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Staff

Our staff members live in cities and towns across the country. Their local roots strengthen our national-scale work advancing inclusive housing programs and policies.

Executive Leadership

Tony Pickett

CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

Tony Pickett is a LEED accredited professional with over 30 years of real estate experience in planning, financing and implementation of large scale urban redevelopment initiatives.

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Rachel Silver

CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER

Rachel Silver brings more than 15 years of experience working with public and private agencies to create new affordable housing opportunities.

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Dave Smith

Chief Program Officer

Dave Smith is Chief Program Officer for Grounded Solutions Network, responsible for ensuring and monitoring that we meet our goal of building or preserving one million homes with lasting affordability over the next 10 years.

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Development

Cielo Contreras

VICE PRESIDENT OF DEVELOPMENT

Location: Washington, D.C.

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Operations

Kaddara Humphrey

HR PRINCIPAL

Location: New York, NY

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Tiffany Panganiban

DIRECTOR OF OPERATIONS

Location: Los Angeles, CA

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Gabriela Ilabaca

OPERATIONS AND FINANCE SPECIALIST

Location: Oakland, CA

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Stephen Schiavone

EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT

Location: Silver Spring, MD

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Sector Growth

Jerusha Daniels

AFFORDABLE HOUSING PRINCIPAL

Location: Milwaukee, WI

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Rachel Enwright

TRAINING MANAGER

Location: St. Paul, MN

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Katie Sherman

PROGRAM COORDINATOR – TRAINING AND EVENTS

Location: Richmond, VA

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Jason Webb

COMMUNITY AND TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE PRINCIPAL

Location: Orlando, FL

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Communications

Adam Abraham

COMMUNICATIONS SENIOR SPECIALIST

Location: Atlanta, GA

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Brandon Fields

COMMUNICATIONS SPECIALIST

Location: Atlanta, GA

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Innovative Finance

Alex Cabral

SENIOR PRINCIPAL OF INNOVATIVE FINANCE

Location: Washington, D.C.

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Devin Culbertson

VICE PRRESIDENT OF INNOVATIVE FINANCE

Location: Austin, TX

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Cara Purcell

DIRECTOR OF INNOVATIVE FINANCE

Location: Allentown, PA

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HomeKeeper

Lindsey Griggs

SENIOR TRAINING AND SUPPORT SPECIALIST

Location: Denver, CO

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Kathryne Lebell

CRM DATABASE ADMINISTRATOR

Location: Chicago, IL

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Pahniti (Tom) Tosuksri

DIRECTOR OF PRODUCT MANAGEMENT, HOMEKEEPER

Location: Cleveland, OH

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Haley Wotzka

SENIOR MARKETING AND OUTREACH SPECIALIST

Location: Minneapolis, MN

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Research & National Strategy

Amanda Bennett

SENIOR RESEARCH & POLICY ASSOCIATE

Location: Oakland, CA

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Sophia Corugedo

SENIOR RESEARCH ASSOCIATE

Location: Miami, FL

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Doug Ryan

VICE PRESIDENT OF HOUSING POLICY

Location: Washington, D.C.

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Colby Sledge

LOCAL POLICY PRINCIPAL

Location: Nashville, TN

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Brian Stromberg

NATIONAL POLICY DIRECTOR

Location: Washington, D.C.

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Research Fellows

Ruoniu (Vince) Wang

RESEARCH FELLOW Contact
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Ways to Learn

Annual Conference

We bring together practitioners and community leaders for meaningful conversations about building inclusive communities.

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Learning Events

We train and connect people to share best practices, overcome challenges, and nurture innovation and new approaches.

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Join Our Network

Join our national network of people building strong, equitable communities.

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