At the Center for Active Design (CfAD) Joanna Frank advances design and development practices to foster healthy and engaged communities. CfAD is the operator for Fitwel, a unique building certification that positively impacts occupant health and productivity through design and operations. Prior to launching CfAD, Ms. Frank worked for the City of New York during the Bloomberg Administration, where her positions included Director of Active Design and Director of the NYC FRESH program. Before working for the City, Ms. Frank was a Partner at Bright City Development, LLC where she was responsible for the development of mixed-use residential buildings using sustainable design criteria. Ms. Frank is a member of the American Heart Association Workplace Health Steering Committee, as well as the Urban Land Institute's Affordable & Workforce Housing Council.