Key Staff Focused on Housing, Real Estate and Innovation Join Team IA

Monday, August 14, 2017

The Invest Atlanta team is growing! Robert Lumpris is our new Vice President of Housing & Real Estate Services, and Noelle London will be taking overthe Manager of Innovation and Entrepreneurship position.

Robert Lumpris joins the Community Development team in a newly created role tasked with implementing our increasing portfolio of housing finance programs as well as managing our commercial real estate transaction activities.  Robert brings with him a significant record of achievement in real estate finance and capital markets.  Most recently with DeKalb County Community Development, Robert also has experience managing and implementing affordable housing grant and loan programs.  A 19-year resident of Atlanta, Robert originally hails from New York. He received his BS in Accounting form SUNY-Old Westbury and his MBA from the University of Michigan.

Noelle London is the newest member of the Economic Development team, and she brings a wealth of knowledge to this role. Prior to joining the Invest Atlanta team, Noelle London was with 1776, a global incubator and seed fund, in Washington, DC. There, she launched and managed 1776’s second incubator in Crystal City, Virginia. She later moved on to lead the DC Region team and launch industry-focused challenges to improve corporate innovation pipelines. Noelle completed her masters in Global Policy at the Lyndon Baines Johnson School of Public Affairs at the University of Texas at Austin. During graduate school, she worked as a researcher with IC2 Institute studying innovation policy and entrepreneurship globally, including projects focused on Ecuador, Indonesia, and South Korea. Noelle served as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Nicaragua training the Ministry of Education in a new entrepreneurial development curriculum as well as helping to build women’s artesian cooperatives. She holds a BS in Economics and Latin American Studies from the College of Charleston.