“I have worked on over 200 affordable housing projects that were developed, resulting in more than 7,000 homes. A lot of these are for people who have mental disabilities, extremely low-income or seniors. It is very satisfying to think about all the people who have had a good place to live as a result.”
“Coming to Homeport everyday knowing that the work I do helps to improve people’s lives is a reward unlike any other.”
“I am . . . excited about the opportunity and choice I made to be a part of such a great cause, as well as meeting and working with such talented and passionate staff.”
“There is high value in continuing education and training to perform the best that we can and to impact our communities with innovative and research-supported methods.”
“What I am most proud of is getting to be a part of a team helping people access and author a better, truer story about themselves, their families and our community.”
“I am proud to work for an organization that has such a positive impact on so many lives. I am particularly impressed by the financial and homebuyer education we provide our residents and the community at large.”
“I have been so impressed by the dedication and knowledge of everyone I work with at Homeport. The work that is done here makes such a difference not only for our residents, but also for all of the Central Ohio community.”
“Many of my clients are first-time homebuyers for which the purchase process is a rollercoaster of emotional highs and lows. They are very nervous at the start and for sure very excited at the end.”
"I am thankful and blessed to work with a tremendously capable and resourceful group of people. I am thrilled to work in an organization that focuses on families and nurturing children."
"For nine years I have worked with individuals who are passionate about moving the needle on the need for more affordable housing in Central Ohio. It is a growing crisis we are dedicated to impacting."
"I’ve never worked in an organization where there were so many passionate people embracing a common goal."
"I enjoy working with everyone here and love the single-minded focus the entire organization has on providing quality housing and related services to those in need."
"The work we do at Homeport is what allows me to sleep at night, knowing I have made a difference in someone’s life."
"Some people are content with waking up going to work just to receive a paycheck. Coming here each day reminds me of how awesome a responsibility we have to provide one the most important aspects in life to a family, a home."
"I love helping kids with college preparation, and providing them a place of support that they might not be able to find at home. Anytime I can offer that to someone, especially of need, it makes my day."
"I am most proud of the business owners I have worked with, homeowners I’ve helped and youth I’ve tutored, mentored and coached."
"I am most proud of the ability I’ve have been blessed with, to act as a catalyst for change for individuals."
"Much of my motivation is to insure the work that has been accomplished here over the last 29 to 30 years continues to happen over the next 30 years.”
"Long ago I told my Dad I wanted a job where I made a difference in the lives of others. For fourteen years I have had that opportunity at Homeport."
"I don’t know what could be more fun than to work with friends every day doing something that is, in the words of Maya Angelou, 'really intent on making this a better place for all people.'"