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Tom Collishaw

President and CEO
Self-Help Enterprises


Visalia, CA

Tom Collishaw is the President and CEO of Self-Help Enterprises, a nationally recognized community development organization whose mission is to work together with low-income families to build and sustain healthy homes and communities. Since 1965, Self-Help Enterprises’ efforts have touched the lives of over 55,000 families. Tom has been in the nonprofit rural housing development business since 1980. As President and CEO of Self-Help Enterprises, Mr. Collishaw has direct responsibility for all activities and operations of a multi-faceted community development corporation that was founded in 1965. Tom served on the state legislature’s Housing Element Working Group, and routinely is sought out for input on legislative matters related to housing at both the state and national levels.