Norman Jemal began his career in real estate in the early 1990’s. He serves as a Managing Principal of Douglas Development Corporation. Douglas Development is an active developer and owner of office buildings , high street retail , apartments communities and hospitality. As a principal with the company, Norman is involved in all aspects of the business including acquisitions and dispositions, development, finance and corporate strategic planning. He currently serves on the Board of Directors for the Washington, DC Economic Partnership, an organization that promotes business opportunities throughout the District and contributes to business retention and attraction activities, and on the Board of Trustees for Ford’s Theatre. He has also served on the Board of Directors for The Little Blue House, a family development center that serves as an oasis for low-income, poor and struggling families. Since 2015 Norman serves on the board of United Bank.