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Dallas Habitat adds two C-Suite execs to board of directors

Written by Mindia Whittier

The pair bring a wealth of valuable knowledge to help champion equity and affordable housing.

Dallas Area Habitat for Humanity recently announced the appointment of two new members to its Board of Directors.

Jay Bray is the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer for Mr. Cooper
Group. He has served as a longtime volunteer and donor for Dallas Area
Habitat for Humanity, while also championing affordable housing
throughout his organization for many years. In addition to his leadership and management expertise in the home loan industry, Bray is also a member of the Dallas Stars executive board, the board of directors at Elevate Credit, Inc. and is a graduate of Auburn University.

Ron Storz is the Chief Operating Officer for Toyota Industries Finance
Corporation. He has served as a volunteer with Dallas Area Habitat for
Humanity, and has extensive experience with finance companies and business partnerships. Throughout his career and his more than four years
with Toyota, Storz has championed diverse hiring practices within his team.
He dedicates his current role to providing training and advancement to
women and people of color throughout the organization. He received his
B.A. from St. Johns University in Jamaica, NY.

Through affordable homeownership opportunities, financial education, advocacy, and neighborhood empowerment programs, Dallas Habitat transforms families and revitalizes neighborhoods. The organization brings together public and private funding, community leadership and vision, and thousands of volunteers to break the cycle of poverty. Dallas Habitat has served more than 1,700 low-income families since 1986, resulting in an investment of approximately $179 million in more than 25 Dallas area neighborhoods.

“The combined talents and experiences of Jay Bray and Ron Storz will be
instrumental in helping us transform our community and realize our
mission of providing financial education, affordable housing and policies
that further affordable housing for Dallas families, ” said Dave Crawford,
Dallas Habitat CEO. “We are honored to welcome them to Habitat’s board of directors.

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Mindia Whittier