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Ron Hantz

Founder and Board President
Network for Developing Conscious Communities


Ron Hantz is Founder and Board President of Network for Developing Conscious Communities, Principal at R.T. Hantz & Associates LLC, and Adjunct Professor at the University Maryland Baltimore County.

Ron has more than thirty years of experience in non-profit community development and private mortgage lending. He has held positions in Maryland, Virginia and District of Columbia; responsible for managing the acquisition, financing and construction of single family, multifamily and cooperative housing units. Ron worked as loan originator, financing FHA, VA and debt equity mortgages.

Since 2014, he has been responsible for founding Network for Developing Conscious Communities and R.T. Hantz LLC. He has focused his consulting practice and volunteer efforts on promoting principle based “conscious community development.” Ron believes that mindful and intentional principles when applied can lead the spiritual, cultural and economic resurgence of dis-invested Black communities.