveland. Since 2000 she has managed the investment of over $200 million which has leveraged over $2 billion in additional public and private sector investment.  Read more

  • Steve Luca
    Steve Luca Managing Vice President

    Steve focuses his efforts on establishing and maintaining strategic relationships, generating new business, and overseeing investment.  Read more

  • Dean Parker
    Dean Parker Vice President, Finance and Investor Relations

    Dean provides overall financial and administrative oversight to CDA, including its accounting functions, computer systems and financial reporting to its Board of Directors, its investors and the Community Development Financial Institution Fund.  Read more

  • Cindy Binnig
    Cindy Binnig Assistant Vice President/ Controller

    Cindy facilitates the transition and knowledge management of newly closed investments through post-closing and ongoing portfolio and compliance management; which includes accounting and financial reporting functions as well as investment and portfolio management.  Read more

  • Jessica Coffey
    Jessica Coffey Assistant Vice President, Project Development

    Jessica’s focus is to identify and review real estate and business development projects for investment consideration.  Read more

  • Doniella Ligon
    Doniella Ligon Executive Assistant

    Doniella conducts a variety of administrative functions and is responsible for planning, coordinating, and directing a broad range of services that allow Cleveland Development Advisors to operate efficiently.  Read more