Brian Huskey joined the Great Smokies Health Foundation as Executive Director in May 2022. Born and raised in Charlotte, NC, Brian has an extensive background in the non-profit and government sectors in grants management, program design and implementation, and organizational stratgeic visioning. His prior work includes fund development and program oversight for a multidisciplinary homeless services center in Nashville, Tennessee; permanent supportive housing development and supportive services program implementation for Tennessee’s largest private, non-profit affordable housing developer, and affordable housing lending at the Midlands Housing Trust Fund, where he served as Executive Director and led the organization from its launch to certification by the United States Department of Treasury as a Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI). Prior to joining the team at the Great Smokies Health Foundation, Brian served in the City of Asheville’s Community Development Division as the Continuum of Care Homelessness Lead. He was educated at Aquinas College (Nashville, TN) and the Episcopal Divinity School (Cambridge, MA).