With more than two decades of professional experience, Alfredo is an acknowledged leader, advocate and authority on developing large-scale affordable housing. He boasts extensive knowledge managing the underwriting of housing programs, including but not limited to low-income housing tax credits, state and federal housing programs and various private programs. His background includes manager of the Housing Division for the Los Angeles County Community Development Commission from 1991 to 2001, where he created the instrumental housing program in the City of Industry that became a key source of regional gap financing. From 2001 to 2011, Alfredo was vice president of acquisitions for the National Community Renaissance, where he was directly responsible for new development of more than 2, 000 units. As a respected industry expert, Alfredo has presented at forums and seminars for the Community Redevelopment Association, the Southern California Association of Nonprofit Housing - the region's trade and advocacy organization - and other industry groups. He has been a guest lecturer at UCLA, USC and other institutions, and has been a technical trainer in affordable housing for many years. Alfredo is a board member of SCANPH and serves on the Los Angeles County Affordable Housing Task Force.
Alfredo earned a Bachelor of Art's in Economics with an emphasis in applied math from UCLA, a Masters of Arts Degree Urban Planning from UCLA's Graduate School of Architecture and Urban Planning, and his M.B.A. degree from the prestigious Anderson School of Management at UCLA.
Alfonso R. Trujillo, CPM, CCIM
Director of Property Management
Alfonso joined the Cesar Chavez Foundation in 2009 to manage its portfolio of 32 affordable housing communities, commercial and office properties and boasts more than 10 years of experience in property management. He was Director of Property Management for a real estate management and investment company where he not only monitored the property management team but also oversaw financial and operational affairs. He was also Vice President of Property Management for a full service commercial real estate brokerage and asset management firm.
Alfonso earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration from California State Polytechnic University, Pomona and his property manager's certificate from the Institute of Real Estate Management. Alfonso is also a Certified Commercial Investment Member of CCIM.
Robin L. Raida Director of Asset Management
Robin Raida has an extensive history in the field of housing and real estate, with over fifteen years of experience in real estate and over thirteen years of experience in affordable housing. Robin has worked in various housing development, property, and asset management based positions throughout the United States before she became the Director of Asset Management in Los Angeles, CA for the Cesar Chavez Foundation. It is here that she has proven her remarkable ability to assist in setting aggressive financial performance measures and long range goals for affordable housing projects. In addition, Robin manages the Foundation's compliance department.
Robin earned her Master of Science Degree in Real Estate Development from Columbia University in New York, NY and her Bachelor of Science Degree from Pennsylvania State University. She also carries a State of California Real Estate Brokerage License.
Richard K. Rollins
Director of Construction
Richard joined the Cesar Chavez Foundation in 2012 and brought with him over twenty-seven years of diverse construction experience. With seven years as a construction manager/owner's representative, nine years as a construction superintendent and eleven years in the trades, Richard brings strong relationships built on respect, integrity and professionalism to every project undertaken by the Foundation. His expert knowledge encompasses technical oversight of architectural design, entitlements/permits, bidding, the contracting process and project estimates. Over the past sixteen years, Richard has been responsible for approximately $237 million worth of construction that have culminated in many expertly completed projects. Prior to joining the Foundation, Richard managed the construction of 16 new major multifamily housing projects worth $166 million for National Community Renaissance over a seven-year period.
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