Shawn Wilson is the President Blue Sky Communities, based in Tampa. Shawn got his start in 1992, working with non-profit housing organizations in Miami on recovery efforts in the aftermath of Hurricane Andrew. Since then he has developed dozens of apartment complexes throughout Florida – by leveraging private investment with Federal Housing Credits, SHIP, SAIL, HOME and many other sources. Shawn is a past Chair of the Coalition of Affordable Housing Providers of Florida and current Legislative Affairs Chair. In this position he advocates for full funding of the Sadowski Act directly with lawmakers in Tallahassee. He holds a bachelor’s degree from Ohio University and a master’s in public and international affairs from the University of Pittsburgh.