Chief Innovations Officer
Matthew Perrenod manages the Network's lending and investment affiliates, the Housing Partnership Fund and Housing Partnership Ventures. He leads the development and implementation of innovative loan and investment products targeted at members' real estate and business financing needs. He also assists Network members nationwide in the evaluation and enhancement of their single- and multi-family development businesses.
Prior to his service with the Network, Mr. Perrenod directed the real estate development operations of Wesley Housing Development Corporation (in Northern Virginia) and the Columbus (OH) Housing Partnership, overseeing the development of nearly 2,000 affordable single- and multi-family homes. He also worked as a technical assistance provider, trainer and development consultant to a wide range of nonprofit affordable and supportive housing organizations in dozens of communities nationwide.
Mr. Perrenod earned a BA in Political Science from the University of Chicago and is the principal author of several handbooks published by the Enterprise Foundation on real estate development and nonprofit organizational development.