Nancy Rase is a co-founder, Director Emeritus, and the former President and CEO of Homes for America, Inc., a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt housing development corporation located in Annapolis, Maryland. During her tenure from September 1994 through October 2015 the organization developed or preserved 75 rental communities with nearly 7,000 apartment homes in the mid-Atlantic states of Maryland, Pennsylvania, Virginia and Delaware. Previously Ms. Rase was the Deputy Director and Director of Housing Development of the Maryland housing finance agency, the Community Development Administration for 15 years. During her 15 years at CDA Ms. Rase also managed CDA’s rehabilitation loan programs. Prior to joining CDA Ms. Rase was an assistant manager at the Housing Authority of the City of Hagerstown for 7 years. Currently Ms. Rase is a consultant helping nonprofit organizations develop business strategies which support long term sustainability. She also serves as Director on a variety of nonprofit Boards, and is on Development and Investment Committees of multiple nonprofit organizations. She has a BS in Finance from the University of Baltimore.