Aundra Wallace

"The local environment is one in which I can grow, not only professionally, but also personally. With so many opportunities for a healthy and active lifestyle - fishing, running, walking - everything I want to experience is right here in Northeast Florida."

Aundra Wallace is the president of JAXUSA Partnership, the regional economic development arm of JAX Chamber. He directs a staff of 14 in the areas of business development, international, workforce development, research and marketing.

Prior to joining JAXUSA, he served as CEO of the City of Jacksonville’s Downtown Investment Authority, where he has directed economic development efforts in the city’s downtown, facilitating more than $150 million in public investment dollars that created more than $800 million in private capital investments during his tenure.

A leader in managing community, housing and economic development initiatives throughout his career, Aundra has held similar leadership positions for agencies in Detroit, Miami and the state of North Carolina. Throughout his career, Aundra has managed more than $650 million in equity, grants, loans and tax-exempt bonding capacity, in addition to creating and/or retaining 9,500 direct jobs. He is a Certified Housing Development Finance Professional and a Certified Economic Development Finance Professional.

Expertise

Urban, Community and Housing Development

Alma Mater

Georgia Southern University and Clark Atlanta University

Favorite Landmark or Attraction

Downtown Jacksonville and Castillo de San Marcos

Favorite Movie

The Usual Suspects

Favorite Restaurant

Cowford Chophouse

Aundra Wallace

President

(904) 366-6654

More Staff