Justin R. Mitchell

Development Services Project Manager

Office: Fond du Lac, WI

Focus: Support with research, feasibility evaluation and stakeholder engagement during project conceptualization; Assure all new development projects are successfully completed, closed out and ready for stabilized operations; manage multiple projects to affect the timely conversion of financial sources and accurate reporting of metrics; collaborate with project team and external partners including investors, lenders, housing agencies, local officials, and consulting professionals.

Experience: Justin has more than 16 years of professional experience in affordable housing and local government services, including prior leadership roles in Public Housing Authority and COC programming.  Justin holds a Master of Science in Education Leadership and Policy, as well as a Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy, both from the University of Wisconsin – Oshkosh.

Impressive Facts: Justin is a current city Plan Commissioner and provides volunteer project development support for two homeless housing nonprofits.

Fun Stuff: Justin is an avid grower of native perennials and is active in local efforts that create native urban prairie sites.  He enjoys creating music, and prizes time spent with his family backpack camping and exploring outdoor spaces.

Commonwealth is: a team of dedicated professionals committed to the high-impact work of creating quality affordable housing.


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