NRHA names Interim Chief Community Development Officer

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Jenn White Moore

For Immediate Release
Release Date: 
Thu, 04/09/2015

Norfolk, VA (April 8, 2015) –  James N. “Jim” Hollomon was appointed as the Norfolk’s Redevelopment and Housing Authority’s (NRHA’s) Interim Chief Community Development Officer on April, 6, 2015. 

He will direct all redevelopment, real estate management, development grants management, and property rehabilitation functions performed by NRHA.

Hollomon fills the position previously held by John C. Kownack, who became the Authority’s Executive Director on April 1.  

Hollomon has worked NRHA for more than 38 years, and has served in such capacities as Real Estate Technician, Business Relocation Specialist, Relocation Manager, Renewal Services Director, and most recently, Real Estate Services Director.

Also on April 6, Michael G. Clark was named Interim Real Estate Services Director. Clark has been employed NRHA for over 29 years, and has held positions as Senior Real Estate Development Specialist and Neighborhood Services Director. Clark will manage the real estate marketing, design and construction services, and property maintenance programs carried out by NRHA’s development arm.

Kownack noted that the appointments are interim assignments that will be reviewed later in the year. Decisions on permanent assignments or recruitments are expected this summer. 

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Founded in 1940, NRHA is a national leader in community revitalization and fostering sustainable mixed-income communities.  As the largest redevelopment and housing authority in Virginia, NRHA is an important driver of the local economy.

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