National E-Mobility Equity 2 Day Virtual Conference November 12th & 13th, 2020
Community Housing Development Corporation (CHDC)
Vivian Rahwanji is the Director of Operations at Community Housing Development Corporation, (CHDC) a 501 (C) 3 non- profit corporation in Richmond CA. In this role, she leads the Marketing Direction, Race Equity Diversity and Inclusion (REDI) initiative and strategic vision for CHDC’s Transportation Project (Driving Clean Assistance Program) and Portfolio Management.
Vivian is responsible for reporting and grant management to the State of California Air Resources Board, and other corporate functions and projects with the overall goal of accelerating advanced technology vehicle usage (clean vehicles) and driving market-based affordability efforts in low-income and disadvantaged communities. She assists with the overall implementation and strategic management at CHDC, including the organization’s long-range business planning, and program management. Additionally, she oversees certain business operations such as, green operations and brand strategic initiatives.
She is intimately involved in several new initiative ideas and development efforts within CHDC that is closely aligned with customer needs such as affordable housing and the integration of CHDC’s organizational initiatives and assists the Executive Director in setting goals and developing other staff and business initiatives.
She is currently acting as the interim Resource Development Director in charge of developing marketing ideas for the organization and working closely with consultants within the organization to ensure organizational priorities are met. As the Director of Race, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion initiative at CHDC she is dedicated to ensuring that CHDC achieves racial equity by operating in an inclusive working environment where diverse voices and perspective is heard and valued.
Prior to joining CHDC, Vivian was Asst. Vice President at Citibank, N.A for over 12 years, managing multiple branch operations, leading business plan development, financial forecasting, sales management and audit, and capital commitment planning.
Vivian holds a Master of Arts degree in Management and Leadership from Liberty University in VA. She also serves as a Board of Director of the City of Richmond’s Revolving Loan Fund and is a member of the Golden Key Honor Society.