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Governor Abbott appoints members to the board of the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs

Ajay Thomas was appointed to TDHCA and Leo Vasquez was named chair of the board.
Credit: The Texas Tribune

AUSTIN, Texas — Texas Governor Greg Abbott has recently appointed Ajay Thomas to the board of the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs (TDHCA). The governor also named Leo Vasquez chair of the board for TDCHA. 

TDCHA main goals are to promote homeownership, help finance the creation of affordable housing for rental purposes, to support energy assistance program and many other functions according to a press release. 

Thomas is an Executive Vice President and National Head of Public Finance for FHN Financial. This is a position within First Horizon Bank. He also has previously served on the Texas Business Leadership Council as a board member. Thomas will serve his position with TDCHA until January 31, 2025. 

Leo Vasquez is a corporate finance and C-level business management consultant. He is also a member of the U.S. Global Leadership Coalition's Texas Advisory Board.