Global Influencer, Author
Anna McCoy, Principal, Chief Strategy and Global Officer of Urban America.
Anna McCoy is a principal and chief strategy and global officer of Urban America, a private real estate equity and development firm, founded in 1998. Her 25 year unique background brings a multitude of different operating experiences, she is both a creative thinker and influential collaborator.
Mrs. McCoy is a global influencer and is responsible for managing global real estate partnerships as well as sourcing strategic relationships with national and international governments, United Nations, NGOs, and numerous non-profit global women empowerment initiatives.
Mrs. McCoy is a certified executive coach and master trainer in the area entrepreneurship, leadership and personal development. For 17 years, she has facilitated UrbanAmerica’s empowerment initiatives, such as One Woman Movement, Woman Act Now, a member organization providing affordable life and career coaching to over 800 women, and The Jabez Event teaching over 30,000 inner city attendees financial literacy.
She and her husband, Richmond McCoy, CEO and founding partners of UrbanAmerica recently sold their hotel, the Doubletree by Hilton on International Drive in Orlando, Florida. To date, UrbanAmerica have raised over $800M to deploy equity in low and moderate communities and have consummated more than $2B and real estate transactions.
As a sought after thought provoking inspirational speaker, her passion for contributing to the excellence of others, has privileged her to incite audiences in the U.S., Canada, Switzerland, Nigeria, Brussels, Uganda, Zambia, and numerous cities in South Africa.
She is a published author of three books, Walk Powerful at Zero, Woman Act Now and Building Generational Wealth. Mrs. McCoy is the recipient of the Women of Excellence Award from Epitome Magazine, named “The Power Connector” by Effectual Magazine, published in Nigeria. She was awarded an Honorary Doctorate of Divinity from St. Thomas College and appointed Ambassador at Large by WOLMI , an NGO, furthering the goals of the United Nations to advance women empowerment globally.