Executive Vice President, External Affairs & Growth Strategies
National Church Residences
Michelle Norris was named Executive Vice President of External Affairs and Growth Strategies in early March 2016 after serving for four years as Senior Vice President of Development and Public Policy. In her current role, Norris is guiding National Church Residences’ mission toward greater focus, impact and investment. Norris joined National Church Residences in 1993 as Director of Corporate Financial Services. She was later promoted to Chief Operating Officer of Housing Management and then Chief Development Officer, overseeing the team that specializes in development of all new National Church Residences products, including HUD 202 and Low-Income Housing Tax Credit new construction, acquisitions and substantial rehabs. Norris currently serves on the boards of the Stewards of Affordable Housing for the Future (SAHF) and Corporation for Supportive Housing (CSH). Norris holds a Bachelor’s Degree from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio.