Careina Williams (At-Large Member Class of 2027) is a member of Peoples Congregational UCC in Washington, DC. Ms. Williams currently serves as a Principal of Sundance Bay, and has over 18 years of real estate investment and finance experience. She has acquired and/or asset managed over $1.8 billion in real estate assets throughout the United States. Previously, Ms. Williams served as COO of a short opportunistic equity hedge fund that focused on generating alpha through single-name shorts in the consumer discretionary and consumer staples sectors. Previously, Ms. Williams was a Principal of Acquisitions and Asset Management at Artemis Real Estate Partners responsible for developing and implementing acquisition and asset management activities, primarily for the separate account for New York State Common Retirement Fund. Prior to Artemis, Ms. Williams served as Principal, Investments for Capri Capital Partners, LLC (“Capri”), where she was responsible for origination, investment structuring, and asset management of equity and structured finance investments for over $1 billion in assets, across the firm’s various separate accounts and commingled funds. Ms. Williams began her career at Goldman Sachs within the Investment Banking Division’s Retail and Corporate Finance Practice Groups.
Ms. Williams graduated with honors from Harvard University (AB Economics) and has an MBA from Harvard Business School. She is a member of the Urban Land Institute – Silver Retail Counsel. She serves as a Trustee and Chair of the Investments/Finance Committee for Peoples Congregational UCC and is a Member of Leadership Now Project.