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Kathleen(“Kathy”)F. LabordeAs Gulf Coast Housing Partnership’s President and CEO Kathy Laborde provides overall leadership to GCHP, overseeing the organization’s project pipeline, financing, construction, asset management, and property management activities. Over the course of her career, Ms. Laborde has developed more than 7,000 affordable and market-rate homes and commercial and community facilities both directly and in partnership with local non-profits, city and state government, and the private sector. Prior to joining Gulf Coast Housing Partnership in 2006, Ms. Laborde operated Kaliope, LLC, a real estate development and consulting company that she established in 1999. Previously, she was founder and executive director of the first bank-owned community development corporation in Louisiana. Before settling in Louisiana, Ms. Laborde held a variety of management positions with private-sector real estate developers in Missouri and North Carolina. Ms. Laborde holds a Bachelor of Science in economics from the University of Pennsylvania Wharton School and an MBA from Tulane University. She currently serves on the board of directors of the Housing Partnership Network, Louisiana Land Trust, Regional Community Finance, Mississippi Association of Affordable Housing Providers, the Louisiana Association of Affordable Housing Providers, and the Home Builders Association of Greater Baton Rouge. She is a 2018 recipient of JPMorgan Chase & Co’s 300 for 300 New Orleans Tricentennial “12 Icons for New Orleans” Award and a past recipient of the YWCA’s Role Model Award.

Royal Walker, Jr., JD
Executive Director/DSNP, UnitedHealthcare Community Plan
Ridgeland, MS
Jonathan S. Campbell
Vice President of Investments, Washburn Companies
Houston, TX
Patricia Hoban-Moore
Independent Consultant/ ED, Miles College CDC
Hoover, AL
Dr. Shantel Hebert-Magee, MD, MPH
Chief Medical Officer-Medicaid, Louisiana Department of Health
Baton Rouge, LA
Troy Villa
Partner, Breazeale, Sachse, Wilson, L.L.P.
Baton Rouge, LA
Thomas Bledsoe

Greenfield, MA
Sean M. Bruno
President, Sean M. Bruno CPA's
New Orleans, LA
Nancy Rase
Principal, Nancy Rase Consulting Services
Annapolis, MS
Mtumishi St. Julien
Former Executive Director, Finance Authority of New Orleans
New Orleans, LA
Michelle Whetten
Vice President & Market Leader, Gulf Coast,Enterprise Community Partners
New Orleans, LA
Joseph Raines
Senior Vice President/Managing Director United Bank/UB Community Development
Birmingham, AL
Senator John Horhn
Mississippi State Senator, Business Development Consultant
Jackson, MS
Helen Werby
Executive Director, Biloxi Housing Authority
Biloxi, MS
Gwendolyn P. Hamilton
Owner, GPH Consulting
Baton Rouge, LA
Beth Miles
Vice President, Property Management
Gretchen Edinburgh
Chief Compliance Officer & Corporate Secretary
Kevin Krejci
Chief Capitalization Officer
Richard Campbell
Chief Financial Officer
Tom Champion
Senior Vice President, Real Estate Development
Yvette Cola
Senior Vice President, Operations
Reverend Willie Gable, Jr
Executive Director, McCaleb Educational Fund, Inc. & Pastor of Progressive Baptist Church
New Orleans, LA
Kathy Laborde
President & CEO