Lance Sutherland, Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President, has served in various positions in CHP’s complex and expansive accounting and finance divisions across his 12 years with the organization, with 16+ years in the accounting and finance related fields. Prior to joining CHP, Lance worked in the defense and aerospace industry at ITT Corporation, where he gained expertise in financial analysis, strategic planning, cost and project accounting and ERP system design and process improvement. At CHP, he oversees accounting and financial operations for all business lines and support services functions, as well as the procurement and business administration departments. As part of the executive team, Lance’s role is to ensure CHP maintains the proper balance between delivering on its mission and maintaining financial stability for overall long-term success of the organization. Lance holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a major in Accounting and an Master of Business Administration from Radford University. Lance is licensed as a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) in the state of Virginia, and holds the Certified Housing Asset Manager (CHAM) designation.
From our roots as a volunteer organization serving housing needs in Appalachia, CHP has grown into a multi-state organization nationally recognized for our capabilities and commitment to innovation and continuous improvement. Although CHP’s footprint has greatly expanded over the decades, our mission continues to focus on creating homes and communities that are healthy, sustainable, and affordable.