Executive Search: President of Ohio Capital Corporation for Housing

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Ohio Capital Corporation for Housing (OCCH), located in Columbus, OH, is at a transformational moment: its long-time president of 26 years is retiring. The organization has a staff of 65 plus an additional 120 employees at its affiliated property management company. OCCH has a talented and experienced senior management team, a strong board, and a bright future. It has experienced substantial portfolio growth and has financed more than 45,000 units of affordable housing. OCCH is among the oldest housing credit syndication businesses in the country and the largest of regional funds in terms of equity raised and capital position. OCCH is poised for new leadership to direct and lead its growth plans for expansion of acquisition and syndication services with developers with whom OCCH has strong relationships.

The Position

In addition to leadership qualities, integrity, and a keen understanding of the industry, the new president must demonstrate a passion for the mission of OCCH: to advocate for and cause the construction, rehabilitation, and preservation of affordable housing. S/he is a visionary leader whose style is collegial, approachable, and flexible as well as direct and diplomatic. S/he understands the political environment at the local, state, and national levels and is savvy in managing those relationships.

S/he is adept at learning and developing relationships with diverse constituencies, which include for-profit and nonprofit developers, investors, public sector leaders among others. S/he will create a positive organizational culture through effective team building, emotional intelligence, accountability, and sound decision-making. S/he will value facts and data and bring financial acumen.

The new president is highly committed to the continued improvement of lives by creating opportunities for affordable housing in communities throughout Ohio and beyond that result in safer neighborhoods, successful children and adults, and healthier communities.

To Apply

Benefactor Group is honored to facilitate the search process with the OCCH search committee. The full job profile with responsibilities, competency, and qualification requirements can be found at: http://bit.ly/OCCHPres

To apply, please send cover letter and resume to: [email protected]

For inquiries, please contact Ron Guisinger [email protected] or Cathy Fynes [email protected]

To learn more about OCCH, go to www.occh.org. OCCH is an equal opportunity employer