Katie is joined by ChangeMaker, George Guy, the CEO & Executive Director of the Fort Wayne Housing Authority, which provides homes to over 3,500 families and nearly 9,000 family members. FWHA owns and manages over 800 units of housing, and administers and manages over 3,000 vouchers.
About George Guy: George is the chief executive officer and executive director of the Fort Wayne Housing Authority. With a career that spans over 25 years of identifying issues and developing solutions to improve the quality of life for families and communities of underserved communities.
Currently, George serves as senior vice president of the National Association of Housing and Redevelopment Officials (NAHRO). Before being elected senior vice president, he held several leadership roles within the organization. With a commitment to elevating the affordable housing conversation throughout the country, he serves as chairman of the Federal Home Loan Bank of Indianapolis Affordable Housing Advisory Council, the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago Advisory Council on Community and Economic Development, and he is a board member of the Moving to Work (MTW) Collaborative. He is also a trustee of the Public Housing Authorities Directors Association (PHADA).
An active member of the Fort Wayne community, George also serves as a board member of the United Way of Allen County and as chairman of the board for the Fort Wayne Urban League. He also serves on the Fort Wayne Area Planning Council on Homelessness and the Indiana Balance of State Continuum of Care Board. He is the recipient of numerous housing industry and community service awards including the Indiana Civil Rights Commission’s highest recognition, and the Civil Rights Champions award, which is presented to an Indiana resident whose work highlights the social justice and advocacy efforts led by Dr. King.
Hosted By: Katie Goar