The Richmond Redevelopment and Housing Authority’s (RRHA) Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Steven B. Nesmith announced to the Board of Commissioners the appointment of Tonise Webb as the Agency’s first Chief Compliance Officer.  This newly created position within RRHA aligns with the Agency’s commitment to a culture of ethical standards and integrity. Ms. Webb currently serves as the Associate Lead Counsel and adds a greater focus on compliance in her new role as Chief Compliance Officer.  She took on this role on September 18, 2023.  

Ms. Webb’s responsibilities include oversight and management of enterprise-wide compliance for the Agency to include, but not limited to, all housing subsidy programs. She will assist in reviewing all local, state, and federal laws to determine potential impacts on Agency procedures. Additionally, she will review and investigate all programs and activities for any performance deficiencies, fraud, waste, and mismanagement. 

“Establishing this position brings a much-needed expansion to our current compliance team, but also reinforces our steadfast commitment to the highest standards of compliance in the industry. We realize that compliance is not just a requirement, but  the cornerstone of trust and excellence. RRHA is committed to upholding standards of ethics, legality and quality assurance.  And we trust that  Tonise’s experience will guide our efforts in this critical area,”  said RRHA CEO Steven Nesmith.    

“I’m very excited to drive efforts to build a strong compliance function within RRHA and support the Agency’s mission to deliver communities that people are proud to be a part of,” said Ms. Webb. 

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