Habitat for Humanity International announces appointment of Ed Anderson as chief administrative officer
ATLANTA (October 6, 2022) — Habitat for Humanity International is pleased to announce the addition of Ed Anderson, a global leader with experience in information technology, business operations, digital transformation and information security, as the organization’s chief administrative officer.
As a member of the senior executive team, Anderson will lead Habitat’s finance, information technology, legal and facilities divisions, and support the internal audit team.
“From our very first conversation, Ed shared with me that he felt called by our mission, our faith focus and the opportunity to help shape our future success,” said Habitat for Humanity CEO Jonathan Reckford. “After an illustrious career where he gained deep experience as chief information officer for several large global organizations, I am gratified that he is bringing his skills and leadership acumen to our work.”
Anderson previously served as director and chief information officer of the International Monetary Fund, where he was responsible for the modernization and digital transformation of human resources, economic data, knowledge management, capacity development and collaboration functions. Anderson also served as the global chief information officer for World Vision International, leading the creation of a unified global information solution and IT organization. His previous leadership experience also includes roles with Anerian, LLC; the United States Peace Corps; Americhoice Health Services; Sodexho; Iridium; Verizon and Accenture. Anderson earned a bachelor’s degree in management information systems from American University.
“I am inspired by Habitat’s faith-driven mission to increase access to a safe, decent and affordable place to live for all those in need, and thankful to have the opportunity to use my skill and expertise to push forward the great work Habitat does around the world,” Anderson said.
Anderson succeeds Mike Carscaddon, Habitat’s long-time executive vice president of administration, who passed away in July after serving three decades at Habitat.
About Habitat for Humanity
Driven by the vision that everyone needs a decent place to live, Habitat for Humanity found its earliest inspirations as a grassroots movement on an interracial community farm in South Georgia. Since its founding in 1976, the Christian housing organization has grown to become a leading global nonprofit working in local communities across all 50 states in the U.S. and in more than 70 countries. Families and individuals in need of a hand up partner with Habitat for Humanity to build or improve a place they can call home. Habitat homeowners help build their own homes alongside volunteers and pay an affordable mortgage. Through financial support, volunteering or adding a voice to support affordable housing, everyone can help families achieve the strength, stability and self-reliance they need to build better lives for themselves. Through shelter, we empower. To learn more, visit habitat.org.