It takes a hard working team of well qualified individuals to make the vision of our organization come to life everyday. The dedication, determination and cooperation of our staff is what makes it possible to provide so many services to prospective and current homeowners in the northern Rhode Island area. Not sure who to contact on our Homeownership Center Team? Call our Front Desk at 401-762-0993 ext. 201 and our receptionist will be happy to direct you.
Senior Adviser of HomeOwnership Services
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Felicia Diaz has been with NWBRV’s Home Ownership Center since it opened in 2005. She is originally from the Dominican Republic and had lived in New York for 15 years before moving to Rhode Island to work in the housing field. Felicia holds NeighborWorks Center for Homeownership Education and Counseling professional certificates in Pre and Post Purchase Homebuyer Education, Credit Counseling for Maximum Results, Mortgage Lending, Loan Portfolio Management, Loan Servicing and Collection, Foreclosure Intervention and Mortgage Default Counseling, Post Purchase Systems, Reverse Mortgage Counseling, and many more. Prior to her work in housing, Felicia owned and operated her own small business. In addition to running our Center, Felicia specializes in homebuyer and homeowner education, providing coaching and education in both English and Spanish.
Director of HomeOwnership Services & Asset Building
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Veronica Martinez is a seasoned homeownership counselor with over 9 years of experience in the field. She joined NWBRV in 2017 as the Director of Homeownership and Asset Building. She was previously employed at Providence Housing Authority as their Homeownership Coordinator and Financial Coach. She also worked for One Neighborhood Builders as a housing counselor. Veronica grew up in Providence and is a graduate of Rhode Island College.
Rosalind “Roz” Mitchell
HomeOwnership Center Manager
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Rosalind Mitchell has had many roles at NeighborWorks, from working with youth to where she is today, in the Homeownership Center. She is certified through the NeighborWorks Center for Homeownership Education and Counseling in topics such as Pre and Post Purchase Homebuyer Education, Credit Counseling, Mortgage Lending, Foreclosure Intervention and Mortgage Default Counseling, Post Purchase Systems, and many more. In addition to her work at our Center, Rosalind works with our collaborators at the Community Care Alliance (formerly Family Resources Community Action) in their Financial Opportunity Center. She currently specializes in one-on-one financial and credit coaching and is co-located between the NWBRV HomeOwnership Center and the Community Care Alliance offices on Main Street in Woonsocket.
Housing Services Adviser
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John Nimmo joined NWBRV in October 2011 as a part-time consultant. With almost twenty years of experience in housing counseling, John serves as the Senior Housing Advisor and Education Consultant for our HomeOwnership Center. He is certified through the NeighborWorks Center for Homeownership Education and Counseling in topics such as Pre and Post Purchase Homebuyer Education, Mortgage Lending, Foreclosure Intervention and Mortgage Default Counseling, Post Purchase Systems, and much more. Prior to joining our team, he served as the Homeownership Connection Assistant Director for the Housing Network of Rhode Island from 1999 to the end of June 2014. John currently specializes in homebuyer/homeowner education and coaching. He maintains part-time hours from 9am-12noon Monday-Thursday and by appointment.
Mutual Self Help Housing Program Manager
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Daynah Williams joined the NWBRV team in 2013 as the Mutual Self Help Housing Program Manager. Prior to working with us, she was an Intake Coordinator at Rhode Island Housing for the Hardest Hit Fund, a key foreclosure assistance program offered to Rhode Island residents. Daynah has a B.A. from Mount Ida College and is currently pursuing a degree in Community Development from Roger Williams University. She is working toward full certification from the NeighborWorks Center for Homeownership Education and Counseling and currently specializes in the U.S.D.A.’s self help housing program packaging and outreach as well as home buyer education. Daynah and her family reside in Providence, where she plays an active role in many civic organizations including the West Elmwood Intruders Football/Cheerleading Organization and the Providence School Department’s Parent Advisory Committee.