David Kolosieke, New Habitat CEO/President

David Kolosieke, currently the Habitat for Humanity of Greater Greensboro chief financial officer, has been named the chapter’s president and chief executive officer effective June 1, 2019, the Habitat Greensboro board of directors announced today.  Kolosieke will replace Dr. Maria Hanlin who will retire on May 31, 2019.

“Multiple top-quality candidates from across the country applied for this position, but David rose to the top immediately,” Habitat Greensboro board chair Robby Dunnagan said.  “David has the in-depth understanding of the organization, existing relationships with our donors and a true passion for the work we do in our community.  On behalf of the search committee comprised of current and former board members and the entire Habitat Greensboro team, we look forward to David’s leadership as we strive to take our organization to new heights and continue our mission of providing decent and affordable housing for our community.”

“I am honored to have been offered this position and am thrilled to accept it,” Kolosieke said.  “I’d like to congratulate our outgoing president and CEO, Maria Hanlin, and thank her for her commitment and service to our organization.  Habitat Greensboro has enjoyed many dynamic leaders during the last 30 years, and I hope to continue that tradition and further our mission while serving our community and Habitat Greensboro as an effective and compassionate leader.” 

Kolosieke, who joined Habitat Greensboro as its chief financial officer in late 2016, came to Habitat from First Presbyterian Church in Greensboro where he served as the director of finance and operations for some 10 years.  Kolosieke brings a wealth of nonprofit experience to his new office with more than three decades of leadership in finance and operations management.  He holds a degree in public accounting from Loyola University Chicago and a BS in elementary education from Loyola University Chicago.