Adria Crutchfield is an affordable housing and community development leader with public service experience that spans federal, state, and local government legislative and executive branches. Since February 2019, she has served as the Executive Director of the Baltimore Regional Housing Partnership, dedicated to helping families escape poverty through access to high-quality housing in areas with strong schools, low crime, and ample job opportunities.
Immediately prior to joining BRHP, Adria served as Chief of Staff at the New York City Department of Buildings where she advised the Commissioner on the administration and execution of agency priorities including organizational restructuring, improving the safety of construction sites, and the Mayor’s goals to develop affordable housing; support small businesses; and build a more sustainable, and equitable City.
Previously, Adria worked as the Senior Advisor to the Executive Vice President for Capital Projects at the New York City Housing Authority, the largest public housing authority in the country. In this capacity, she supported the day-to-day operations and management of 400 employees responsible for planning, designing, and delivering a $2 billion, five-year construction program.
She has held roles in external affairs, issue advocacy, and coalition building focused on improving the quality of life of vulnerable populations and creating vibrant cities. Adria serves on the board of directors of the Maryland Association of Housing and Redevelopment Agencies (MAHRA) and as board chair of housing mobility nonprofit, Mobility Works. Previously, she served on the Biden-Harris Transition HUD Agency Review Team and Baltimore Mayor Brandon Scott’s Housing Committee Transition Team. She was a part of the 2022 cohort of The Leadership, a not-for-profit organization committed to strengthening Baltimore by developing and connecting the region’s civic leaders.
Adria is a graduate of Washington University in St. Louis where she studied architecture and American University where she earned her master’s in public policy. She is a proud alum of Coro Leadership New York.
Adrian Brown is the post-move counseling supervisor at BRHP. He manages and is responsible for a team of counselors that ensure compliance with BRHP’s administration plan. He also conducts performance evaluations, provides oversight of counseling services and manages procedures and processes to provide recommendations for program excellence. Adrian also provides mediation for escalated landlord/tenant disputes. Prior to BRHP, Adrian was enlisted in the United States Army for 10 years as a Flight Engineer. In addition to working at BRHP, Adrian continues his military service with the United States Army Reserves as a Commissioned Officer. Adrian earned his bachelor’s degree in Sociology from Bowie State University. In his free time, Adrian enjoys cooking, listening to music and when weather permits, snowboarding.
Alison James is the financial operations director at BRHP. Her responsibilities include administering payroll and benefits for staff and processing payments to property partners and program participants. She is also responsible for preparing financial audit and regulatory reports. Alison has over 20 years of experience in banking for various financial institutions in Baltimore. Alison graduated from the University of Baltimore with a bachelor’s degree in finance and accounting, and a master’s degree in taxation. In her free time, she enjoys working on restoring her family’s farmhouse, reading, movies, and traveling.
Aliyah Mubdi-Bey is a rental assistance associate at BRHP, where she processes recertifications, interim changes, rent increases, and final eligibility. Prior to BRHP, she worked at Jenkins Block and Associates as a paralegal. In this role, she helped individuals apply and receive social security disability benefits. Aliyah earned her undergraduate degree from Sojourner Douglass College. In her free time she enjoys traveling, shopping, spending time with friends and family, cooking, and reading.
Andrea Huckleby is an operations analyst at BRHP. Her responsibilities include evaluating BRHP’s programs for efficiency and effectiveness through qualitative and quantitative research. She is also responsible for assisting the policy team in understanding and advocating for important housing legislation. Prior to working at BRHP, Andrea mentored and advocated for high school students at a non-profit organization in Indiana. Andrea received her bachelor’s degree in psychological science from Ball State University in 2013. She received her master’s degree in public policy from the University of Maryland in 2019. In her free time, Andrea enjoys exploring new places, spending time with friends and family, and taking walks.
Aniya Harris is a post-move counselor at BRHP. She is responsible for following up with requests to move and leading landlord- tenant mediations and home visits. Prior to BRHP, Aniya worked as a teacher assistant. She also interned at First Choice Counseling Center in Pikesville, Maryland. Aniya is a graduate of Coppin State University, where she majored in applied psychology. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her daughter, shopping, and baking.
Anthony Brown is the finance operations supervisor at BRHP. His responsibilities include providing analytical and operational support to the organization’s financial processes. Prior to joining BRHP, Anthony worked within the financial teams of UnitedHealthcare/Optum Rx, Catamaran Rx, Krisam Inc., and GEP Inc. Anthony earned a bachelor’s degree in accounting from the University of Baltimore. He is currently pursuing a master’s degree in business administration from the University of Baltimore. In his free time, Anthony enjoys grilling food and participating in active outdoor activities.
Asante Campbell is a customer care representative at BRHP, where she supports the counseling team by processing move requests and handling other administrative duties. She is also responsible for providing support at the front desk when needed. Prior to BRHP, Asante worked at the National Partnership for Women and Families as an economic justice and advocacy intern. She earned her bachelor’s degree in sociology from Howard University. In her free time, Asante enjoys knitting, sewing, and spending time with her family.
Ashley Herring is a rental assistance supervisor for the leasing team at BRHP. Her responsibilities include overseeing the functions of the rental assistance, inspections, and leasing teams, including determining program eligibility, leasing, moves, interims, and ending participation; ensuring inspections meets Housing Quality Standards, HUD regulations, and guidelines of the BRHP Administrative Plan; and managing voucher issuance, and review and execution of leasing goals. Prior to BRHP, Ashley was a family investment specialist with Baltimore City Department of Social Services. Ashley graduated from Montclair State University in 2013 with a bachelor’s degree in sociology. In her free time, Ashley enjoys reading books and binge watching Grey’s Anatomy.
Bernard Jones is the landlord relationship specialist at BRHP. His responsibilities include managing BRHP’s database of available units and recruiting, establishing, and maintaining positive relationships with property owners throughout the Baltimore region. Bernard’s previous work experience includes public assistance programming, workforce development, counseling, and teaching. Bernard earned an associate’s degree in psychology from the College of Coastal Georgia and a bachelor’s degree in political science from Georgia Southern University. In his free time, he enjoys gardening and attending music concerts.
Brandi Jefferson is the operations manager at BRHP. Her responsibilities include ensuring BRHP runs effectively and efficiently. Prior to BRHP, Brandi worked as an inspections coordinator for the Baltimore Metropolitan Quadel. She has a bachelor’s degree in psychology with a certificate in applied rhetoric. She also holds a master’s degree in criminal justice with a certificate in trauma informed care.
Carlton Thompson is an inspector at BRHP. His responsibilities include performing Housing Quality Standard (HQS) inspections of units to ensure they are in decent, safe, and sanitary conditions for program participants. Carlton previously worked at the Maryland Division of Corrections, where he retired. He also worked for Baltimore City Animal Control. He is a graduate of Bluefield High School. He continued his studies at Concord College and Bluefield State College. In his free time, Carlton enjoys cars, fishing, and playing pool.
Charletta McLean is the HR Talent Manager at BRHP, where she is responsible for setting an overall talent plan and strategy to ensure that BRHP is hiring and retaining passionate and above capable talent, while supporting and encouraging their professional growth. She is also responsible for creating honest and trusted relationships amongst team members to help employees thrive individually and collectively. Charletta has been an HR Professional for over 20 years. Prior to BRHP, Charletta worked for Richcroft, Inc, the Family League of Baltimore City, and eMerge, Inc. She earned her bachelor’s degree in business administration, with a minor in legal studies, from Towson University. She also earned her master’s degree in human resource development and management. In her free time, Charletta enjoys reading, dancing, shopping, volunteering, and spending time with her family and friends.
Cheryl Daniels is a Landlord Relationship Specialist at BRHP. She is responsible for recruiting, building and maintaining healthy relationships with property owners. She helps maintain a positive rapport with property owners and participants. Cheryl a licensed realtor and has a background in banking and finance., where she perfected the skill of matching products and services with customers’ needs and wants. She enjoys helping others and in her free time she likes to spend time with her family and hike.
Dominic Davenport is a Technology Associate at BRHP. His responsibilities include managing the agency’s IT concerns and hardware and software applications. Prior to BRHP, Dominic worked with the IRS as a deskside support specialist. He has also worked for Fairfax Radiology Consultants as an IT support technician. Dominic holds a CompTIA A+ certification and is studying to obtain his SY0-601. In his free time he enjoys spending time with his family and working on his health.