Stefanie J. Reiser is the Founder and Principal of Align Development, LLC, a boutique real estate development firm in Washington, DC. Stefanie is driven by a passion to create vibrant communities and help shape the world for the better. Her design- forward residences add value and strengthen the fabric of the neighborhoods and communities in which they are located. She previously worked in public policy with positions in the Congress, White House and state government, where her portfolio included issues spanning economic, trade, defense, business and finance policies. Stefanie holds a BA in Political Science from Central College, in Pella, Iowa. She is the mother of two, a grown son and a daughter who is a freshman at Indiana University. Stefanie lives in Reston, Virginia with her husband and an aging Jack Russell Terrier.