Local Initiatives Support Corporation
Michael Rubinger, President and CEO of LISC, has been at the forefront of community development for 40 years. One of LISC’s founding staff members in 1980, he took its helm in 1999 and has since led the organization in revitalizing inner-city housing, expanding into neglected rural areas and developing a comprehensive approach to creating safe, healthy neighborhoods known as Building Sustainable Communities
. Rubinger has also served as Executive Vice President of the Pew Charitable Trusts and as New York City’s Assistant Commissioner of Employment and Training. Prior to that, he worked with the Manpower Demonstration Research Corporation and the Ford Foundation.
Chapters by Michael Rubinger