Rachel Gilroy

Senior Project Manager, Planning and Modernization
Elm City Communities (Housing Authority of the City of New Haven)

Ms. Gilroy joined Elm City Communities in 2019 after more than 20 years of experience in construction and design industry and educational leadership.

As Senior Project Manager for Elm City Communities and Glendower Group, Ms. Gilroy is responsible for overseeing the design and construction phases of development projects by working within a team, as well as being in cross-team collaboration. This progressive work environment includes bridging the planning-level constructability and sustainability with the concerns of client needs, and site-scale design process to construction completion.

Ms. Gilroy has served in various leadership roles, including being a veteran of U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, a Project Manager of Design and Construction, an Artist and a Facilitator for the Yale School of Management Interpersonal Group Dynamics Course. The range of her work experience includes construction management, sustainable and urban design, land planning, park and recreation planning, art and design, land architecture and teaching positions.

Ms. Gilroy holds a Bachelor of Science and Master of Science from University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT and a Master of Fine Art from the Academy of Art, San Francisco, CA.