Jennifer Donohue

Jennifer Donohue, currently Chief Executive Officer of HRV, worked as the Operations and Compliance Director of HRV for four years before she became the COO in 2015. She manages the HRV portfolio of NMTC projects for both compliance and risk management. She also maintains the CDE’s compliance with its investors, and both the IRS Section 45(d) regulations as well as the terms of the CDE’s Allocation Agreement with the CDFI Fund. She worked for the Norfolk Redevelopment and Housing Authority, HRV’s affiliate, for three years handling housing projects involving both Low-Income Housing Tax Credits and private funds.

Jennifer has experience monitoring funding compliance for mixed-finance transactions, during development and through operation, combining the regulatory and program requirements of layered development sources as well as complying with the statements made in the various funding applications. She has experience in analyzing applicable statutory and regulatory frameworks; preparing applications and securing project financing; project cost certifications; permanent financing conversion; asset management; and regulatory and programmatic compliance and reporting.

She also has over 10 years of experience working as a paralegal practicing in corporate, residential and commercial real estate, and 3 years as a SWaM business owner of a construction company, she was a Class A Contractors License and Real Estate Agent. She brings a unique blend of legal skills, organizational abilities, and construction knowledge to HRV’s team. Jennifer has an associate’s degree in accounting, bachelor’s degree in business management, and a master’s degree in public administration from Old Dominion University.