Leadership and Staff

NH&RA is governed by a volunteer Board of Directors which is elected annually by its membership at the organization’s annual meeting. The Executive Committee is comprised of the organization’s officers is elected annually by the Board of Directors. Professional staff provide for the day-to-day operations of the association and report to the Board of Directors and Executive Committee.

 


Executive Leadership

Chair:

  • Holly Wiedemann, AU Associates, Lexington, KY

Vice-Chairs:

  • Geoffrey Brown, USA Properties Fund, Inc., Roseville, CA
  • Joan Hoover, Conifer Realty LLC, Rochester, NY

Treasurer:

  • Milton Pratt, The Michaels Organization, Marlton, NJ

Secretary:

  • Sharon Wilson Géno, Volunteers of America, Alexandria, VA

General Counsel:

  • Katten – Ken Lore

Chair Emeritus:

  • Robert Fein, Redstone Equity Partners LLC, Cleveland, OH
  • David Abromowitz, Goulston & Storrs, P.C., Boston, MA
  • Jerry Breed,  Miles & Stockbridge, LLP, Washington, DC
  • Bernie Husser, BPH Enterprises, Gloucester, MA
  • Debra Koehler, Sage Partners LLC, Tampa, FL
  • Larry Curtis, WinnCompanies, Boston, MA
  • Ronne Thielen, R4 Capital, LLC, Newport Beach, CA
  • John Mackey, Trinity Financial, Boston, MA
  • Ben Applegate, Applegate & Thorne-Thomsen, Chicago, IL
  • William Stetson, Carabetta Management Company, Meriden, CT

Board of Directors

  • David Abromowitz, Goulston & Storrs, P.C., Boston, MA
  • Charles Anderson, CREA, LLC, Indianapolis, IN
  • Ben Applegate, Applegate & Thorne-Thomsen, Chicago, IL
  • Chris Barnes, Minneapolis, MN
  • Brent Barringer, Monarch Private Capital, Austin, TX
  • Maria Barry, Bank of America, Providence, RI
  • Sharon Dworkin Bell, Council of Large Affordable Housing Owners, Washington, DC
  • Kenan Bigby, Trinity Financial , Boston, MA
  • Dana Boole, CAHEC, Raleigh, NC*
  • Holly Bray, Dwight Capital, Washington, DC
  • Jerome Breed, Miles & Stockbridge LLP, Washington, DC
  • Claudia Brodie, McCormack Baron Salazar, Inc., Saint Louis, MO
  • Geoffrey Brown, USA Properties Fund, Inc., Roseville, CA
  • Rodger Brown, Preservation of Affordable Housing, Inc., Boston, MA
  • Laura Burns, The Eagle Point Companies, Portland, ME
  • Orlando Cabrera, Arnall Golden Gregory LLP, Washington, DC
  • Tom Capp, Gorman & Company, Inc., Oregon, WI
  • Robert Charest, Boston Financial Investment Management, Boston, MA
  • Josh Cohen, Beacon Communities, Boston, MA
  • Alan Cohen, Holland & Knight LLP, New York, NY
  • Suzie Cope, Lument, Denver, CO
  • Larry Curtis, WinnCompanies, Boston, MA
  • Derek DeHay, Newmark Knight Frank, Austin, TX
  • Dan Duda, Churchill Stateside Group LLC, Clearwater, FL
  • Will Eckstein, Greystone Affordable Development, Raleigh, NC
  • Eleanor M. C. Fanning, Portfolio Resident Services, Houston, TX*
  • Robert Fein, Redstone Equity Partners LLC, Cleveland, OH
  • Wendell Franklin, The Franklin Johnston Group, Virginia Beach, VA
  • John Gahan, Sullivan & Worcester LLP, Boston, MA
  • Jerome Garciano, Robinson & Cole LLP, Boston, MA*
    Sharon Wilson Géno, Volunteers of America , Alexandria, VA
  • Jim Gillespie, Bellwether Enterprise Real Estate Capital, LLC, New York, NY
  • John Gilmore, Walker & Dunlop, LLC, New York, NY*
  • Amy Glassman, Ballard Spahr LLP, Washington, DC
  • David Godschalk, North Fork LLC, Bethesda, MD
  • Joshua Greenblatt, Vesta Corporation, Weatogue, CT
  • Matt Grosz, Red Stone Equity Partners, Carlsbad, CA*
  • Timothy Henkel, Pennrose Properties, LLC, Philadelphia, PA
  • Chris Hite, Sugarcreek Realty, St. Louis, MO
  • Matthew Holden, Sparhawk Group, Yarmouth, ME
  • Alysse Hollis, Coats Rose, P.C., Cincinnati, OH
  • Rhett Holmes, IDP Housing, LLC, Valdosta, GA
  • Merrill Hoopengardner, National Trust Community Investment Corporation, Washington, DC
  • Joan Hoover, Conifer Realty LLC, Rochester, NY
  • Dayna Hutchins, Holland & Knight LLP, Boston, MA
  • Gary Jennison, Corcoran Jennison Companies, Dorchester, MA
  • Bryan Keller, RubinBrown LLP, Saint Louis, MO
  • Jeffrey Kittle, Kittle Property Group, Inc., Indianapolis, IN*
  • Debra Koehler, Sage Partners LLC, Tampa, FL
  • Barry Krinsky, Citi Community Capital, Boca Raton, FL
  • Allison Kunis, Alpha Verde Holdings, LLC, New York, NY
  • Timothy Leonhard, Berkadia, Dallas, TX
  • Efrem Levy, Reno & Cavanaugh PLLC, Washington, DC
  • Ken Lore, Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP, Washington, DC
  • John Mackey, Trinity Financial, Boston, MA
  • William MacRostie, MacRostie Historic Advisors LLC, Washington, DC
  • Mark McDaniel, Cinnaire, East Lansing, MI
  • Brett Meringoff, Fairstead, Bethesda, MD*
  • Darrick Metz, WNC & Associates, Inc., Saint Paul, MN
  • Russell Mohr, Benjamin Development Co. , Garden City, NY
  • Helen Muniz, The Carabetta Companies, Meriden, CT*
  • Garry Munson, Whitney Capital Company LLC, New Hyde Park, NY
  • Arjun Nargarkatti, AMCAL Multi-Housing Inc., Agoura Hills, CA*
  • Kent Neumann, Tiber Hudson LLC, Washington, DC
  • Stephen Nolan, Nolan Sheehan Patten LLP, Boston, MA
  • Wade Norris, Norris George & Ostrow PLLC, Washington, DC
  • Cynthia Langelier Paine, Blank Rome LLP, Washington, DC
  • Steven Paul, Klein Hornig LLP, Boston, MA
  • Tracy Peters, Lument, Columbus, OH
  • Marshall Phillips, CohnReznick LLP, Charlotte, NC
  • Josh Plattner, Belveron Real Estate Partners, San Francisco, CA*
  • Paula Prahl, Dominium Development & Acquisition, LLC, Plymouth, MN*
  • Milton Pratt, Michaels Development Company, Marlton, NJ
  • David Raderman, Gallagher Evelius & Jones LLP, Baltimore, MD
  • Basil Rallis, Bayside Communities, Walnut Creek, CA
  • Charles Rhuda, Novogradac & Company LLP, Boston, MA
  • Caleb Roope, Pacific West Communities, Inc., Eagle, ID
  • Daniel Rosen, Klein Hornig LLP, Boston, MA
  • John Rucker, Stifel, Nicolaus & Company, Montgomery, AL
  • Vasilios Salamandrakis, Affordable Housing Access, Inc., Newport Beach, CA
  • Mark Schuster, Wingate Companies, Newton, MA
  • Jay Segel, R4 Capital LLC, Boston, MA
  • Bryan Shumway, Wishrock Housing Partners LLC, Portland, ME
  • Victor Sostar, Regions Affordable Housing, Great Neck, NY
  • James Spound, R4 Capital Funding, New York, NY
  • Gary Stenson, MetroPlains, Saint Paul, MN
  • William Stetson, Carabetta Management Company, Meriden, CT
  • Monica Sussman, Nixon Peabody LLP, Washington, DC
  • Mark Sween, Dominium Development & Acquisition, LLC, Plymouth, MN
  • Pete TenEyck, PGIM Real Estate Finance, Charlotte, NC
  • Ronne Thielen, R4 Capital, LLC, Newport Beach, CA
  • Armand Tiberio, CBRE Affordable Housing, Seattle, WA
  • Craig Wagner, RBC Capital Markets – Tax Credit Equity Group, Charlotte, NC
  • Ira Weinstein, CohnReznick LLP, Baltimore, MD
  • George Weidenfeller, Telesis Corporation, Washington, DC
  • William Whitman, New Community Partners LLC, Washington, DC
  • Holly Wiedemann, AU Associates, Inc., Lexington, KY
  • Stephanie Wiggins, PGIM Real Estate, Bethesda, MD
  • Evan Williams, Capital One Bank, New York, NY
  • Jeffrey Woda, Woda Cooper Companies, Westerville, OH
  • Kyle Wolff, Stratford Capital Group, Peabody, MA
  • Roger Yorkshaitis, Gatehouse Group, Inc., Mansfield, MA

* indicates new board members


Staff

Peter Bell, Chief Executive Officer
202-939-1741
pbell@dworbell.com


Thom Amdur, President
202-939-1753
tamdur@dworbell.com or tamdur@housingonline.com


Paul Connolly, Executive Editor, Tax Credit Advisor
202-939-1774
pconnolly@dworbell.com


Kaitlyn Snyder, Director, Policy
202-939-1777
ksnyder@dworbell.com


Meredith Graham, Controller
202-939-1786
mgraham@dworbell.com


Violet Arthur, Manager, Financial Operations
202-939-1763
varthur@dworbell.com


Jeri Greaves, Operations Specialist
202-939-1799
jgreaves@dworbell.com


Laura Ross, Membership Services Specialist
202-939-1793
lross@dworbell.com


Brooke Williamson, Operations Specialist
202-939-1773
bwilliamson@dworbell.com