MEET THE
OHFA LEADERSHIP TEAM

Deborah-Jenkins

Deborah Jenkins
Executive Director

Deborah Jenkins was named executive director in 2017. She joined the Agency in 1983, serving 18 years on the executive leadership team. She holds a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Central Oklahoma and attended Oklahoma City University School of Law. She has held leadership positions for MetaFund, the National Council of State Housing Agencies (NCSHA), and the National Association of Housing and Redevelopment Officials (NAHRO) at the state and national levels.

Kurt Fite

Kurt Fite
deputy Executive Director/cfo

Kurt Fite directs the finance and information technology initiatives and assists in the overall administration of OHFA programs. Prior to being named to his current position in 2017, Fite served as OHFA’s Financial Reporting Manager. A Certified Public Accountant, he holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Oklahoma State University. 

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valenthia doolin
homeownership director

Valenthia Doolin joined OHFA in October 2021 to lead the Single Family Homeownership and Homeowner Assistance Fund programs. Doolin's 30-year career in the real estate and housing industry includes roles as a mortgage lender, mortgage originator, HUD housing specialist, and community outreach. Doolin holds a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Oklahoma. 

Darrell Beavers

Darrell Beavers
Housing Development Programs Director

Darrell Beavers has implemented OHFA’s multifamily financing programs since 1999, previously directing bond administration. Beavers holds a Master of Business Administration from the University of Central Oklahoma and a Juris Doctorate from Oklahoma City University School of Law.

Mary Hoock

mary hoock
interim rental programs Director

Mary Hoock manages OHFA’s Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) Program. Hoock has more than 35 years of experience in the affordable housing industry, including 10 years managing all processes within the HCV program. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from Southern Nazarene University as well as an Associate in Applied Science degree in Computer Sciences from Oklahoma State University-Oklahoma City.

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Tamara Steele
Human Resources director

Tamara Steele began her employment with OHFA as Human Resources Director in May 2019. She received her Master's in Leadership and Human Resource Development from Louisiana State University. Steele is a Senior Certified Professional with the Society of Human Resource Management (SHRM) and the International Public Management Association for Human Resources (IPMA-HR).

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