Kofi Bonner
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Kofi Bonner

Chief Executive Officer, Bedrock LLC

Kofi Bonner is the chief executive officer of Bedrock, leading efforts to build thriving urban centers through transformational development, community partnerships, and a commitment to support local small businesses.

Before joining Bedrock, Bonner embarked on real estate ventures in the San Francisco area and Ghana and invested in fintech companies BC Pay and Techgulf, which sources technology operations and services to West Africa.

Bonner also served as the Cleveland Browns’ executive vice president and chief administrative—the first African American to hold such a title within the National Football League.

Kofi began his career in the public sector in California, serving in several roles, including the affordable housing developer for Oakland Community Housing Inc., the redevelopment director for the City of Emeryville, and chief economic advisor to Willie Brown, former Mayor of San Francisco.

Bonner earned his Master of City Planning and Master of Architecture from the University of California Berkley.