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Liberty Team 2018-06-06T13:53:11+00:00

THE BOARD

Current Board

Liberty Affordable Housing, Inc. Board

Standing L to R: Executive Director Davis Yohe, David Collis, Jessica Scialdo, Liberty Founder Thomas Kirkpatrick, Patricia Caprio, Fred Griffin, John Buffa
Seated: Don Davidson, Cindy La Fountain,John Ligas, Fatehr Madej, Pat Smith, Christina SanFilippo

We Salute Our Founding Board Members

Liberty Affordable Housing, Inc. Board

Standing L to R: Thomas Kirkpatrick, Rev. Monsignor Walter Madej, Don Cieri, John Ligas, John Brennan, John Bradley
Seated: Celeste Pylman, Patricia Caprio

LEADERSHIP

Jessica E. Scialdo

Jessica E. Scialdo
President and Chair of the Board

Jessica joined the Liberty Board in 2005 and has been an active and valuable member ever since. Ms. Scialdo was elevated to the Vice President position in 2009 and in 2012 she was named President. Under Jessica’s leadership Liberty has consistently grown. Add to the para: She has consistently shown a dedication to Liberty’s mission of creating Better Lives through Better Housing®. Among her accomplishments are successful Board recruitment, building of Board knowledge of affordable housing development, and the adoption of Liberty’s Code of Ethics and Compliance Guidelines.

Ms. Scialdo brings over 40 years of diverse business experience to her position including running her own business. She compliments that experience with a passion for developing affordable housing, which provides quality of life for all residents. She has spearheaded innovative programs for Liberty residents while actively leading the Board in pursuit of new projects.

Davis Yohe was appointed Executive Director on January 1, 2017 by the Liberty Board of Directors. Davis began his career with Liberty in 2006 bringing with him many years of executive level management and leadership experience. For the past 10 years he has served as Deputy Executive Director working closely with Liberty’s founder Thomas F. Kirkpatrick. During his tenure as Deputy Executive Director, Liberty has successfully closed on both preservation and new construction projects and has seen its number of units developed or owned grow to 2,774.

Mr. Yohe is responsible for overseeing all aspects of the development of quality affordable housing working with Liberty staff and consultants- from identifying potential projects through closing. In addition he is responsible for oversight of existing Liberty properties. His other duties include staff liaison to the Liberty Board of Directors, building awareness of Liberty’s capabilities, and fostering strong relationships with funding agencies, banking and finance partners, and community leaders.

An active member of the Institute of Real Estate Management, Mr. Yohe has achieved the CPM credential. He has held numerous community leadership positions and is a Paul Harris Fellow with Rotary International. Mr. Yohe is a graduate of the University of Virginia and a member of its Alumni Association.

Davis G. Yohe

Davis G. Yohe
Executive Director

BOARD MEMBERS

Rev. Msgr. Walter Madej

Rev. Msgr. Walter Madej
Co-Vice President, Executive Committee Member

John B. Ligas

John B. Ligas
Co-Vice President, Past President & Director Emeritus, Executive Committee Member

John F. Buffa

John F. Buffa
Treasurer, Executive Committee Member

David Collis

David Collis
Secretary, Executive Committee Member

Timothy Birnie

Timothy Birnie

Patricia Caprio

Patricia Caprio
Executive Committee Member

David Carello

David Carello

Donald Davidson

Donald Davidson

Mary Lou Golden

Mary Lou Golden

Frederick T. Griffin

Frederick T. Griffin

Shirley Hooson

Shirley Hooson

Cindy LaFountain

Cindy LaFountain

Celeste Pylman

Celeste Pylman

Christina SanFillippo

Christina SanFillippo

Pat Smith

Pat Smith

Ruth Tuttle

Ruth Tuttle

Ruth Tuttle

John Vagianelis
Counsel

Michael B. Britton Jr.

Michael B. Britton Jr.

Mary Rhoades

Mary Rhoades

CONTACT LIBERTY AFFORDABLE HOUSING TODAY!

Liberty Affordable Housing Inc.
117 West Liberty Street, Suite 3
Rome, NY 13440
Phone: (315) 334-9333
Fax: (315) 336-0371