As the Chief Development Officer, Ryan guides policy, strategy and operations for CHN’s development of permanent supportive housing for vulnerable populations.  He is also a member of CHN’s senior leadership team and contributes to setting, communicating and achieving CHN’s strategic goals.

Ryan joined CHN as a Senior Project Manager.  He was promoted to Director of Development in 2014 and to his current role in 2016. 

Prior to joining CHN, Ryan was with National Affordable Housing Trust for 12 years where he held a variety of positions including Development Specialist, Development and Financial Analyst, and Client Manager/Project Lead.


Ryan earned a master’s degree in urban planning at the University of California, Los Angeles and a bachelor’s degree in social work from the Ohio State University.

Ryan Cassell, Chief Development Officer