Enterprise creates opportunity for low- and moderate-income people through fit, affordable housing and diverse, thriving communities.  A national nonprofit with more than 25 years of experience in the community development and affordable housing field, Enterprise is the leading provider of capital and expertise for affordable housing and community development. 


Mark McDermott, Vice President and Ohio Impact Market Leader, directs the Ohio Office of Enterprise. Mark manages the Ohio Office’s relationships with the Initiative’s key stakeholders and provides important strategic leadership as the Initiative works to raise its visibility and impact.


Jennifer Eppich, Senior Program Director and Housing First Coordinator, has been the core staff for the Initiative since its inception. She guides the Initiative’s growth through her policy work at the state and local levels, by building the capacity of the provider team, and by raising the dollars needed to maintain the quality and integrity of the housing and services.