Executive Director, Denver Housing Authority
Ismael Guerrero has served as Executive Director of the Housing Authority of the City and County of Denver (DHA), since June 2007. Under Ismael’s leadership, DHA has undertaken an ambitious plan to transform public housing in Denver, creating vibrant, sustainable, mixed-income communities of choice. Ismael has over 18 years of experience in affordable housing development and finance. Prior to joining DHA, he served as Vice President and Business Development Officer for U.S. Bank Community Development Corporation, structuring equity investments in Low Income Housing Tax Credit partnerships. He has also served as Vice President of Real Estate Development at Mercy Housing Southwest, CFO of Rocky Mountain Mutual Housing, and Vice President of the Resurrection Project in Chicago.