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Amy Hovey, Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director

Amy Hovey is the first woman to serve as Executive Director & CEO of the Michigan State Housing Development Authority in the agency’s 58-year history.

Amy brings a unique perspective as MSHDA executive director, having been both a funder and developer of housing.

Before joining MSHDA, she worked at the Charles Stewart Mott Foundation, where for six years she directed special projects in Flint. Amy has prior experience in finance, government relations, commercial real estate, construction, housing and neighborhood revitalization. She began her career as a banker, and went on to hold the position of senior vice president and CEO of the Center for Community Progress in Washington, D.C. She also worked as a program director for the Local Initiatives Support Corporation in Lansing, Michigan, and as district chief of staff for Congressman Dan Kildee (D-Michigan) before joining the Mott Foundation.

A graduate of Alma College, Hovey has also earned a Master of Public Administration from the University of Michigan-Flint’s Rackham Graduate Program.