People

NeighborWorks Capital’s board of directors, committees and staff have decades of experience in affordable housing and community development and finance in the private, non-profit and government sectors. This background provides practical and tactical expertise to develop important products, grow the organization’s capital, manage risk and better address our customers’ financing needs.

The Board of Directors is composed of real estate development and community development lending industry leaders with a strategic focus and representation of both urban and rural communities.

The Loan Committee reviews all loans and is composed of experienced community development bankers and NeighborWorks network developers and borrowers who are familiar with affordable housing and community development finance.

The Finance Committee oversee the audit process, operating performance and metrics, cashflow projections, investments and capital. Members have expertise in CDFI and non-profit operations.

Board of Directors

Jeanne PInado, President of the Board Of Directors, NeighborWorks Capital

Jeanne Pinado, Vice President

President and Executive Director, Madison Park Development Corp.

Ms. Pinado is the President and Executive Director of Madison Park Development Corporation, a community development corporation working is the Roxbury and South End neighborhoods of Boston, MA. Madison Park is a NeighborWorks America affiliate and has developed and owns 1,150 units of rental housing, 93 for-sale homes and 125 units of student housing. Additionally they have renovated and leased over 76,000 square feet of retail and office space in the Dudley Square business district. She has over 25 years experience in real estate development and affordable housing finance.

Michael Carroll

Loan Fund Director, Rural Community Assistance Corporation (RCAC)

Mr. Carroll has over 25 years of community development lending experience. He is currently RCAC’s Loan Fund Director and previously was director of sales and marketing for Fannie Mae Multifamily and director of its Sacramento Partnership Office, where he developed local initiatives to support Fannie Mae’s $20 billion/five-year investment plan for the California Central Valley. He had a long tenure as Senior Vice President with Bank of America, where he managed community development lending and product development. He began his career as a VISTA volunteer and then full time employee at Self-Help Enterprises before moving to Sacramento to work for the State Department of Housing and Community Development. 

Peter Daly, Loan Committee Chair, NeighborWorks Capital

Peter Daly

Executive Director, Cambridge Neighborhood Apartment & Housing Services

Mr. Daly has 30+ years of community development experience and is responsible for operations of a community development corporation in Cambridge, MA. His organization is an affiliate of Neighborworks America with a focus on the development of homeownership and rental housing, two lending and rehab programs - one for owner-occupied 1-4 family and the other for privately owned multi-family properties, and an asset management program. Under his leadership their rental portfolio from 17 units to over 1,000 units. He also serves as the Chair of the Board of Community Economic Development and Assistance Corporation, a Massachusetts based CDFI.

Kristin Faust, Board of Directors, NeighborWorks Capital

Kristin Faust, President

President, NHS of Chicago

Ms. Faust has over 25 years experience in community development finance serving the private, public and non-profit sectors. In 2014 Ms. Faust became President of NHS of Chicago after six years as Director of Lending at Partners For The Common Good, a national CDFI based in Washington, DC. Previously she served as President of Enterprise Community Loan Fund where she grew its capital base four fold to over $250 million. Prior to that she served as Chief Deputy Treasurer for the State of California where she was responsible for overseeing more than $300 billion in public investment funds. Prior to that Ms. Faust spent 15 years in Chicago at LaSalle National Bank as Senior Vice President where she started the Community Development Lending Department.

Rick Goodemann, Vice President of the Board of Directors, NeighborWorks Capital

Rick Goodemann, Secretary

Executive Director, Southwest Minnesota Housing Partnership

Mr. Goodemann has over 25 years of experience in community development in rural communities and small cities in Minnesota. Southwest Minnesota Housing Partnership is a NeighborWorks affiliate. His organization is an an innovative non-profit organization that provides planning, housing and community development services within 38 rural counties in southern Minnesota. The organization operates in formal collaboration with a network of rural non-profit corporations, community development organizations and local units of government.  The organization has over 20 employees with an annual operating budget of $2,100,000. Accomplishments include the development, financing or rehabilitation of over 6,100 housing units with an excess of $286 million. He serves on their National Real Estate Advisory Committee of NeighborWorks America.

Caroline Horton

Chief Financial Officer, Aeon

Caroline is responsible for Aeon’s real estate asset management, finance and accounting functions. She has expertise in developing management systems that ensure the long‐term viability of assets and monitor organizational risk factors. Since 2007, Caroline has been a member of the STRENGTH MATTERS CFO Working Group which has developed a series of white papers on external reporting best practices for the nonprofit affordable housing industry. Caroline has a degree in accounting and a CPA. She has been with Aeon since 1998, an organization with over 2,200 units of affordable rental housing.

Chris Kui, Board Member, NeighborWorks Capital

Chris Kui

Executive Director, Asian Americans For Equality

Asian Americans for Equality (AAFE) is a premier civil rights and community development agency based in New York City. During Mr. Kui’s tenure, AAFE has raised over $85 million to build more than 600 housing units for low-income and homeless individuals and families and over $250 million in mortgage financing on behalf of immigrant and low-income families to purchase homes. Mr. Kui initiated and oversees programs to improve the lives of the immigrant community including: social service access for families and seniors, technical assistance to emerging Asian American organizations, assistance to small business owners, and homeownership and foreclosure prevention counseling. He is the founder and Chair of the Board of Renaissance Economic Development Corporation (REDC), a non-profit organization providing financing and technical assistance to immigrant, minority, and women-owned small businesses.

Jeff Reed, Finance Committee, NeighborWorks Capital

Jeff Reed, Treasurer

President, Community Housing Partners

Mr. Reed is President and previously Chief Financial Officer of Community Housing Partners (CHP), one of the largest NeighborWorks affiliates due to its large portfolio of affordable multifamily housing across the Mid-Atlantic and Southern region of the U.S. He has over 25 years of experience in financial and corporate management and is responsible for corporate finance, real estate development, property and asset management, and resident services. CHP owns more than 6,500 apartments at a cost of over $440 million. He provides leadership to the Senior management and work with the CEO and the Board of Directors. He also participates in the CFO workgroup of STRENGTH MATTERS™ and Board of Directors of Stewards of Affordable Housing For The Future.

Rebecca Regan

President, Capital Markets Companies, Housing Partnership Network

Becky has over 20 years of banking and lending experience and has been with HPN since 2011 where she develops and manages the Network’s capital market relationships, raises capital for HPN social enterprises and oversees its fundraising and communications activities.  She also plays a critical role in leading business collaboration and peer exchange among the network’s high-performing affordable housing organizations and CDFIs. She has previously served as chief operating officer for Boston Community Capital as well as president of its Loan Fund, a $125 million loan fund focused on community development including affordable housing, charter schools and health centers. Prior to joining Boston Community Capital, she held executive, real estate lending and management positions with Bank of America and its legacy banks.

Rosa Rios Valdez

Executive Director, BCL of Texas

As the leader of three community organizations serving Austin area or Texas statewide, Ms. Rios Valdez has 30+ years experience in business development, commercial real estate lending and real estate management and development. BCL of Texas is a NeighborWorks America affiliate. She has grown the organization’s net worth eight fold, faciliated over $200 million in small business loans  and manages a $25 million commercial real estate loan portfolio and is Asset Manager for a $2.5 million real estate portfolio. She has a strong commitment to rural communities and served as a board member of the Rural Alliance.

Megan Teare

Senior Vice President, Community Lending and Investing, Wells Fargo Bank

For the past several years Ms. Teare has been with Wells Fargo Bank’s Community Lending and Investment group where she manages the Equity Equivalent (EQ2) Investment and CDFI Lending programs. Prior to this position, she worked with the community development lending group at the bank. Previously she served as senior loan officer at the McAuley Institute, a CDFI in Washington, D.C., and as a consultant to non-profit housing developers. Ms. Teare is also president of the board of directors of the Northcountry Cooperative Development Fund and a member of the loan committee of the Family Housing Fund’s Home Prosperity Fund and the Twin Cities Community Land Bank.

Loan Committee

Michael Carroll

Loan Fund Director, Rural Community Assistance Corporation (RCAC)

Mr. Carroll has over 25 years of community development lending experience. He is currently RCAC’s Loan Fund Director and previously was director of sales and marketing for Fannie Mae Multifamily and director of its Sacramento Partnership Office, where he developed local initiatives to support Fannie Mae’s $20 billion/five-year investment plan for the California Central Valley. He had a long tenure as Senior Vice President with Bank of America, where he managed community development lending and product development. He began his career as a VISTA volunteer and then full time employee at Self-Help Enterprises before moving to Sacramento to work for the State Department of Housing and Community Development. 

Peter Daly, Loan Committee Chair, NeighborWorks Capital

Peter Daly, Chair

Executive Director, Cambridge Neighborhood Apartment & Housing Services

Mr. Daly has 30+ years of community development experience and is responsible for operations of a community development corporation in Cambridge, MA. His organization is an affiliate of Neighborworks America with a focus on the development of homeownership and rental housing, two lending and rehab programs - one for owner-occupied 1-4 family and the other for privately owned multi-family properties, and an asset management program. Under his leadership their rental portfolio from 17 units to over 1,000 units. He also serves as the Chair of the Board of Community Economic Development and Assistance Corporation, a Massachusetts based CDFI.

Kristin Faust, Board of Directors, NeighborWorks Capital

Kristin Faust

President, NHS of Chicago

Ms. Faust has over 25 years experience in community development finance serving the private, public and non-profit sectors. In 2014 Ms. Faust became President of NHS of Chicago after six years as Director of Lending at Partners For The Common Good, a national CDFI based in Washington, DC. Previously she served as President of Enterprise Community Loan Fund where she grew its capital base four fold to over $250 million. Prior to that she served as Chief Deputy Treasurer for the State of California where she was responsible for overseeing more than $300 billion in public investment funds. Prior to that Ms. Faust spent 15 years in Chicago at LaSalle National Bank as Senior Vice President where she started the Community Development Lending Department.

Tommy FitzGibbon, Jr., Loan Committee, NeighborWorks Capital

Tommy FitzGibbon, Jr.

Principal, BSI

Since 2010 Mr. FitzGibbon is the Managing Director and Chief Operations Officer for Talmer Bank and Trust (formerly First Michigan Bank), a $2.8 billion privately held community bank with 60 offices in Southern Wisconsin and Eastern Michigan. His role includes the acquisition and integration of failed banks into a well-capitalized holding company. Previously he was Executive Vice President of the $10 billion Chicago-based MB Financial Bank. His community activities include serving as President of Neighborhood Housing Services of Chicago (2004-2008), Director of the Woodstock Institute and Chairman of ACCION-Chicago. He is also a member of the Regional Lender Advisory Board for the Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation and a board director of the New York based Wall Street Without Walls.

Rick Goodemann, Vice President of the Board of Directors, NeighborWorks Capital

Rick Goodemann

Executive Director, Southwest Minnesota Housing Partnership

Mr. Goodemann has over 25 years of experience in community development in rural communities and small cities in Minnesota. Southwest Minnesota Housing Partnership is a NeighborWorks affiliate. His organization is an an innovative non-profit organization that provides planning, housing and community development services within 38 rural counties in southern Minnesota. The organization operates in formal collaboration with a network of rural non-profit corporations, community development organizations and local units of government.  The organization has over 20 employees with an annual operating budget of $2,100,000. Accomplishments include the development, financing or rehabilitation of over 6,100 housing units with an excess of $286 million. He serves on their National Real Estate Advisory Committee of NeighborWorks America.

Peter Quigley, Loan Committee, NeighborWorks Capital

Peter Quigley

Principle, Law Offices of Peter C. Quigley

Mr. Quigley has over 25 years of affordable housing finance experience. His legal practice represents affordable housing clients undertaking new construction and preservation projects. He previousy served as General Counsel at Chicago Equity Fund and Associate General Counsel at National Equity Fund. His practice represents a wide range of real estate transactions including for-sale, multifamily, historic and commercial projects using New Markets, HUD, LIHTC, FHA and commercial financing.  

Rosa Rios Valdez

Executive Director, BCL of Texas

As the leader of three community organizations serving Austin area or Texas statewide, Ms. Rios Valdez has 30+ years experience in business development, commercial real estate lending and real estate management and development. BCL of Texas is a NeighborWorks America affiliate. She has grown the organization’s net worth eight fold, faciliated over $200 million in small business loans  and manages a $25 million commercial real estate loan portfolio and is Asset Manager for a $2.5 million real estate portfolio. She has a strong commitment to rural communities and served as a board member of the Rural Alliance.

Finance Committee

Peter Daly, Loan Committee Chair, NeighborWorks Capital

Peter Daly

Executive Director, Cambridge Neighborhood Apartment & Housing Services

Mr. Daly has 30+ years of community development experience and is responsible for operations of a community development corporation in Cambridge, MA. His organization is an affiliate of Neighborworks America with a focus on the development of homeownership and rental housing, two lending and rehab programs - one for owner-occupied 1-4 family and the other for privately owned multi-family properties, and an asset management program. Under his leadership their rental portfolio from 17 units to over 1,000 units. He also serves as the Chair of the Board of Community Economic Development and Assistance Corporation, a Massachusetts based CDFI.

Kristin Faust, Board of Directors, NeighborWorks Capital

Kristin Faust

President, NHS of Chicago

Ms. Faust has over 25 years experience in community development finance serving the private, public and non-profit sectors. In 2014 Ms. Faust became President of NHS of Chicago after six years as Director of Lending at Partners For The Common Good, a national CDFI based in Washington, DC. Previously she served as President of Enterprise Community Loan Fund where she grew its capital base four fold to over $250 million. Prior to that she served as Chief Deputy Treasurer for the State of California where she was responsible for overseeing more than $300 billion in public investment funds. Prior to that Ms. Faust spent 15 years in Chicago at LaSalle National Bank as Senior Vice President where she started the Community Development Lending Department.

Caroline Horton

Chief Financial Officer, Aeon

Caroline is responsible for Aeon’s real estate asset management, finance and accounting functions. She has expertise in developing management systems that ensure the long‐term viability of assets and monitor organizational risk factors. Since 2007, Caroline has been a member of the STRENGTH MATTERS CFO Working Group which has developed a series of white papers on external reporting best practices for the nonprofit affordable housing industry. Caroline has a degree in accounting and a CPA. She has been with Aeon since 1998, an organization with over 2,200 units of affordable rental housing.

Jeff Reed, Finance Committee, NeighborWorks Capital

Jeff Reed, Chair

President, Community Housing Partners

Mr. Reed is President and previously Chief Financial Officer of Community Housing Partners (CHP), one of the largest NeighborWorks affiliates due to its large portfolio of affordable multifamily housing across the Mid-Atlantic and Southern region of the U.S. He has over 25 years of experience in financial and corporate management and is responsible for corporate finance, real estate development, property and asset management, and resident services. CHP owns more than 6,500 apartments at a cost of over $440 million. He provides leadership to the Senior management and work with the CEO and the Board of Directors. He also participates in the CFO workgroup of STRENGTH MATTERS™ and Board of Directors of Stewards of Affordable Housing For The Future.

Rebecca Regan

President, Capital Markets Companies, Housing Partnership Network

Becky has over 20 years of banking and lending experience and has been with HPN since 2011 where she develops and manages the Network’s capital market relationships, raises capital for HPN social enterprises and oversees its fundraising and communications activities.  She also plays a critical role in leading business collaboration and peer exchange among the network’s high-performing affordable housing organizations and CDFIs. She has previously served as chief operating officer for Boston Community Capital as well as president of its Loan Fund, a $125 million loan fund focused on community development including affordable housing, charter schools and health centers. Prior to joining Boston Community Capital, she held executive, real estate lending and management positions with Bank of America and its legacy banks.

Megan Teare

Senior Vice President, Community Lending and Investing, Wells Fargo Bank

For the past several years Ms. Teare has been with Wells Fargo Bank’s Community Lending and Investment group where she manages the Equity Equivalent (EQ2) Investment and CDFI Lending programs. Prior to this position, she worked with the community development lending group at the bank. Previously she served as senior loan officer at the McAuley Institute, a CDFI in Washington, D.C., and as a consultant to non-profit housing developers. Ms. Teare is also president of the board of directors of the Northcountry Cooperative Development Fund and a member of the loan committee of the Family Housing Fund’s Home Prosperity Fund and the Twin Cities Community Land Bank.

Staff

Jim Ferris

Chief Executive Officer

NeigborWorks Capital 240.821.1651 ext. 202

Jim has 35+ years of senior management experience in both private and nonprofit organizations with extensive knowledge of in real estate development, capital markets, and financing. As the leader of the NeighborWorks Capital team since 2007, he has overall responsibility for implementing the strategic plan and raising capital. Jim previously served as Senior Director, National Initiatives at Fannie Mae Foundation overseeing strategies for supporting nonprofit affordable housing preservation. He has held the position of Executive Director of Bellwether Housing in Seattle and Codman Square Neighborhood Development in Boston. Early in his career he held accounting and finance positions for private real estate developers and institutional real estate investors. He has a Bachelors Degree is Accounting and Finance from Western New England University. He participates in various industry advisory committees focused on affordable housing finance and lending and serves as Chair of the board of Neighborhood Risk Management Corporation, a property and liability insurance program for NeighborWorks affiliates. 

Brent Bozman

Controller

NeigborWorks Capital 240.821.1651 ext. 207

Brent Bozman joins NC with over eight years of accounting and reporting experience at a national nonprofit membership organization and employee owned multinational corporation. He has lead responsibility for accounting and financial reporting and is liaison with Lending Department. He supports the Chief Financial Officer in investor reporting, audit, banking and administration.  Brent has a Bachelor’s Degree in Accountancy from Salisbury College and is a CPA in Maryland.

Adam Coile

Portfolio Manager

NeigborWorks Capital 240-821-1651 ext 205

Adam comes to NC with diverse experience in affordable housing, commercial real estate and international development. He was formerly a Program Manager at TechnoServe, Inc., managing economic development and renewal energy projects in Swaziland. He previously worked at SOME, Inc. (So Others Might Eat), serving as Finance Specialist on their Housing Development team. He also worked for four years as Director of Asset Management for Himmelfarb Commercial, Inc.  Adam has an MBA from the University of Maryland and a BA in Business Administration from American University.

Emily Dorfman

Senior Loan Officer

NeigborWorks Capital 240-517-3586

Emily joins NC after 2-1/2 years as an Investment Officer at AFL-CIO Housing Investment Trust where she underwrote both multifamily and New Markets projects nationally. Previously she was Senior Financial Analyst at Housing Opportunities Commission in Montgomery County, Maryland where she underwrote affordable multifamily projects. She has an MBA  from University of North Carolina and a Bachelors Degree in Political Science from Washington University in St. Louis.

Rob Hammock

Chief Credit Officer

NeigborWorks Capital 980.207.3797

Rob brings over 15 years of experience in affordable housing and community development finance. Rob jpoined NeighborWorks Capital in 2015 as a member of the Lending Team and became Senior Portfolio Manager in 2016. In 2017 he was promoted to Chief Credit Officer to manage NC’s expanded portfolio. Previously he was at TIAA-CREF in their commercial lending division, and Senior Program Director at Enterprise Community Loan Fund in Atlanta. He previously worked at New Jersey Community Loan Fund, Bank of America and Federal Home Loan Bank of Atlanta in their AHP Program. Rob has a BA degree in public policy from Duke University, a Master of Divinity from Princeton, and an MBA from UNC Charlotte.

Mieva Herbert

Accountant

NeigborWorks Capital 240-821-1651, ext 210

Mieva comes to NeighborWorks Capital after 25 years with several organizations having progressive accounting responsibilities including budgeting, audit, policies and procedures, and data and financial analysis. She holds a Bachelors Degree in Accounting from Xavier University in New Orleans, LA.

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Jack Holtgreive

Portfolio Analyst

NeigborWorks Capital 240-821-1651,

Jack provides support to the Portfolio Management and Lending Teams including loan closings, customer reporting, loan reviews, and portfolio reports. Jack recently graduated with a Master of Public Administration degree from American University and a Bachelor of Arts degree from Villanova University. He has interned at Calvert Investments and Board of Governors at the Federal Reserve doing research on socially responsible investing and consumer finance.

Dana Moore

Interim Chief Financial Officer

NeigborWorks Capital 240-821-1651, ext 203

Dana joins the senior management team with over than 25 years experience in commercial real estate finance and asset management. She will provide interim CFO consulting services to NC including oversight of financial and investor reporting, financial projections, and capital raising. She is principal of Compass Advisors, a woman owned federal government contractor, that provides a broad range of services, including financing strategies and counterparty risk assessment. Recent clients include CDFIs, nonprofit affordable housing organizations, foundations and intermediaries. Previously she was Senior Vice President and Chief Credit Officer at Fannie Mae with oversight of its $138 billion multifamily debt and LIHTC portfolio. Earlier in her career she held Credit Officer positions at Bank of America and its predecessor Nations Bank for its multifamily and single-family lending programs. She has an undergraduate degree in Economics from Dickinson College, a Certificate of Accounting from University of Baltimore and a Masters Degree in Real Estate from Johns Hopkins University.

Steve Peelor

Chief Lending Officer

NeigborWorks Capital 240-821-1651, ext 206

Steve has over 20 years experience in affordable housing finance and nonprofit management. He joined NeighborWorks Capital as Senior Loan Officer in 2016 and was promoted to Chief Lending Officer in 2017. Previously Steve was principal of Stage 11 Consulting, engaged as Chief Operating Officer to transition a national nonprofit from start-up to sustainable operations. Previously, during his 13 year tenure at Century Housing, a California multifamily CDFI, Steve held the positions of Director of Structured Finance, SVP of Lending, and SVP of Strategy. Prior to that he worked at City National Bank in Los Angeles as a Credit Analyst. He has a Bachelor of Arts in degree in Metropolitan Studies and a Master of Public Administration and Finance from New York University. Steve provides volunteer consulting through the Taproot Foundation and is a proud veteran of the US Navy.

Tamar Sarkisian

Loan Officer

NeigborWorks Capital 301-789-6857

Tamar joins NeighborWorks Capital from Wells Fargo Bank where she was an Underwriter of LIHTC and Tax Exempt bond financing of affordable housing since 2014 in the California market. Previously she was an Underwriter at Union Bank with similar responsibilities for its affordable housing and community development programs. She has a Masters of Urban and Regional Planning from UCLA and a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from UCLA.

Jordan Williams

Office Administrator

NeigborWorks Capital 240.821.1651 ext. 201

Jordan joined NC in 2016 after receiving her Bachelor’s Degree from Howard University. She has primary responsibility for office operations, marketing and communications, event logistics and borrower and lending team support. Throughout her college career, she had held various managerial positions gaining experience in office management, event planning and marketing.