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Committed to CPDC’s Mission, Vision, and Values

Behind every great organization is a team of talented, hardworking, and dedicated individuals who believe in and fully support the mission. Our dynamic team is comprised of real estate developers, asset managers, finance and accounting professionals, resource development and volunteer engagement staff and Community Impact managers devoted to our properties, as well as IT and communications specialists. We work as a full-service and collaborative team to ensure each property and every resident receives the care and attention they deserve.

Executive Team

CPDC is governed by a highly successful team of leaders with decades of experience in affordable housing, human development, and related industries. Our executive team leads the strategic planning and direction of the organization and ensures that our mission, vision, and values are aligned. Their vision for the affordable housing industry, along with their innovative methods of delivery, has laid the foundation necessary for the success of the organization and the people we serve.

Christopher LoPiano
Senior Vice President, Real Estate


J. Michael Pitchford
President and CEO

Kelly Shiflett

Kelly Shiflett

Team Leaders

Real Estate Development

  • Shelynda Burney-Brown, Vice President, Real Estate Development – Contact
  • Suzanne Welch, Vice President, Real Estate Development – Contact

Asset Management

  • Pamela Amos, Director, Asset Management – Contact


  • Lynn Gorman-Lepson, Controller – Contact

Community Development

  • Marcos Pantelis, Director of Evaluation and Outcomes, CIS – Contact
  • Amanda House Harris, Senior Director, Community Impact and Engagement- Contact
  • Jennifer Fauss, Director, Volunteer Engagement – Contact
  • Katrina Polk, Vice President, Community Impact Strategies – Contact