2023 Speaker


Laurie Benner

AVP of Housing & Community Development
National Fair Housing Alliance


As Associate Vice President of Housing and Community Development for the National Fair Housing Alliance (NFHA), Laurie Benner is responsible for developing and managing national programs and partnerships designed to provide equitable access to fair and affordable housing opportunities. Laurie has decades of experience working in the housing and nonprofit space including recent work with the Maryland REALTORS® association and managing housing redevelopment in Baltimore City. She holds an MBA and lives in Maryland where she is active on many nonprofit boards.