Meet The Team

Board of Directors



NDL Board members are the fiduciaries who steer our organization towards a sustainable future by adopting sound, ethical, and legal governance, and financial management policies, as well as by making sure the nonprofit has adequate resources to advance its mission of providing safe and sustainable housing for adults with autism and other intellectual disabilities.

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Executive Director

Jim Richardson


Jim has over 35 years of consulting services experience and has been investing in real estate for over 40 years. As a principal in a commercial real estate capital consulting firm, he has experience raising and managing discretionary investment capital. As a parent of a grown son with Autism, his business vision and personal mission connect in a most meaningful way.
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Co-founder

Nancy Carey


Nancy has been involved in the Autistic community since the day her son was diagnosed 23+ years ago. Her business background and personal interest in advancing the awareness and support for individuals living on the Autistic spectrum has intersected in unique ways over the years.