LMH Seeks New President and Chief Executive Officer
Lucas Metropolitan Housing (LMH) is seeking a highly qualified President and Chief Executive Officer to lead and manage the $61,082,355 million annual operating budget that includes a portfolio of 4,657 Housing Choice Vouchers, 2,633 Public Housing units, 322 LIHTC units, 198 Market Rate units, 107 Homeownership Properties and capital financing supporting the creation of housing in the community. A staff of 163 employees manage the LMH portfolio and services.
LMH has received many special recognitions including being designated as a Financial Opportunity Center, winning three Ohio Auditor of the State Awards in a row, and being recognized as one of Toledo's top workplaces. The agency recently acquired its new LMH headquarters. LMH is a HUD High-Performer. Lucas Metropolitan Housing uses a housing development strategy that provides a two-pronged approach to de-concentration of affordable housing by creating housing in existing high opportunity neighborhood and improving neighborhood conditions to create mixed-income communities of choice. It is completing a $200 million investment in a portfolio repositioning strategy on six of its affordable housing developments. LMH has also been awarded a Choice Neighborhood Initiative Planning grant and is actively working on implementation strategies in collaboration with community partners to apply for the CNI Implementation grant.
LMH serves the Toledo, Ohio metropolitan area. Known as the "Glass City", Toledo is the fourth largest city in Ohio with a 2021 population of 268,508. More than 600,000 people call the metropolitan area home. Toledo straddles the Maumee River at the southern end of Maumee Bay, the westernmost inlet of Lake Erie. Downtown Toledo has seen major revitalization and has a growing entertainment district. The University of Toledo contributes greatly to the educational, cultural, and economic influence of the community. Toledo and the Northwest Ohio area accommodates many industries, primarily advanced manufacturing, automotive, energy, food processing and logistics and distribution, in addition to being the home of one of the largest employers in the healthcare industry, ProMedica. There are four Fortune 500 companies found in Toledo which was recently ranked in the top 10 for business investments. Most recently, Toledo has been named as the hottest housing market among the largest 100 markets in the United States. For example, with 19 Metroparks in the area, Toledo has been ranked as the number one park system in the country. Toledo's Art Museum and Zoo are world famous and are routinely ranked among the finest in the country.
A Bachelor's Degree in Business Management, Business Administration, Public Administration or a closely related field is expected and a Master's Degree in such fields is preferred. Candidates should have a minimum of ten (10) years of executive management experience in the public housing industry. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered. The selected candidate must provide academic credentials and work history verification. The consultant will complete criminal and credit background checks.
The salary range for the position is $180,000 to $190,000. LMH is an equal opportunity employer. Please email a one-page cover letter, a two-page resume, a listing of three professional references, and salary expectations to both Stan Quy, President / Principal of The Organizational Leadership Edge at [email protected] and Jessica Quy, TOLE Administrative Assistant at [email protected]. The deadline for applications is Friday, March 15th, by 5:00PM Central Time. However, the agency does reserve the right to consider the hiring of a highly qualified candidate prior to the application deadline.