Jackson Anderson

President and CEO

Jack Anderson is the President and CEO of Healthy Housing Solutions. From the company’s inception in November 2003 through October 2008, he directed a variety of projects awarded to Solutions under its first five-year US Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Task Order contract to provide Policy and Regulatory Support to the Office of Healthy Homes and Lead Hazard Control, including the evaluation of HUD’s Healthy Homes Grant Program. He also was responsible for all technical and logistical support for the 2008 National Healthy Homes Conference, which was held in Baltimore, Maryland, attended by over 1,400 people, and co-sponsored by HUD, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). Additionally, he directed Solutions’ contract with GovWorks to develop and manage CDC’s five-day National Lead Poisoning Prevention Training Center, beginning in 2005. Over the course of his career, Mr. Anderson has directed projects to develop lead poisoning strategic elimination plans for Rhode Island, Delaware, Georgia, Kansas, Oklahoma, and the cities of Detroit, Flint, Hamtramck, Highland Park and Kalamazoo, Michigan on behalf of the Michigan Department of Community Health.

From November 2008 through March 2010, Mr. Anderson was Vice President of CONNOR Institute, a national environmental training firm offering the EPA Certified Renovator course and other lead-related training. Mr. Anderson spearheaded the marketing of CONNOR Institute’s training services, prepared accreditation applications for submission to EPA, and oversaw a staff of Principal Instructors. From March 2010 through October 2010, he served as a Principal Instructor for CONNOR Institute and delivered the EPA Certified Renovator course 86 times to approximately 1,200 students.

Mr. Anderson rejoined Solutions in December 2010 as its President/CEO. He is directing CDC and HUD-funded projects develop the HUD Healthy Homes Program Guidance Manual, revise a series of healthy homes background papers, manage the CDC Green Housing Study in Boston and Cincinnati with project partners Harvard School of Public Health and the University of Cincinnati, conduct the three-year CDC Smoke-Free Multi-Unit Housing Policies Study, and conduct the three-year HUD Healthy Communities Transformation Initiative. He is also managing CDC projects for the National Healthy Homes Training Center and Network, and the National Healthy Homes and Lead Poisoning Prevention Training Center.

As a senior staff member of Solutions’ parent, the National Center for Healthy Housing (NCHH), from 1993 to 2003, Mr. Anderson managed a number of HUD-funded large multi-disciplinary projects, including the nationwide training of over 15,000 students on lead-safe work practices and lead certification disciplines, and the delivery of programmatic training in 37 cities to over 1,800 individuals on implementation of the Federal Lead-Safe Housing Rule. He also managed a project to prepare draft revisions of key chapters in the HUD Guidelines for the Evaluation and Control of Lead-Based Paint Hazards in Housing. More recently, as a consultant to NCHH in 2010, he developed an 88-page draft guidance manual for the New York State Department of Health on methods to access housing units to perform lead-based paint inspections and primary prevention services.

Prior to joining NCHH in 1993, Mr. Anderson worked for 15-plus years in the property and casualty insurance industry where he specialized in environmental liability insurance. He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Gettysburg College and also attained the Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter (CPCU) professional insurance designation.