Habitat for Humanity Central Arizona (Habitat) proudly announces that Todd Rogers has expanded his role within the organization as Chief Program & Strategy Officer. Todd has been with Habitat for Humanity since 2007 and was former Executive Director of Habitat for Humanity Desert Foothills. In his expanded role, Todd will be responsible for overseeing not only the Construction Department but also the Family Services Department, Leadership Training, International Builds, and Strategic Planning. Todd brings over 30 years of experience in the nonprofit sector and serves as an ordained pastor in the United Methodist Church. He holds a finance degree from Arizona State University and a Master’s degree in divinity from Garrett Seminary at Northwestern. Todd’s passion for providing affordable housing and his wealth of knowledge and expertise will continue to be a valuable asset to our organization as we work towards our goal of building a world where everyone has a decent place to live.
Joining Todd on the executive team as the new Chief Development Officer is J. David Smith, a Phoenix native with over 20 years of combined volunteer and professional nonprofit leadership experience. David previously worked in the financial services industry for 18 years, followed by nine years of small business management. Before joining Habitat for Humanity Central Arizona, he held a leadership role at Arizona’s largest emergency shelter serving people experiencing homelessness. Most recently, David was employed by a local animal welfare organization where he raised $8.4 million in annual and capital campaign gifts. David brings a track record of success and a passion for helping others to his new role.
Habitat is thrilled to welcome Todd and David to their new roles and looks forward to working alongside them to further our mission of providing affordable housing to families in need in our community. Their expertise in nonprofit leadership, strategic planning, and fundraising will be invaluable as we continue our work to build a world where everyone has a decent place to live.