Senior Vice President, Community Development
Habitat for Humanity of Greater Los Angeles
With over 20 years of experience in the construction and real estate industries, both in the public and private sector, Darrell Simien has been responsible for the development and construction of over 1,000 affordable housing units in the Los Angeles County area. Since joining the Habitat for Humanity of Greater Los Angeles team in 2010, Simien has had the responsibility for managing the construction, real estate, and forward planning efforts for the organization and currently serves as the SVP of community development as well as the real estate officer for the organization’s CHDO, Partnership Housing.
Simien has also created and managed programs aimed to increase access and affordability for first-time homebuyers while working for the City of Long Beach. He also served as the project leader and coordinator for complex real estate development projects, including single-family and multi-family projects for the city.