Our teams have an abundance of strength in leadership and experience.
At least 10 years of community activism.
Thirty plus years in financial banking services industry.
More than 20 years of experience in residential and commercial construction.
More than 20 years of experience with residential and commercial real estate development.
Founder and CEO
Joanna Jane Bartholomew is an Economic Change Agent. She has combined her years as a Social Worker with her skill and passion for financial services to help individuals reach success. As a Licensed Financial Coach, she specializes in services for small business owners and middle-income families to create financial plans of purpose. After years under the real estate arm of her father, Joanna Jane took her gifts from social work and finance to form O’Hara Development Partners, a community development company that focuses on the heart of the people and the quality of their living by renovating and building residential and commercial properties in urban communities.
As the founder of O’Hara Development Partners, Joanna Jane has carefully built a team of skilled and respected professionals who share her passion and inspiration for creating economic change while generating strong financial return. The team includes a community engagement specialist, seasoned contractors, and skilled investment advisors with Wall Street experience. O’Hara Development Partners stands upon the foundation of strong relationships, integrity, and innovation, with a heart that is always focused on community.
O’Hara Development Partners is proud to partner with a broad network of businesses and nonprofit organizations who share our strategic vision for creating positive change in the community. Every investment opportunity uses a unique combination of our community partners to fully execute our strategy. Through this network, we are able to construct much more than buildings; we repair and grow communities from a 360 degree approach.
Housing and Urban Development (HUD)
Building and Construction
Financial Planning and Education
Health and Nutrition Education
Food Access Programs