President, Eden Housing, Inc.,
Vice Chair of HPET’s BOD
Ms. Mandolini is President of Eden Housing, California’s second oldest non-profit housing developer. Eden has developed or acquired more than 10,500 units throughout California. Ms. Mandolini oversees affordable housing production, resident support services and property management components of the organization, and a staff or more than 340 employees.
Under Ms. Mandolini’s leadership, Eden has become one of the most productive and successful nonprofit affordable housing developers in California. Eden has received numerous awards including being named to Best Places to Work in the Bay Area in 2012, 2015, and 2016 and Healthiest Employers in the Bay Area by the San Francisco Business Times for the past five years in a row (2012-2016).
Ms. Mandolini is a leader in housing policy on the local, state and national level. She serves or has served on the Board, and held leadership positions with The Housing Trust of Silicon Valley, Non-Profit Housing Association of Northern California, California Housing Consortium, National Housing Conference, Enterprise Communities’ Leadership Council and International Housing Policy Exchange.
Ms. Mandolini was inducted into the Alameda County Women’s Hall of Fame in 2017 and has been honored with the 2016 SF Business Times Forever Influential Women” award, 2011 SF Business Times “Northern California Real Estate Women of Influence” award, 2011 Affordable Housing Management Association (AHMA) Pioneer Award and 2008 East Bay Business Times “Women of Distinction” award.
Ms. Mandolini received her AB from Wheaton College in Massachusetts, and MBA from Boston University.