Joanna co-founded the real estate development company Hess Callahan Partners with Mike Hess in 2016. Before Hess Callahan Partners, Joanna and Mike were an integral part of First Western Development Services where Joanna was in-house Legal Counsel. Beyond her duties as in-house Legal counsel, she also worked on most aspects of development with a focus on lease review, project financing, and the closing of sales and acquisitions. Joanna’s recent projects include two Fremont Office buildings for Tableau, and a mixed-use restoration in Portland for Seattle-based retailer evo (Winner of the 2016 DeMuro Award presented by Restore Oregon for one of Oregon’s best restoration projects). Joanna holds a B.A. from Yale University, a Master of Science in Public Policy from the London School of Economics, and a law degree from the University of Washington School of Law.