Kevin Rodin is a social entrepreneur with diverse experience in real estate and community economic development. Over the past ten years, he participated in successful economic development initiatives and sustainable real estate developments across California, including affordable, student, and artist housing.
In 2015 Kevin founded Community Development Resource Group (CD-RG), a strategic and financial consultancy focused on driving resources to disadvantaged communities. CD-RG has built particularly strong competencies in the Affordable Housing and Sustainable Communities (AHSC) program, also known as Cap and Trade.
Prior to founding CD-RG, Kevin worked at the largest affordable housing developer in the nation, leading the initiative to redevelop public housing in Los Angeles.
Kevin is currently the President and Board Chairman of Art Share L.A., a nonprofit artist housing organization in Downtown Los Angeles. The building is a converted warehouse that contains 30 affordable studio units over a theater, gallery, and community space.
In 2015, Kevin founded LA Towel & Linen Service, a social enterprise in a disadvantaged community that employs hard-to-hire adults and pays living wage.
Prior to entering community development, Kevin worked at Cornerstone OnDemand (Nasdaq:CSOD) on their product development team.
Kevin earned his Master’s in Public Policy from the University of Southern California, and his BA from the University of Pennsylvania. He is a member of the Urban Land Institute. He is a LEED-Accredited Professional.