Our Team

Jo Anne Gottfried

President & COO

As President for Urban Innovations, Jo Anne directs the strategic planning of the company. She monitors operations and financial performance of all organizational functions and develops effective growth strategies for UI.  Jo Anne has been part of the Urban Innovations team since 1987. Prior to her promotion to President, she was responsible for leading the strategic marketing efforts of Urban and the IT and HR support functions of the company.

Jo Anne received a bachelor degree from the University of Colorado and is a licensed Managing Broker in Illinois. She is also an active board member of Theatre D.

University of Colorado, Bachelor of Science
Illinois Real Estate Managing Broker

Theatre D

Everyone at UI is a team player--working together to provide opportunities for our tenants, creating value for our real estate partners and enjoying the process.