Meg McGraw-Scherer

Meg McGraw-Scherer staff bio

Meg McGraw-Scherer joined the California Housing Partnership in 2000 and has more than 20 years of experience in affordable housing finance and development. As Senior Director, Financial Consulting – Peninsula Region, she provides financial consulting and technical assistance to our nonprofit and public agency partners in Northern California, and mentors local financial consultants. She was promoted from Peninsula Director in 2022. Read More


Mengxin Zhou

Mengxin Zhou staff bio

Mengxin Zhou joined the California Housing Partnership in 2017 as a Housing Finance Consultant. As Associate Director, Financial Consulting, she provides financial consulting, technical assistance and training to our nonprofit and government clients throughout Northern California. Mengxin has worked on complex Low-Income Housing Tax Credit, tax-exempt bond, and HCD financing and development projects. She was promoted from Senior Housing Finance Read More


Miki Kobayashi

Miki Kobayashi

Miki Kobayashi joined the California Housing Partnership in March 2022. As a Housing Finance Analyst, she provides financial consulting, technical assistance, and data analysis. Through her schooling, case competitions, and previous work, she has experience working with federal and state Low-Income Housing Tax Credits, tax-exempt bond financing, and State of California HCD programs. Prior to joining the Partnership, Miki worked Read More


Ray McPherson

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Ray McPherson joined the California Housing Partnership as a Research Associate in 2022. They support the Partnership’s affordable housing data visualization and preservation projects through data analysis, spatial analysis and automation. Prior to joining the Partnership, Ray was a GIS Programmer Analyst at Renewable Resources Group where they automated repetitive tasks, created user-friendly tools that performed a variety of analyses, Read More


Richard Mandel

Richard Mandel staff bio

Richard Mandel has been with the California Housing Partnership since 1990. As Managing Director, Financial Consulting, he oversees the Partnership’s staff of Northern California housing finance consultants, and provides direct technical assistance and training to nonprofit and local governmental entities in affordable housing finance. Richard has particular expertise in structuring financing packages for projects utilizing Low Income Housing Tax Credits, Read More


Thái-Ân Ngȏ

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Thái-Ân Ngô joined the California Housing Partnership in 2020. As a Senior Housing Finance Consultant, she provides financial consulting, technical assistance, and training to our nonprofit and government partners. Prior to the Partnership, Thái-Ân was a Vice President of Underwriting at Berkadia (formerly known as Riverside Capital) where she closed on over $147MM in LIHTC investments, including two large Rental Read More


Yasmin Givens

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Yasmin Givens joined the California Housing Partnership in 2022. As Research Analyst, she provides analytical support to advance key research, policy analysis, and program evaluation efforts to improve federal, state, and local affordable housing policies and programs.  Prior to joining the Partnership, Yasmin interned with the Lincoln Institute of Land Policy and the Houston Education Research Consortium, where she contributed Read More


Zorica Stančević

Zorica Stancevic staff bio

Zorica Stančević rejoined the California Housing Partnership in 2017. As Senior Director, Financial Consulting – Housing Finance Training, Zorica provides financial consulting, technical assistance and training to our nonprofit and government clients throughout California, and leads the Partnership’s training division. She was promoted from Director of Training in 2022. Zorica brings more than 15 years of experience in affordable housing Read More