Raphael Clemente

Executive Director

Raphael Clemente, Executive Director of the Downtown Development Authority, has been contributing to the improvement and renewal of the Downtown District since 2006. A self-described urbanist, Mr. Clemente is an advocate for the Downtown community and works hand in hand with stakeholders to address issues affecting area. As a lifelong resident of the area, he combines local knowledge with over a decade of experience in urban planning, community development and project management to move Downtown West Palm Beach toward the DDA’s long-term goals: economic strength, vibrancy, sustainability and improved quality of life for residents. Mr. Clemente holds a bachelor of arts degree in Social Science and a master’s degree in Urban Planning.