SAN FRANCISCO, CA, JUNE 9, 2023—Kiran Jain, Nadia Sager, and Douglas Bibby have been elected to the Board of Directors of BRIDGE Housing, a leading nonprofit developer, owner, and manager of affordable housing.
Kiran Jain is the chief legal officer and corporate secretary of Replica, Inc., a mobility, demographic, economic and land use data platform. She is an experienced business, operations and legal strategist focused on commercializing early stage venture growth and managing risk by helping companies find product-market fit and regulatory strategies to grow revenue. Kiran is the former chief resilience officer for the City of Oakland. Prior to this role, she served as an attorney focusing on land use, real estate and public finance law. Kiran was appointed to the State of California’s Green Bond Market Development Committee, Barnard College’s Athena Center for Leadership, and is a scholar at Carnegie California. She teaches innovation, strategy and leadership at UC Berkeley. Kiran has received several honors for her work including the 2023 L.A. Times In-House Counsel Leadership Award, the Asian American Bar Association’s Joe Morozumi Award for Exceptional Legal Advocacy and NAPABA Best Lawyers Under 40 Award. She has served on the boards of the Municipal Law Institute and the National Asian Pacific American Bar Association. Kiran holds a J.D. from Georgetown University, a Masters in International Affairs from Columbia University and an A.B. in Economics and Environmental Science from Barnard College.
Nadia Sager is a partner at Latham and Watkins, representing top private fund sponsors and investors in forming, investing in, and operating leading domestic and international private funds. Drawing on more than 25 years of experience, Ms. Sager regularly advises a full range of sponsors, from first-time fund managers to leading institutional asset managers and the full spectrum of institutional investors — including sovereign wealth funds, strategic corporates, funds of funds, family offices, and tax-exempt organizations. She assists sponsors with their formation, global fundraising, capital deployment, and operating activities for a range of private funds. Ms. Sager has been instrumental in forming several of Latham’s global diversity, equity, and inclusion programs. Most notably, she co-founded the Women’s Leadership Academy and was the original chair of Latham’s market-leading attorney diversity program. She has held multiple practice leadership roles at the firm, including as global co-chair of the Investment Funds Practice, local corporate department chair, and global chair of the firm’s attorney training program. Ms. Sager holds a B.A. from UCLA and a J.D. from UCLA School of Law.
Douglas M. Bibby is the former president of the National Multifamily Housing Council (NMHC), a national advocacy organization of more than 1,100 member firms involved in the multifamily housing industry. Prior to joining NMHC, Mr. Bibby spent 16 years as a senior officer of Fannie Mae, serving on the company’s management committee throughout his tenure. He was part of the top management team that is credited with the remarkable turnaround at Fannie Mae in the book Good to Great. Mr. Bibby began his career with the worldwide communications firm J. Walter Thompson where he served a variety of clients both domestically and internationally over his 12-year career with the company. At the time of his departure from J. Walter Thompson, he was Senior Vice President and General Manager of the firm’s Washington, D.C. operations. Mr. Bibby graduated from Denison University with a B.A. degree and was honored with the Alumni Citation Award in 2004. He also holds a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Texas at Austin.
“We are honored to welcome Kiran, Nadia, and Doug to our board,” said Kenneth Novack, Chairman of the BRIDGE Board of Directors. “The depth and diversity of their expertise will add exceptional value as we execute on and grow our pipeline of affordable homes, especially in mixed-use developments.”
For more information about BRIDGE, visit www.bridgehousing.com.