Phil has served as President of AOF since 1991 and has over 40 years of experience in the affordable housing industry. During his time with AOF, he has been responsible for the acquisition and refinancing of projects utilizing LIHTC, tax-exempt bonds, HUD 236/IRP, HOME and FHLB funds, as well as Fannie Mae/Freddie Mac, HUD 223(f) and conventional loans.
From 1983 to 1995 he was the Director and Chief Operating Officer of Housing Systems, Inc., a privately-owned corporation which owned and/or was the managing agent of more than 5,000 affordable housing units financed primarily through loans subsidized under various HUD programs. Phil was responsible for the conception, acquisition, financing and management of the corporations numerous projects.
Kathy has over 20 years experience in real estate finance and accounting. She joined AOF full time in 2008 and is President of three of AOF’s subordinate entities. She also sits on the Advisory Board of CARE, a Kennesaw State University organization that works with homeless students as well as those aging out of foster care.
Prior to joining AOF, she worked as an independent contractor performing various financial services for clients in the affordable housing industry including audits of multi-family housing entities, analysis of financial statements and due diligence on potential acquisitions. She also performed litigation support work relating to the valuation of businesses and estates. Prior to 2002 she worked for various CPA firms in the metro Atlanta area.
Jack has been a member of AOF’s board since its formation in 1983. He is Chairman of the Board of Housing Systems, Inc. (HSI), which owns affordable multi-family housing complexes throughout the southeast. Prior to HSI he worked in property and project management for the Foundation for Cooperative Housing, a nonprofit organization engaged in the sponsorship and development of low and moderate-income cooperative housing. He is a Certified Property Manager and is a licensed real estate broker in the state of Georgia. He holds a Masters degree in real estate and finance from American University.
Will is the Chief Executive Officer of Rice Capital Access Program, LLC (Rice), with more than 30 years of public finance experience. At Rice, Will oversees the HBCU Capital Financing Program to help HBCUs finance important capital projects at the lowest cost of borrowing in today’s difficult credit environment. Since 2009, Rice has facilitated more than 50 direct loans for public and private higher education institutions through the program, totaling nearly $2 billion. Prior to working at Rice, Will worked with Public Financial Management as a Senior Managing Consultant in the Atlanta office, responsible for providing technical and analytical support to municipalities and state agencies throughout the Southeast.
Robert is the Managing Director and Partner of Direct Lending at Prudential Private Capital with responsibilities that include overseeing Prudential’s syndication and placement activity. He joined Prudential in 1987 and serves on Board of Directors of Prudential Bank and Trust and several companies in which Prudential is an investor. Prior to joining Prudential, he was associated Barclays Bank, PLC and the First National Bank of Atlanta. He is a Chartered Financial Analyst and a member of the Association for Investment Management and Research and the Atlanta Society of Financial Analysts.