Eduardo brings to Pershing Square Renew a combination of non-profit and volunteer management experience as well as a broad track record in property development. His work experience includes engagements with several of the country’s premier real estate organizations, including MacFarlane Partners, Forest City Enterprises and RCLCO where he focused on property acquisitions and development, specializing in negotiating entitlements, researching and analyzing market information, and serving as a community relations liaison.
Eduardo also managed fundraising and public relations activities for the University of Southern California’s Lusk Center for Real Estate. This experience, along with his wide-ranging volunteer work, has helped him develop the skills and perspective to lead volunteers, fundraise and manage a non-profit organization.
Eduardo earned an MBA from the USC Marshall School of Business and a BA in public policy from Occidental College. He also participated in the USC Ross Minority Program in Real Estate, Leadership Southern California program, and Project for Public Spaces’ “Making it Happen” training in New York.
Manager, Development and Public Affairs
Eve is primarily focused on public relations, social media management, and community development and engagement for Pershing Square Renew. Although she is relatively new to the world of Downtown Los Angeles, Eve’s prior experience with civic engagement projects, research on pathways of community growth, and extensive travel in the developing world has positioned her well to advance DTLA's revitalization through the renewal of Pershing Square. Eve holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Diplomacy and World Affairs from Occidental College. Her academic pursuits, which emphasized the importance of both grassroots action and a global mindset, allow her to focus on placemaking locally in DTLA while maintaining a global perspective. Eve was a campaign organizer for the American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations in New York City, which augmented her interest in urbanism and equitable community development. Eve is originally from the East Coast, and has lived in Los Angeles since 2011.
Development and External Relations Coordinator
Chance is Pershing Square Renew's newest team member, and brings a deep devotion to urban revitalization and the preservation of green space. He recently completed the CORO Public Affairs Fellowship, which gave him the tools to understand Los Angeles' unique institutions and systems. In his new position, he manages a variety of responsibilities including community outreach, government relations, fundraising, and strategic planning.
He is a graduate of Pitzer College in Claremont, where he earned a B.A. in Political Studies with a minor in Spanish. Chance has a lifelong passion for public policy and local government, previously working for a variety of political, governmental, and nonprofit offices throughout California. As an openly gay person, Chance has been a committed advocate for equality issues, including volunteering for a transgender rights group in Ecuador and working for San Diego’s regional LGBTQ+ Chamber of Commerce.