Kalan Haywood, Sr.
Kalan R. Haywood, Sr. is the founder and President of Haywood Group, LLC. He is responsible for the procurement of debt and equity financing for new and existing real estate developments, day to day business operations, business development, and the overall performance of the existing portfolio. Kalan also is responsible for strategic planning and business development for the company.
Kalan has incredible expertise in scheduling, budgeting and cost control. He has proven experience at value engineering both hard and soft costs and has been involved with the vision, concept and creation of the built environment for over 15 years.
Kalan is an active member of the City of Milwaukee Housing Trust Fund Advisory Board, Southeast Wisconsin Regional Housing Plan Committee (SEWRPC) Housing Advisory Board, YMCA Urban Campus Center Board, and Community First Board of Directors. He studied Architecture and Urban Planning at the University of Wisconsin at Milwaukee.
Haywood Group was the recipient of the 2008 Minority Contractor of the Year Award. He also received the 2007 Low Income Housing Tax Credit allocation. This allocation marked the first time in Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority’s 35 year history that a minority developer was awarded Low Income Housing Tax Credits. His experience and knowledge in developing, designing and building both commercial-use properties and multifamily housing makes him an integral member of the Haywood Group team.