Guest Judge: Jeffrey Woda
Principal,The Woda Group Inc.
Jeffrey Woda is a principal of The Woda Group Inc., and their affiliated entities, as well as president of Woda Construction Inc. and Woda Management & Real Estate LLC. Mr. Woda is involved with all aspects of development, construction and property management. The Woda Group Inc., and its affiliates have developed more than 200 housing communities and manage more than 9,000 units in Ohio, West Virginia, Kentucky, Michigan, Pennsylvania, Indiana, Tennessee, South Carolina, Georgia, Virginia and Maryland. Mr. Woda serves as a board member of the Affordable Housing Tax Credit Coalition, the National Housing and Rehabilitation Association, Benchmark Bancorp, Partners In Housing and VisionTrust International. Mr. Woda also serves on the Federal Home Loan Bank of Cincinnati Advisory Council and serves as a steering committee member of the Housing Credit Group of the National Association of Home Builders. Mr. Woda is a past president of the council for Rural Housing and Development of Ohio and the Ohio Housing Council. The Woda Group Inc., and/or its affiliates, are members of the National Association of Home Builders, National Council of State Housing Agencies, Council for Affordable Rural Housing and the Affordable Housing Tax Credit Coalition. Mr. Woda is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. Mr. Woda has been a frequent speaker on subjects involving tax credits, affordable housing, development and construction. Before starting The Woda Group Inc., Mr. Woda was with Ernst and Young. At Ernst and Young, Mr. Woda worked with financial institutions, construction companies and other corporate entities. While at Ernst and Young, Mr. Woda received his certification as a CPA in 1989. Mr. Woda received his bachelor’s degree in accounting from Bethany College in 1987.