Kate Reese at CBN’s Fifth Annual Awards Reception in April 2017

The Housing Partnership, Inc. (THP) has announced the appointment of Kate Reese as Executive Director!

Kate is a community development professional with 35 years of experience working in the public, for-profit, and nonprofit sectors, where she’s specialized in program development, partnership building, marketing, and all aspects of leadership and management. She’s been with THP since 2013, when she joined as the team’s Community Asset Building Manager. In this role, Kate has been responsible for developing and managing programs that build wealth in St. Louis communities, including THP’s Home Repair, Homebuyer Services, and Down Payment and Closing Cost Assistance programs.

Prior to THP, Kate worked for Laclede Partnership, Inc. performing new construction and rehabs in the City of St. Louis’ historic Soulard, Lafayette Square, and Benton Park neighborhoods; the City of St. Louis Community Development Administration; Forest Park Southeast Housing Corporation; and Neighborhood Housing Services of St. Louis. Most recently, she was a Loan Officer for IFF CDFI, where she performed the underwriting and recommendation of loans for facilities.