KEY EMPLOYEES

Evelyn S. Dobson

Chief Executive Officer
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Gerecia Jackson-Edmond

Housing Manager
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Snevly Noel

Housing Coordinator
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Riche Blake

Administrative Assistant
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Qualifications

The success of any entity and its operations requires a staff that possess sufficient professional skill sets, knowledge, shared core values, discipline, self-motivation, a window and mirror maturity (not solely interested in credit for success-more focused on being accountable and responsible to the individuals served) and the commitment to carrying out the program services defined by the organizations mission and goals.
The DBCLT Staff Team consist of individuals that possess all of the above and the collective skills, knowledge and other tangible assets used to effectively operate and grow our housing program services. Most of the staff team has more than 10 years’ experience with the organization and combined experience of over 25 plus years in industries related to housing development, property management, mortgage processing, banking, and other.

Chief Executive Officer – Evelyn Dobson

Evelyn Dobson is a Founder of the DBCLT, which started during her service as a CRA Commissioner. She was employed by the DBCLT in January of 2007 as Operations Manager, appointed as Interim Executive Director in November 2008, appointed as Executive Director in March of 2009, and currently holds the position as Chief Executive Officer. Evelyn wears multiple hats, she exercises independent judgment in the completion of assignments, comply to partners requirements, and work with housing affiliates. Holding multiple industry specific certifications as well as college courses, she is accountable for the management of day-to-day operations with a staff team of 3 full time employees, ensuring quality programming in tune with current housing trends, and achieving the goals necessary for fulfilling the mission of the organization within budget constraints, manages the organizations assets of more than $6,000,000.00, and implements program projects and plans as directed by the board of directors.
Prior to her start with the DBCT her professional career includes over sixteen (16) years of residential and commercial property management experience, four (4) years private for-profit development, and eight (8) years in banking.

PROFESSIONAL TRAINING:

  • Nuts and Bolts of Asset Management
    NeighborWorks Training Institute
  • Acquiring and Managing Scattered Site Rental Housing
    Florida Housing Coalition
  • Project Management for Nonprofits
    Yazdani Consultants

CERTIFICATES OF COMPLETION AND HONORS:

  • Rental Housing Development Finance
    NeighborWorks Training Institute
  • Planning for your Community’s Affordable Housing Needs
    Florida Housing Coalition
  • Creating and Sustaining Affordable Housing For Long Term Affordability
    Florida Housing Coalition

Housing Manager – Gerecia Edmond

Gerecia Edmond began her tenure as a leased employee by the DBCRA on behalf of the DBCLT in March of 2006 and officially began employment with the DBCLT in July of 2007. She is result oriented, dependable, diligent, and professionally experienced. Excels in a fast-paced environment, possess excellent communication skills, works very well with the DBCLT team, and supervise in the absence of the CEO. Responsibilities related to housing program services are:

  • Prepare compliant rental applications and leases for CEO approval
  • Confirm move-ins and move-outs and rental inspections
  • Coordinate the preparation of all monthly and quarterly reports
  • Prepare all lease agreements (new and renewals)
  • Prepare all Purchase & Sales Contracts

EDUCATION AND TRAINING:

  • Certified Nurse’s Aide
    Kentucky Tech, Louisville KY
  • General Studies
    PBCC, Boca Raton FL
  • Nuts and Bolts of Asset Management
    NeighborWorks Training Institute
  • Counseling Clients Seeking Rental Housing
    NeighborWorks Training Institute
  • Acquiring and Managing Scattered Site Rental Housing
    Florida Housing Coalition

CERTIFICATES OF COMPLETION AND HONORS

  • Planning for Your Community’s Affordable Housing Needs
    Florida Housing Coalition
  • Enhancing Your Housing Strategies
    Florida Housing Coalition
  • Creating and Sustaining Affordable Housing forLong Term Affordability
    Florida Housing Coalition

Housing Coordinator – Snevly Noel

Snevly Noel began her career with the DBCLT in April of 2016. She is bilingual, accountable, accessible to clients, detailed oriented, computer literate, team player, supports the CEO, Housing Manager and has assumed specific accounting task. She has taken advantage of numerous training opportunities to enhance professional skill sets. Responsibilities related to housing program services are to:

  • Evaluate and mange client files for rental approvals and mortgage lending
  • Income certifications
  • Receive and record all account receivables

CERTIFICATES OF COMPLETION AND HONORS

  • Proficiency with Income Qualifications
    Florida Housing Coalition
  • Pre-Purchase Stewardship
    Grounded Solutions Network

Administrative Assistant – Riche Blake

Riche Blake- possess an Associate degree in Business Management. She is a self-starter, detailed oriented, accountable, computer literate, and demonstrates a strong commitment to the organization. As a member of the staff team, she independently manages the front desk activities, ensures the completion of all rental and homebuyer applications, handles all service calls, and all other duties as assigned.
Responsibilities related to housing program services are to:

  • Carry out the day-to-day administration of the front desk intake of clients, including answering telephones, emails, and sorts incoming & outgoing mail.
  • Answer queries from residents and the public regarding program services
  • Assist other staff with over-flow work, including data entry, copying, internet research and more
  • Establishes and maintains filing systems
  • Maintains office supply inventory
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