Nick Autorina, President and Chief Executive Officer joined WFN in 1998 and has broad experience in the management and administration of federal grant entitlement programs.
Mr. Autorina has created various quantitative tools for the community development field such as the Community Asset Gap Analysis™, the Housing Opportunity Zone Matrix, and the Investment-Based Efficiency Model. He has authored various professional papers as well. He is a principal trainer and featured speaker at local and national workshops and conferences on emerging programmatic and regulatory issues relevant to the Community Development practitioner.
He has been called on to prepare materials or serve as an expert witness in both Federal and State Court cases involving HUD regulations regarding eligible uses, the Fair Housing Act, and other cross-cutting requirements.
Mr. Autorina earned a BS from Brenau University and a JD degree from Taft University School of Law in Santa Ana, CA. He is also credentialed by the Georgia Supreme Court as a licensed mediator and arbitrator in the State of Georgia.
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