Lessons learned: Incoming BFNC CEO Chandra Redfern sets leadership strategy
Jul 14, 2021, 6:00am Article written by Business First Reporter, Tracey Drury
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Chandra Redfern, CEO, Buffalo Federation of Neighborhood Center, has been at the nonprofit for 20 years including the past four as it’s COO.
Though she just took the reins as CEO this month, Chandra Redfern has been integral to the growth and management at Buffalo Federation of Neighborhood Centers for 20 years, including the last four as chief operating officer.
In fact, that journey prepared her to lead the organization including her experience in housing, mental health case management and adolescent pregnancy prevention.
Redfern used that knowledge to help manage a $21 million redevelopment of the agency’s Westminster Commons project, turning a historic but rundown facility on Buffalo’s East Side into an 84-unit apartment building for lower-income seniors, people with behavioral health issues and individuals at-risk for homelessness, plus a medical clinic and an on-site Evans Bank branch. Read Complete Article@ https://www.bizjournals.com/buffalo/news/2021/07/14/lessons-learned-incoming-bfnc-ceo-chandra-redfern.html