The NHP Foundation appoints Glynna Christian trustee Orrick Global Technology Transactions co-head joins organization


The NHP Foundation (NHPF) is pleased to announce that it has appointed Glynna Christian to the NHPF Board of Trustees.

As Co-Head of the Global Technology Transactions practice at Orrick, Glynna brings to the Board of Trustees a wealth of commercial and legal knowledge in Mergers & Acquisitions, financings, public offerings, joint ventures and other strategic transactions.

“In addition to experience advising clients in corporate and commercial deals across virtually all operational and strategic areas of their business, Glynna’s expertise in launching new technology and digital products, including blockchain and  Artificial Intelligence (AI) bring an exciting new dimension to the affordable housing space,” said NHPF President & CEO Richard F. Burns. “We know Glynna will be a great addition to NHPF’s future endeavors.”

In her role at Orrick, Glynna advises both emerging and established companies, in deal-making across virtually alloperational and strategic areas of their businesses. She has more than 20 years’ experience counseling clients on emerging and transformative technology, communications, media and data transactions that are strategic to her clients’businesses.

Glynna earned her J.D. from the University Of Memphis Cecil C. Humphreys School Of Law, 1994, cum laude, and her B.A.from the University of North Texas, 1990, cum laude. An active and sought-out thought leader, Glynna has lectured for a variety of professional organizations and written numerous articles on technology and digital transactions.  She also serves on the board of directors of Legal Momentum and the Children’s Arts Guild.

About The NHP Foundation

Headquartered in New York City with offices in Washington, DC, and Chicago, IL, The NHP Foundation was launched on January 30, 1989, as a publicly supported 501(c)(3) not-for-profit real estate corporation. NHPF is dedicated to preserving and creating sustainable, service-enriched multifamily housing that is both affordable to low and moderate income families and seniors, and beneficial to their communities. NHPF also provides a robust resident services program to more than 28,000 community residents. Through partnerships with major financial institutions, the public sector, faith-based initiatives, and other not-for-profit organizations, NHPF has preserved 81 properties, totaling 14,259 units in 18 states and the District of Columbia. Today, NHPF’s portfolio includes 40 properties, totaling 6,801 apartment units, in 18 states and the District of Columbia.