Director, Tax Credit Operations
Janine works with the Asset Management Team to define and implement a strategy for rehabbing Glick properties utilizing low-income housing tax credit funds. Janine brings a passion for high-quality, affordable housing with services to her role. She works to integrate different goals into a long-term strategy for rehabbing and further preserving the high-quality physical and human assets that exist at Gene B. Glick Company and with our residents.
Prior to joining the Glick team, Janine served as the President and CEO of Merchants Affordable Housing Corp. She worked to grow that nonprofit's assets by $60 million and add 1700 apartment homes to their portfolio. Janine was recognized as one of the Indianapolis Business Journal's "40 Under 40" in 2010. She was also mentioned as one of the IndyStar’s "Women to Watch" in 2013.
Janine has worked in other leadership roles with a number of Indianapolis-based community development organizations to implement housing and economic development strategies. Janine serves on the board of directors for Merchants Affordable Housing Corp and Partners in Housing and is the current secretary for the Midwest Support Foundation.
Janine graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Sociology and holds a Master's in Public Affairs, with a concentration in Policy Analysis, both from Indiana University Purdue University, Indianapolis.
Janine and her husband Josh live on the north side of Indianapolis with two daughters who are 21 years and one day apart. In her free time, Janine likes to travel with her family, go thrift store shopping, and collect records.
“Housing is absolutely essential to human flourishing. Without stable shelter, it all falls apart."
- Matthew Desmond