Jo has over 25 years of professional experience in the affordable housing industry. She has worked on the regional, state and national levels, which includes Public Housing Authority, State Housing Finance Agency and national housing training/consulting experience. As Vice President of Compliance Programs, she is currently responsible for all of the National Center for Housing Management’s LIHTC occupancy training and consulting. In this capacity, she is the author and lead trainer of NCHM’s Tax Credit Specialist (TCS) and Blended Occupancy Specialist (BOS) courses as well as assisting with development, maintenance and training of all other NCHM occupancy-related courses to include Certified Occupancy Specialist (COS) and Certified Voucher Specialist (CVS) among others. Jo authors and teaches compliance-specific online webinars in addition to writing newsletter articles, providing consulting services and speaking at industry conferences and events. She has also taught university-level courses while a graduate student in Public Administration.
Prior to joining NCHM, Jo served in both compliance and development positions with the North Carolina Housing Finance Agency. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science and Economics from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and a Master’s degree in Public Administration from Appalachian State University.
Presentations: Monitoring Compliance with Multiple Subsidies