Retired, Chairman and CEO, Enterprise Community Partners
Bart Harvey is the immediate past Chairman and CEO of Enterprise Community Partners, a nonprofit that has raised and invested, along with partners, over $10 billion of private resources that have helped produce over 250,000 homes for low income households. Under Harvey’s leadership, Enterprise brought together leaders from the environmental and community development fields to create the Green Communities® initiative in 2004. This $555 million initiative exceeded by 50 percent its five-year goal of building more than 8,500 affordable homes that promote health, conserve energy and natural resources, and promote easy access to jobs, schools and services.
Mr. Harvey currently serves on Fannie Mae’s Board as well as a number of nonprofit Boards. Mr. Harvey was appointed by Congress to the Millennium Housing Commission from 2000 –2002 and has been a Director of the Federal Home Loan Bank of Atlanta as well as on the Advisory Boards for Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. He has served on numerous Boards including the Baltimore Education Scholarship Trust, Center Stage, the National Housing Conference, National Housing Trust, and Shepherd’s Clinic.
Most recently Mr. Harvey was chosen as the 2008 recipient of The Urban Land Institute J. C. Nichols Prize for Visionaries in Urban Development, as well as the National Housing Conference’s 2008 Housing Person of the Year.