Cheryl Cohen Effron has spent her career in neighborhood revitalization through the renovation of empty warehouses into vibrant multi-tenant manufacturing and production centers, including over 3.5 million square feet in Long Island City and West Chelsea. After founding the Conjunction Fund, Effron focused on pro bono projects and tri-sector solutions to urban issues. Effron has also served on more than two-dozen non-profit boards, including the Citizens Budget Commission, the New School, the Brookings Institution and chaired the board of the New York Industrial Retention Network. Effron earned a B.A. from Brown University.