Marcia Davis has more than 18 years of public housing experience and currently serves at the Executive Director for the Housing Authority of the City of Fort Myers. During the years of 2006-2013, Marcia Davis also served as the Director of Real Estate Development for the Housing Authority of the City of Fort Myers.
In 2013, she relocated to Richmond, Virginia to take on the role of Chief Real Estate Officer for the Richmond Redevelopment and Housing Authority. In that role she managed all aspects of their real estate and community development programs as well as Richmond’s Rental Assistance Demonstration (RAD) sustainability plans.
Davis holds a Bachelor of Science degree in psychology from Cameron University in Oklahoma. She was a 2007 recipient of Gulf Shore Business Magazine’s 40 Under 40 award; Chairwoman of the Board of Directors for the Boys and Girls Club of Lee County from 2009-2011 and a Board Member from 2004-2013; and a National Committee Member of the Community Revitalization and Development Board for the National Association of Housing and Redevelopment Officials (NAHRO), from 2015-2017.
Davis has directly designed and managed several complex affordable housing redevelopments and is experienced with administering HUD programs including Rental Assistance Demonstration (RAD) programs, Capital Funds, CDBG, HOPE VI implementation and utilization of the Low Income Housing Tax Credit to further the redevelopment of communities.
Mrs. Sieglinde Chambliss, possesses over 37 + years of experience in the finance, budget, and accounting sector. All her years have been spent in the public, non-profit and affordable housing industry. She has a master’s degree in Financial Management and a bachelor’s degree in Business and Finance. She is a member of the AICPA and IFEBP Associations.
Mrs. Chambliss has worked in financial roles at both the Housing Authority of New Orleans and the Housing Authority of Baltimore City. She also brings diverse experiences with financial management and problem solving from her time working in the nonprofit, state and federal government, and private sectors.
Craig Ellis serves as the agency’s Chief Administration Officer which oversees the Information Technology, Contracts and Procurement Divisions, and the Housing Choice Voucher Program. In this capacity, he assures both internal and external stakeholders have the service, support, and safest environment to create and preserve opportunities for affordable housing and economic development, as well as the revitalization of underserved communities in the City of Fort Myers.
Prior to joining HACFM, Mr. Ellis was a Director of Compliance and Development Executive for the Atlanta Housing Authority where he initiated, coordinated, and implemented major community and economic development plans, and comprehensive neighborhood revitalization efforts for a portfolio of real estate assets and projects. While serving in the capacity of Director of Compliance, he developed a compliance monitoring strategy for issues of high importance and assisted in compliance and performance monitoring, program audits and quality assurance reviews for real estate projects. Prior to the Atlanta Housing Authority, Craig was the Director of Compliance for Seltzer Management Group and oversaw 3 regional offices and all compliance monitoring staff.
Craig received a Bachelor of Business Administration in Management from James Madison University and most recently graduated from Florida State University school of law with a focus on Financial Regulations and Compliance. Craig and his wife Lee-Ann live within the City of Fort Myers.