Dan Shah joined the West Colfax BID as Director of Economic Development in September, 2007. He comes to the BID with many years of practice in community development as a lawyer, technical assistance provider and affordable housing developer. In 2006, he relocated to Denver where he established a consulting practice that focused on responsible redevelopment. Prior to moving from Philadelphia, he ran a community development corporation in Camden, New Jersey. Under his direction, Cramer Hill CDC developed housing and fostered community engagement centered on shaping large-scale redevelopment and relocation to incorporate neighborhood priorities. Earlier as a lawyer, Mr. Shah represented community development corporations in affordable housing transactions and the City of Philadelphia in real estate transactions and economic development financial incentives.