Dr. Anna McCoy
CEO, The EBW Foundation
Anna McCoy is a Senior Business St rategist and CEO of The EBW Foundation. Anna is a principal and chief st rategy and global officer of Urban America, a private real estate equity and development firm,
founded in 1998. Her 25-year unique background brings a multitude of diffierent operating experiences, she is both a creative thinker and influential collaborator. She facilitates Urban America’s New Tax Market Credit program and its women empowerment initiatives.
The New Markets Tax Credit (NMTC) was designed to increase the flow of capital to businesses and lowincome communities by providing a modest tax incentive to private investors. UA is a certified CDE and has received $267M in NMTC allocations since 2006 and has deployed over $800M in low and moderate communities over the past 18 years through its real estate investments and master plan developments.
She is a published author of three books, Walk Powerful at Zero, Woman Act Now and Building Generational Wealth. In 2016, from the President Barak Obama, she received the Presidential Lifetime Achievement Award for Volunteer Service. Mrs. McCoy is the recipient of the Women of Excellence Award from Epitome Magazine, named “The Power Connector” by Effiectual Magazine, published in Nigeria. She was awarded an Honorary Doctor of Divinity from St. Thomas College.
She appointed Ambassador at Large by WOLMI.