Tanner Dudley


Tanner leads development finance strategies and economic policy to promote community revitalization, economic growth and implementation of large-scale projects.


Tanner leads complex projects at the intersection of the public and private sectors. He specializes in the implementation of large-scale infrastructure, affordable housing, and real estate projects, crafting creative financing strategies, and advising institutional clients.

Prior to HR&A, Tanner advised local governments on economic development policy as a project manager with the Development Finance Initiative in North Carolina. Previously, Tanner spent over five years in institutional and non-profit finance, where he managed a team of research and financial analysts at Cambridge Associates in Washington, DC. During graduate school, Tanner worked as an HR&A Graduate Fellow with HR&A Advisors.

Tanner holds a master’s degree in city and regional planning from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where he focused in real estate and economic development. He received his undergraduate degree in finance and real estate, from American University.