CSH Announces Senior Leadership Appointment of Robin L. Robin as Chief People and Administrative Officer

Robin Brings More than 30 Years of Experience in Human Resources, Information Technology, and Facilities Management

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Robin L. Robin joins CSH as Chief People and Administrative Officer

New York, NY – September 25, 2023 – CSH today announced the appointment of Robin L. Robin as Chief People and Administrative Officer. Robin oversees human resources and recruitment, information technology, and administration for the national nonprofit intermediary and CDFI, with approximately 170 employees across the country and Puerto Rico and six office locations.

Robin will serve as CSH’s chief strategist on nurturing its diverse and talented workforce, including employees with multi-faceted backgrounds and expertise, as well as employees with personal experiences in housing instability, food insecurity, or child welfare and justice systems.

In addition, Robin’s role will be vital to helping CSH implement its 2023-2027 Strategic Plan that seeks to bolster CSH’s staff, culture, systems, infrastructure and foster an equitable workplace and culture of belonging. Robin will also lead efforts to boost technology, cybersecurity, and administrative support.

“Robin brings an impressive background in leading people-centered initiatives around employee engagement, recruitment, and compensation combined with expertise in streamlining technology and administrative processes,” said Deborah De Santis, President and CEO at CSH. “Strengthening CSH from within is a priority in the 2023-2027 Strategic Plan, and we look forward to Robin’s leadership and expertise in this effort. Also, I welcome her leadership in developing and implementing the strategic components of CSH’s operational elements in the IT, administration, HR, talent development, and belonging realms.”

“I am excited to join CSH. Having the opportunity to work for an organization focused on equitable supportive housing that provides a path for families and individuals to live productive fulfilling lives, is joyful. It is pure fun to partner with such a dynamic and dedicated team,” said Robin.

Previously, Robin was Director of Human Resources at Primary Care Development Corporation, a national CDFI and technical assistance provider focused on boosting healthcare services. Prior to that, Robin was the Associate Vice President of Human Resources at The Fortune Society. Robin has also held various executive HR roles at the New York Hall of Science, Girls, Inc., and the Citizens Committee for New York City, Inc. Robin is also a Board Secretary at Lutheran Social Services of New York. Robin also speaks on the topics of human resources, equity, and leadership. Most recently, Robin spoke on navigating a hybrid work environment at an event hosted by the Opportunity Finance Network.

About the Corporation for Supportive Housing

The Corporation for Supportive Housing (CSH) is the national champion for supportive housing, demonstrating its potential to improve the lives of very vulnerable individuals and families by helping communities create more than 385,000 real homes for people who desperately need them. CSH funding, expertise and advocacy have provided $1.75 billion in direct loans and grants for supportive housing across the country. Building on more than 30 years of success developing multiple and cross-sector partnerships, CSH engages broader systems to fully invest in solutions that drive equity, center people and communities, and promote quality for housing, services, and economic security. By aligning affordable housing with services and other sectors, CSH helps communities move away from crisis, optimize their public resources, and ensure a better future for everyone. Visit us at www.csh.org.

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