JOHN WELSH

Senior Vice President, Development

John supervises a team responsible for project management and acquisitions at NHP Foundation.  The team coordinates development activities—identifying sites, managing design team, undertaking entitlements, and project finance.  Most recently, he spent nearly 24 years at AHC Inc., a nonprofit affordable housing and resident services organization based in Arlington, Virginia.  During his tenure, AHC acquired/developed more than 6,200 multifamily units in the Washington-Baltimore Metropolitan region. 

Previously, John was a project manager at Hope Housing in D.C., focusing on transitional housing development in The District of Columbia.  Prior to moving to Washington, he worked in New York City for a commercial real estate brokerage firm.  He holds a Master’s Degree in Regional Planning from Cornell University and a Bachelor’s Degree in Finance from Villanova University.  Civic activities:  House Captain with Christmas in April/Rebuilding Together for 20 years, former ANC Commissioner, and past secretary of the D.C. Coalition for Nonprofit Housing and Economic Development.  Currently a board member at HAND, Housing Partnership Equity Trust (HPET), and a member of Lambda Alpha International (DC). 

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