In a unanimous vote March 23, 2022, the Louisiana Housing Corporation (LHC) Board has chosen Joshua G. Hollins as their new executive director. The search committee narrowed the field of 93 candidates to three finalists for the position of executive director based upon the criteria established by the LHC Board with input from internal and external stakeholders. Hollins is currently the vice president of Public Financing, Stifel, Nicolaus & Company, Baton Rouge.
Hollins brings to the LHC significant experience in personnel management, external affairs, finance and investment structures, and executive leadership. In his current role at Stifel, Nicolaus & Company, he has completed a diverse number of municipal and housing bond transactions that total almost $1 billion. In his role as the executive counsel/chief of staff at the Department of Transportation and Development, he oversaw the internal audit and innovative procurement efforts for the department, served as chief in-house counsel on the first transportation public-private partnership in Louisiana, and represented the department in legislative and administrative hearings.