Deputy Director Federal City Council (FC2)
Emeka Moneme brings over 15 years of experience in infrastructure development and finance to Phoenix Infrastructure, with a unique perspective on public sector leadership and strategy.
Mr. Moneme has been a leader in the DC region on issues of transportation and economic development, having served as Chief Administrative Officer for the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA), Director of the DC Department of Transportation (DDOT), as well as serving on the Boards of the regional Transportation Planning Board and WMATA. In addition to these public appointments, Emeka has served as an advisor to both public and private sector consulting clients on a wide range of financings, management issues and major projects.
Mr. Moneme is currently the Deputy Executive Director of the Federal City Council (FC2) a non-profit, non-partisan organization dedicated to the improvement of the District of Columbia. FC2 has a rich history of achievement, having played a critical role in the creation of DC’s Metro system, the renovation of Union Station, and the redevelopment of Pennsylvania Avenue. Its membership includes a select group of business and institutional leaders that convene at FC2 to foster civic progress. At FC2, the primary focus of Emeka’s work is infrastructure and public-private partnerships (P3). He serves on the board of Washington’s Union Station Redevelopment Corporation, steward of a multi-billion-dollar expansion program, and leads the organization’s efforts to advance reforms at WMATA. Mr. Moneme is also deeply involved in framing the business case for innovative P3 projects. This includes directing economic analysis studies, feasibility studies and pitch deck preparation and briefings. Emeka also offers his time to DC-based start-up companies that are focused developing solutions to urban transportation challenges and opportunities.
Emeka lives in the 16th Streets Heights neighborhood of Washington, DC with his wife and 4 children.