Bonnie spent 15 years in the finance industry at two of the largest stock brokerage firms nationwide, alongside top-producing advisors with portfolios totaling over one billion dollars.

After the birth of her first child in 1999, Bonnie bid farewell to her financial career and embarked on the new frontier of affordable housing.  Bonnie has worn many hats over the years while earning several designations: HCCP, NCP, SCS, HCM-H, and HCM-R. She currently serves as an Officer and supervises the Compliance Department, with a focus on mentoring the next generation of affordable housing professionals.  

Bonnie married her husband Jon on New Year’s Day 1994, and is living happily ever after with their two perfectly incredible kids. Her passion is simply spending time with her family, even if it entails hunting for “trophy animals” that her husband (and children) so proudly display in their home.

bonnie@hcahousing.org

Carol has been involved with Housing Corporation of America (HCA) since its inception in 1988 and has overseen its growth and sustainability.  She is honored to have had the opportunity to build treasured partnerships and work alongside exceptional professionals these past 30+ years. 

As President, Carol drives the long-term vision and large-scale operations of HCA, closely collaborating with all team members. She approves new business and acquisitions, negotiates contracts, monitors the operation of properties and compliance of project management to governmental and funding regulations, and interfaces with development teams in the acquisition and financing of our affordable housing communities. She also directs human resources and oversees the implementation of resident services.   

Carol is married with five adult children and one beautiful, spunky granddaughter.

carol@hcahousing.org 

Corey began his career in youth development in 1999 after receiving his degree from UC Santa Barbara. He served as Assistant Director of Bruin Woods, UCLA’s alumni family resort, where he supervised a team of students. He joined HCA in 2004, and shortly thereafter, embarked on his MBA with an emphasis in Entrepreneurship from the Pepperdine Graziadio Business School, graduating in 2007.

Applying his unique background in both nonprofit and forprofit family services,  Corey creates and manages symbiotic relationships between several different nonprofit organizations focused on scaling services to youth, parents, and seniors in socioeconomic areas where resources are limited and/or inaccessible. He has formed numerous partnerships with like-minded organizations throughout Southern California, including the Columbia Memorial Space Center, Nike, and KABOOM!.

Married to a Vancouver BC photographer, they share two finicky sons with an insatiable appetite for soccer balls, frozen bananas, and dirty paint brushes.

corey@hcahousing.org

Holly has been with HCA since September of 2012. She enjoys working with Bonnie and assisting with the tenant compliance. She also enjoys learning more about the various housing programs and the various ways in which they help the community.

Holly is married to Gene and they have 4 kids. She loves skiing in the winter, mountain biking in the summer, and spending time with her family.
 
Jennifer joined HCA in 2017  while pursing her BA in Public Health from Brigham Young University. A graduate of the class of 2019, she is excited to be contributing to public health through affordable housing channels.

A point of confluence for the HCA team, Jennifer diligently oversees all day-to-day operations. She coordinates communication among partners, lenders, agencies, and residents. She is also responsible for overseeing accounting procedures, including the organization of all financial deposits, accounts payable, accounts receivable, and invoices. Jennifer arranges closings and serves as a liaison with various agencies and attorneys in the processing of legal documents, coordination of deliveries, and provision of notary services.  She also assists with tenant compliance files and enjoys learning about all aspects of HCA!

When she is not hard at work, Jennifer enjoys sneaking in a morning workout, traversing the ski slopes, and baking up a storm. A true nerd for numbers, she looks forward to budgeting each month for her wonderful family of three and their golden fur baby.
 
jennifer@hcahousing.org

Krystle Tugadi-Isberto joined the HCA family in July 2019 and is an actor, singer, and educator based out of Los Angeles, California. She received her M.F.A. in Acting at California Institute of the Arts and her B.A. in Theatre Arts at California State University, Dominguez Hills. An advocate for inclusive storytelling, she approaches her classes with the drive to provide space for the community to embrace their own singular stories through a variety of mediums that feel at home to them.

Krystle is also a fervent admirer of the culinary arts as she appreciates it as its own means of rich storytelling. She can usually be found immersing herself in the craft and/or simply sitting back and enjoying it with her wonderful and talented husband on their frequent food adventures. Krystle also enjoys magic and llamas.

Krystle is happy to be part of the HCA family and is looking forward to the endless possibilities of creating stories with everyone!

krystle@hcahousing.org

Jon joined the HCA team in 2006. Currently, Jon works with each property owner and manager to ensure that the residents have a quality place to live. He enjoys personally walking each community and meeting with managers to discuss the physical property and the services that the staff provides for their residents. Jon also reviews the monthly, quarterly and annual financial statements of each site. On the marketing side, Jon was the creator of HCA’s first website and has since utilized various marketing avenues in pursuing new partnerships in order to create quality affordable housing.
 
Luisa is a passionate educator who has dedicated her life to helping people reach their true potential through wellness and broader horizons. For the past decade she has worked as a yoga and meditation instructor, a dance instructor, and as a university professor in international politics and economics. She graduated with a Masters in Latin American Political Studies at the National University of Colombia in 2015 and is the co-founder of Alter-Yoga, an online community for yoga and health, where she also hosts video yoga lessons in Spanish.

Luisa joined HCA in early 2019 as a Program Coordinator. She coordinates, promotes, and directly instructs both on-site and online classes for residents of all ages and abilities. These classes touch on various areas of expertise, including yoga, meditation and dance, technology and digital literacy, Spanish and English languages, and kindergarten through college-level tutoring and enrichment. In addition, Luisa is also responsible for co-researching all resource guide content, and providing ground level support and promotion for the annual scholarship program. With patience and compassion for everybody and every body, she prides herself on creating educational opportunities that meet residents where they are at.

When she’s not teaching her passions to others, Luisa loves traveling, writing, and doing anything with her husband and family.
 
luisa@hcahousing.org

Michelle has been with HCA since early 2011. She first joined the team as the office manager and was responsible for running the day-to-day operations and helping wherever was needed. Later in 2011, she began assisting Bonnie Young with tenant compliance for various properties in HCA’s portfolio. Michelle is continually learning about the various affordable housing programs. She is excited to broaden her knowledge in the other realms of HCA including submitting annual reports, financial applications, as well as supervising roles. She loves building relationships with site managers along with ensuring the tenant files are in compliance.

Michelle was born in South Ogden, Utah but has lived in various parts of the U.S. and abroad including Turkey, Germany, Kentucky, and Nebraska. Michelle married her husband Todd, in December 2012 and has two boys, Jagger and Grant. She enjoys spending time with her family outdoors and exploring new places through travel.

michelle@hcahousing.org

Serendipity brought Nicole to HCA in 2009 after graduating with her BA from Occidental College. She worked in Resident Services, focused largely on program and volunteer management, services documentation, and new media marketing until 2014 when she adventured northward to Portland, Oregon. In 2019, after working in urban sustainability in the Rose City, Nicole returned to HCA and its growing portfolio.

Nicole continues to work in Resident Services, overseeing the provision and documentation of educational classes, scholarships, and other resident resources. She manages HCA’s digital footprint, including those websites designed for documentation, online classes, and the annual scholarship program. Alongside the tremendous contributions of her talented team of colleagues, Nicole brings visions into being using precision, foresight, and a playful sense of humor.

When she is not at HCA, she is an active dabbler, finding satisfaction in novelties often related to food.

nicole@hcahousing.org

Nuri started working with HCA in the summer of 2010 as co-instructor for the pilot sculpture program, “Talking Heads”. Since, he has coordinated numerous other arts programs for residents of all ages, including drawing, painting, screen printing, and stop-motion animation.

Nuri also works as HCA’s art director designing posters, flyers and other promotional materials for HCA. He’s also the creative lead on HCA’s annual publication, Social Capital.

Nuri currently resides in the Antelope Valley with his wife and two Australian Cattledogs. In his spare time he enjoys painting murals and adding to his ever-growing collection of Lego.

nuri@hcahousing.org