The Capital Regional Development Council and its partners provide creative
small business financing solutions, not just products.
|Stephen Heavener||Executive Vice President|
|Peter Thompson||Vice President||2014|
|Christine Fillmore||Past President||2014|
|John Dinkel, Jr.||2015|
Stephen A. Heavener, CEcD, EDFP, Executive Director
Mr. Heavener has 30 years of success in economic and community development in 7 states. He has 14 years of experience in northern New England. Mr. Heavener directs the operation of CRDC pursuant to policies established by the Board of Directors. Supervises all staff. Promotes CRDC financial assistance programs and structures loan packages and works closely with towns, cities, and counties throughout New Hampshire on economic development consulting. Manages real estate development activities and develops new programs and policies in consultation with the Board of Directors. He earned a Masters in Public Policy from Rutgers University.
Elizabeth M. Sweeney, Loan Officer/Economic Development Associate
Ms. Sweeney Joined CRDC in May 2008. She is responsible for CRDC’s focus on direct business lending and SBA 504 Loans, while assisting with the management of existing portfolios as well as expanded lender outreach and RLF marketing, economic development consulting, and grant writing. Ms. Sweeney worked for New Hampshire Community Development Finance Authority since 1998 as manager of the CDBG grant program and NH tax credit investments. She also has worked closely with the ten Regional Economic Development Corporations throughout New Hampshire and she adds tremendous value to CRDC’s efforts to broaden its collaborative activities. Sweeney has also worked as credit manager and controller for several private firms adding to her knowledge and familiarity with private business operations and finance. She also has substantial commercial lending experience having worked at First NH Bank and BankEast in Manchester and Marine Midland Bank in New York City. She earned an MBA in Finance from NYU.
Jennifer Boulanger, Loan Officer
Mrs. Boulanger joined CRDC in October, 2010 as a loan officer. She has deep commercial lending experience working for banks in the Southern, Seacoast, Central and Lakes regions of New Hampshire. For more than fifteen years Boulanger has focused on providing commercial lending services to NH based businesses as a credit analyst, underwriter, portfolio manager, business development officer and risk manager. Jennifer will focus on direct business lending and SBA 504 loans, while assisting with the management of existing portfolio borrowers. She will also work on expanded lender outreach and loan fund marketing throughout central and southern New Hampshire. She received her Bachelor’s of Science Degree and Master’s of Business Administration Degree from the University of New Hampshire.
Kimberly Imbriglio, Loan Portfolio Administrator
Ms. Imbriglio joined CRDC in August 2005. Her primary duties include servicing both CRDC’s SBA 504 and Economic Development loan portfolios, preparing loan closing documentation, and attending loan closings. Ms. Imbriglio has more than seventeen years of banking experience including three years as a commercial banking assistant. She holds a B.S. degree in Business from Worcester State College and an M.B.A. degree from Anna Maria College.