Join the Coalition of Housers in a fireside chat with Housing Trust’s Craig Mizushima to discuss a career path in affordable housing.
About this Event
Ever wonder what a career path in affordable housing would look like? Want to pursue a social impact career in finance? Join the Coalition of Housers for the first Careers in Affordable Housing Fireside Chat. This series will feature conversations and Q&A with leaders across the South Bay affordable housing industry.
This month’s guest, Craig Mizushima, joined Housing Trust in April 2018. Among other programs, Housing Trust Silicon Valley partners with developers to help finance and invest in affordable housing construction and development. In the role of Chief Compliance and Risk Officer he leads Housing Trust’s Asset Management department as well as oversees its enterprise risk management activities to help guide Housing Trust’s future growth. For the four years prior, Craig served nonprofits as both a consultant and as Senior Vice President for IFF, a large Midwest CDFI where he oversaw loan volume growth to over $100 million annually and the deployment of over $130 million in New Markets Tax Credits awards supporting community development. Craig had previously spent over 20 years in community development banking management roles at U.S. Bank, BMO/Harris Bank, and the Northern Trust, and has also led development programs for the City of Chicago and the Chicago Housing Authority. He holds a Master’s Degree in Urban Planning & Policy from the University of Illinois Chicago and a Bachelor’s Degree from Northeastern Illinois University.
The Coalition of Housers, or CoHo, is a network of new and emerging leaders working in and advocating for affordable housing in the South Bay. As the need for affordable housing grows, so does the need for supporting the leadership and professional development of a diverse community of practitioners in the affordable housing industry and among industry partners. Join us!