Yahya E. B. Henry currently serves as Founder and Principal at Aribra Development, a development advisory firm that leverages multiple disciplines to improve, impact and shape cities of tomorrow. Yahya is an entrepreneur, traveler and avid blogger, and has built his career around his passions for technology, people, the planet and the built environment. Throughout his career, he has consulted on multiple projects in cities along the eastern seaboard that represent every property sector.
He is active in his community and was previously Vice President for the Young Professionals of Augusta and active member of the Urban Land Institute (ULI) New York’s Young Leaders Group. His past associations also include Membership Committee Chair and a founding member for the Young Leaders Group and apart of the Executive Committee for ULI Hampton Roads (Norfolk, VA). He has also been involved with the Congress for the New Urbanism (CNU) Hampton Roads Regional Group, the Smart Growth Network, International Council of Shopping Centers and the Second Harvest Food Bank. Yahya is a US Navy veteran and studied at New York University.