Nevada Rural Housing Authority (NRHA) announced Stormie Ortez has joined the Home At Last™ team as its management assistant. In this role, she will provide crucial support to the agency’s homeownership program, which has delivered affordable homeownership opportunities to thousands of Nevada families since 2006. Serving as a liaison between the Home At Last™ team and its varied partners and the general public, Ortez will ensure program information is readily available and inquiries are promptly addressed.
“We are thrilled to welcome Stormie,” Diane Arvizo, NRHA director of homeownership programs, said. “Her experience with public agencies and financial institutions is a fantastic fit with our goals and mission, and her positivity and drive align so well with NRHA.”
Ortez previously worked in support services at the Public Employees Retirement System (PERS). Prior to PERS, she worked in loss mitigation at Greater Nevada Credit Union. She said her professional experience has made her the professional she is today, focused on inspiring others, contributing to a positive work culture, and growing as an individual.
Ortez is studying to complete her associate degree in psychology and social services. She has volunteered for a variety of nonprofits in the area including the Food Bank of Northern Nevada, the Healthy Communities Coalition, Habitat for Humanity and the Special Olympics of Northern Nevada. With her husband and daughter, she is an outdoors enthusiast, spending most of her free time camping, hiking and exploring the beautiful spaces Nevada has to offer.
To learn more about NRHA’s homeownership programs, visit HomeAtLastNV.org.
About the Nevada Rural Housing Authority
Nevada Rural Housing Authority’s mission is to promote, provide and finance affordable housing opportunities for all rural Nevadans. NRHA does this through homeownership programs, rental services, community development initiatives and an exclusive Weatherization program. The Authority serves Nevada’s 15 rural counties and the rural portions of Clark and Washoe Counties – a coverage area of 110,000 square miles and home to more than 1.3 million Nevadans. For more information, visit www.NVRural.org.