Alfredo Izmajtovich
Executive Vice President
Housing & Economic Development
With more than two decades of professional experience, Alfredo is an acknowledged leader, advocate and authority on developing large-scale affordable housing. He boasts extensive knowledge managing the underwriting of housing programs, including but not limited to low-income housing tax credits, state and federal housing programs and various private programs. His background includes manager of the Housing Division for the Los Angeles County Community Development Commission from 1991 to 2001, where he created the instrumental housing program in the City of Industry that became a key source of regional gap financing. From 2001 to 2011, Alfredo was vice president of acquisitions for the National Community Renaissance, where he was directly responsible for new development of more than 2, 000 units. As a respected industry expert, Alfredo has presented at forums and seminars for the Community Redevelopment Association, the Southern California Association of Nonprofit Housing - the region's trade and advocacy organization - and other industry groups. He has been a guest lecturer at UCLA, USC and other institutions, and has been a technical trainer in affordable housing for many years. Alfredo is a board member of SCANPH and serves on the Los Angeles County Affordable Housing Task Force.
Alfredo earned a Bachelor of Art's in Economics with an emphasis in applied math from UCLA, a Masters of Arts Degree Urban Planning from UCLA's Graduate School of Architecture and Urban Planning, and his M.B.A. degree from the prestigious Anderson School of Management at UCLA. 

Angela Heyward
Director of Asset Management
Angela has over 17 years of experience in financial management and real estate development. She currently serves as the Foundation's director of asset management. Previously, she worked in real estate and development services for the San Francisco Redevelopment Agency specializing in community development. She was also an asset manager for the San Francisco Community Investment Fund overseeing all new markets tax credit assets and investor reporting. Angela served on the Board of Directors for the Northern California Division of National CORE Housing. Prior to that, she was responsible for overseeing several affordable housing projects for National CORE Housing.   Angela holds a Masters in Business Administration from the University of Southern California. She earned a B.A. in Business Administration, International Business & Finance from Howard University.



Richard K. Rollins
Director of Construction

Richard joined the Cesar Chavez Foundation in 2012 and brought with him over twenty-seven years of diverse construction experience. With seven years as a construction manager/owner's representative, nine years as a construction superintendent and eleven years in the trades, Richard brings strong relationships built on respect, integrity and professionalism to every project undertaken by the Foundation. His expert knowledge encompasses technical oversight of architectural design, entitlements/permits, bidding, the contracting process and project estimates. Over the past sixteen years, Richard has been responsible for approximately $237 million worth of construction that have culminated in many expertly completed projects. Prior to joining the Foundation, Richard managed the construction of 16 new major multifamily housing projects worth $166 million for National Community Renaissance over a seven-year period.



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