Alvin J. Nance is Chief Executive Officer of LHP Development, LLC. Before joining LHP in 2015, Alvin served a 14-year tenure as Executive Director and CEO of Knoxville’s Community Development Corporation, the public housing and redevelopment authority for the City of Knoxville, during which he served on the staffs of Mayors Victor Ashe, Bill Haslam, and Madeline Rogero. Prior to joining Knoxville’s Community Development Corporation Alvin worked for Valley Fidelity Bank & Trust Company ten years and SunTrust Bank for ten years.home
Alvin is active in organizations representing public housing authorities and affordable housing developers in Tennessee and the Southeast. He served two terms on the Board of Directors and was Vice Chairman of the Tennessee Housing Development Agency and served on THDA’s Tax Credit Committee. He also served as Chairman of the Tennessee Association of Housing and Redevelopment Authorities’ legislative committee and in several leadership roles for the National Association of Housing and Redevelopment Officials, including posts on its community revitalization, development, and legislative committees.
Among his many business and community activities, Alvin serves on the boards of Mountain Commerce Bank, Knoxville/Knox County Sports Authority, Knox County Industrial Development Board, Project GRAD, The First Tee of Greater Knoxville, Maryville College Board of Trustee, Leadership Knoxville, Covenant Health Hospital, Federal Home Loan Bank of Cincinnati, Metropolitan YMCA Board, Emerald Charter School, and Great Smoky Mountain Boys Scouts of America.
He earned a Bachelor’s degree in Business Management from Maryville College 1979.