Our Board

Meg Spriggs

President

Meg Spriggs

President

Ms. Spriggs is currently Managing Director of Development, Americas at Lendlease where she is responsible for the firm’s $21 billion development pipeline in the Americas, including projects in New York, Boston, Chicago, Los Angeles and the Bay Area. Before joining Lendlease, Spriggs was Managing Director at Shorenstein Properties where she led the expansion of a multifamily investments platform overseeing the development and investment in a $1B urban multifamily portfolio around the U.S.vShe serves on the Advisory Circle Board to Community Housing Partnership, a nonprofit serving homeless and extremely low-income populations in San Francisco through housing development and supportive services. Ms. Spriggs is a member of the Urban Land Institute, Lambda Alpha International, and the San Francisco Urban Planning and Research Association. She also serves on the board of directors for the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, a multi-disciplinary contemporary arts center in San Francisco that works with local community groups across San Francisco and in SFHAF’s Investment Area to advocate for culturally healthy and equitable San Francisco.

Lydia Tan

Secretary

Lydia Tan

Secretary

Lydia serves as the Chief Real Estate Office of the Oakland Roots, a purpose-driven soccer team. Ms. Tan is the former managing director of real estate for Oakland Athletics, responsible for leading the Oakland A’s efforts to plan and build a new Ballpark District at Howard Terminal and redevelop the Oakland Coliseum. She has also been extensively involved in the San Francisco non-profit community, including Board positions of the S.H. Cowell Foundation, SPUR and Habitat for Humanity Greater San Francisco. The S.H. Cowell Foundation of San Francisco funds place-based initiatives to achieve lasting change for families living in poverty. Habitat for Humanity of Greater San Francisco works to provide affordable housing opportunities to low-income residents. SPUR is based in San Francisco and is a leading civic planning organization dedicated to research, education, and advocacy for urban issues in San Francisco and the Bay Area, especially to affordability for low income people.

Tyler Van Gundy

Treasurer

Tyler Van Gundy

Treasurer

Tyler Van Gundy currently serves as Senior Vice President for Hunt Companies, Inc. In this role Mr. Van Gundy is responsible for strategic business development and investments, and new partnerships across the full Hunt family of companies. Mr. Van Gundy has over 12 years of experience in real estate and structuring public private partnerships. Prior to joining Hunt, Mr. Van Gundy was Managing Director at Forysth Street Advisors, a boutique financial advisory and investment management firm focused on affordable housing, real estate and renewable energy finance. Mr. Van Gundy received his Bachelors of Arts degree in Music and Psychology from Bard College.

Rich Gross

Founding President Emeritus

Rich Gross

Founding President Emeritus

Mr. Gross is the former vice president and Northern California market leader for Enterprise Community Partners, Inc., a tax credit and affordable housing advocacy organization dedicated to serving low-income people through housing. Before retiring, his role focused on serving low-income residents through revitalizing public housing in San Francisco, greening existing affordable housing, working with San Francisco and other Bay Area communities on the foreclosure crisis and initiating investment in new affordable housing. He led the Northern California effort to coordinate Enterprise solutions with partners and supports efforts to raise more capital for housing for low income populations.

Pablo Bravo

Pablo Bravo

Mr. Bravo is former Vice President of Community Health at Dignity Health, a California-based nonprofit health system serving many low-income residents of San Francisco County. His responsibilities included the overall leadership of Dignity Health’s community health programs, including managing the Community Investment Program which supports low-income communities. Prior to his time at Dignity Health, Pablo was the Fiscal Director for the City and County of SanFrancisco Department of Mental Health Children Services and Managed Care. Pablo has an M.P.A. from USF. Pablo serves on Boards including Religious Community Investment Fund, and on the Dominican San Rafael’s Socially Responsible Investment Committee.

Tangerine Brigham

Tangerine Brigham

Tangerine Brigham is Chief Administrative Officer, Population Health with the Alameda Health System. She leads AHS’ efforts to transition to population health management and improve patient experience. She also works with community partners to develop programs/services that address key social determinants of health and improve health equity. Tangerine’s over 20 years of experience crossing the health, supportive housing and social service fields. She received her Master of Public Policy degree from the University of California at Berkeley and her Bachelor of Arts in Economics from the University of California at Los Angeles.

Ernest Brown

Ernest Brown

Ernest works as a Senior Project Manager for Kaiser Permanente where he supports the nonprofit’s growth strategy and strategic partnerships. Outside of work, he is an advocate for innovative solutions to the housing shortage and has served on the boards of advocacy organizations such as East Bay for Everyone and YIMBY Action.

He recently relocated with his family from Oakland to his hometown of Atlanta, GA where he graduated from Emory University.

Anagha Dandekar Clifford

Anagha Dandekar Clifford

Anagha Dandekar Clifford serves as Deputy Campus Counsel and Chief Adviser for UCSF Resiliency Strategy, responsible for advising the campus community across a wide range of substantive legal and policy areas, negotiating complex multiparty transactions, leading an institution-wide committee focused on resiliency, and providing strategic advice and planning to leadership on the entire range of UCSF initiatives affecting long-term institutional health and resiliency.
Previously, Anagha spent six years as principal counsel in the University of California Office of the President, with a special focus on complex public/private partnership projects. Prior to that Anagha was a Land Use and Real Estate Partner at Wendel Rosen in Oakland where she negotiated business and real estate transactions and navigated development projects through the entitlement process, while creating strategies and building relationships to obtain support and approval for complex projects. She remains committed to her local community and engaged in civic efforts in Oakland and the Bay Area.

Katherine August deWilde

Katherine August deWilde

Katherine August deWilde, Vice Chair of First Republic Bank, is an experienced independent board member and C-Suite executive, with expertise in building strong brands and creating shareholder value. For more than 30 years, she co-led First Republic, growing enterprise value in excess of 20 percent per year, and earning accolades for the bank’s exemplary client-focused service and culture. Katherine moved from the role of president to vice chair in 2016, in order to devote more time to her expanding board portfolio. In addition to her role at First Republic, she serves on the Boards of Bay Area philanthropy Tipping Point Community; TriNet, the HR systems and solutions provider; SunRun, a solar energy equipment supplier; Eventbrite, the world’s largest self-service ticketing platform; and OpenGov, the leader in cloud-based solutions for government. She was a member of the Stanford University Graduate School of Business Advisory Council. A.B., 1969, Goucher College; M.B.A., 1975, Stanford University.

Nina Hatvany

Nina Hatvany

Nina Hatvany is the principal of Team Hatvany, one of San Francisco’s most successful real estate agents, and an active investor and manager of rent-controlled multi-unit apartment buildings with experience in designing and adding ADUs to increase the available housing stock in the City. She served for nine years on the board of Larkin Street Youth Services, San Francisco’s largest nonprofit provider for young people experiencing homelessness, helping the organization acquire permanent housing for the shelters it provides. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Bristol University in England and M.A. and Ph.D degrees from Stanford University, and was a professor in the Graduate School of Business at Columbia University before starting her career in real estate.

Ted Holman

Ted Holman

Ted Holman brings over 25 years of finance experience to the Housing Accelerator Fund’s Board of Directors.  Currently, Ted leads the Western Region Institutional Investments efforts for Raymond James Affordable Housing Investments, a leading national sponsor of affordable housing.  Based in San Francisco, Ted helps develop affordable housing funds seeking to achieve financial goals, as well as positive social, environmental, and economic impact in the community.   Prior to joining RJ, Ted led the development of First Republic Bank’s LIHTC program, building a portfolio of approximately $3 billion which included 150,000 units of affordable housing located throughout the United States.

Ted is a board member of Community HousingWorks and has previously served on the board of directors for the Affordable Housing Investors Council. He holds an undergraduate degree in economics from Rutgers University and a master’s degree in economics from the University of Virginia.

Brigitt Jandreau

Brigitt Jandreau

Ms. Jandreau is Chief Lending Officer at the Corporation for Supportive Housing (CSH). At CSH, Ms. Jandreau oversees all lending and grant making activities for the development of supportive housing. Her work serves low-income people by providing financing for the acquisition and predevelopment of affordable and supportive housing, while also providing her development expertise to developers and nonprofits working to serve low-income communities through the promotion of housing stability, employment, mental and physical health, and reductions in substance abuse. Ms. Jandreau is also a rotating member to the credit committee of the Bay Area Transit Oriented Affordable Housing Loan Fund.

Jeremy Liew

Jeremy Liew

Jeremy Liew is a partner at Lightspeed Venture Partners, a technology focused venture capital firm. While there he led investments in over 75 companies including Snapchat, Affirm and The Honest Company and was named to the Forbes Midas List of top Venture Capitalists ten times. He still sits on the board of Affirm (AFRM) and about a dozen other companies. Prior to Lightspeed, Jeremy was an executive at a variety of Web 1.0 companies including AOL, Netscape, CitySearch and IAC. Jeremy was a founding trustee for Presidio Knolls School. He holds an MBA from Stanford and a BA/BSc(hons) from Australian National University.