MULTI-HOUSING EXECUTIVES UPDATE: Enterprise Community Partners Appoints Alazne Solis as New SVP, and Other Moves

By Anuradha Kher, Online News EditorColumbia, Md.–Enterprise Community Partners Inc. has appointed Alazne (Ali) Solis (pictured) as its new senior vice president. Solis was also recently named policy and corporate affairs executive, which expanded her focus to include the areas of communications, marketing, online services and resource development in addition to public policy. Solis’ complete title is now senior vice president and policy and corporate affairs executive and she will split her time between the organization’s Columbia, Md., and Washington, D.C., offices.  Solis joined Enterprise in February 2000. In the summer of 2008, she led the Save America’s Neighborhoods Campaign, a cross-industry task force of more than 100 national organizations that secured $4 billion in the Housing and Economic Recovery Act to stabilize communities struggling in the foreclosure crisis. Solis also played a key role in creating the National Community Stabilization Trust to facilitate the transfer of foreclosed and vacant residential properties from financial institutions and government entities to qualified local housing development partners. In addition, Solis has testified before the U.S. Congress as well as state and local policy-makers on the issues of housing, banking and tax legislation. She also has developed and maintained strategic alliances with national and local trade associations, regulatory agencies and banking and finance industry partners.USC Lusk Center Economist Raphael Bostic, Ph.D. nominated to HUDLos Angeles–President Barack Obama has nominated USC Lusk Center for Real Estate faculty member Raphael Bostic to be assistant secretary of policy development and research in the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).Dr. Bostic, a professor in the USC School of Policy, Planning and Development, will have oversight of the department’s research, program evaluation and policy development activities. Dr. Bostic plans to return to USC following his two-year post at HUD.Harrison Street Real Estate Capital Adds Master Black Belt in Six Sigma Quality; Jill Brosig Joins OrganizationChicago–Harrison Street Real Estate Capital has appointed Jill Brosig as vice president and director of business operations enhancement, in an addition designed to enhance the performance of over 20 real estate operating partners linked to Harrison Street and its two investment funds.In this role Brosig will institute a Lean Six Sigma philosophy to elevate Harrison Street Real Estate and its network of real estate operating partners to a new level of process rigor, strategic planning and customer satisfaction. Brosig is a certified Master Black Belt in six sigma quality.Prior to joining Harrison Street, Brosig spent 15 years with Motorola Inc. where she executed a variety of corporate initiatives including: e-learning, Digital Six Sigma, leadership pipeline management, and fashion and women’s market strategies.