Staff

Armando Sanchez

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Executive Director

Armando joined HEART in 2016. He is a recognized housing professional with a broad range of experience in real estate development, finance, management and marketing. His background includes extensive consulting for government and non-profit agencies in the housing field. He is the founder and Principal of AF Sanchez and Associates, in existence for two decades. He has also has worked as a housing consultant to cities in San Mateo County. He holds a BA from the University of California, Berkeley, and an MBA from the University of Washington in Seattle. asanchez@heartofsmc.org

Paula Stinson

Director of Development & Communications

Paula manages HEART’s private sector fundraising, press information, events, website, e-news and print publications, and manages the HEART homebuyer assistance program. She has worked with nonprofit organizations for the past twenty years in San Francisco and Washington, DC and holds a BS degree from the Georgia Institute of Technology.  pstinson@heartofsmc.org

Nadine Makki

Nadine Makki

Director of Administration (on leave)

Nadine joined HEART in 2015 to manage the day to day operations of HEART and the Housing Leadership Council. . Previously, Nadine worked as the Development Associate for Californians for Justice, and as a Case Manager at the Arab Community Center for Economic and Social Services (ACCESS), connecting homeless and individuals at risk of homelessness to services. Nadine is fluent in Arabic and obtained her Master’s degree in December 2015 in International Development Administration from Andrews University. nmakki@heartofsmc.org

Please contact our interim office manager Ken Chan, kchan@heartofsmc.org