Meeting of the Minds Speaker

Jeffery Patterson

Chief Executive Officer and Safety Director

Cuyahoga Metropolitan Housing Authority

Patterson was appointed Chief Executive Officer by the Cuyahoga Metropolitan Housing Authority Board of Commissioners in March of 2012.

Patterson has spent the majority of his professional career serving the residents of the City of Cleveland and Cuyahoga County. Jeffery is responsible for a $220 million dollar budget, 1,000 employees, 10,500 units of housing, over 15,000 housing choice vouchers, and nearly 55,000 residents and participants of CMHA’s Low Income Public Housing and Housing Choice Voucher Programs. Under his leadership, CMHA has been recognized for its innovative efforts in the areas of sustainability, digital inclusion, civic awareness, supply side diversity, property maintenance, social service activities, and resident self-sufficiency programing and initiatives.

Meeting of the Minds is made possible by the generous support of these organizations.