Pres Kabacoff

Mr. Pres Kabacoff co-founded HRI Properties, Inc., in 1982 and serves as its Co-Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Kabacoff serves as the Director of Economic Development, Dillard University, New Orleans, Louisiana. He is the Founder of New Orleans Council for Young Children. He served as an Assistant to the Managing Partner of International Rivercenter (IRC) from 1970 to 1977. Mr. Kabacoff serves as Trustee of Dillard University. He serves as a Director of Public Affairs Research Council of Louisiana, Inc. He is a Advisory Board Member of the Brookings Institution's Urban and Metropolitan Policy, one of the nation's first public policy research organizations. He is a Member of Urban Land Institute (ULI), ULI Council Member, Public-Private Partnership Council. He was District Chairman of the Louisiana Chapter of the Urban Land Institute. Mr. Kabacoff is a Board Member of Preservation Action; Member of Metropolitan Neighbors; Member of National Advisory Council of the Trust for Public Land (TPL). He is a Co-Chair, Top 10 by 2010, a citizen-based nonprofit initiative to chart a new direction for the Southeast Louisiana Region, Member, Housing Task Force of the Committee for a Better New Orleans, Board Member of Public Affairs Research Council of Louisiana, Board Member of MetroVision Executive Committee, Board Member of Dillard University. He was a Member of the Orleans Parish School Board.

He is one of 250 Trustees of the Committee for Economic Development (CED). He is New Orleans Public Schools Early Childhood Task Force. He is a Chair, Coalition for Educational Excellence, better known as COED-2000, Participant on the Governor's Panel on Education and chaired the committee "At-Risk Children." Participant on the educational component under the Governor of the committee "Redirecting State Dollars.", Co-Chair, Mayor's Special Task Force on Children, Youth and Families. He is a Recipient of the 1989 First Citizen of the Learning Society, a business/education award presented by the University of New Orleans Council for Lifelong Learning, Mr. Kabacoff was one of the ten honorees in 1997 of the Family Service of Greater New Orleans. Family Service is a community-centered, nonprofit organization that strengthens the emotional health of individuals and families by providing counseling and community education in an effective and compassionate manner. He practiced real estate law and general litigation from 1970 to 1976. He obtained Juris Doctorate, in 1970 from Louisiana State University Law School and Bachelor of Science in 1967 from University of Denver.