Mark Moulton, new Executive Director of HEART
Mark Moulton, new Executive Director of HEART and the Housing Leadership Council

HEART and the Housing Leadership Council of San Mateo County are pleased to welcome Mark Moulton as their new executive director on July 1, 2011. The two organizations share staff while maintaining separate boards of directors.

Supervisor Rose Jacobs Gibson, chair of HEART’s board of directors, said, “Mr. Moulton combines a deep knowledge of fund development, community outreach and alliance building with a passion for building affordable housing for San Mateo County’s young families, workers and seniors.”

Mark is replacing Chris Mohr, who held the position for over eight years until relocation with his family to Pennsylvania.

Mark has extensive experience working with small teams to create new businesses. After successful partnership starting companies in residential construction and design, Mark entered the nonprofit sector in 1993 when he was invited to work as the first employee of Peninsula Habitat for Humanity. He started with volunteers to build, and then lead a professional staff and Board as Executive Director for nine years. He directed teams that acquired building sites, raised over $20M while keeping a wide community network of volunteers building homes with more than 75 partner families.

Since 2005, Mark has consulted for both nonprofit and for profit organizations. He is Chairman of the Board of Acqualogic, Inc., a company making modular waster water treatment solutions worldwide.

As a volunteer, Mark recently completed three terms as a founding Board Member and Board President (2005-6) of the Housing Leadership Council of San Mateo County. He is currently President of the Board of Concentric Media and a partner in Fund for Peace Initiatives.

Mark is a visual artist with published books of studio work and poetry. He received his BA in Studio Art from Stanford University, and lives in Redwood City with his wife Lisa, a landscape architect and artist.