Susan Friedland
Chief Executive Officer

Susan Friedland has had the honor of serving as SAHA’s Chief Executive Officer since 2013, when Satellite Housing merged with Affordable Housing Associates, where she was the Executive Director since 2005. Previously, Susan was the Director of Housing Development...

Tom Earley
Chief Operating Officer & SAHA PM President

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 to the organization.

Eve Stewart
Senior Vice President of Real Estate Development

Eve Stewart has over 20 years experience in real estate finance and development and has been with SAHA since 2003. During her tenure, Eve has directly managed or overseen the completion of more than 2,000 housing units, primarily using tax credit financing combined...

Jose Sanchez, Vice President of Finance at Satellite Affordable Housing Associates
Vice President of Finance

Jose L. Sanchez, Vice President of Finance, has extensive management experience in all aspects of accounting, finance, asset management, strategic planning and risk management with direct expertise in residential and commercial real estate, specifically multi-family...

Angela Cavanaugh
Vice President of Property Management

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...

Cristi Ritschel
Vice President of Resident Services

Cristi Ritschel is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with over 15 years’ experience in the social services field. She holds a Masters of Social Work degree from CSU Long Beach with a specialization in Adulthood and Aging, and a BA in Human Development from UC San...

Miriam Benevides
Chief People Officer

Miriam provides strategic leadership to the organization, which has been gained through her 15 years of thoughtful lived leadership experience in the field of affordable housing. Miriam oversees SAHA’s Human Resources and Risk Management departments, along with the...

Sara Abramowitz-Hill
Vice President of Asset Management & Compliance

Sara Abramowitz-Hill has been in the affordable housing industry since she joined SAHA in 2000.  She has a broad understanding of our industry, having held leadership positions in SAHA’s compliance, property management and asset management groups. Sara led the...