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Executive manager with extensive experience in all aspects of management, strategic development and restructuring of non-profit organizations in the DC Metropolitan Area.Adept in working with cross-functional project teams, including Boards of Directors, community members, program professionals and local leaders.

Work experience

Mar 2008Nov 2010

Executive Director

Hope and a Home

Provided direction and leadership to board of directors and staff in achieving organization’s mission, philosophy, strategic goals, and objectives

  • Oversaw design, delivery, and quality of programs and services. Ensured program congruency with organization’s mission and goals; evaluated and measured program efforts by applying appropriate metrics
  • Assumed responsibility for organization’s consistent achievement of financial objectives
  • Managed human resources according to personnel policies and procedures in conformance with current laws and regulations
  • Oversaw implementation of fundraising plans, identified resource requirements, researched funding sources and established strategies to approach donors
  • Supported operation and administration of board of directors, developed meeting agendas to ensure effective fulfillment of board responsibilities
Feb 2007Feb 2008

Director of Housing Development

Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Washington

Advanced agency’s strategic goal to create affordable housing for low- and moderate-income individuals and families.Oversaw all existing and future housing projects from conception through construction completion

  • Managed development consultants’ work relative to financing and construction management of an 174 Housing Authority and Low-Income Housing Tax Credit Development in Northeast DC
  • Worked in concert with agency partners to design and create permanent, supportive housing for the chronically homeless in DC.
  • Developed an advocacy strategy pertaining to affordable housing and homeless with The Archdiocese of Washington
  • Identified future development opportunities for permanent supportive housing and affordable housing
Feb 2002Feb 2007

Deputy Director

DC Habitat for Humanity

Directed day-to-day operations of 15-year-old nonprofit affordable housing developer, including budget preparation, financial management, strategic planning processes, contract monitoring, constituent management tracking, and information systems.

  • Oversaw and managed funding and opportunities through various Habitat programs
  • Created and implemented a Strategic Plan that cultivated strong community connections
  • Developed policies and procedures for procurement, internal accounting, and family selection
  • Restructured accounting department and systems to streamline integration of fund development and accounting
  • Supervised administrative, programmatic and accounting staff
  • Oversaw community outreach staff in strengthening community involvement at various levels
  • Oversaw and monitored $2.7 million budget
Nov 1999Feb 2002

Executive Director

Jubilee Housing, Inc.

Financially stabilized, with no federal or state assistance nonprofit affordable housing rental provider; strengthened the infrastructure in support of its aging rental housing stock.

  • Managed day-to-day operations of seven scattered-site, multi-family rental housing units in Adams-Morgan, Washington DC
  • Raised approximately $1 million to increase capital repairs budget
  • Re-established and strengthened organization’s connections with individuals, corporations, foundations and religious supporters
  • Introduced new technology infrastructure and property management software
  • Managed $1.4 million budget



Affiliations and Activities
  Searching for Inclusion Student Diversity Leadership Conference, Washington DC Adult Facilitator, East Ed, 2011   Shining Stars Montessori Public Charter School, Washington DC Board of Directors, 2010 - present   Mixed-Use Real Estate Finance, Washington DC National Development Council, Member, 2005   Harvard Business School, Boston, MA Habitat for Humanity Leadership Conference, 2003   Habitat for Humanity International/AmeriCorps, Americus, GA Habitat for Humanity International, 1993