Business and Technical Experience:
Ms. Waxman has over 26 years of experience holding several leadership positions with the Cuyahoga Metropolitan Housing Authority (CMHA) which is the 7th largest housing authority in the country. Last position held was the Director of Property Maintenance and Inspections, directing all facets of the maintenance and Inspections division for the housing authority with 60 properties consisting of over 10,500 units. Responsibilities included ensuring all aspects of the property and system maintenance were developed, executed, and administered in accordance with HUD and CMHA guidelines.
Ms. Waxman served as CMHA's Director of Finance where she oversaw a $250 million-dollar budget, and, administered all financial functions which included: tenants account receivables, general accounting, grants, accounts payable, payroll, cash management, and agency wide housing inspections.
Prior to her role as Director of Finance, Amy has served as Deputy Director of Finance, Assistant Director of the Housing Choice Voucher Program (HCVP) overseeing the financial and operations of 15,000 plus housing choice vouchers, and Director of Internal Audit. When Amy was appointed to the HCVP Program in May 2005, it achieved certification as a "High Performer" from the Housing and Urban Development (HUD) for the years 2005 through 2013 under Amy’s direct supervision and leadership. As Director of Internal Audit, Amy was recognized for her outstanding team work and administrative support as she oversaw all external and internal financial and operational audits of the agency.
BS in Business Administration, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio
Section 8 HCVP Executive Management
Certified HCVP Housing Quality Standards Specialist
Certified HCVP Occupancy Specialist
Enhanced Voucher Specialist
National Association of Housing and Redevelopment Officials (NAHRO)
National Leased Housing Association (NLHA)
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