Housing Visions Consultants, Inc.


The Board is and shall be responsible for setting the direction and priorities of the Corporation and for establishing general and basic policies and guidelines which, in its judgment, will best and most expeditiously result in the accomplishment of the corporate purpose.

Each member of the Board is encouraged to read and become familiar with Right From The Start: Responsibilities of Directors of Not-For-Profit Corporations. A booklet offered by the New York State Office of the Attorney General.

Board of Directors – Housing Visions Consultants, Inc.

Richard Hezel
Chair

Richard resides in Syracuse. He is the President and Founder of Hezel Associates, LLC, an education and technology research and consulting company. He is the Board-Chair of the CNY Technology Development Organization.
David Mankiewicz
Secretary

David serves as  secretary of Housing Visions Unlimited, Inc. Board of Directors. He is the Senior Vice President for Infrastructure and Urban Initiatives for CenterState CEO. David also serves as President of the University Hill Corporation, a 501c3 organization, comprised of educational and medical institutions, business organizations, churches, non for profit and other major stakeholders in University Hill. He has a Master’s Degree in City and Regional Planning from Harvard University and a Bachelor of Arts Degree from St. Lawrence University.
Kenyon Craig
President & CEO

Ken is a resident of Cazenovia and is one of the original founders of Housing Visions Unlimited, Inc. In addition to his duties with Housing Visions and its’ affiliates, Mr. Craig has also served as Vice President of Finance for Rochester Area Hospitals Corp., and Executive Vice President and Controller of Athens Development, Inc. He has also held financial and planning management positions at the Xerox Corporation and Pyramid Companies. Mr. Craig holds degrees from Lehigh University and Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.
Donald Hazelmyer
Treasurer

Donald resides in Cicero, New York and is President of Dynamic Hybrids, Inc., a high tech electronics manufacture, partner in I360, a specialty lighting company, and a consultant for Syracuse Research Corporation. Donald is currently the chair for the finance committee of Housing Visions Unlimited, Inc. and Treasurer and Board Member of Visions for Change, Inc. further improving the quality of life for Housing Visions’ residents. He is a former chairman of the Board for Syracuse Flying Club and former manager for General Electric and Lockheed Martin Corporation. Donald attended Syracuse University for Electrical Engineering.
Rebecca Newman
Executive Vice President & COO

Becky resides in Liverpool, NY. She joined Housing Visions in 2006 and rounds out the Executive Management Team. She is now responsible for guiding the progress of the construction, development and property management teams.  Her keen ability to create a culture of working together with a hands-on approach furthers the company’s mission and reach. As a Certified Property Manager and licensed real estate broker, Ms. Newman has a high understanding of the real estate industry, particularly affordable and subsidized housing. Her vast working knowledge of a variety of housing programs, paired with her continual focus on improving the company’s operational efficiencies, furthers Housing Visions’ reputation for developing, constructing, and managing quality housing. Ms. Newman also has the designations of Assisted Housing Manager and Certified Credit Compliance Professional, in addition to proficiency certifications in Low Income Housing Tax Credit Compliance, Public Housing Management and the Housing Choice Voucher Program. Ms. Newman holds a BA degree in Economics and a BA degree in Public Policy Law from Hobart & William Smith Colleges.
 Linda Dickerson Hartsock
Board Member

Member of Syracuse University’s Office of Community Engagement and Economic Development; Supervises multi-disciplinary programs , including The Connective Corridor. Linda was previously a senior member of New York State’s economic development team, serving as Regional Director of Empire State Development Corporation, and a former head of the Cortland County BDC-IDA, an Industrial Development Agency and several affiliated local development corporations. Linda is also Board Chair of the Central New York Community Foundation and many other boards, tasks forces and advisory committees

Maryann Winters
Board Member
Robert Hough
Board Member
Thomas Dellwo
Board Member
 Felicia Welch-Brown
Board Member 
David Michel
Board Member