Speaker

Tony Pickett

CEO

Grounded Solutions Network

Biography

Tony’s over 35 years of professional community development experience includes successful permanently affordable shared equity housing development and thought leadership; promoting inclusive housing policies and expanding the use of community land trusts for racial equity impact. Under Tony’s leadership Grounded Solutions Network has launched multiple successful national programmatic initiatives, including a multi-city land bank/land trust partnership (“Catalytic Land Cohort”), an inclusive policy focused multi-city cohort (“ForEveryoneHome”) and an exciting 10-year expansion vision for “Lasting Affordability in Housing Now” to achieve 1 million homes.

Tony contributes his time and expertise to support the national nonprofit boards of the Up for Growth Coalition, Mixed Income Neighborhood Trust (MINT), and Vermont Energy Investment Corporation. He is also a founding member of the national community development sector CEO Circle.