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1010 Development Corporation is a 501 (c)3 Non-Profit Organization.

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1010 STAFF

Robert Buente

President and Chief Executive Officer since March 2009

Experience. Bob is President and Chief Executive Officer of 1010 Development Corporation, a nonprofit affordable housing developer and property manager.  He has experience as a low-income housing tax credit syndicator and multifamily lender where he provided debt and equity for affordable multifamily housing projects in the western United States.     


Community Service. Bob is a Full Member of the Urban Land Institute and the former Chairman of ULI-LA’s annual Urban Marketplace.  He currently serves on the Community Board of California Hospital Medical Center, a Dignity Health hospital, and chairs its Quality Control Subcommittee. He also serves as Treasurer of the South Park Community Benefit Improvement District where he sits on the Executive Committee. Prior Board experience includes Rose City Counseling Center, a nonprofit mental health provider serving low and moderate-income families and individuals in the Pasadena/San Gabriel Valley area and the Board of Directors of Temple Sinai of Glendale.


Education. B.A. English Literature and B.A. of Journalism, University of Missouri; MBA, University of Southern California, Marshall School of Business



Lena Lacza: Bookkeeper/Business Manager since 1992

Experience. Lena is the bookkeeper and business manager of 1010 Development and of each of a bookkeeper, business administrator, and volunteer.1010’s five housing developments. Before joining 1010, Lena built close ties to the First United Methodist Church, the Urban Foundation and the South Park neighborhood, serving many of those organizations as


Education. B.S. Business Administration, Philippine School of Business Administration, Manila, Philippines



Tanya Ortiz: Project Manager

Experience. A native of Los Angeles, Tanya is deeply committed to alleviating the effects of generational poverty felt by vulnerable populations across the county. After graduating from UCLA in 2015 with a bachelor’s in Political Science and a minor in Public Affairs, she went on to complete the Coro Southern California Fellows Program in Public Affairs. Tanya has spent the last two years as 1010's project manager and has no plans to leave the industry for the foreseeable future. In her spare time, you can find her rooting for the Dodgers or waiting for baseball season to start.


Education. B.A. Political Science, University of California - Los Angeles

Sheena Rodriguez, MSW: Program Director

Experience. Sheena is a recent graduate of the master’s in Social Work program at the University of Southern California (USC) Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work in the Social Change and Innovation Department with a special certificate in Military Social Work. Prior to USC, she was an established executive assistant, production coordinator, and associate producer in the entertainment industry, however, her time in the industry identified a gap that was only filled when she was helping others. Sheena’s passion to serve individuals who have experienced homelessness is rooted in the understanding that “when one suffers, all suffer” and hopes to see the eradication of homelessness in her lifetime. 


Education. B.A. Psychology, University of California - San Diego; MSW, University of Southern California, Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work