Executive Director/Chief Executive officer
Martell Armstrong has been a public servant in the field of affordable housing for thirteen years in various capacities of leadership covering four states throughout the Midwest and Southeastern regions of the country.
Mr. Armstrong assumed the role of Chief Operating Officer of the Housing Authority of Elgin, Illinois in January of 2019. He has previously served as Executive Director of the Inkster Housing Commission and the Lansing Housing Commission. He has also served as the Manager of Housing and Community Development with the Longview Housing Authority.
Mr. Armstrong attained his Bachelor of Science Degree in Sociology from the Appalachian State University in May of 2000. Mr. Armstrong also holds many housing industry certifications from various accredited continuing education organizations.
Chief Administration Officer
Tina Ceballos was hired as Administrative Assistant in May of 2008 and prompted to Executive Assistant later that same year. Prior to this position she worked as a Nextel Sales Representative in Torrance, California.
She has over 6 years of administrative experience working at The Housing Authority of Elgin. Ms. Ceballos started as administrative assistant providing administrative support to the Executive Director. Aside from administrative support she now ensures compliance in procurement, client files and other various web systems.
Ms. Ceballos is certified in Low Income Housing Tax Credit compliance. Ms. Ceballos holds numerous other public and affordable housing certifications and distinctions.
Jennifer Mir was hired as the Development Assistant in June of 2016 and soon became an HCV Specialist later that same year. Prior to this position she worked as an Administrative Assistant for a non-profit organization in housing development for 2 years.
She has 3 years of administrative experience and 3 years of HCV experience working at the Housing Authority of Elgin. Ms. Mir started as the Development Assistant providing administrative support to the Executive director for Fox River Affordable Housing. She has continued that role through her time as a HCV Specialist and now in her new role as HCV Manager. Ms. Mir is HCV certified and is pursuing a degree in Business Management.