For Immediate Release
June 18, 2021
Burlington, ON – The Habitat for Humanity Halton-Mississauga-Dufferin (HFHHMD) Board of Directors is pleased to announce the appointment of Ms. Eden Grodzinski as the organization’s next Chief Executive Officer.
After an extensive national search, the Board of Directors has selected Eden Grodzinski to take on this important role to guide HFHHMD into its next level of achievement. With her passion for our mission, Eden is a collaborative, strategic, visionary leader who brings a unique blend of community housing planning and development experience with affordable housing expertise. Eden joins us from the City of Stratford where she has served as the Manager, Housing Division, leading the housing portfolios for Stratford, Perth County, and St. Marys. In addition to other leadership roles within the not-for-profit and healthcare sectors, her career includes 11 years as a management consultant focused on strategic planning, governance reviews, community investment strategies, affordable housing plans, and housing and homelessness plans and studies.
“I am thrilled to be joining the team at Habitat for Humanity Halton-Mississauga-Dufferin,” said Grodzinski. “As we grapple with rising house prices, the mission of Habitat has become more important than ever. I am looking forward to working with the staff, volunteers, and community partners in helping to make the dream of safe and affordable housing a reality for those we serve.”
“We have every confidence that Eden will make a tremendous contribution to our organization and help our Affiliate continue to innovate and achieve its mission in support of the families and communities we serve,” said Hugh Hyndman, Chair of the HFHHMD Board of Directors. “We look forward to welcoming her to the team as she begins in her new role on July 8, 2021.”
The Board wishes to recognize and thank interim CEO, Mike Brush for his outstanding leadership and commitment to HFHHMD, its staff and those we serve.
Julie Svensson Watt
Director of Communications
Habitat for Humanity Halton-Mississauga-Dufferin