EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR – Nancy Szamborski, MS
Executive Director, Nancy Szamborski joined Bucks County Housing Group in January of 2008. Ms. Szamborski has a 20-year background in housing management, extensive experience in human services and top-notch credentials in real estate brokerage and property management. Her career portfolio includes work with military housing, social work, and government management. Most recently, she served as Director of Housing for the military at Naval Air Station Joint Reserve Base Willow Grove.
Besides her military work, Ms. Szamborski has a background as a caseworker, therapist, and manager with a number of social service agencies and facilities, including welfare, child welfare, corrections, psychiatric hospitals, and the Social Security Administration. She is an active member of several professional housing and real estate organizations and numerous committees.
Ms. Szamborski holds a BA in Psychology and a BA in Social Welfare from Penn State University, and an MS in Organization and Management from LaSalle University. A licensed real estate broker, she is also a Graduate, Realtors ® Institute – GRI®, as well as a Certified Property Manager – CPM® and Real Property Administrator – RPA®.
CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER – Arlene Goldbach
Ms.Goldbach oversees the daily financial and internal operations for the entire organization. Ms. Goldbach joined Housing Group in 1996. Ms. Goldbach had an extensive career in the banking industry, where she progressed from a clerical position to the title of Executive Vice-President.Ms. Goldbach graduated magna cum laude from Temple University in 1989 with a bachelor degree in Business Administration.
DIRECTOR OF SOCIAL SERVICES– Meghan Kincade, MSW
Ms. Kincade oversees the Supportive Housing Programs including all the shelters, and the Bridge/Transitional Program. She has 10 years professional experience working in the social services in the areas of direct practice and management, including more than 6 years of program management experience. She has 7 years experience working in the homeless services field. Ms. Kincade has a BA in English from VillanovaUniversity and an MSW from the University of Pennsylvania. Ms. Kincade joined the Housing Group in June of 2012.
PROPERTY/RENTAL MANAGER – Margaret (Meg) Quinn
Ms. Quinn has been with the Bucks County Housing Group since July 2005 as the Rental/Property and Project Manager. She holds credentials as an Accredited Residential Manager (ARM) ® and a Fair Housing Coordinator (FHC) through the Institute for Real Estate Management (IREM) and PennDelAHMA (Pennsylvania Delaware Affordable Housing Management Association). Ms. Quinn currently manages eight rental and supportive housing properties, in addition to work on all aspects of renovation projects funded through private, state and federal grants.
MANAGER OF HOUSING COUNSELING SERVICES- Sherry Pace
Ms. Pace joined Housing Group in March of 1999 as a full-time pre-mortgage counselor. She holds housing counseling certifications for either pre-purchase or loss prevention awarded by American Homeowner Education and Counseling Training Institute (AHECTI) 2001, Homeownership Counseling Association of the Delaware Valley (HCADV) in 1999 – recertified in 2006, and PHFA Comprehensive Housing Counseling Initiative/Rural Development and HEMAP in 2005 and 2007 respectively. She also holds an Associate’s Degree in Liberal Arts from Montgomery County Community College.
DEVELOPMENT OFFICER- Melissa Mantz
Ms. Mantz joined Housing Group in 1999 as a Volunteer Coordinator at the Doylestown Homeless Shelter, one of the five shelters operated by Housing Group. In 2002 Ms. Mantz moved to the position of Development Coordinator for Social Services. In 2004 Ms. Mantz became Development Officer for the organization. Ms. Mantz is responsible for marketing, grant writing, donor solicitation and stewardship.
Currently there is a dedicated and energetic staff of thirty-five individuals who oversee all aspects of daily operations of the organization; from intensive case management with clients to maintaining Housing Group properties. Each staff person is encouraged to fulfill their position with creativity and passion.
Individual growth is also encouraged: like the client families, each staff member is reminded that the future is an opportunity which we need to be ready to meet.