Honorary BSA Membership
The purpose of this award is to honor a person of esteemed character who has rendered the profession of architecture as a valuable service within the territory of the Boston Society of Architects/AIA (BSA), and has conspicuously upheld the BSA's aims.
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Anyone who is not eligible for AIA or Associate AIA membership in the Boston Society of Architects/AIA (BSA) or any other chapter of the American Institute of Architects.
Kenneth A. Willis
Senior Vice President
Federal Home Loan Bank of Boston
Kenneth is currently Senior Vice President and Director of Housing and Community Investment at the Federal Home Loan Bank of Boston, where he is responsible for implementing the Bank’s strategic vision for administering housing and community investment programs, processes, compliance and reporting. In addition, he is responsible for designing and conducting community development outreach activities that educate and promote effective working relationships with lenders, state, and local housing-finance agencies, development organizations, nonprofit organizations, state and local officials and others that are involved in affordable housing and community economic development.
Before joining the Federal Home Loan Bank of Boston, Kenneth was a CRA (Community Reinvestment Act) loan officer, residential mortgage originator, and underwriter for the formerly Bank Boston, where he gained expertise in developing and implementing special community development lending programs.
Kenneth graduated magna cum laude from Eastern Nazarene College in Massachusetts with a Degree in Business Administration. Subsequently, Kenneth received his MBA from the University of Maryland (College Park) in Maryland. Kenneth also received a Graduate Certificate in Financial Services from the New England College of Finance/ U.C. Berkeley with Distinction.
Kenneth also serves on the board of directors for the Boston Society of Architects Foundation, Family Nurturing Center of Massachusetts, YMCA of Greater Boston, and Youthbuild Boston.