Jeffrey Whiting
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Jeffrey Whiting

Chairman & CEO

We get to make a difference in people’s lives by helping residents have a place to rest their heads each day.

Jeff Whiting conceptualized CREA in 2001 and now oversees Executive Management. He has grown CREA from 1 to 105+ employees with a nationally-known reputation as one of the top syndication companies. His passion to help people gain stability and a sense of belonging fuels his dedication to affordable housing advocacy both locally and nationally. As he strives to ensure everyone has a voice, Jeff regularly travels to Washington, D.C. to advocate for low-income housing. As the leader of CREA, he empowers his team to make fresh, forward-thinking decisions at every turn. He is president emeritus of the Affordable House Tax Credit Coalition and a board member of Up for Growth a Washington DC based not for profit that is focused on policy initiatives to promote economic growth throughout the United States. Jeff holds a Master of Business degree from Indianapolis University and is an active member of the Indianapolis Archdiocese Finance Council.