|Todd Emerson, Board Chair – Springboard Housing
Mr. Emerson is Chief Executive Officer and President of Springboard Nonprofit and the Springboard Housing Board Chair. Mr. Emerson will provide consistent leadership, ensuring that Springboard Housing’s economic engine delivers superior performance relative to the mission.
Mr. Emerson has an impressive background in nine years in the nonprofit sector, highlighted by expanding Springboard Nonprofit’s mission impact since being selected as the Chief Executive Officer and President of Springboard Nonprofit in 2006. During the last seven (7) years, Mr. Emerson has worked extensively with regulators, legislators, and mortgage lenders. As a result of Springboard Nonprofit’s key role as a HUD-certified housing counseling agency, he has been invited to participate in roundtable discussions with legislators such as former California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger and U.S. Senator Barbara Boxer. Mr. Emerson has also served as a guest speaker and conference panelist for the Federal Reserve, mortgage lending forums, and service industry task forces. He serves on the National Reverse Mortgage Counseling Association Board of Directors, is Secretary of the Association of Independent Credit Counseling Agencies, the largest nonprofit association of consumer credit counseling in the nation. Prior to joining Springboard Nonprofit, Mr. Emerson was a regional director for AT&T/SBC where he achieved several technical system certifications within the telecom field and was honored with the company’s President’s Club, Sterling Performers, and Encore Awards. He is also a military veteran, having served in the United States Marine Corps in Operations Desert Shield and Desert Storm.