Our Founder; Pastor Kirk T. Houston
Our Executive Director; Alphonso Albert
Alphonso Albert attended Norfolk State University, St. Leo College, and Norfolk Business College, where he majored in Business Administration and Accounting.
Currently, Alphonso serves as the Executive Director for Garden of Hope Community Development Corp, whose mission is to build healthy neighborhoods by providing services and programs to underserved individuals, families, and communities throughout Hampton Roads.
“Alphonso is highly recognized region-wide for his integrity, strong leadership in reviving communities, and ability to galvanize leaders to address vital issues. This expertise will bring great value to the board”, said NRHA former Chief Executive Officer Shurl Montgomery.
Highlights of Alphonso’s professional affiliations include LEAD Hampton Roads, Norfolk Chamber of Commerce, Hampton Roads 200+ Men, Tidewater Children’s Foundation, Norfolk Drug Court Foundation and Park Place Property Owner’s Association. He is a longtime resident of Norfolk and currently resides in the Broad Creek neighborhood with his wife Linda.