Antoine Bryant, NOMA, Assoc. AIA, APA, serves as the Director of Planning and Development for the City of Detroit. He is a thought leader and community engagement expert with over 25 years of experience in the planning and design, development, and empowerment of underserved communities across the nation.
Bryant is well-versed in the demanding language of government regulations and standards, having received funding for HUD 202, 811, and 203K projects, utilized CDBG and HOME funds, and Low-Income Housing Tax Credits. In addition, he has leveraged his extensive community development experience to become an advocate for high-potential communities, leading public engagement efforts throughout the country and abroad.
Nationally, Bryant serves on the Board of Directors for the National Organization of Minority Architects (NOMA) as the Director of Strategic Partnerships, establishing relationships with affiliated organizations and firms that work with architects across the country aligned with NOMA’s vision. Additionally, he was appointed to the ACE Mentorship National Board and serves as a Health Equity Co-Chair for International WELL Building Institute.
Bryant earned his Bachelor of Science in Urban and Regional Studies from Cornell University and Master of Architecture from the University of Texas.