About ICF

Kim Wollos

Vice President, Community Development
Kim directs the ICF Community Compass team with more than 20 years of experience in affordable housing and community development programs, technical assistance, and knowledge management.

Kim serves as the project director for ICF’s U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Technical Assistance (TA) team who support programs across HUD through Community Compass. She leads a diverse team dedicated to building the knowledge and capacity of state and local jurisdictions, tribes, nonprofits, organizations who serve the homeless, public housing authorities, developers, and their partners to implement effective services and housing programs so everyone has a safe and affordable place to live.

Kim is a recognized expert in managing complex projects that are strategic and collaborative in nature and require deep program expertise to deliver training, technical assistance, knowledge management, and technology solutions. She was the founding project director of the award-winning HUD Exchange, which provide resources and training to more than 2 million users annually. She grew this online platform from a website for a single program to 100 programs across HUD and oversaw the conceptualization of learning pathways and the research and development to modernize learning systems for HUD customers under Community Compass.

Kim also led the development of several online tools that simplify complex processes, including the CPD Income Eligibility Calculator and the Housing Counseling Agency Eligibility Tool. She has held volunteer leadership positions with Habitat for Humanity and developed an award-winning education program. Prior to her career at ICF, she worked for local housing and community development organizations. Kim also created an affordable housing class at Syracuse University that is still taught today.

  • B.A., Policy Studies, Maxwell School of Public Affairs at Syracuse University, 2003
  • Enhancing Energy Efficiency and Green Building Design in Section 202 and 811 Programs, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, 2011
  • The Massachusetts Green Affordable Housing Initiative: Early Results and Indications of Market Transformation, 2010