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A nonprofit, community-based organization creating and preserving high-quality affordable housing, and providing supportive services for residents of low and moderate incomes in the Mission District and throughout San Francisco.


Irving Gonzales

Sole proprietor of G7A | Gonzales Architects in practice since 1988 providing professional architectural services to non-profit/for-profit housing developers and community agencies and programs.


Musetta So

Senior Vice President and Head of Business Operations of Wells Fargo’s Data Management & Insights division, with experience in corporate strategy, private equity, finance, customer experience, and online platform development.


Fernando Gomez-Benitez

Fernando Gómez-Benítez has been serving on the Board of Directors of MHDC since January 2016. He is the Deputy Director/Chief Administrative Officer at Mission Neighborhood Health Center [MNHC] where he serves as the health center’s Compliance and Privacy Officer and supervises the HIV and Homeless Services Directors. 


mara rosales

Mara Rosales is a native and life long San Franciscan of immigrant Nicaraguan parents.  Mara practices civil rights and public law and the development of public policy. She has expertise in economic and community development, and representation of public agencies, including transportation agencies. Mara has devoted significant volunteer effort and support to local community grass-roots efforts in the Mission District throughout her adult life.


Jon Layman

Jon Layman is a Venture Partner at Prime Movers Lab. He has more than 25 years of experience in technology and life sciences. Jon has wide-ranging experience advising fast-growing startups on strategic, capital raising, operational, and legal matters. He serves on the board of Focused Energy.

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Julia Kosheleva-Coats

Julia Kosheleva-Coats is the Head of Marketing Data Science and AI/ML Algorithm Development at Salesforce where she drives the strategic vision of AI-powered marketing. Prior to that, she was the Vice President and Head of AI/ML Model Development for Personalization at Wells Fargo.

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