Michelle DiFebo Freeman is the owner and CEO of the Carl M. Freeman Companies, a real estate company which specializes in land acquisition, planning, development, redevelopment, and management. Ms. Freeman is president and chairman of the Carl M. Freeman Foundation and is the founding chairman of the Joshua M. Freeman Foundation, which honors her late husband. A founding member of Venture Philanthropy Partners, Ms. Freeman serves on the board of CharityWorks and the Landon School in Bethesda, Md. She has also chaired AfterDark@THEARC in Southeast D.C. for several years and annually participates in Covenant’s House Executive Sleep-Out. Ms. Freeman is active in YPO, the Urban Land Institute and the ICSC organization. In 2013 Elle Magazine named Ms. Freeman as one of the 10 Most Influential Women in Washington, D.C.