Armando Sanchez, Executive Directo

Armando Sanchez

Executive Director

Armando joined HEART in 2016. He is a recognized housing professional with a broad range of experience in real estate development, finance, management and marketing. His background includes extensive consulting for government and non-profit agencies in the housing field. He holds a BA from the University of California, Berkeley, and an MBA from the University of Washington in Seattle.  [email protected]



Boris Vatkin

Boris Vatkin

Senior Program Manager

Boris joined HEART in 2017 to help manage and grow HEART’s housing programs. Boris oversees HEART’s homebuyer assistance program as well as the GLADUR ADU program. He also works with the Executive Director in the management and disbursement of HEART’s development funds and in the development of long-range programs. He has a background in real estate law and has worked in residential and commercial real estate, including for a Fortune 500 company. He holds a BS from the University of California, Berkeley, and a JD from Brooklyn Law School.  [email protected] 



Mac Hart

Program Manager

Mac joined HEART in 2022 as a Housing Preservation Project Manager. He has a background in commercial real estate brokerage, most recently advising affordable housing developers on zoning analysis and acquisition strategy in San Mateo County. He holds a BA in City & Regional Planning from Sonoma State University. [email protected]



Tim Davis

Director, Housing Consulting Services

Tim joined HEART in 2023, having recently moved to the Bay Area from Boston, Massachusetts, where he served as the Deputy Director for Policy Development & Research at the City of Boston Mayor’s Office of Housing. With nearly 30 years of experience working in housing, Tim has been engaged in a range of programs and issues including homebuyer initiatives, affordable housing development, inclusionary housing requirements, and affirmatively furthering fair housing. Tim holds a BA from Macalester College (St. Paul, MN), and an MPA from the Harvard Kennedy School of Government (Cambridge, MA). [email protected]



Chasidy Miles

Program Manager, Housing Consulting Services

Chasidy  joined HEART in 2023. Chasidy has almost a decade of experience in LIHTC debt origination, community engagement consulting, and real estate financial technology. Much of Chasidy’s passion for community development is driven by personal experience, and they combine their professional expertise and lived experience of housing precarity to deliver sustainable solutions. Chasidy is a California native and holds a Bachelor’s degree from the University of California, Berkeley, and two Master’s degrees from Cornell University’s College of Architecture, Art and Planning and SC Johnson School of Business. [email protected]