Executive Leadership

Demetria Simpson
President and Chief Executive Officer

Demetria Simpson is President and Chief Executive Officer of Lucas Metropolitan Housing Authority. Prior to being promoted to CEO, Demetria served as Chief Operations Officer and LMHA’s Director of Real Estate Development & Modernization. A native of Hattiesburg, Mississippi, she obtained a bachelor of science degree in Community and Regional Planning from the University of Southern Mississippi. She led the redevelopment efforts of affordable housing on the Mississippi Gulf Coast after Hurricane Katrina. She is also a graduate of the John F. Kennedy School of Government Executive Program at Harvard University, where she participated in the Women and Power: Leadership in a New World program.

Demetria has more than 20 years of experience in housing and community development. Her passion for underserved communities extends to her local community board involvement. She is currently serving on the Toledo Lucas County Homelessness Board and the Criminal Justice Coordinating Council.

Thomas Mackin
Chief Legal Officer

Tom leads LMHA’s legal department as Chief Legal Officer. In this role, he advises LMHA’s executive team and the Board of Commissioners on legal issues. He leads negotiation in matters relating to contracts, real estate transactions, injury litigation and in administrative proceeds and disputes.

Tom is a native of Avon Lake, Ohio, and attended Muskingum College where he graduated with a bachelor of arts degree in accounting with minors in economics and communication. He graduated, with honors, from

The University of Toledo College of Law where he was an officer of the Law Review.

Tom has been a coach for the Perrysburg, Ohio, PYSA soccer, PABSA baseball and Jr. Jacket and CYO basketball teams. He was chairman of Perrysburg Alternative to Substance Abuse and a member of Perrysburg’s Parks & Recreation Advisory Committee. A former Perrysburg city councilman, he also represented Perrysburg on the Toledo Metropolitan Area Council of Governments (TMACOG). 

Kattie Bond-Hancock
Chief Real Estate Officer

A lifelong resident of Toledo, Kattie Bond-Hancock serves as LMHA's Chief of Real Estate with responsibility and oversight of its real estate portfolio including acquisition, design, construction, and redevelopment. A graduate of Ohio Northern University, Business Management, with emphasis on Accounting and Marketing, worked in the Banking Industry, where she became a leader in real estate development consumer and lending. Kattie developed a strong passion development and has extensive knowledge of several federal and state programs she's leveraged for the benefit of Toledo and Lucas County. Her devotion of her career to improving the quality of life for individuals and families, by working to transform neighborhoods through collaboration and design of community development programs and services, fit seamlessly into the agency new vision.