Mr. Vaz has three decades of experience in single- and multi-family developments, construction, property management and real estate investment. After founding AMCAL in 1978, Mr. Vaz transformed the company into one of the industry’s leading builders by developing $750,000,000 in residential and mixed-use products throughout California. Mr. Vaz is on the Board of Directors for the California Housing Consortium, an organization dedicated to advancing affordable housing and community development issues throughout California. He is also a member of the Southern California Association of Non-Profit Housing (SCANPH), and the California Redevelopment Association. A recognized leader in the affordable housing industry, He has been invited to speak about urban redevelopment for several forums, including the Urban Land Institute, Pacific Coast Builders Conference, National Housing Conference, BIA, the University of Southern California and SCANPH.