Debbie Harmon is Secretary of Women for Women International’s Global Board of Directors. She currently serves on the Global Governance Committee, the Global Revenue & Advancement Committee, and the Executive Committee.
Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Artemis Real Estate Partners, LLC, a real estate investment firm that manages $1.8 billion of institutional capital across the core plus, value add and opportunistic risk spectrum in a variety of real estate strategies. With over 25 years of experience in the real estate industry, she is responsible for establishing, implementing and overseeing the company’s strategic direction.
Prior to co-founding Artemis, Ms. Harmon spent 17 years with the J.E. Robert Companies, Inc. ("JER"), a real estate investment firm where she was last President and Chief Investment Officer. Before joining JER, Ms. Harmon was a Managing Director at Bankers Trust Company in New York City where she worked in both the corporate finance and real estate groups handling a $2 billion portfolio of real estate developers and national corporations.
Ms. Harmon currently serves on the board of Pension Real Estate Association (PREA), as trustee of Urban Land Institute (ULI), the Board of Forest City Enterprises, Inc., the Advisory Board of Caravel Management, the Advisory Board of the BlackIvy Group, the Investment Committee of Sidwell Friends School, and the Executive Committee of the Zell/Lurie Real Estate Center at The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. She also serves as Director of Jasper Ridge Charitable Fund, and since 2009 as Commissioner for the White House Fellows program appointed by President Obama.
Ms. Harmon earned a B.A. from The Johns Hopkins University and an M.B.A. from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. She is married to Dr. Robert Seder and has a son and a daughter.