Architect Thang Do of Aedis Architects, Katia Kamangar of SummerHill Housing Group and Joe Anzalone of Tech CU are now part of the 18-member Board that oversees the Housing Trust’s loan, grant and assistance programs and its advocacy efforts to increase the supply of affordable housing in the Bay Area.
“We welcome the experience and expertise of these three individuals who, through their professional and personal activities, have already demonstrated a commitment to helping people in our area have access to safe, stable, and high quality housing they can afford,” said Candice Gonzalez, Board Chair.
Thang Do is President of Aedis Architects and founder of SoFA Market, an urban food hall in San Jose’s emerging SoFA Art District. He is past Chair of the City of San Jose Planning Commission, a former member of the San Jose Architectural Review Committee and serves on the boards of SPUR San Jose and San Jose Museum of Arts. He specializes in urban design issues and sustainable environmental design practices.
As a partner at SummerHill Housing Group, Katia Kamangar leads all new community development activities for SummerHill Homes and SummerHill Apartment Communities in Northern California. Her previous experience includes 10 years with Greenbriar Homes Communities Inc. and as a construction project manager for Mobil Oil Corporation. She is a past member of the City of Los Altos Planning Commission and former board member of the Building Industry Association Bay Area.
Joe Anzalone is Executive Vice President/Chief Commercial Banking Officer at Tech CU. His previous banking experience includes more than 20 years in executive positions at New Resource Bank in San Francisco, Silicon Valley Bank and Legacy Bank in Campbell. He is also the founder of Allegiant Ventures, a technology venture fund, and past President and COO of MediaG3, a broadband wireless provider.
“Our Board brings incredible knowledge and skills to the Housing Trust, as well as diverse perspectives that help us set challenging strategic goals,” said Kevin Zwick, Housing Trust CEO. “We are so fortunate to have their talents working on our behalf.”