Rebuilding Together Southern Nevada (RTSNV) announced the appointment of Stephen Yerrakadu of Blue Heron Homes to its Board of Directors. With 22 years of experience in architecture and real estate development, Mr. Yerrakadu will apply his talents toward strengthening RTSNV’s mission of repairing homes, revitalizing communities and rebuilding lives.
Mr. Yerrakadu currently serves as Blue Heron’s Director of Project Design. In this role, he leads a team of architecture and design professionals to create luxury residences in Las Vegas. Prior to that, he worked with companies that include AV Homes, Toll Brothers and Fuel Group, where he managed, designed and developed projects ranging from a $700 million portfolio of luxury hotel condominium towers to rehabilitating homes for families in need with nonprofit organizations.
Born and raised in New York City, Mr. Yerrakadu’s passion for philanthropy began when he was just nine years old while volunteering at a homeless shelter operated by his church. Since that time, he has worked with and served on the board of directors for various nonprofits supporting the housing needs of veterans, seniors, people with disabilities, homeless youth and youth aging out of the foster care system.
Mr. Yerrakadu is a graduate of the United Nations International School (UNIS) and earned a Bachelor’s Degree from Cornell University’s School of Architecture.
For more information about RTSNV and its Board of Directors, visit www.rtsnv.org.