Practice Area Manager
Madeleine Nagy is a Practice Area Manager in The Cloudburst Group’s Housing and Community Development practice area. Ms. Nagy helps communities develop systems of care for people in need of homelessness prevention or homeless assistance services, using data collection and analysis as the foundation for planning, maintaining, and improving these systems.
Prior to joining Cloudburst, Madeleine worked with several organizations that focused on housing. Previously, she as the director of state government affairs at American Land Title Association (ALTA). She was responsible for enhancing advocacy of the title insurance industry at the state level by strengthening ALTA’s partnership with state land title associations and representing the interests of ALTA’s membership before state governments, the National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) and the National Conference of Insurance Legislators (NCOIL).
Nagy worked with the international consulting firm Abt Associates, where she provided policy work on multi-family housing development for the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and Department of Veterans Affairs. Nagy spent 12 years with the United States Veterans Initiative-U.S.VETS, the largest non-profit in the country dedicated to providing comprehensive services to U.S. military veterans. As a regional director, she provided housing services for homeless and at-risk veterans for nine of the organization’s offices across the country. Nagy was responsible for economic and coalition development and worked with jurisdictions and developers to obtain funding from various sources to develop affordable housing. She also spent time with Arlington Home Ownership Made Easier, Inc., a non-profit that provides free homeownership classes and counseling to first-time home buyers.
Madeleine graduated from the Boston College, and she earned her Master’s and Doctorate in psychology and biochemistry from the Arizona State University.
In Her Own Words
“Being able to give a voice to those that aren’t heard and fight for the basic rights for those who can’t is not an option it is a responsibility and privilege I hold dear.”