Paula McDonald Rhodes

Invictus Development, LLC

Paula McDonald Rhodes is a co-founder of InVictus Development, LLC, a Tampa-based multifamily affordable housing development company. Prior to forming Invictus in 2015, Ms. Rhodes spent nine years as Norstar Development USA’s Director of Development in charge of all Norstar multifamily affordable housing development in the States of Florida and Alabama. Ms. Rhodes practiced law for over 20 years before joining Norstar, first with the Carlton Fields firm, then as embedded counsel for Raymond James Tax Credit Funds, Inc. Ms. Rhodes is a graduate of Duke University, Institute of Policy Sciences and Public Affairs, and Duke University School of Law. Ms. Rhodes has served on the Board of the Coalition of Affordable Housing Providers since 2014 and served as its Chair from March 2017 – March 2019. She is a frequent speaker and panelist in the affordable housing industry bringing her perspective as both a developer and an attorney.