Leadership

Susan Friedland became the Executive Director of AHA in 2006, and was named ED of SAHA in 2012. During her time at AHA, the organization doubled its housing portfolio, significantly grew its net worth and won numerous local and national awards. Previously, Susan was...

Tom Earley joined SAHA in 2014 as Chief Operating Officer, bringing more than 23 years of experience in nonprofit management and community design, planning and development. During his 13 years at the housing developer BRIDGE Housing, Tom worked on a diverse...

Eve Stewart has over 14 years experience in real estate finance and development and has been with SAHA over 10 years. During her tenure, Eve has directly managed or overseen the completion of more than 900 housing units, primarily using  tax credit financing...

Angela Cavanaugh has worked in the affordable housing industry for over 20 years. She began on the construction and maintenance team of Affordable Housing Associates, and quickly became proficient in all aspects of construction rehabilitation. She was then promoted...

Chris Hess joined SAHA in 2013 as Associate Director of Resident Services and was promoted to Director of Resident Services in February 2014.  Prior to SAHA, he was with Resources for Community Development for five years including three years as Director of Resident...

Steve Herman, CPA, leads the accounting team, serves on the senior management team, and staffs the Finance Committee of the board.  Prior to this role, Steve served as SAHA’s Controller since 2013.

Miriam Benavides was named Director of Human Resources and Administration at Satellite Housing in 2005. Prior, Miriam was the Manager of Human Resources and Administration for The Unity Council. Miriam has an extensive knowledge of state and federal employment laws...