Laura Selby is the Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer for Hispanic Housing Development Corporation (HHDC) and the Chief Financial Officer for HHDC and Tropic Construction Corporation. She joined HHDC in 1991 as CFO and oversees financial operations, accounting, human resources, and information technology for all HHDC related entities with combined annual revenues in excess of $65 million. She created a fully operational human resource department that serves over 200 employees. She has also implemented systems that include e-purchasing, e-invoicing, and web-based accounting packages. Prior to joining HHDC she held similar positions in the real estate syndication industry.
Ms. Selby is also involved with a number of business and civic organizations. She serves as President for the 325 N. Wells Commercial Condo Association and as Chair for the Institute of Clinical Social Work. Laura served as Treasurer for Central States SER and for SER Metro Detroit. She is a mentor sponsor for The Center for Nonprofit Success and for the last few years she has been a speaker for the Local Initiatives Support Corporation's (LISC) financial managers' conference. She was voted a LISC CFO All-Star. She holds a Bachelor's Degree in Accounting from University of Wisconsin and an M.B.A. from Northern Illinois University.