Randy joined Palo Alto Housing in 2018 after serving as the Mountain View Community Development Director for over 10 years. His career includes experience in the non-profit, private, and public sectors, and spans real estate, city planning, affordable housing, and economic development. He has worked on projects that received awards from the American Planning Association, American Society of Landscape Architects, and in May 2018 received the “Bringing It Home” award from SV@Home, a policy and advocacy organization focused on increasing affordable housing. Randy was also a lecturer for seven years in the Urban and Regional Planning Program at San Jose State University.
BS, City and Regional Planning, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo
Georgina manages over 700 units—and growing! She joined Palo Alto Housing in 2006 as Director of Property Management, and has since been named VP, Property Management. She brings over 20 years of progressive experience in multi-family property management with expertise in landlord/tenant law, fair housing, and issues related to affordable and subsidized housing.
BA, Psychology, Saint Lawrence’s College, Karachi
An accountant with over 20 years of progressive experience, Quinsia Ma joined Palo Alto Housing in 1999. She is committed to ensuring the financial integrity of the company and its affiliates, and serving the fiscal needs of The Housing Development, and Property Management Divisions. She monitors financial policies and procedures, internal controls and reporting systems, and supervises accounting, payroll, and human resources.
BS, Business Administration, California State University, San Jose.
Named a “Local Hero” by the MidPeninsula Media Center in 2011, Kate Young is committed to an empowering living environment for PAH residents. She oversees The Resident Services Division, bringing onsite services in education, health, and social services to PAH residents. She has been at Palo Alto Housing for nearly 15 years.
BA, Asian Studies, University of Puget Sound
MA Candidate, Intercultural Relations, School for International Training
ESL Certificate, Seattle University
Founding Board Member, DreamCatchers
Certified Youth Program Quality External Assessor
Keri has over 25 years of experience in affordable housing, economic development, urban and environmental planning. She joined PAH in 2016 after 11 years at MidPen Housing Corporation where she contributed significantly to that organization’s growth, including developing more than 900 units of affordable housing in Santa Clara, San Mateo and Alameda counties. As a consultant before that, Keri helped develop the award-winning “Opportunity Center” for the homeless in Palo Alto. She began her career as an environmental planner in San Mateo County, managed economic development projects in New York City, and headed the Port of San Francisco’s first Planning and Development Division. Keri now provides strategic direction on the financing of affordable housing developments and optimal positioning of Palo Alto Housing’s portfolio.
BS, Applied Earth Sciences, with honors, Stanford University
Masters in City Planning, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
A Bay Area native Rubi Valencia is an active member of the Silicon Valley progressive community. With experience in affordable housing and the Below Market Rate program, she manages the City of Palo Alto Below-Market-Rate (BMR) rental and ownership programs, Mountain View Employee Homebuyer Loan Program and most recently, the City of Mountain View’s BMR rental program.