Vice President, Operation Pathways

Kenneth D. White, Vice President, Operation Pathways, NHPF’s extensive resident services program, directs a team of coordinators providing on-site programs and services and manages a budget of $1.7 million. In January 2015, NHPF’s resident services division, known as Operation Pathways, became a separate 501(c) 3 organization while remaining a subsidiary of NHPF. In this dual capacity White manages public funding in the form of federal, state, and local government grants, as well as private funding from foundations and corporations. Mr. White also serves as Operation Pathways’ Executive Director and Chief Operating Officer. Mr. White works closely with NHPF developers in the design and build-out of community centers and other common spaces as well as supporting onsite programming efforts leading to positive outcomes for NHPF residents. He designed the strategic planning efforts that led to successful program delivery organized in the areas of Pathway to Academic Achievement, Pathway to Healthier Living, Pathway to Financial Stability, Pathway to Aging in Place, and Service Coordination. Prior to joining NHPF, Mr. White was the Manager of Education and Training at Community Preservation and Development Corporation, where he directed all educational programs for low and mixed income housing communities. Additionally, he spent nine years in education, both as a teacher and school principal. White received a B.A. from Saint Michael’s College and a M.Ed. from the University of New Orleans.