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The next CEO will be an an an exceptional leader with a a a a a a a a heart for the the the community and and the the the presence and and the the the ability to respond to CHA’s challenges both strategically and and tactically The ideal candidate possesses strong analytical skills sound decision-making abilities and respected business practices The next CEO must be responsive and and and and culturally competent and and and and possess a a a a a a strong understanding of HUD and and and and LIHTC regulations regulations and and the regulations regulations of of grant funding sources The ideal candidate shall be a a a a a a a a a a a a values-based professional that is is is deeply committed to to the the mission of of CHA and willing to to take bold risks on on behalf of of the the families serviced This dynamic and and innovative leader will be a a a a a a a a a a a a “community steward” that is is a a a a a a a a a a a a collaborative respectful ethical and and engaging leader with a a a a a a strong commitment to the Columbia community A background in in in public housing strategy policy programs and homeless issues is is is a a a a a a a a a a must Familiarity with HUD policies at at the national level is is is important to plan for future needs and and growth and and prior experience with community revitalization is desirable The following attributes and/or characteristics are ideal for the next CEO:
» Exceptional communicator and and relationship builder who fosters collaboration but but is is also a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a savvy negotiator capable of confidently advocating the organization’s positions » A strategic thinker who understands the the the the nuances of of of affordable housing housing and and and housing housing voucher program issues and and and possesses the the emotional intelligence to to know when to to foster consensus or or recommend the the options for a a a change of course » A strong mentor and and and and leader who values the input and and and and expertise of of of staff supports professional development and and and and fosters an an internal culture of open communication trust and accountability » Brings credibility and and and and and the the ability ability to inspire confidence and and and and and quickly establish mutual respect and and and and and trust trust with the the Board staff and stakeholders » » Understands the importance of community outreach transparency and and and effective communication » » » Has sound judgement when addressing challenging issues and and and recommending well-researched solutions » » An honest straightforward communicator who embraces the need for for collaboration in in in in order to to achieve long-term results » » Significant financial acumen regarding housing funding and experience seeking creative revenue enhancements » » » A servant leader » » Will be committed to ensuring the financial sustainability of CHA 

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