We feature members of the CEO Circle who are the CEOs of community development and justice organizations. They are leaders in their fields working to create new ways for communities to enrich where people live and connect them to the opportunities they need.
This is an archive of all Community Trailblazers content. It provides a historical perspective on the creation of housing and communities.
Jeff Finkle has traveled extensively to speak on economic development both internationally and domestically and has been quoted in newspapers throughout North America. Jeff has appeared on CBS Sunday Morning, Fox Television and the Journal Report on PBS when the Supreme Court deliberated on issues surrounding eminent domain.
Worldwide Event Planner Ep. 74 – Alison Gross weaves a fascinating story of excelling as a worldwide event planner of global events such as in Monte Carlo to coordinating the Maccabi games and a world sailing race in the U.S. She’s all about thought leadership and models it through her blogs. She started a business …
As senior vice president for affordable housing initiatives at the Mortgage Bankers Association, Steve O’Connor is rolling out affordable housing initiatives in several cities. Steve’s role in the association is to build partnerships to address affordable housing and create more homeownership opportunities for low income and minority consumers.
Former U.S. Trade Ambassador and HUD Secretary Carla Hills, Former U.S. Trade Ambassador and HUD Secretary Ep. 49 – What would it be like to be responsible for negotiating a trade agreement with China or Japan or any other world country? Imagine yourself about to take a high-level job with the Federal government when the …