Julianna Stuart is POAH’s Vice President of Community Impact. In this capacity, she collaborates with POAH Communities in a combined effort to make POAH’s housing a platform for resident success.
Julianna’s work is focused on POAH’s national initiatives, including strategic partnerships, fundraising, best practice development and scaling across POAH’s portfolio. Julianna manages POAH’s Family Self-Sufficiency program, the largest of its kind in the nation, which enables HUD-assisted families to build assets, increase their earned income and achieve personal and financial goals. Julianna also leads POAH’s efforts to promote well-being and equity through the lens of trauma-resilient design, property management and resident services.
Julianna has been with the POAH organization since 2017, previously leading the Community Impact department at POAH Communities. Prior to joining POAH Communities, Julianna managed a national project to demonstrate the impact of service-enriched rental housing among 13 members of the Stewards of Affordable Housing for the Future (SAHF) network. Julianna began her career as a resident service coordinator with The Community Builders on Chicago’s West Side.
Julianna graduated Valedictorian with a Bachelor of Arts in Religion and Peace/Conflict Studies from the College of the Holy Cross.