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Our Team


Robert Bradford, Risk and Finance Manager

Regulatory Compliance Consultant for Community Bank of Texas, Redstone Business Consultant, Housing Community and Economic Development for 6 years developing reliable cash flow projection process and management, directed full scale accounting activities; JPMorgan Chase/SVP Loans Operations Financial Controller and other positions 14 years.  Houston Downtown Management District.

Algenita Scott Davis, Esq., Housing Program Manager

Government and Community Affairs Officer for Central Houston, Inc. and Visiting Professor with Jesse H. Jones School of Business of Texas Southern University for 5 years; Executive Director of Houston Habitat for Humanity, managing $30MM operation; constructing 350 affordable houses and three complete affordable subdivisions, operating mortgage company serving over 500 low-to-moderate income residents, directing $2MM restore operations, Served as SVP and community Affairs Officer for JPMorgan Chase and its predecessor Texas Commerce Bank; Serving as Founding Chair of Tax Increment Zone Number Nine that includes 460 affordable houses and Founding Vice Chair of Tax Increment Zone Number Seven with over $50 MM in community investment, Served as founding President of William A. Lawson Institute, constructing 50 unit senior housing project. Professional Leadership as President of National Bar Association and Houston Lawyers Association.


Jordan Pacelli Everett, Program Manager



Joy W. Fitzgerald, Esq., Housing  Resource Manager

Principal:  Joy Wardlaw Fitzgerald, Esq., President and CEO of The Atlanta Housing Authority (AHA), awarded $30 Million Neighborhood Transformation Plan; SVP of Real Estate Development for 8 years, successfully repositioned public housing into healthy mixed-income, mixed finance mixed use communities; Director of Office of Affordable Housing for State of Georgia Department of Community Affairs; President of Houston Housing Authority (HHA) for 9 years after 20 career with HHA.


Angelita M. Gomez, Senior Administrator

Senior Administrator of Center for Civic and Public Policy Improvement for 5 years, Executive Director of Finance and Administration for Affordable Apartments or America for 12 years operating non-profit organization and its $19 MM affordable housing community, supervising third party administrators of 360 unit bond-financed community, reviewing and approving leases, preparing all regulatory compliance certifications; Guardian Savings and Loan Executive Administrator for 9 years.


Sean A. Haley, Ph.D., Executive Director

Sean A. Haley, Ph.D., focuses on creating organizational efficiency, stakeholder achievement and community success.  As a strategist, thought partner, facilitator, developer, reviewer, and executive coach, he has impacted outcomes in multiple communities of various demographics nationally while working with community leaders, stakeholders, and hundreds of educators.  Areas of specialization include non-profit leadership, change management, program design, strategic planning, partnership development, community engagement, talent development, cultural responsiveness, and P-16 education. Sean served as a consultant to the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, International Center for Leadership in Education, Institute for Public School Initiatives, Texas Charter Schools Association, Engage2Learn, and National CARES Mentoring Movement.  He spent years advancing community and educational outcomes, and previously served in leadership roles at Education Service Center XIII, NYOS Charter School, and Huston-Tillotson University. Sean grew up in Houston and graduated from Strake Jesuit College Preparatory School.  He earned a B. A. in Psychology from Morehouse College in 1988 and returned to Texas for graduate studies at the University of Texas at Austin, where he earned a M.Ed. in Curriculum and Instruction, followed by a Ph.D. in Educational Psychology in 2006.

Zack Martin, Construction/Development Manager


Linda Larry-Mitchell, Office Administrator



CCPPI Interns:


  • Kathryn Schaffer, University of Houston, Social Work Intern
  • Caleb Venerable, University of Houston, Hobby School CHIP Intern


  • Maya Ali, University of Houston, CHIP Intern
  • Claude Johnson, University of Houston, CHIP Intern
  • LaNecia Salsman, Prairie View A&M, Social Work Intern




Founded by State Representative Garnet F. Coleman

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Center for Civic and Public Policy Improvement
5445 Almeda Rd, Ste 504, Houston, TX 77004
(346) 204-4542

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