Richard Johns Joins As Chief Operating Officer
This June, Richard Johns joined Settlement Housing Fund as our new Chief Operating Officer. After spending more than 15 years at New York City agencies, Rich joins us as a seasoned expert in budgeting and financial management in the public sector.
Richard began his career in the public sector at the Mayor’s Office of Management and Budget in 2007. He then served as the Director of Process Enhancement and Automation at the NYC Human Resources Administration, after which he shifted to the New York City Taxi & Limousine Commission, as Director of Special Projects, and then as the Assistant Commissioner of Financial Management and Operations.
Rich’s background in affordable housing began eight years ago when he joined the NYC Department of Housing Preservation and Development as Assistant Commissioner of Budget, and where he most recently served as the HPD’s Deputy Commissioner of Financial Management.
“Settlement Housing Fund has impacted the lives of so many New Yorkers and I’m so excited to help continue that mission and be a part of this incredible team.” – Richard Johns
Rich holds a master’s degree in social and public policy from Duquesne University and a bachelor’s degree in political science from Mercyhurst University.