2019 PRESENTERS

Browse our 2019 Affordable Housing Conference Presenters listed below. List subject to change.

Presenters

Frank Wells

Frank Wells

Chief Impact Officer
Bright Community Trust

Camille Reynolds

Camille Reynolds

Executive Director
Hannibal Square Community Land Trust, Inc.

Brianne Heffner

Brianne Heffner

Vice President of Development
Southport Financial Services, Inc.

Esther Marshall

Esther Marshall

Community & Economic Development Manager
Fifth Third Bank

Brad Elphick

Brad Elphick

Partner
Novogradac & Company LLP

Katherine Hammer

Katherine Hammer

Assistant VP, Homeless and Residential Services
Gulfstream Goodwill, Inc

Michelle Luckett

Michelle Luckett

Executive Director
Monroe County Long Term Recovery Group

Tim Carpenter

Tim Carpenter

Director Disaster Recovery & Rebuilding
Fannie Mae

Valerie Jenkins

Valerie Jenkins

Vice President, Senior Community Development Consultant
Wells Fargo

Aida Andujar

Aida Andujar

Technical Advisor
Florida Housing Coalition

Bob Ansley

Bob Ansley

President
Orlando Neighborhood Improvement Corporation

A. Bryant Applegate

A. Bryant Applegate

County Attorney
Seminole County, Florida

Audrey Aradanas

Audrey Aradanas

Youth Program Manager
Miami Homes For All

April Atkins

April Atkins

Community Affairs Specialist
Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation

Mandy Bartle

Mandy Bartle

Executive Director
South Florida CLT

Barbara Beck

Barbara Beck

President/CEO
Habitat for Humanity of Florida

Stephen Bender

Stephen Bender

Professor
University of Florida

Stephanie Berman

Stephanie Berman

President
Carrfour Supportive Housing

Jeff Branch

Jeff Branch

Legislative Advocate
Florida League of Cities

Mark Brewer

Mark Brewer

President and CEO
Central Florida Foundation

Stephanie Burch

Stephanie Burch

Director, Neighborhoods Department
City of Jacksonville

Carter Burton

Carter Burton

Technical Advisor
Florida Housing Coalition

Ed Busansky

Ed Busansky

Senior Vice President
First Housing Development Corporation of Florida

Marisa Button

Marisa Button

Director of Multifamily Allocations
Florida Housing Finance Corporation

Laura Cantwell

Laura Cantwell

Associate State Director of Advocacy
AARP

Michael Chaney

Michael Chaney

Technical Advisor
Florida Housing Coalition

Erich Chatham

Erich Chatham

Principal Owner & Lead Consultant
Civitas

Sarah Combs

Sarah Combs

CEO
University CDC

Ernest Coney

Ernest Coney

Corporation to Develop Communities of Tampa, Inc.
Chief Executive Officer

Gladys Cook

Gladys Cook

Technical Advisor
Florida Housing Coalition

Cardell Cooper

Cardell Cooper

President
Cooper Associates

Isabel Cosio Carballo

Isabel Cosio Carballo

Executive Director
South Florida Regional Planning Council

Emory Counts

Emory Counts

Executive Director
Florida Community Development Association

Doug Coward

Doug Coward

Executive Director
Solar & Energy Loan Fund of St. Lucie County, Inc.

Rob Dearduff

Rob Dearduff

Assistant Director of Special Programs
Florida Housing Finance Corporation

Blaise Denton

Blaise Denton

Technical Advisor
Florida Housing Coalition

Evelyn Dobson

Evelyn Dobson

Chief Executive Officer
Delray Beach Community Land Trust

Kevin Donovan

Kevin Donovan

SVP, Group Head of CRE Tax Credit Lending
Fifth Third Bank

Mary Lee Downey

Mary Lee Downey

CEO
Community Hope Center, Inc.

Kim Drayton

Kim Drayton

Training Facilitator
Launchpad Collaborative

Marilyn Drayton

Marilyn Drayton

Senior VP, Community Relations Senior Manager
Wells Fargo

Charles Elsesser

Charles Elsesser

Attorney
Community Justice Project

Shahrzad Emami

Shahrzad Emami

Director of Affordable Housing & Community Development
Legal Services of Greater Miami

Christopher Emmanuel

Christopher Emmanuel

Policy Director
Florida Chamber of Commerce

Armando Fana

Armando Fana

Director, Housing & Community Development
City of West Palm Beach

Art Fleming

Art Fleming

Senior VP, Director of Community Investment Services
Federal Home Loan Bank of Atlanta

Nicole Gibson

Nicole Gibson

Assistant Director of Homeownership Programs
Florida Housing Finance Corporation

Brad Goar

Brad Goar

Program Manager
Florida Power & Light

Kody Glazer

Kody Glazer

Technical Advisor
Florida Housing Coalition

Aaron Gornstein

Aaron Gornstein

President and CEO
Preservation of Affordable Housing

Alana Greer

Alana Greer

Co-Director
Community Justice Project

David Hall

David Hall

Associate Broker
Coldwell Banker Residential Real Estate, Inc.

Mark Hendrickson

Mark Hendrickson

President
The Hendrickson Company

Priscilla Howard

Priscilla Howard

Consultant
Florida Housing Coalition

Cheryl Howell

Cheryl Howell

Affordable Housing Director
Hillsborough County

Jeffrey Huber

Jeffrey Huber

Principal
Brooks + Scarpa

Jack Humburg

Jack Humburg

Executive VP, Housing, Development, & ADA Services
Boley Centers, Inc.

Ben Johnson

Ben Johnson

President
Seltzer Management Group, Inc.

Anthony Jones

Anthony Jones

Chief Cheerleader
Bright Community Trust

Jason Jordan

Jason Jordan

Policy Director
American Planning Association

Steven Kirk

Steven Kirk

President
Rural Neighborhoods

Jeff Kiss

Jeff Kiss

President
Kiss & Company

Sadaf Knight

Sadaf Knight

Chief Executive Officer
Florida Policy Institute

Debra Koehler

Debra Koehler

President
Sage Partners

Allison Krall

Allison Krall

Chief Operating Officer
Coalition for the Homeless of Central Florida

Cindee LaCourse-Blum

Cindee LaCourse-Blum

Executive Director
CLT of Palm Beach County, Inc.

Raymond Leech

Raymond Leech

Community Lending Specialist
Fannie Mae

Christine Long

Christine Long

Chief Programs Officer
Metropolitan Ministries

Vicki Mallette

Vicki Mallette

Executive Director
Miami-Dade Homeless Trust

Donette Manning

Donette Manning

Professional Development Coordinator
Youth Voice Action Council

Tim Marks

Tim Marks

CEO
Metropolitan Ministries

Cheryl Martin

Cheryl Martin

Director of Community Services
Marion County

Nancy Merolla

Nancy Merolla

Senior Vice President, Community Development Officer
Synovus

Natalie Maxwell

Natalie Maxwell

Director of Community Engagement & Litigation
Florida Legal Services

Lisa Mifflin

Lisa Mifflin

District Community Affairs Officer
U.S. Treasury Department

Leroy Moore

Leroy Moore

Chief Operating Officer
Tampa Housing Authority

Nancy Muller

Nancy Muller

Director of Policy & Special Programs
Florida Housing Finance Corporation

Susan Myers

Susan Myers

CEO
Pinellas County Homeless Leadership Board

Marji Nelson

Marji Nelson

Assistant Manager, Compliance
Seltzer Management Group, Inc.

Ashon Nesbitt

Ashon Nesbitt

Technical Advisor/Research Analyst
Florida Housing Coalition

Sandra Newson

Sandra Newson

VP of Resident Services
Carrfour Supportive Housing

Patricia Newton

Patricia Newton

Tampa Office of Human Rights Investigations Supervisor
City of Tampa

Michelle Norris

Michelle Norris

Executive VP, External Affairs & Growth Strategies
National Church Residences

William O’Dell

William O’Dell

Assistant Director
Shimberg Center for Housing Studies

DeAnna OFlaherty

DeAnna OFlaherty

Community Outreach Manager
St. Johns Housing Partnership

Tim O’Malley

Tim O’Malley

Senior VP of Sales & Marketing
AmeriNat

Melvin Philpot

Melvin Philpot

Program Development Coordinator
Duke Energy

Elissa Plancher

Elissa Plancher

Technical Advisor
Florida Housing Coalition

Brian Postlewait

Brian Postlewait

Deputy Director
Homeless Services Network of Central Florida

Susan Pourciau

Susan Pourciau

Policy Director
U.S. Interagency Council on Homelessness

Trey Price

Trey Price

Executive Director
Florida Housing Finance Corporation

Aileen Pruitt

Aileen Pruitt

SVP, Florida Market Manager, Community Development Banking
PNC

Danicka Ransom

Danicka Ransom

Assistant Human Services Director
Osceola County Board of Commissioners

Anne Ray

Anne Ray

Florida Housing Data Clearinghouse Manager
Shimberg Center for Housing Studies

Paula Rhodes

Paula Rhodes

President
Invictus Development, LLC

Kimberlee Riley

Kimberlee Riley

President and CEO
The Catholic Foundation of Central Florida

Hernan Rivera

Hernan Rivera

Associate Principal
HuntonBrady Architects

Amy Robbins

Amy Robbins

AVP, Community Mortgage Officer
Valley Bank

Mike Rogers

Mike Rogers

Principle
Southern Advocacy Group

George Romagnoli

George Romagnoli

Planning Director
City of New Port Richey

Amanda Rosado

Amanda Rosado

Technical Advisor
Florida Housing Coalition

Jaimie Ross

Jaimie Ross

President/CEO
Florida Housing Coalition

Christine Ruiz

Christine Ruiz

SVP, National Business Support Manager, Market Manager
Bank of America

Manny Sarria

Manny Sarria

Deputy Director
Miami-Dade County Homeless Trust

Larry Scarpa

Larry Scarpa

Principal
Brooks + Scarpa

Sandra Shank

Sandra Shank

CEO/Founder
Abundant Life Ministries-Hope House, Inc.

Tyronda Simpson

Tyronda Simpson

Sustainable Communities Pilot Manager
Fannie Mae

Steve Smith

Steve Smith

President
Provident Housing Solutions, Inc

Sheryl Soukup

Sheryl Soukup

Executive Director
Residential Options of Florida

Kimberly Spence

Kimberly Spence

Technical Advisor
Florida Housing Coalition

Thais Sullivan

Thais Sullivan

First Vice President/Regional CRA/Community Lending Officer
Valley Bank

Zachary Summerlin

Zachary Summerlin

Deputy Director, Office on Homelessness
Florida Dept. of Children and Families

Mark Sween

Mark Sween

Vice President
Dominium

Daniel Ticona

Daniel Ticona

Affordable Lending Strategy & Policy Manager
Freddie Mac

Wendy Tippett

Wendy Tippett

Director, Division of Human and Veteran Services
Palm Beach County

Ben Toro-Spears

Ben Toro-Spears

Technical Advisor
Florida Housing Coalition

Alberto Vargas

Alberto Vargas

Manager, Planning Division
Orange County

Robert Von

Robert Von

President
Meridian Appraisal Group, Inc.

Michelle Walker

Michelle Walker

Executive Director
Miracles Outreach Community Development Center

David Westcott

David Westcott

Director of Homeownership Programs
Florida Housing Finance Corporation

Evian White De Leon

Evian White De Leon

Deputy Director
Miami Homes For All

Joy Willard-Williford

Joy Willard-Williford

Project Manager/Urban Missioner
Neighbor Up Brevard

Drew Winters

Drew Winters

Deputy Director
Florida Department of Economic Opportunity

Connie Wright

Connie Wright

Assistant Director of Housing Philanthropy and National Program Manager
Wells Fargo