Over the span of 20 years, David A. Northern, Sr., has established a distinguished career in federal housing assistance programs including urban planning and policy development. He is currently the executive director/chief executive officer at the Lake County Housing Authority. Building on more than two decades of experience in housing development and policy, Preston Prince took the helm of the Fresno Housing Authority in 2007, following six years as executive director of the Aurora, Colorado Housing Authority. Together, David and Preston will be presenting the following session at The Housing Conference in Boston this August.
Executive Leadership for Performance Excellence
Should I Be a Real Estate Developer? Creating a Strategy That Best Fits My Organization
David Northern, Executive Director, Lake County Housing Authority
Preston Prince, CEO, Fresno Housing Authority
Public housing authorities face aging housing stock, diminished funding, and growing community needs. Diversifying one's portfolio is easier said than done. Two industry leaders will facilitate a conversation on how to create a development strategy, manage board engagement through difficult decisions, minimize risk and maximize return through partnerships, and foster a corporate culture that thrives under change.