CHICAGO, Aug. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Neighborhood Housing Services of Chicago, Inc. (NHS) is pleased to announce the hiring of Ella Casey as the Director of Organizational Development and Human Resources. In her role, Ms. Casey will provide strategic leadership to ensure NHS has an organizational structure in place to fulfill its mission of creating opportunities for people to live in affordable homes, improve their lives, and strengthen their neighborhoods.
Ms. Casey brings a rich set of experiences, skills and passions to NHS with more than twelve years of working in human resources and management. Prior to joining NHS, Ms. Casey was the Human Resources Manager for Blommer Chocolate Company.
Her professional experience has been focused on performance management practices, leadership coaching, employee relations, and compensation and benefit plan design and administration. "I am so excited to have the joined the NHS team! It is refreshing to be part of an organization working to create vibrant and healthy neighborhoods and communities for residents in my favorite city, Chicago. Our internal practices, policies, and procedures are what enable us to most effectively serve our clients and we have a responsibility to support, develop, and celebrate the people who comprise NHS. We have a diverse and talented workforce and I'm proud to be a new member sharing in NHS' success," said Ella.
Established in 1975, NHS of Chicago is the city's largest nonprofit community development organization committed to providing Chicago and Elgin residents affordable resources so they can buy, fix, and keep their homes. Since its creation, NHS has created more than 4,161 new homeowners. NHS also works to stimulate community reinvestment through a partnership of residents, businesses, and government. With the help of these partners, NHS has leveraged investment of more than $1.1 billion in Chicago's neighborhoods.
NHS Chicago is also part of the NeighborWorks® America network, which includes 235 independent, community-based nonprofit organizations serving more than 4,500 communities nationwide.
For more information on NHS, please call (773) 329-4010 or visit www.nhschicago.org.
Contact: Stephanie Martel, NHS
SOURCE Neighborhood Housing Services of Chicago, Inc. (NHS)