Blane Stoddart, LEED Green Associate is President and CEO of BFW Group, LLC. He formerly served as Vice President of Business Development for Innova Services Company. Innova provided construction project management and green building services to a $2.5 billion-dollar family of companies in the Mid-Atlantic region.
Prior to Innova, Blane served as CEO of a major economic development agency in Philadelphia. Under his leadership, the organization created over 114 new jobs, built over 300 units of affordable housing, tenanted several new businesses, and invested close to $100M in West Philadelphia. Blane has worked on projects ranging from the Comcast Technology Center ($1.5 billion) to the Warrington Garden Project ($90,000). He serves on several Boards including the LF Driscoll’s Diversity & Inclusion Council (DDIC), the Anti-Defamation League, Global Philadelphia, Young Caribbean Professional Network, and the Governor’s Commission on African American Affairs.
Blane is an Economic Advisor to Econsult, a leading research and economic development consultancy, and a regional advocate for small, Black and minority business inclusion.