Staff

Brian Koziol

Executive Director

Brian Koziol has worked for 9 years in the housing world, having spent most of that time as the Director of Research for Housing Opportunities Made Equal of VA, Inc. Brian has worked on a variety of housing-related topics including access to opportunity, affordability, mortgage lending, foreclosures, employment, health, and transportation. He has served as a consultant to local governments across the country helping them to advance equitable housing policy.

Brian holds a master’s degree in Urban and Regional Planning from Virginia Commonwealth University and resides in the Northside of Richmond.

Contact Brian at brian@vahousingalliance.org

Hannah Moore

AmeriCorps VISTA Program Manager

Hannah Moore is the Virginia Housing Alliance’s VISTA Program Manager. She holds a Bachelors of International Relations from North Carolina State University and has an extensive service background; having served as an Americorps NCCC member throughout the Midwest region as well as a Youth and Community Development Specialist for the Peace Corps in Ecuador. Most recently, Hannah acted as the Volunteer and Partnership Manager for a parks organization in Washington, D.C. Through these experiences, she’s recognized the power of service as a conduit for social change at the grassroots level and uses these experiences to assist VISTA members throughout their service year.

Contact Hannah at hmoore@vahousingalliance.org

Brianna pitchford

Operations Manager

Brianna Pitchford is the Operations Manager for the Virginia Housing Alliance. In this role she is responsible for overseeing the daily organizational processes, communications, and administrative related tasks, as well as the coordination and logistics of the major events and trainings. Brianna previously worked at Housing Opportunities Made Equal of VA for 7 years, where she served on both the Administrative and Finance teams. Brianna is a 2012 graduate of Old Dominion University and holds a Bachelors in Marketing.

Contact Brianna at bpitchford@vahousingalliance.org

Abdul Qayumi

Office Manager

Abdul Qayumi joined the Virginia Housing Alliance as Office Manager in January 2019. Prior to VHA, Abdul served as the Office Manager for Kabul Khurasan (KKG) Construction Company. Abdul has many years of experience in hospitality management and sales and holds his degree in business from the University of Kabul, Afghanistan.

Contact Abdul at aqayumi@vahousingalliance.org

molly holicky

Administrative Assistant

Molly Holicky joined the Virginia Housing Alliance in March 2020 as the Administrative Assistant. Prior to joining VHA, Molly worked at Housing Opportunities Made Equal of VA, Inc. for five years where she served on the Administrative team. She is currently working to complete her Bachelors in Social Work at Virginia Commonwealth University.

Molly jacobson

Senior Policy Analyst

Molly Jacobson joined the Virginia Housing Alliance as Senior Policy Analyst in May 2020. Prior to VHA she coordinated the Campaign for Housing and Civic Engagement (CHACE), a statewide coalition spearheaded by the Virginia Housing Alliance and the Virginia Poverty Law Center in 2017,and worked as communications and policy associate for the Northern Virginia Affordable Housing Alliance. Molly earned a B.A. in Psychology from George Mason University and a Master of Social Work with a concentration in Organizational Leadership and Policy Practice from the University of Denver. Her interests in housing affordability and homelessness alleviation were initially sparked through her work in the mental health field.