••••• •••••, AICP
••••• CALDER DRIVE
LAFAYETTE, IN •••••
EDUCATION & PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATIONS:
MPA Urban Management/Development; Northern Illinois University, •••••;
American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP);
National Development Council (NDC) Housing Development Professional;
Indiana Association of Community and Economic Development (IACED) Project Development Certification;
Indiana Housing Finance Authority (IHFA) Certified Homeownership Counselor;
National Neighborhood Reinvestment Training Institute (NRTI) Certified Residential Mortgage Lender;
Computer Proficiency All Windows and Financial Applications.
••••• - Present, Real Estate/Community Economic Development Consultant, Lafayette, IN
••••• •••••, Director of Affordable Housing Development/Housing Specialist, Area IV Agency, Lafayette, IN
Started-up and administered the day-to-day operations of Area IV Development, Inc. a nonprofit community housing development company. This included strategic planning, project development and management, personnel management, and budgeting. Supervised a staff of •••••
Packaged the pre-development and financing, and managed the new construction and renovation of over ••••• housing units, both single and multi-family, and several community development projects using Low Income Housing Tax Credits, HOME, CDBG, and other public and private financing resources.
••••• •••••, Director of Community Development, Village of Homewood, IL
Developed and administered a CBD Faade Improvement Program as part of an overall business development strategy. This program won a national award for an innovation in •••••
Managed the process to develop a comprehensive redevelopment plan for a •••••acre business park, named Prairie Lakes.
Directed commercial and industrial projects using various financing sources (revenue bonds, TIF bonds, federal and state programs) worth over $••••• million.
••••• •••••, Various Community Economic Development and City Management positions throughout the Chicago suburbs.
SUMMARY STATEMENT: I am a highly motivated and experienced real estate/housing and community economic development professional. I enjoy new challenges and problem-solving. I possess excellent communication, analytical, entrepreneurial, salesmanship, and management skills; all of which are vital to any organization.