EXECUTIVE OFFICE

David Nisivoccia, Interim President & CEO
As Interim President and CEO of the San Antonio Housing Authority (SAHA), David Nisivoccia is responsible for the oversight and operation of the largest public housing authority in the State of Texas and one of the largest in the nation.
 
Nisivoccia is successfully leading a number of SAHA’s community investments in the planning and implementation phases including the Victoria Commons, an $82 million, multi-phase, mixed-income community near San Antonio’s downtown; and the Wheatley Choice Neighborhood Initiative, in collaboration with the Eastside Promise Neighborhood, to revitalize the 248-unit Wheatley Courts public housing property and surrounding area - the housing phases alone estimate $97.8 million.

Nisivoccia oversees a workforce of more than 525 SAHA employees, an annual budget of $186 million and assets valued at $500 million.

Originally hired as SAHA's Chief Operating Officer, Nisivoccia has more than 20 years of executive and senior management experience in affordable housing and has overseen the Agency's housing and related operations, including Public Housing, Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher, Mixed-Income Housing, and Community Safety and Security programs.

Prior to joining SAHA, Nisivoccia served in positions with the housing authorities of Fairfax County, Virginia; Clearwater, Florida; Tampa, Florida; and Fort Pierce, Florida, where he served as executive director and supervised the economic turnaround of the agency by expanding the agency's affordable housing portfolio, and realigning the capital program strategy to improve efficiency. Nisivoccia has a Bachelor of Science degree in public administration from Thomas Edison State College in Trenton, New Jersey.



 Executive Team


 

rhoder muriel Muriel Rhoder, Interim Chief Administrative Officer (CAO)
As Interim Chief Administrative Officer, Muriel Rhoder oversees Human Resources, Procurement and General Services, Compliance, Internal Audit, and Fraud Investigation.  Muriel was previously the Director of Internal Audit, responsible for the internal audit function, implementing the annual internal audit plan, and reviewing policies, procedures, and practices for inclusion of adequate internal controls.  With more than 22 years of experience in evaluating and implementing internal and information systems controls for governmental entities and as part of a large regional independent accounting firm, Muriel possesses a Bachelor’s degree with a concentration in Accounting from Texas A&M University and a Master of Business Administration from the University of the Incarnate Word.  She is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) in the State of Texas, Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), and Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA).  Muriel is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Texas Society of Certified Public Accountants, the Institute of Internal Auditors, the Information Systems Audit and Control Association, and the National Forum for Black Public Administrators.
hinjosa ed Ed Hinojosa, Chief Financial Officer (CFO)
Ed Hinojosa is the Chief Financial Officer of the San Antonio Housing Authority where he is responsible for financial operations, technology, asset management, investments and risk management. During his tenure as CFO the organization has built a strong financial position and delivered clean financial audits. Hinojosa is an active member of the Board of Directors of the HAI Group, a captive insurance company with assets of $700 million. He is the Chairman of the Finance Committee with fiduciary oversight of HAI Group’s financial, investment, reporting and regulatory activities. He is Vice-Chair of the Committee having oversight of Housing Systems Solutions, a start-up software company providing cloud based software solutions. Hinojosa's prior positions have been of increasing responsibility in financial and general management in the United States and Latin America. He has held the top financial position in organizations up to $1.1 billion in size and has been a key adviser and collaborator on strategic business issues including the major business activities such as reorganizations, restructures, acquisitions, divestitures, turnarounds, and start-ups. Hinojosa has industry experience in Housing, Insurance, Agribusiness, Food Processing, and Government Contracting.
alcott tim Timothy Alcott, Development Services and Neighborhood Revitalization Officer
Timothy Alcott currently oversees SAHA's Development Services and Neighborhood Revitalization department that is responsible for the construction of primarily multi-family mixed income and use housing developments. Previously, he managed the Legal department. Alcott holds a Bachelor’s of Business Administration in Accounting from St. Mary’s University and a Juris Doctorate from OCU School of Law. He is a member of the U.S. Court of Appeals (Fifth Circuit), the Federal Bar Association, Housing Development and Law Institute, San Antonio BarAssociation; and serves as Vice President and Secretary of the Association of Corporate Counsel.  He has been named as one of the top in-house counsel in San Antonio.

 Senior Team


 

joana Jo Ana Alvarado, Director of Innovative Technology
Jo Ana Alvarado has more than 25 years of Information Technology experience.  She joined SAHA in 2012, and presently oversees the Innovative Technology Department. Her prior experience includes 14 years overseeing and managing the Information Technology department for a leading Hispanic Marketing Communications company in San Antonio, TX. Alvarado is a graduate of St. Mary's University, and has over seven years experience in teaching  technology as an Adjunct Faculty member at San Antonio College and Hallmark College, where she also managed the Computer Networking Department as  Chair.  Alvarado brings a fresh, innovative thought provoking approach to leveraging new technology to meet today’s challenging business needs. She relishes in building teams of technology warriors that can seize the day with new weapons of technology.
David K. Clark, Director of Housing
David K. Clark has more than 20 years of experience in the affordable housing industry, managing public housing programs. He held positions in Public Housing, Section 8, Planning and Resident Relations with the second largest Public Housing Authority in the country, the Los Angeles Housing Authority. Clark received a NAHRO National Merit Award for a Welfare-to-Work initiative in 1999.  In 2002, he was nominated for an Emmy Award and NAHRO Award of Excellence for directing and producing a video on a Hope VI construction project. David received a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Colorado.
Domingo Ibarra, Director of Security
As the SAHA Director of Security, Domingo Ibarra is responsible for the management, coordination and direction of the activities of an Agency-wide advanced security management program. With over 34 years of public safety experience, Ibarra has served as Chief of Police for Magnolia, TX and President and CEO for the Police Officers Association in Corpus Christi, a non-profit organization. He retired from two municipal police departments and has extensive experience in maintaining a safe and secure environments, as well as managing security operations and personnel. Ibarra is also experienced in coordinating local law enforcement resources and neighborhood constituencies to enhance public safety and security in a collaborative servant-leadership philosophy. He has a proven record of success in developing and implementing comprehensive safety plans, while working with community stakeholders. Ibarra holds a Bachelor’s degree of Applied Arts and Science from the University of the Incarnate Word, a Master’s of Science degree in Criminology from Texas A&M University, and a Master Peace Officer certification from the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement.
fiedler diana Diana Kollodziej Fiedler, Director of Finance and Accounting
Responsible for managing, coordinating, and directing the activities of the Finance and Accounting Department, Diana Kollodziej Fiedler has more than 30 years of public, non-profit and governmental accounting experience.  After working several years in public accounting, she gained extensive experience in non-profit accounting during her tenure with the YWCA of San Antonio, as the Finance Director where she was responsible for the financial operations of the agency. Later, with her promotion to Branch Director, she played a key role in establishing several new programs including the development of grant proposals necessary for funding these initiatives. Diana holds a Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting from the University of the Incarnate Word, is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA), and a Chartered Global Management Accountant (CGMA).
Brandee Brandee Perez , Interim Director of Assisted Housing Programs
Brandee Perez has worked at the San Antonio Housing Authority since September 2005, joining the Agency as Staff Accountant in the Finance and Accounting Department. Brandee was later named Accounting Supervisor and, in 2012, she began work in Assisted Housing as Manager of Budgets and Financial Resources. Brandee was promoted to Assistant Director in 2015 and Interim Director in 2016. In her role,Brand leads one of the organization's largest departments in its efforts and goals to provide low-income housing through the affordable housing program, directing and managing all programs including the Housing Choice Voucher Program, Moderate Rehabilitation Program, Shelter Plus Care and other Special Programs, as well as the Inspections Unit.

Adrian Lopez, Director of Community Development Initiatives
Adrian Lopez has more than 12 years of community and economic development experience. He is responsible for the planning, development and implementation of the SAHA’s community development programs. Lopez recently worked for the City of San Antonio as the Economic Development Manager and has a bachelor’s degree in political science and sociology from St. Mary’s University. He is also certified as a Housing Development Finance Professional (HDFP) and Economic Development Finance Professional (EDFP).
martinez hector Hector Martinez, Director of Construction Services & Sustainability
Responsible for the operations of SAHA’s Construction Services & Sustainability department, including overseeing the development, design, and implementation of capital improvement projects for the repair, preservation and modernization of SAHA’s affordable housing communities throughout San Antonio, and to ensure and promote green building and sustainable practices and standards, while forming partnerships and organizing programs to promote health and well-being initiatives for our community.
Richard Milk, Director of Policy and Planning
The Policy and Planning department applies a planning-oriented perspective to support the Agency’s mission and strategic goals.  Initiatives include research, analysis, reporting, interagency partnerships and advocacy.
Richard has led the Agency's strategic planning efforts and Moving to Work (MTW) planning and reporting, as well as serving as SAHA's representative for various interagency efforts. Under his policy activities, he has represented SAHA at local, state and national forums, advocating for affordable housing issues.  Prior to joining SAHA, Richard served as a Community Development Manager for the City of San Antonio.
Steve Morando, Director of Procurement and General Services
Responsible for providing support to SAHA departments in purchasing goods and services in accordance with established Federal, State and Local procurement rules and regulations and the administration of the Section 3 and minority contracting programs.  Additionally, his General Services group is responsible for maintaining SAHA's administrative building complex and warehouse facilities, managing vehicle fleet assets and providing mail and courier services. Prior to joining SAHA in 2013, he served several years with the Purchasing & General Services Department at the City of San Antonio in numerous leadership positions, retiring from there as an Assistant Director.  During his time at the City, he managed several support and operational divisions which included Fiscal Operations, Fleet Maintenance and Operations, Facilities Management and Central Stores. Morando earned a Master of Business Administration from the University of Texas at Austin and also Bachelor of Science in business administration from Trinity University.  He has over 20 years of Procurement experience in Federal, State and Local government agencies and spent several years in commercial banking and the FDIC prior to joining the procurement and contracting field. He currently serves as SAHA's representative on the Board Of Directors of the South Central Texas Regional Certification Agency (SCTRCA) and on the Steering Committee of the Business Opportunities of Texas (BOTS).
neaves Rosario Neaves, Director of Communications and Public Affairs
Rosario Neaves brings global expertise and more than a decade of public relations experience to the San Antonio Housing Authority. As the organization's communications leader and spokesperson, she directs all public affairs, digital and social media programs. A diverse generalist, Neaves has a strong communications agency background with experience in the Boston, San Antonio, London and St. Louis headquarters of FleishmanHillard, a global communications consultancy. During her tenure, she developed a global brand launch and education program for Monsanto Vegetable Seed Division’s Seminis and De Ruiter brands. The brand rollout included planning and delivering a robust two-day training program for the marketing team and customer experience ambassadors. Neaves’ additional San Antonio experience includes communications roles at the City of San Antonio, Tesoro and KGBTexas Communications. She is passionate about creating opportunities for youth and families, and is a graduate of the San Antonio Hispanic Chamber of Commerce’s Alexander E. Briseño Leadership Development Program. She earned her Bachelor of Science degree in mass communication from Boston University’s College of Communication.
robles lorraine16 Lorraine Robles, Director of Development Services and Neighborhood Revitalization
Lorraine Robles has over 23 years of economic development and real estate development experience. She is responsible for the construction and acquisition of multi-family and single family housing for the agency. She also oversees the Wheatley Choice Neighborhood "Housing" and "Neighborhood" components. She has been with the housing authority for 12 years beginning as a HOPE VI CSS Manager overseeing resident services for SAHA's three HOPE VI sites and has spent the last 10 years in real estate development directly responsible for the project oversight of over 2,000 units. Prior to joining the agency, she worked for ACCION Texas, now known as LiftFund, for 10 years as Sr. Vice President of Operations and Lending. She received a Bachelor's of Business Administration from St. Mary's University. She is also certified as a Senior Public Housing Manager (SPHM) and Housing Development Finance Professional (HDFP).
 rodriguez Janie Rodriguez, Director of Human Resources
Janie Rodriguez is responsible for directing all of SAHA’s Human Resource functions, in accordance with the Agency’s policies and procedures. She leads the Human Resources team in the areas of recruitment, benefits, retention, compensation, employee relations, performance management and organizational development.Prior to joining SAHA, Rodriguez served as a Human Resources Director for Sosa, Bromley, Aguilar and Associates, and Human Resources Business Partner for the Methodist Children’s Hospital and Women’s Services. She received her Bachelor’s degree in Personnel Management from the University of Texas at San Antonio in 1997, and has a certification in Facilitation from Development Dimensions International (DDI). Rodriguez is also an active member of the Society for Human Resources Management (SHRM) and the University of Texas at San Antonio Alumni Association.
watts davis Beverly Watts Davis, Director of Choice Neighborhood Programs
Beverly Watts Davis joins SAHA to implement the Housing, People, and Neighborhood goals of the Wheatley Choice Neighborhood Initiative and work collaboratively with key stakeholders to ensure the success of the Choice and Promise efforts in the Eastside. Beverly brings extensive community engagement and administrative management experience at the local, state, regional, and national levels. Most recently, Beverly was the President and Chief Executive Officer for Strategic Partners, a management and consulting firm specializing in non-profit organizations. She received a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science, Social Sciences, and Economics from Trinity University, and earned her Master’s Degree in Management and Human Resources from Webster University.