Since 2006, Mr. Cox has been an active participant in the New Markets Tax Credit (NMTC), Low-Income Housing Tax Credit, and Historic Tax Credit programs. Under his direction, CVNF is deploying $65 million dollars of federal NMTC allocation within low-income communities throughout the Central Valley of California. Formerly, Mr. Cox held a variety of project and construction management titles with both domestic and international engineering & construction firms.
Mr. Cox holds an engineering degree from the University of Nevada and an MBA from Southern Methodist University. He is a registered professional engineer and a licensed general and public works contractor. As president of CVNF, he has led projects that include the financing of a one-of-kind women and children’s homeless campus, federally qualified health centers, facilities for community college districts, and a new headquarters and community services center for First Five Fresno County. Recent development projects include an affordable, seniors memory care community and nearly 100,000 sq ft of commercial buildings all in severely economically distressed census tracts. Mr. Cox also served as project manager for Habitat-for-Humanity Fresno’s 84-home Crossroads subdivision project and led an international team of volunteers to Armenia to build homes as part of Habitat’s global outreach program.
In addition to his work with CVNF, Mr. Cox serves on the board of LINC Housing, one of California’s leading non-profit affordable housing developers. A serial entrepreneur, he has started or been involved in the creation of over two dozen companies.