Andy Madeira has dedicated the past 30 years to community development for the Asian community in East Bay and Oakland, California neighborhoods.
Andy is the chief executive officer of the East Bay Asian Local Development Corporation, or EBALDC, an organization that develops affordable housing and fosters strong and healthy communities in East Bay and Oakland neighborhoods.
Under his leadership, Andy is shaping the next phase of EBALDC’s work in building healthy neighborhoods. The healthy neighborhood approach is rooted in the four pillars of expanding affordable rental options; income and wealth-building opportunities; increasing resident and community engagement; and supporting networks of neighborhood partnership.
Prior to taking the helm at EBALDC, Andy worked as the senior vice president of real estate development at Eden Housing, greatly expanding their construction pipeline and opening new offices in California. Before that, he was a senior banker for JP Morgan Chase Community Development Banking, and other roles in real estate development in California and Washington, D.C. Andy also practiced law at nonprofit organizations in California and Philadelphia before starting a career in the affordable housing sector.
Andy serves on the board of Community Vision, a community development financial institution, and the board of the Non-Profit Housing Association of Northern California.