2020 PRESENTERS

Browse our 2020 Affordable Housing Conference Presenters listed below. List subject to change.

Presenters

LeDon Jones

LeDon Jones

CenterState Bank
Senior Vice President, Director of Community Development & Outreach

Zelalem Adefris

Zelalem Adefris

Catalyst Miami
VP of Policy & Advocacy

Bill Aldinger

Bill Aldinger

Florida Housing Finance Corporation
Director of Policy and Special Programs

Michelle Alford

Michelle Alford

Citrus County Housing Services
Housing Coordinator

Amanda Andere

Amanda Andere

Funders Together to End Homelessness
CEO

M. Duanne Andrade

M. Duanne Andrade

Solar and Energy Loan Fund (SELF)
Chief Strategic and Financial Officer (CSFO)

Aida Andujar

Aida Andujar

Florida Housing Coalition
Technical Advisor

April Atkins

April Atkins

Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation
Community Affairs Specialist

Dorene Barker

Dorene Barker

AARP
Associate State Director

Barbara Beck

Barbara Beck

Habitat for Humanity of Florida
President/CEO

Stephen Bender

Stephen Bender

University of Florida
Professor

Ann Bennett

Ann Bennett

RLS Film, LLC
Producer

Christopher Bennett

Christopher Bennett

City of Miami
Assistant Director, Department of Resilience and Public Works

Stephanie Berman

Stephanie Berman

Carrfour Supportive Housing
President

Jeff Branch

Jeff Branch

Legislative Advocate
Florida League of Cities

Angela Brooks

Angela Brooks

Brooks + Scarpa
Managing Principal

Jonathan Brown

Jonathan Brown

Palm Beach County
Director of Housing & Economic Sustainability

Shekeria Brown

Shekeria Brown

Vice President, Community Relations Manager
JPMorgan Chase & Co.

Hilary Bruno

Hilary Bruno

Pasco County Community Development
Assistant Director

Trenise Bryant

Trenise Bryant

Miami Workers Center (MWC)
Board Chair

Sonya Burns

Sonya Burns

Gadsden County
SHIP Administrator

Carter Burton

Carter Burton

Technical Advisor
Florida Housing Coalition

Ed Busansky

Ed Busansky

First Housing Development Corporation of Florida
Senior Vice President

ShaDonte Butler

ShaDonte Butler

FHLBank Atlanta
Community Investment Relationship Manager

Marisa Button

Marisa Button

Director of Multifamily Allocations
Florida Housing Finance Corporation

Suzanne Cabrera

Suzanne Cabrera

President & CEO
Housing Leadership Council of Palm Beach County, Inc.

Regina Cannon

Regina Cannon

C4 Innovations
Chief Equity and Impact Officer

Ann Carpenter

Ann Carpenter

Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta
Director of Policy & Analytics, Community & Economic Development

Michael Chaney

Michael Chaney

Florida Housing Coalition
Technical Advisor

Tasha Carter

Tasha Carter

Florida Department of Financial Services
Florida’s Insurance Consumer Advocate

Bryan Cherry

Bryan Cherry

PinPoint Results, LLC
Vice President

Andrew Chin

Andrew Chin

Florida A&M University
Associate Dean

Grace Chung

Grace Chung

LISC NYC
Senior Community Development Officer

Gary Cohen

Gary Cohen

Shutts & Bowen, LLP
Partner

Nanette Cohen

Nanette Cohen

FinClear, LLC
VP of Business Operations

Craig Collin

Craig Collin

Tavistock Development Company
Chief Operating Officer

Gladys Cook

Gladys Cook

Florida Housing Coalition
Director of Resilience and Disaster Recovery

Michael Cronin

Michael Cronin

Johnson, Pope, Bokor, Ruppel & Burns, LLP
Partner

Mary Daniels

Mary Daniels

Hannibal Square Community Land Trust, Inc.
Advisory Board Member & Past President of the Board of Directors

David Davenport

David Davenport

Winthrop & Weinstine, P.A.
Shareholder

Rob Dearduff

Rob Dearduff

Assistant Director of Special Programs
Florida Housing Finance Corporation

Brenda Dollison

Brenda Dollison

H.E.L.P. Community Development Corp.
Executive Director

Marilyn Drayton

Marilyn Drayton

Wells Fargo
SVP, Community Relations Senior Manager

Kathryn Driver

Kathryn Driver

Housing Finance Authority of Pinellas County
Executive Director

Jerry Durham

Jerry Durham

Federation of Manufactured Home Owners of Florida, Inc.
President

Charles Elsesser

Charles Elsesser

Community Justice Project
Attorney

Sandra Einhorn

Sandra Einhorn

Coordinating Council of Broward
Executive Director

Shahrzad Emami

Shahrzad Emami

Legal Services of Greater MiamiDirector of Affordable Housing & Community Development

Christopher Emmanuel

Christopher Emmanuel

Policy Director
Florida Chamber of Commerce

Marcy Esbjerg

Marcy Esbjerg

Pasco County Community Development
Director

Katja Esson

Katja Esson

Filmmaker

Armando Fana

Armando Fana

City of West Palm Beach
Assistant City Administrator

Barry Faske

Barry Faske

Florida Green Building Coalition / Faske Enterprises
President

Helen Feinberg

Helen Feinberg

RBC Capital Market
Managing Director

Chris Fennell

Chris Fennell

Institute for Building Technology and Safety
Chief Development Officer

Jennifer Ferriol

Jennifer Ferriol

City of West Palm Beach
Director of Housing and Community Development

Eileen Fitzgerald

Eileen Fitzgerald

Wells Fargo
Head of Housing Affordability Philanthropy

Art Fleming

Art Fleming

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

Robin Fowler

Robin Fowler

Florida Housing Finance Corporation
SHIP Compliance Monitoring Administrator

Tamara Frazier

Tamara Frazier

Homeless Services Network of Central Florida
CES Access Supervisor

Andrea Galinski

Andrea Galinski

University of Florida
Assistant Scholar

Susan George

Susan George

Volunteer Florida
Program Director, Disaster Case Management Hurricane Michael

Cormac Giblin

Cormac Giblin

Collier County
Housing, Operations & Grant Development Manager

Russell Ginise

Russell Ginise

Alliant Strategic Investments
President

Anna Graham

Anna Graham

ZoomGrants
Customer Relationship Manager

Tonnette Graham

Tonnette Graham

Florida Association of Counties
Associate Director of Public Policy

Martin Greenlee

Martin Greenlee

Neighborly Software
Senior Vice President, Sales

Brad Goar

Brad Goar

Florida Power & Light
Program Manager

Kody Glazer

Kody Glazer

Florida Housing Coalition
Legal Director

Shannon Guzman

Shannon Guzman

AARP
Sr. Strategic Policy Advisor

Alana Greer

Alana Greer

Co-Director
Community Justice Project

Sara Haas

Sara Haas

Enterprise Community Partners
Director, Southeast Market

David Hall

David Hall

Coldwell Banker Residential Real Estate, Inc.
Associate Broker

Kat Hammer

Kat Hammer

Gulfstream Goodwill
AVP, Homeless and Residential Services

Muhammad Hashmi

Muhammad Hashmi

City of Pompano Beach
Accountant

Mariah Hayden

Mariah Hayden

New Life Village
Executive Director

Kathy Hazelwood

Kathy Hazelwood

Synovus
VP, Senior Community Development Manager

Hannah Hearn

Hannah Hearn

Working Films
Impact Coordinator

Brianne Heffner

Brianne Heffner

Vice President of Development
Southport Financial Services, Inc.

Mark Hendrickson

Mark Hendrickson

President
The Hendrickson Company

Bridget Holmes

Bridget Holmes

Compass 82
Director of Operations – DCMP Program Manager

Cheryl Howell

Cheryl Howell

Hillsborough County
Affordable Housing Director

Jack Humburg

Jack Humburg

Boley Centers, Inc.
Executive Vice President, Housing, Development, and ADA Services

David Iloanya

David Iloanya

Tampa Housing Authority
Director of Real Estate Development

Andres Izaguirre

Andres Izaguirre

Rebuilding Together Tampa Bay
Director of Program Development

Valerie Jenkins

Valerie Jenkins

Wells Fargo
Vice President, Senior Community Development Consultant

Ben Johnson

Ben Johnson

President
Seltzer Management Group, Inc.

Erika Key

Erika Key

Rebuilding Together Tampa Bay
Program Manager for Safe & Healthy Homes Program

Derek Kilborn

Derek Kilborn

City of St. Petersburg
Manager, Urban Planning and Historic Preservation Division

Minjee Kim

Minjee Kim

Florida State University
Assistant Professor

Jeff Kiss

Jeff Kiss

Banyan Development Group
Partner

Cindee LaCourse-Blum

Cindee LaCourse-Blum

Executive Director
CLT of Palm Beach County, Inc.

Glenda Lang

Glenda Lang

Florida Housing Finance Corporation
Quality Assurance Manager

Jennifer Languell

Jennifer Languell

Trifecta Construction Solutions
President

David Leon

David Leon

Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP
Partner

Serina Lo Re

Serina Lo Re

Valley National Bank
Home Loan Consultant

Willie Logan

Willie Logan

Opa-locka Community Development Corporation
CEO/President

Geri Lopez

Geri Lopez

Director, Redevelopment and Economic Opportunity
Manatee County

Terry Lovell

Terry Lovell

Bilzin Sumberg
Partner, Head of Affordable Housing and Tax Credit Practice

Cassandra Madden

Cassandra Madden

FHLBank Atlanta
Ownership Coordinator

Marion McFadden

Marion McFadden

Enterprise Community Partners
Senior Vice President – Public Policy

Danny McKearan

Danny McKearan

Ducky Recovery LLC
CEO

George Mensah

George Mensah

City of Miami
Director

Lisa Mifflin

Lisa Mifflin

District Community Affairs Officer
U.S. Treasury Department

Thomas Mitchell

Thomas Mitchell

Texas A&M University
Professor

Leroy Moore

Leroy Moore

Tampa Housing Authority
Chief Operating Officer. Senior Vice President

Steve Moore

Steve Moore

Vestcor
President

Santos Morales

Santos Morales

Enterprising Latinas
Director of Economic Prosperity

Michael Morina

Michael Morina

Florida Home Partnership
Executive Director

Ashon Nesbitt

Ashon Nesbitt

Florida Housing Coalition
Chief Programs Officer and Technical Advisor

Jo Ann Nesbitt

Jo Ann Nesbitt

St. Jude Great Commission Community Development Corporation
President/CEO

Robert Nettina

Robert Nettina

Truist Community Capital
Senior Vice President

Michelle Norris

Michelle Norris

Executive VP, External Affairs & Growth Strategies
National Church Residences

Allison Nye

Allison Nye

Homeless Services Network
Operations Manager

William O’Dell

William O’Dell

Shimberg Center for Housing Studies
Director

Kimberly Overman

Kimberly Overman

Hillsborough County
County Commissioner

Tammy Paycer

Tammy Paycer

SunTrust Now Truist
SVP Community Development Manager CFL & NFL Regions

Stacy Phillips

Stacy Phillips

Duke Energy
Manager, Renewable Products and Services

Melvin Philpot

Melvin Philpot

Program Development Coordinator
Duke Energy

Suzanne Pickett

Suzanne Pickett

Historic Eastside Community Development Corporation
President

Elissa Plancher

Elissa Plancher

Florida Housing Coalition
Technical Advisor

Anthony Pluchino

Anthony Pluchino

Disaster Services Corp Society of St. Vincent DePaul USA
National Director of Programs

Russ Polzer

Russ Polzer

Florida Housing Finance Corporation
Quality Assurance Administrator

Susan Pourciau

Susan Pourciau

Florida Housing Coalition
Technical Advisor

Trey Price

Trey Price

Executive Director
Florida Housing Finance Corporation

Aileen Pruitt

Aileen Pruitt

SVP, Florida Market Manager, Community Development Banking
PNC

Daniel Ramos

Daniel Ramos

Palm Beach County Community Services Department
Senior Program Manager

Danicka Ransom

Danicka Ransom

Osceola County
Assistant Human Services Director

Anne Ray

Anne Ray

Florida Housing Data Clearinghouse Manager
Shimberg Center for Housing Studies

Ranata Reeder

Ranata Reeder

South Florida Community Development Coalition (SFCDC)
Executive Director

CJ Reynolds

CJ Reynolds

Tampa Bay Regional Planning Council
Director of Resilience & Engagement

Camille Reynolds Lewis

Camille Reynolds Lewis

Executive Director
Hannibal Square Community Land Trust, Inc.

Paula Rhodes

Paula Rhodes

President
Invictus Development, LLC

Kelly Rigell

Kelly Rigell

Adopt-A-Family of the Palm Beaches, Inc.
Grants and Communications Manager

Amy Robbins

Amy Robbins

AVP, Community Mortgage Officer
Valley Bank

Mike Rogers

Mike Rogers

Southern Advocacy Group
Principle

Maria Rodriguez

Maria Rodriguez

Florida Immigrant Coalition
Executive Director

George Romagnoli

George Romagnoli

Arbour Valley Communities
Regional Director

Amanda Rosado

Amanda Rosado

Florida Housing Coalition
Ending Homelessness Team Director

Jaimie Ross

Jaimie Ross

Florida Housing Coalition
President/CEO

Christine Ruiz

Christine Ruiz

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

Taryn Sabia

Taryn Sabia

Florida Center for Community Design and Research
Director

Jean Salmonsen

Jean Salmonsen

Florida Housing Finance Corporation
Assistant Director of Multifamily Programs – Allocations

Manny Sarria

Manny Sarria

Deputy Director
Miami-Dade County Homeless Trust

Larry Scarpa

Larry Scarpa

Principal
Brooks + Scarpa

Laurie Schoeman

Laurie Schoeman

Enterprise Community Partners
National Director, Resilience and Disaster Recovery

Wendy Schlesinger

Wendy Schlesinger

Jackson County
Community Development Director

Kristi Schulenberg

Kristi Schulenberg

National Alliance to End Homelessness
Director, Center for Capacity Building

Sandra Shank

Sandra Shank

Abundant Life Ministries-Hope House, Inc.
CEO

Nate Shultz

Nate Shultz

Fannie Mae
Product Development Manager

Dennis Smith

Dennis Smith

Freddie Mac
Affordable Lending Manager

Drew Smith

Drew Smith

Two Trails Inc.
Chief Operating Officer

Callhan Soldavini

Callhan Soldavini

Legal Aid Service of Collier County
Attorney

Kimberly Spence

Kimberly Spence

Florida Housing Coalition Technical Advisor

Sarah Stein

Sarah Stein

Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta
Research Adviser

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

Jeannie Sutton

Jeannie Sutton

Lee County
Operations Manager

Lori Switzer Mills

Lori Switzer Mills

Franklin County
SHIP Administrator

Zac Taylor

Zac Taylor

University of Leuven (Belgium)
Research Fellow

Antoine Thompson

Antoine Thompson

National Association of Real Estate Brokers
Executive Director

Wendy Tippett

Wendy Tippett

Director, Division of Human and Veteran Services
Palm Beach County

Ben Toro-Spears

Ben Toro-Spears

Florida Housing Coalition
Chief Strategy Officer and Technical Advisor

Patricia Tracey

Patricia Tracey

Real Estate Education And Community Housing Inc.
President and CEO

Teresa Van Alstine

Teresa Van Alstine

Rebuilding Together Tampa Bay
Pinellas County Program Manager

Andrew Velo-Arias

Andrew Velo-Arias

Related Urban
Development Manager

Robert Von

Robert Von

Meridian Appraisal Group, Inc.
President

Jim Walker

Jim Walker

Florida Community Loan Fund
Community Development Loan Officer

Amanda Wander

Amanda Wander

Big Bend Continuum of Care
Executive Director

Debbie Wedoe

Debbie Wedoe

Florida Housing Finance Corporation
Asset Management Senior Analyst

Jerel Williams

Jerel Williams

St Johns Housing Partnership
Director of Business Development

Wendy Wilson

Wendy Wilson

Legal Aid Service of Broward County, Inc.
Supervising Attorney

Drew Winters

Drew Winters

Deputy Director
Florida Department of Economic Opportunity

Sharon Wright

Sharon Wright

City of St. Petersburg
Sustainability and Resiliency Director

Scott Zimmerman

Scott Zimmerman

Banyan AGPM
Managing Member