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Judi Kende Named Senior Vice President, Chief Program Officer at Enterprise Community Partners

Enterprise Community Partners has named Judi Kende senior vice president and chief program officer of its Solutions division, which operates nationwide with program, policy, advisory and capacity-building arms at the national, state and local levels, the company said in a press release.

The company said Kende will remain based in Enterprise’s New York City office for the newly created position. Kende previously served as vice president and New York market leader. She will report to and collaborate with Jacqueline Waggoner, the newly appointed president of Solutions.

“At this moment, when 40 million Americans are at risk of eviction, we need a leader who can respond with urgency, while at the same time mobilizing resources to eliminate systemic and longstanding barriers to affordable homes,” said Waggoner. “Judi is that leader.”

Pacific Northwest Rural Housing Preservation Academy

Enterprise Community Partners, Inc. is launching an important effort in support of preserving rural rental housing throughout the Pacific Northwest. Rural Oregon partners within the Oregon Housing and Community Services (OHCS) funded portfolio and those with connections to affordable multifamily ownership within HUD and the USDA Rural Development portfolio should consider applying to participate.

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Enterprise Community Partners Hires New Chief People Officer and Appoints First-Ever Chief Legal Officer

Enterprise Community Partners announced the hire of Angelique Kelly-Lara as chief people officer and the promotion of senior vice president Stephanie Shack to the newly created position of chief legal officer. As senior leaders at the organization, Kelly-Lara will be responsible for all human resource services, including acquisition strategies that attract top, diverse talent, career development and the HR business partner team, and Shack will oversee legal operations across Enterprise’s entities nationwide.

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Enterprise and Wells Fargo Create the Housing Affordability Breakthrough Challenge

Enterprise Community Partners and Wells Fargo are pleased to announce the Housing Affordability Breakthrough Challenge, a bold initiative designed to spark innovations that support housing affordability in the areas of construction, financing, and resident services and support. A collaboration presented by Enterprise Community Partners with generous financial support from Wells Fargo, the Housing Affordability Breakthrough Challenge invites creative innovators to participate in a competitive application process with an opportunity to receive a grant and technical assistance to further scalable housing affordability solutions.

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New CEO Named to Lead Enterprise Community Partners

Priscilla Almodovar has been named CEO of Enterprise Community Partners, following a unanimous vote by its board of trustees. Almodovar is a former Enterprise trustee and joins Enterprise from JPMorgan Chase. Prior to her time at JPMorgan Chase, Almodovar was CEO and president of New York State’s housing finance and mortgage agencies, where she is credited with transforming the agencies and leading them during the Great Recession.

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Bellwether Enterprise Closes $115 Million in Financing for 12 Affordable Housing Communities across the Southeast

Bellwether Enterprise Real Estate Capital LLC (Bellwether Enterprise), the commercial and multifamily mortgage banking subsidiary of Enterprise Community Investment Inc., announced the closing of $115,000,000 in financing to enable Atlantic Housing Foundation, Inc. to purchase 12 affordable housing communities across South Carolina, North Carolina, Virginia, Georgia, and Florida.

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