Ms. Demetria John is an experienced and accomplished affordable housing development executive with over 22 years of experience. Ms. John is an innovative and energetic leader known for her ability to envision and create successful outcomes. She is skilled at developing strong partnerships in both the public and private sectors. Major career accomplishments include: leading a complete agency reorganization while serving as the President and CEO of a large PHA, collaborating with community partners to reduce homelessness and leading affordable housing development activities after Hurricane Katrina. She holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Community and Regional Planning and Economic Development from the University of Southern Mississippi and has a Housing Development Finance Professional (HDFP) certification from the National Development Council.