Betsy Keeler joined the District’s EDF division in March of 2005.
Keeler has been involved with examining the financing of many of the major economic development projects in the District, including the new baseball stadium and the DC USA retail center in Columbia Heights. She served as a liaison to the Anacostia Waterfront Corporation and has advised the Deputy Mayor’s office on projects along the waterfront including Southeast Federal Center (The Yards), Capper Carrollsburg, and the Southwest Waterfront (The Wharf). Keeler provides analysis and recommendations to the CFO and Deputy Mayor on a variety of tax increment financing and payment-in-lieu-of-taxes financing proposals.
Prior to joining the District, Keeler worked at HUD. There she worked in a variety of positions including FHA’s Multifamily Low-Income Housing Preservation division, the Office of GSE Oversight, and the Office of Policy Development and Research. She has a Master of Public Policy from Harvard’s John F. Kennedy School of Government and a BA from Tufts University.