Chief Financial Officer
Howard Hyman, a Certified Public Accountant, joined Episcopal Housing Corporation in November 2014 after working for almost 40 years in Washington D.C for the federal government. Mr. Hyman began his career in Washington as an auditor for the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation. He went on to become the Comptroller of the United States Mint and worked there in that capacity for nearly 25 years before retiring.
As an auditor for the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation, Mr. Hyman was responsible for assuring that pension plan participants covered under the Employee Retirement Security Act of 1974 (“ERISA”) received their full pension benefits. In addition, Mr. Hyman was responsible for assessing the net worth of the plan sponsors so that the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation could recover all amounts due from the sponsors as a result of them terminating their defined benefit pension plans.
As Comptroller of the United States Mint, Mr. Hyman was responsible for preparing the audited financial statements of the United States Mint, preparing cost reports for the Mint’s numismatic products, reporting the custodial gold holdings of the federal government and other financial activities.
Mr. Hyman holds a Bachelors of Science degree from the University of Maryland, College Park. Mr. Hyman passed the CPA exam shortly after graduating from the University of Maryland.
Daniel McCarthy has served as the executive director of the Episcopal Housing Corporation since 1996. EHC’s mission is three fold: to be a technical resource to Episcopal parishes and non-profit organizations wishing to pursue the development of affordable housing projects, to own and operate affordable housing and community facilities and to engage in community building projects through partnerships with neighborhood based partners.
Mr. McCarthy has been employed in the field of housing and community development for over twenty years. He entered the field of community development with the Prince George’s County Department of Housing and Community Development after completing a Master of Arts program at the University of Maryland in Urban Studies with a focus on affordable housing finance and development.
After graduating from the University of Rhode Island, Mr. McCarthy began his professional career with the U.S. Department of Labor in Washington D.C. working as an economist. Mr. McCarthy began his career in affordable housing development with the Community Building Group of Baltimore where his primary responsibilities were construction management and sale of properties to first time home buyers in Baltimore and Prince George’s County.
Mr. McCarthy was born in Rhode Island and now lives in Baltimore with his wife, Terry Staudenmaier, son Gabriel and daughter Margaret.
Shannon Snow joined Episcopal Housing Corporation in August 2007, and has worked for over 20 years in the affordable housing and community development fields. Her background includes grants management, homeownership education, coordination of property rehabilitation loans for low-income homeowners, and originating and processing mortgage loans for first-time homebuyers.
Ms. Snow began her career with Habitat for Humanity in Portland, Oregon. She continued her work with nonprofit community development corporations in both Portland and Seattle before moving to Mary- land in 2003. Prior to joining EHC, Ms. Snow worked as a Projects Planner for Arundel Community Development Services in Anne Arundel County where she administered federal housing and community development funds.
Ms. Snow holds a Bachelors of Arts from American University, a Masters of Science in Real Estate from Johns Hopkins University and is a certified Housing Development Finance Professional through the National Development Council.
Robert Ashford has been with Episcopal Housing Corporation since March 2015. He fills several niches within the organization including property management, website maintenance, social media management, tech support and facility maintenance.
Robert has bachelor’s degrees in geography and archeology and minor in art from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. His work background includes 10 years as photogrammetric editor followed by 7 years as general manager of a small search engine optimization firm. He relocated from North Carolina to Baltimore in 2013.
He shares a home in Baltimore City with his wife, Amy Greensfelder and daughter Georgianna.