Board of Trustees

Housing Services Alliance's nationally recognized Board of Trustees is comprised of the following members:

Liam P. McGuigan

President

Coventry Capital Group

Philadelphia, PA

Liam McGuigan is the Managing Director and President of Coventry Capital Group (CCG) in Pennsylvania. Since its start in 2006, CCG has done work in the secondary mortgage market of the affordable housing industry, specifically the USDA Section 538 Guaranteed Rural Rental Housing Program. In this role, Liam is responsible for all transactions involving the funding and closing of loans under the USDA Section 538 in addition to other programs that fall under the affordable housing industry. He has also been instrumental in working with various state housing agencies on behalf of numerous developers in obtaining Section 42 Low Income Housing Tax Credits for the development of affordable housing. Liam also has expertise in the area of tax exempt bonds and the rehabilitation of USDA Section 515 properties.

Liam has been responsible for the financing of 300 projects under the USDA 538 in 39 different states. These projects have provided 14,330 low to moderate income housing units throughout rural America. He uses his influence, networks and vast wisdom to help 

other organizations make a difference in communities.

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Nashelle Keenan

Supportive Services Director

Housing Service Alliance

Philadelphia, PA

Nashelle Keenan has worked at HSA for 8 years.  Lead by Ms. Keenan, her experienced Supportive Services team executes the professional, high-quality service desperately needed by many affordable housing communities. Ms. Keenan coordinates the daily operations of the various supportive services coordinators and the properties they service. Her role at HSA includes monitoring and creating budgets, preparing reports, and assisting residents with any needs that may arise.  As an active member of The American Association of Services Coordinators, Ms. Keenan continues to expand her already impressive knowledgebase with a litany of specialized trainings, such as her recent certifications as Certified Elder Service Coordinator and a Certified Family Service Coordinator.  Ms. Keenan has also helped start a literacy program, several summer lunch programs at multiple apartment complexes, and has even helped new residents obtain furniture at several apartment complexes.

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Jeffrey J. Woda

Vice President / Treasurer

Woda Cooper Companies, Inc.

Columbus, OH

Jeffrey J. Woda is the Founder and Past President of Woda Cooper Companies, Inc., a vertically integrated, employee-owned affordable housing company with a footprint in 16 states.  

 

Mr. Woda currently serves as a board member of the National Housing and Rehabilitation Association, Bethany College (Chair of Finance), Main Street Bank (Chair of Audit Committee), Ohio Housing Council, Appalachian Partnership, Inc., Housing Services Alliance, Inc., the Building Industry Association of Central Ohio, the Multifamily Housing Chair for the Ohio Home Builders Association, and as a steering committee member of the Housing Credit Group of the National Association of Home Builders.  Mr. Woda is past President of the Council for Rural Housing and Development of Ohio, the Ohio Housing Council, and is a past board member of Benchmark Bancorp, VisionTrust International, Partners in Housing, Habitat for Humanity of Delaware and Union Counties, and the Affordable Housing Tax Credit Coalition.

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Kevin Patterson

Vice President

MelGen Enterprises

Philadelphia, PA

 

Kevin Lee Patterson, a native of Bellevue, Pennsylvania served in the United States Navy from 1973 until 1977.  Following his honorable discharge, Mr. Patterson began his professional career with Alcoa Building Products in 1981. He quickly became a national success growing through the ranks from salesman to sales manager, district sales manager, and ultimately regional sales director. Mr. Patterson left ALCOA in 2004 and launched an independent consultancy, MelGen Enterprises.

 

Through his work as one of the only African American independent sales representatives in the nation, Mr. Patterson has represented Royal Building Products since 2005. He has generated over $13 million in sales in his current role with the company.

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Tanya Corbett

Secretary

Woda Cooper Companies, Inc.

Columbus, OH

Tanya Corbett is a twenty-year veteran in the affordable housing industry and subject matter expert in its development, construction, and management. Ms. Corbett currently leverages this vast experience as the Education Manager at Woda Cooper Companies, Inc.  In this role, she is responsible for onboarding all new employees, producing educational content, and ensuring all training material is in the strictest compliance of regulatory and safety standards. Before finding her home in training and education,

 

Ms. Corbett held various positions in the property management division ranging from Office Manager to Director of Administrative Services. Ms. Corbett holds the Novogradac Property Compliance Certification (NPCC) and Housing Credit Certified Professional (HCCP) designations.