1136 SE 3rd Avenue
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316
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Thomas M. Bluth - Acting CEO / Chief Financial Officer and General Counsel
Lucille M. Librizzi - Vice President of Asset Management
J'Laine Knee - Controller
Mary Tucker - Compliance Manager
Fred Lutz - Chairman
Marie DiPrinzio - Secretary / Director
Summer Greene - Director
Lauren Anderson - Director
She is a graduate of Barnard College and Rutgers School of Law. She has served as associate director of the National Conference of Black Lawyers, and as adjunct professor at Rutgers, and the American Civil Liberties Union, where, for four years, she served as a staff attorney focusing on foster care issues. Following her burgeoning interest in housing, she held the position of project manager for the Department of Housing and Economic Development of Jersey City, New Jersey. Here she managed commercial and residential development projects through all phases, and worked closely with nonprofit organizations. She also provided the mayor, city council and other agencies with policy and legal analysis. Anderson moved to New Orleans and nonprofit management as the director of NHS.
Throughout her career, Anderson served on countless nonprofit and for-profit boards and advisory boards including the Federal Home Loan of Dallas and Chair of the Federal Reserve Consumer Advisory Council. She has been the recipient of numerous awards, included the NAACP's Jersey City Chapter Appreciation award, New Orleans YWCA Role Model award, and New Orleans City Business Woman of the Year award, and the Young Leadership Council Role Model Award. Anderson has also earned a professional certificate through Achieving Excellence, a highly selective executive leadership program jointly operated by NeighborWorks® America and Harvard University's John F. Kennedy School of Government.
Mary O'Donnell - Treasurer
Jack Gilbert - Director
He served as a Senior Vice President, Investor Relations for Neighborhood Housing Services of America (NHSA), a national non-profit organization that served as a secondary mortgage market for the NeighborWorks® network. During his 26 year career with NHSA, Mr. Gilbert was successful in raising nearly $1 billion in social investments and grants in support of the secondary market. A 35-year veteran of the community development field, he has served as founding Executive Director of Clearwater Neighborhood Housing Services, State Coordinator of Florida Neighborhood Housing Services, and founding Chairman of the Board of Tampa Bay Community Development Corporation.
Mr Gilbert has also served as a member of the President Bush's White House Task Force on Minority Homeownership and currently serves as a member of the Advisory Board of Whitney National Bank New Markets Fund, LLC.
Mr. Gilbert holds a Master of Public Administration degree from the University of South Florida and a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from the University of Florida. He resides in Safety Harbor, Florida.
Chrystal Kornegay - Director
Not surprisingly, Chrystal lends her passion and knowledge to many other organizations as well. She serves as a board member of the Citizen's Housing and Planning Association, Historic Boston Incorporated and the Metropolitan Boston Housing Partnership. She is a 2012 graduate of the Achieving Excellence Program at Harvard University's Kennedy School of Government, holds a Master's Degree in City Planning from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and a Bachelor of Arts from Hunter College.
Chyrstal is known for her directness, loyalty and good humor. She enjoys cities, traveling to discover our world and spending time with family and friends.