William Wells

Senior Vice President, Business Strategy

William Wells joined HABC in March of 2018 as the Project Director in the Executive Director’s office. Mr. Wells leads the reorganization of HABC since its split from the Baltimore City Department of Housing and Community Development (formerly known as Baltimore Housing) and is responsible for overseeing HABC’s strategic planning process and implementation.

A life-long Baltimore City resident, Mr. Wells brings to HABC a passion for nonprofit work and a belief in the power of affordable housing to change the futures of Baltimore’s most vulnerable residents. He has served on several nonprofit boards, including Memorial Apartments – a HUD 202 financed senior building - now transformed into Linden Park Apartments, and currently serves on the advisory board for the College of Public Affairs at the University of Baltimore.

Mr. Wells adds to HABC’s capacity through his background in nonprofit and government consulting. His experience includes working for 12 years at the Schaefer Center for Public Policy, an applied public policy research department, focusing on organizational consulting, public opinion and sampling, and Medicaid recipients. In addition, Mr. Wells taught American government, public policy, policy analysis, and statistics and finance for health systems management at the University of Baltimore.

Mr. Wells graduated from Baltimore Polytechnic Institute, the University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC), and he received his a Master’s in Public Administration from the University of Baltimore.