Ed Malaspina

Chief Executive Officer & President

Ed is the president and chief executive officer of the Affordable Housing Accreditation Board, where he is responsible for overseeing the organization’s strategy. A 30-year affordable housing industry veteran, Ed has worked closely with housing authorities and affordable housing providers on a variety of initiatives that involve insurance, accreditation, and financial products through his role as president and chief executive officer of HAI Group. Ed is a Certified Public Housing Manager (C-PHM), licensed insurance producer, Certified Insurance Counselor (CIC), excess and surplus lines broker, licensed claims adjuster, real estate broker, and a Governance Fellow with the National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD). He holds a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Hartford and a master’s degree in business administration from Albertus Magnus College.


Jeffrey D. Weslow

Assistant Director

Jeff Weslow is the Assistant Director of the Affordable Housing Accreditation Board. He is responsible for operations and day-to-day support of accreditation.

Jeff is an affordable housing industry veteran, serving as Assistant Director of Strategic Capital Solutions, Assistant Director of Customer-Centric Services, and Vice President of Risk Control at HAI Group. During his time at HAI Group, he has surveyed over 1000 affordable housing properties. He has experience in risk management, insurance, agile, marketing, property inspections, building construction, enterprise risk management, management, and customer satisfaction.

He has earned certifications in agile, customer experience, commercial real estate, construction risk management, and low-income housing tax credit management. He holds a bachelor of science degree in chemical engineering and a master’s degree in management. He has achieved his associates in risk management, loss control management, and insurance. He currently holds an insurance license in the state of Connecticut.