Bob Buchanan

 Bob Buchanan, founder of The 2030 Group

Robert Buchanan is a third generation builder/developer involved in office, retail, industrial, residential, and large mixed-use planned communities. He is a Principal of Buchanan Partners, a full service real estate development company, and is also the President of the 2030 Group, an association of Washington metropolitan area business leaders focused on regional long-term decision-making and solutions. Mr. Buchanan was recently appointed as Chair of the new Montgomery County Economic Development Corporation and was recognized in the Washington Business Journal’s “Power 100” list of the region’s most influential business leaders of 2015. In addition to these awards, Mr. Buchanan received the 2015 Arts Patron of the Year award, Montgomery County’s prestigious County Executive’s Award for Excellence in the Arts and Humanities and the 2015 Signatures of Loudoun Vision in Design Excellence Award.

His memberships and affiliations include:

• President, the 2030 Group
• Chair, Montgomery County Economic Development Corporation
• Chair, Montgomery County Executive Business Advisory Group
• ULIWashington Advisory Board
• Prince William Economic Advisory Group
• Board of Trustees, George Mason University Foundation
• Advisory Board, Ruppert Companies
• Board of Directors, Metropolitan Center for the Visual Arts (VisArts)
• Board of Directors, Washington Airports Task Force
• Board of Directors, Dulles South Alliance

Mr. Buchanan’s former memberships and affiliations include:

• Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies Leadership Council
• Chair, Loudoun County Economic Development Commission
• Board of Directors Atlantic Coast Airlines/Independence Air
• Board of Directors, USLICO Corp (now merged into ING)
• Governance Committee Metropolitan Washington Chapter of the Urban Land Institute (ULI)
• President, Metropolitan Center for the Visual Arts (VisArts)
• Advisory Board, George Washington University, Virginia Campus
• Board of Directors, George C. Marshall International Center at Dodona
• Charter Member, Advisory Board for the Route 28 Tax District
• Founding Member, Ballston Partnership
• Trustee, Greater Washington Initiative
• Board of Trustees, Landon School
• President, Eisenhower Partnership
• President, Loudoun Partnership
• Board of Directors, Northern Virginia Building Industry Association (NVBIA)
• Board of Directors, Northern Virginia Chapter of the National Association of Industrial and Office Parks (NAIOP)
• Chair, Prince William Economic Advisory Group

Mr. Buchanan holds a B.A. Degree from Yale University.