Judi Olinger is the Executive Director of Chesapeake Neighbors, an Arc Central Chesapeake Region company. She is an innovative and progressive leader with over 30 years of experience in human services, housing development, property management, and operational oversight of a wide array of multi-million-dollar programs committed to supporting the needs of people with disabilities. She founded and served as president of iHomes, Inc., a development and management company for affordable housing.

Judi also served as the vice president of Humanim, Inc., overseeing various programs, including disability services and corporate compliance. She currently serves as the president of the board of directors for Columbia Housing Corporation and is also a member of the Maryland Housing Inclusive Howard County Advisory Board, the Maryland Association of Community Services, and the Howard County Commission for Transitioning Students with Disabilities.

Judi earned her bachelor’s degree at Salisbury State University, Maryland. She is a graduate of Leadership Maryland Class of 2013 and received her license in Home Improvement Contracting from the Maryland Home Improvement Commission in 2014.