President and Chief Executive Officer
Rochelle Mills brings a diverse background, including architecture, community planning, program development, writing, and copy editing to IHO. She is responsible for overseeing the growth and implementation of IHO’s vision, portfolio, and long-term impact. Before joining IHO, she was a partner in Mills Studio, a design firm, and the founding director of Architours, a boutique cultural tourism company–both companies received international acclaim. Rochelle embodies the spirit of IHO by leading with integrity and gratitude. She challenges herself to constantly raise the bar and passes on this work ethic to her team. An active volunteer, Rochelle was appointed to the South Los Angeles Area Planning Commission, the Crenshaw Community Design Review Board, and served as past president of SCANPH and the Association for Women in Architecture. She currently serves on the boards of CAL-ALHFA, Lanterman Housing Alliance, Clearinghouse CDFI, and Arts for LA.