APAH CEO Nina Janopaul Plans June Retirement; EVP Carmen Romero Named President and CEO-Elect

Longtime CEO of the Arlington Partnership for Affordable Housing Nina Janopaul will retire June 30, 2021, APAH said in an announcement. The APAH board has appointed Executive Vice President Carmen Romero to take over leadership of APAH as its new president and CEO on July 1, 2021.

“Nina has led APAH’s remarkable growth through talent, tenacity and building an incredible team,” said APAH Board Chair Susan Ingraham Bell. “All of us on APAH’s Board are honored to have partnered with Nina in building this organization to meet the growing need for affordable housing, to provide transformative services to our residents and to be advocates for equity and opportunity.”

“Carmen has a commitment to the APAH mission, a strong drive to achieve, and incredible talent for building a shared vision among stakeholders and partners,” said  Janopaul. “She understands the details, but she gets the big picture. I know Carmen will bring great success to APAH, as she has already demonstrated in her award-winning leadership of the Real Estate Team.”