Aruna Doddapaneni was promoted to Senior Vice President of Development in September 2018. She originally joined BRIDGE as a Project Manager in 2010 and earned successive promotions to Senior Project Manager, Director of Development for Southern California, and Vice President. She brought extensive experience to BRIDGE, where her accomplishments have included the completion of Pottery Court as well as Celadon at 9th & Broadway, BRIDGE’s first high-rise property. Notably, Celadon is a complicated development of vertically subdivided 4% and 9% tax credit buildings–the first of its kind in California.
Prior to joining BRIDGE, Ms. Doddapaneni was with Mercy Housing in Denver, where she worked on a variety of tax credit, HUD and service-enriched projects. In 2014, she was named to the Urban Land Institute’s “40 Under 40,” representing the best young land use professionals from around the globe. She has served on the board of the San Diego Housing Federation, a nonprofit advocacy organization and on the management committee for ULI San Diego-Tijuana’s chapter. She also created and co-chaired the ULI San Diego-Tijuana’s Next 10 initiative.
Ms. Doddapaneni received a BBA in Finance from University of New Mexico and an MBA in Finance Real Estate from University of Denver; she has an Executive Graduate Certificate in Real Estate Construction Management from the University of Denver.