Tonya Montgomery, Program Compliance Manager
Tonya D. Montgomery is the Program Compliance Manager for the Louisville Affordable Housing Trust Fund providing development dollars to both nonprofit and for-profit developers to enhance and create additional affordable housing for Louisville, Kentucky.
Tonya was born in Columbus, Ohio and grew up in Indianapolis, Indiana. She earned an Associate Degree in Communications from Indiana State University in 1986 and went on to complete her Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration/ Project Management.
Tonya began her nonprofit career in affordable housing with The Indianapolis Neighborhood Housing Partnership, INC. (INHP) as the Rehabilitation Program Coordinator, later being promoted 3 times within the following 6 years, to Director of Customer Development. As Director, Tonya monitored a staff of 11 Mortgage and Credit Specialist, created department guidelines, standard operating procedures, business contacts, and relations.
Tonya then took on community development activities with the Near North Development Corporation. During this time Tonya was responsible for oversight of construction management functions, marketing of Near North properties, sales transactions, property acquisitions, and negotiations with both private and government individuals involved in redevelopment. Once the passion for redevelopment took hold, Tonya returned to The Indianapolis Neighborhood Housing Partnership, INC. where she completed her development training, receiving Professional Certifications in Project Management, Asset management, and Loan Origination.
Within the next year, Tonya moved to Louisville, KY with her husband to begin his new job.
Tonya has resided in Clarksville, Indiana for 5 years while obtaining additional experience in Kentucky working for The Housing Partnership, Inc., as Portfolio Manager overseeing various properties, then moving on to the Louisville Urban League to continue her career in grant writing, and community development.