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Seasoned Affordable Housing Leader Mindy Rex Joins CREA as Managing Director, Originations

CREA, LLC welcomes Mindy Rex as Managing Director, Originations. As a LIHTC veteran with extensive leadership and industry expertise, Mindy joins CREA to oversee and expand its nation-wide Originations platform.

Brenda Champy, EVP, Acquisitions, said: “Mindy offers a fresh perspective based on years of LIHTC lending, development and entrepreneurial experience. Her proven abilities are instrumental to the advancement of CREA.”

About Mindy Rex No stranger to the affrdable housing industry, Mindy has worked in the business for more than 24 years. Her most recent role as President & CEO of a consulting firm saw her work closely with real estate investors and housing-focused public entities to guide development strategy, in addition to originating complex debt and equity structures for various multifamily developments. Prior to that role, she spent seven years as the Chief Operating Officer of an accomplished development company where she led the financial structuring, project management, and debt and equity closings on over 90 affordable housing communities. Her experience in credit, LIHTC underwriting, and well-earned reputation as a leader and problem solver, make her a great fit to lead CREA’s Originations platform.

“We are thrilled to have Mindy join Brenda Champy and Jamie Irwin in the strategic leadership of our acquisitions team,” said Charles Anderson, Co-President. “Her development insight and structured finance expertise will be invaluable to achieving the strategic objectives of CREA and its partners.” Mindy received a Bachelor of Science degree in business/finance from Portland State University.

On joining CREA, Mindy Rex said: "I’ve valued CREA’s culture and team for many years and over many transactions. I am truly looking forward to contributing to CREA’s mission and success from the inside.”


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