Chairman Emeritus of the Community Preservation Development Corporation, a robust nonprofit developer and owner and manager of over 5,000 affordable rental homes in the Mid-Atlantic region. He also serves on the Boards of the Northern Virginia Affordable Housing Alliance and the Affordable Housing Conference of Montgomery County.
Previously he was the Chairman of the Fairfax County Redevelopment and Housing Authority, the CEO of the National Housing Conference, and the Executive Director of the congressionally appointed Millennial Housing Commission. He also served proudly for 20 years as an executive in the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development.
He also serves on the Board of AHOME, previously served on the Board of Fairfax County’s Initiative to Prevent and Eliminate Homelessness, and was the Co-Chairman of the Fairfax County Affordable Housing Action Council and the Fairfax County Affordable Housing Ad-
visory Council. Conrad serves on the Board of Housing Virginia which powerfully informs and drives support for affordable homes in the Commonwealth of Virginia
He also served for seven years as an Executive Vice President of the National Corporation for Housing Partnership for Housing which operated under a Congressional mandate and was the largest owner and manager of affordable rental homes in the Nation.
His involvement with affordable homes began in the Detroit area with the West Central Organization, the University of Detroit Urban Law Program, and the Highland Park Model Cities Program.