An acknowledged leader, advocate and authority on developing large-scale affordable housing, Alfredo Izmajtovich earned a B.A. degree in economics from UCLA, a M.A. degree in urban planning from UCLA's Graduate School of Architecture and Urban Planning and, in 1991, his M.B.A. degree from the prestigious Anderson School of Management at UCLA.
His more than two decades of professional experience includes manager of the Housing Division for the Los Angeles County Community Development Commission from 1991 to 2001, with an annual budget of more than $40 million, and vice president of acquisitions for the National Community Renaissance from 2001 to 2011, leading transformation of this local nonprofit affordable housing group to a nationally recognized leader. Alfredo was directly responsible for development of more than 2,000 units and assisted with another 4,000 units. He has served on numerous commissions, taskforces and boards advancing the cause of creating high quality affordable housing in our communities. He has been a guest lecturer at USC, UCLA, SCANPH, CRA and other forums and sits on several industry wide boards.