New CEO Search Underway
MOORESTOWN, NJ – The Moorestown Ecumenical Neighborhood Development, Inc. (MEND) announced today that Matthew Reilly, who joined MEND in 2001, will retire from his position as President and CEO effective April 17, 2020. Reilly will remain with the organization after retirement on a part-time basis to assist with the leadership transition process and to oversee new housing development opportunities.
MEND’s Board of Directors has formed a committee, led by Chairperson Terrance Huettl, to identify and retain Reilly’s successor.
“It’s been a true privilege pursuing MEND’s mission of expanding our affordable housing portfolio in southern New Jersey,” said Reilly. “I’m proud of the significant strides made during my tenure, and I am confident that our next leader will build upon MEND’s first 50 years and successfully lead MEND into the next era of affordable housing advocacy and production.”
MEND is a private, nonprofit corporation that develops, owns and manages affordable rental housing in southern New Jersey. During Reilly’s 19-year tenure, the organization experienced tremendous growth. When he first joined MEND, the organization had 230 apartment units, all located in Moorestown. Today, MEND owns/manages 770 apartments in nine South Jersey towns.
“Southern New Jersey has benefited greatly from Reilly’s passion and expertise in the affordable housing realm,” said Terrance Huettl, Chairperson of MEND. “We thank him for his years of service and are pleased that he will continue to play a role in our organization.”
Moorestown Ecumenical Neighborhood Development, Inc. (MEND) is a private, nonprofit, housing development organization founded by several Moorestown churches in 1969. MEND is a national and state award-winning developer dedicated to providing safe and affordable rental housing to senior citizens, disabled persons, and families of low and moderate income. MEND has developed 770 residential units at 30 locations in the Burlington County region. Over the last five decades, MEND’s affordable housing production efforts have represented a $150 million real estate investment in the region. Visit www.mendinc.org for more information.
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