Lisa R. Gaffney, Executive Director

In addition to her role as Executive Director of the Riverfront Alliance, Lisa Gaffney also serves as the Deputy Executive Director for the Chester Economic Development Authority, responsible for housing programs, redevelopment projects, small business lending, greening initiatives and the Chester Shade Tree Commission. In addition, she is President of the Board of the Housing Equality Center of PA.

Lisa’s previous experience includes serving as Executive Director of the Chester Community Improvement Project, a non-profit organization dedicated to improving housing conditions, as well as working at the Philadelphia City Planning Commission and the Philadelphia Redevelopment Authority. She also served as a member of the Pennsylvania Housing Finance Agency’s Board of Directors.