CEO, Brilliant Corners
William F. Pickel is Executive Director and CEO of Brilliant Corners, a nonprofit supportive housing provider serving people with developmental disabilities and other vulnerable individuals, with an emphasis on those transitioning from homelessness or institutionalization. Brilliant Corners develops, owns and manages both licensed residential care homes and multifamily affordable housing, and implements innovative scattered-site supportive housing programs in partnership with public health agencies.
Before joining Brilliant Corners in 2007, Mr. Pickel served as Director of Real Estate Development for California Community Housing, a leading affordable senior housing provider. He holds an M.A. in Religious Studies from Boston University, a B.A. in Literature from the State University of New Jersey, and an Advanced Affordable Housing Development Training Institute Certificate from the Local Initiative Support Corporation.