Bart Mitchell is president and CEO of The Community Builders, Inc. (TCB), the country’s largest nonprofit developer of mixed-income housing, with regional hub offices in Boston, Chicago and Washington, D.C. Mitchell leads the company’s development, property management and community life operations with a reach of 10,000 apartments in 15 states.
He was appointed to the post in 2012 and previously served as chief operating officer.
Mitchell has a distinguished career in community development that began as a housing and economic development advisor to the Mayor of the City of Boston in the 1980s. He first joined TCB in 1989 as a director of finance and served as project manager for complex urban developments at TCB for six years. In 1996, he left TCB to serve as chief operating officer of Beacon/Corcoran Jenison Partners, developing HOPE VI communities. He later founded Mitchell Properties LLC, a developer and owner of high quality residential and mixed-use real estate ventures. Mitchell returned to TCB in July 2010 as the company’s chief operating officer.
With a Master of Public Policy degree from the Harvard University Kennedy School of Government with a concentration in finance and urban development policy, Mitchell also holds Bachelor of Arts degree from Williams College with Highest Honors in political economy. He is a member of the Boston Air Pollution Control Commission and a board member of New Lease for Homeless Families and of Stewards of Affordable Housing for the Future. He previously served on the boards of trustees for Williams College in Williamstown, Mass., The Park School in Brookline, Mass., and The Winsor School in Boston.Contact: