JUSTIN RUDGICK has been appointed president of Christopher Community, Inc., effective June 7. He succeeds Douglas J. Reicher, who is retiring after 12 years leading the organization. Christopher Community is a not-for-profit development and management company that provides affordable-housing opportunities across upstate New York. Rudgick brings 15 years of nonprofit management and community and economic-development experience. His expertise is in leading and implementing strategic initiatives for projects and programs, and he has secured nearly $300 million through leveraging awarded external funding obtained through local, state, and federal agencies. Rudgick was the principal of Influence CNY, LLC, a consulting business that provided expertise to municipalities, businesses and organizations with grants, strategies, and solutions, as well as serving as the development-finance director for the Child Advocacy Center of Oswego County. He holds an MPA degree from the Syracuse University Maxwell School of Citizenship & Public Affairs. Christopher Community currently manages more than 3,000 units and over 100 buildings, and administers Onondaga County’s Rental Assistance Program, which serves more than 1,200 households.