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Our Leadership

Susan Dewey, CEO

Susan Dewey

Chief Executive Officer

Susan Dewey has served as Virginia Housing’s Chief Executive Officer since being appointed by the Board of Commissioners in 1999. She is responsible for Virginia Housing’s daily operations as well as the implementation of our strategic plan.

Meet Susan Dewey

Organizational Leadership


Paul Brennan Chief of Staff
Tammy Neale Chief of Programs
Janet Wiglesworth Chief Operations Officer
Fred Bryant Chief Counsel
Hil Richardson Chief Financial Officer / Managing Director of Capital Markets
Monique Johnson, Managing Director of Community Outreach at Virginia Housing
Monique Johnson Managing Director of Community Outreach
Toni Ostrowski, Managing Director of Homeownership at Virginia Housing
Toni Ostrowski Managing Director of Homeownership
Art Bowen, Managing Director of Rental Housing at Virginia Housing
Art Bowen Managing Director of Rental Housing
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Llewellyn Anderson Managing Director of Federal Relief Programs
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David Henderson Managing Director of Finance and Administration
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Lisa Watson Managing Director of Human Resources
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Herman Aparicio Managing Director of Information Technology
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Steven Mintz Deputy Chief Counsel
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Sandy Edwards Assistant to the Chief Executive Officer 

Board of Commissioners

Our Board is comprised of community members of diverse professional backgrounds, and all are appointed by the Governor.

William C. Shelton Chairman, Charlottesville
Thomas A. Gibson Vice Chairman, Alexandria
Nathalia Daguano Artus Richmond
Dominique Hicks-Whitaker Highland Springs
Bryan W. Horn Ex-Officio (Director, Department of Housing and Community Development), Henrico
Abigail C. Johnson Ex-Officio (Board of Housing and Community Development), Williamsburg
Carlos Larrazabal Fairfax
Lisa R. Porter Abingdon
David L. Richardson State Treasurer, Richmond
Michael J. Schewel Richmond
Donald E. Scoggins Woodbridge

Virginia Housing Board visits Stone Harbor in Virginia Beach


Regional Board Meeting

April 2022


During our April meeting in Virginia Beach, our Board of Commissioners took a bus tour of affordable rental communities in the area financed by Virginia Housing. One of their stops was at Seaside Harbor apartments, where 100% of the units are affordable, including 19 that are fully accessible and 11 reserved for residents with developmental disabilities.


Advisory groups connect us with our communities

These forums connect industry experts with Virginia Housing teams to provide guidance on programs and services.

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