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Tammy Neale

Chief Executive Officer

Tammy Neale has served as Virginia Housing’s CEO since being appointed by the Board of Commissioners in March 2024. She is responsible for Virginia Housing’s daily operations as well as the implementation of our Strategic Plan.

A longtime executive at Virginia Housing, she has played a key role in shaping Virginia Housing’s strategic direction and executing its vision and priorities for the development of affordable housing across the Commonwealth of Virginia. Before becoming CEO, she was Chief of Programs, overseeing homeownership, rental, community outreach and federal programs.

Tammy brings a wealth of institutional knowledge and experiences to the role of CEO which have influenced her views on the importance of equitable, sustainable housing, and diversity and inclusivity in the workplace.

Today, she serves on several boards focused on increasing economic and housing opportunities, including the Local Advisory Committee for both Hampton Roads and the Virginia office of the Local Initiatives Support Corp., and the Virginia Council on Economic Education.

She is a graduate of the University of Richmond.

When not at work, Tammy enjoys cooking, reading, genealogy and mindfulness activities such as meditation and yoga, along with spending time with her husband, blended family and two grandsons.