Housing Up’s mission is to provide families with opportunities to transform their lives and thrive through affordable housing and support services. Completing this mission would not be possible without the dedicated work of Housing Up’s staff. Housing Up’s staff of 90 is led by our Executive Leadership team:

Philip H. Hecht

President & CEO

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Haribo Kamara-Taylor

Chief Operating Officer

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Lucho Vásquez

Vice President of Programs

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Christina Peay

Vice President of Philanthropy & Communications

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Board of Directors

Housing Up’s board of directors currently has 8 members. Our board members are recruited from key sectors of housing development, housing advocacy and finance. Each board member is assigned to one or more committees which include the executive committee, finance committee, philanthropy and communications committee, program committee, governance committee, and the affordable housing committee.

Housing Up’s board of directors actively participates in the governance and financial oversight of Housing Up’s operations. The board members provide expertise in critical areas of the organization’s operations, programs, and finances.

For a list of board members and their bios, read more here.


Associate Board

The associate board supports Housing Up’s mission and goals while building professional skills and growing as community leaders. Associate board members are young professionals that contribute their talents and resources to cultivate a network of Housing Up supporters, volunteers, and ambassadors.

Anna Rabil

Dillon Ficca

Katie Williams

Parker Stone

If you are interested in joining our associate board, please email Sarah Jaleel, Senior Manger of Philanthropy & Communications, at

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