HAYLEY S. FETROW, ESQ.

Hayley S. Fetrow, Esq, a licensed Massachusetts attorney, has worked in government since 1998 and in the public housing industry since 2006.

A professional focus on organization restructuring, Hayley has provided services for Public Housing Authorities that include the restructuring of finance, procurement and operations. Tasks involved in such restructuring include staff capability assessments, new policies and procedures and training.  Hayley has worked with management to implement strategies to improve efficiencies and reduce waste, gaining cost savings through the organization.  Most recently, Hayley has restructured the Finance departments of the Meriden Housing Authority and the Stamford Housing Authority, both in Connecticut as well as the Procurement division of the Mobile Housing Board, Alabama.

Prior to establishing HSF Consulting LLC, Attorney Hayley Fetrow worked for several Public Housing Authorities with a focus of Procurement, Finance and Management.  Hayley has served as the Director of Contracts & Procurement for the Newark Housing Authority, NJ, and the Deputy Chief Financial Officer for the District of Columbia Housing Authority.   In both employment experiences, Hayley honed her skills of staff assessment, strategic planning for improvement and implementations strategies.  At both PHAs, Hayley devised staff trainings to improve identified areas of deficiency.  These trainings also included trainings for upper level management and Commissioners.

Hayley’s area of proficiency include: Low-Income Public Housing Program, the Housing Choice Voucher Program, the Capital Fund Program, HOPE VI, ROSS, Mixed Finance Tax Credit developments and various other federal government programs.

Ms. Fetrow received her Juris Doctor from Suffolk University Law School and her Master of Urban Affairs with a focus on Urban Public Policy from Boston University.

ROBERT FETROW

Before establishing HSF Consulting LLC, Robert Fetrow worked with several CPA firms with a focus on audits and consulting work with Public Housing Authorities.  Robert has worked as the controller of a large public housing authority, Atlanta Housing Authority, as well as completed over 500 Public Housing Audits and 200 consulting engagements of Public Housing Authorities ranging in size from 30 units to 15,000 plus. Robert has served as a speaker at conferences and trainer in the Public Housing industry.

Robert’s area of proficiency include: Low-Income Public Housing Program, the Housing Choice Voucher Program, Section – 8 Moderate Rehabilitation and New Construction Programs, the Capital Fund Program, HOPE VI, ROSS, Community Development Block Grant, Replacement Housing Fund, Rural Development, Mixed Finance Tax Credit developments and various other federal government programs.

Robert has provided services for Public Housing Authorities that include reorganization of finance, procurement and operations. This included reorganization of staffing, policies and procedures. He has worked with management in implementation of strategies to gain efficiencies across departments and programs, improving PHAS scores for finance and management, improve training programs within Public Housing Authorities and gaining cost savings through the reorganizations.

He has worked with Public Housing Authorities with the reorganization of their housing stock and moving toward mixed finance developments. He has worked in all aspects of the mixed financed process including audit, accounting, finance, negotiation with developers, assistance with tax credit applications, organization of staff for management and accounting functions after the initial occupancy period.

Robert provides his clients with superior level of account analysis, a strong financial reporting foundation, a strong understanding of procurement and purchasing requirements and methods of streamlining each process. Additionally, Robert possesses a strong understanding of Asset Management with a focus on implementing HUD Asset Management requirements adding a business perspective to maximize the benefits of Asset Management, as well as long-range operational and capital planning strategies. He has worked with multiple Housing Authorities with complex organization and demands, providing strategies to move forward through changes in Public Housing market conditions.

In addition to his ongoing consulting engagements, Robert Fetrow is currently part owner of Nordman & Associates LLC, a CPA firm based in Florida.