CRDC Board of Directors & Staff

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Board of Directors




Brian Lavoie President 2020
Stephen Heavener Executive Vice President no term
Henry Velleux Vice President 2020
Stephen Savoy Treasurer 2021
Thomas Sullivan Secretary 2019
Brad Hosmer Director 2019
Bill Norton Director 2019
Will Stewart Director 2019
Mary McLaughlin Director 2020
Ken Koornneef Director 2020
Susan Dunton Director 2020
Joe Conway Director 2020
 Ryan Audley Director 2021
 Suzanne Brunelle Director 2021
Steve Korzyniowski Director 2021
 James Gallagher Director 2021
Melanie Sanuth, Economic Dev. Director City of Manchester ex-officio
Tim Sink Concord Chamber Executive ex-officio
Carlos Baia, Deputy City Manager City of Concord ex-officio
Nancy Merrill, Director Economic Development City of Claremont ex-officio


Stephen A. Heavener, Executive Director

Mr. Heavener has nearly 40 years of economic and community development experience as Executive Director of programs in New Jersey, Vermont, New Hampshire, New Mexico, Wyoming and Virginia.. He supervises all staff, promotes CRDC financial assistance programs, assists with loan package structuring, identifies and screens potential Brownfields projects and works closely with towns, cities, and counties throughout New Hampshire on economic development consulting. Mr. Heavener also identifies and manages real estate development activities and develops new programs and policies in consultation with the Board of Directors. He earned the Economic Finance Professional designation from the National Development Council in 1990 and was a Certified Economic Developer as designated by the International Economic Development Council from 1994 to 2018.  He earned a Masters in Public Policy from Rutgers University. He joined CRDC in November 2007. He is a native of Vineland, New Jersey.

Elizabeth M. Sweeney, Senior Loan Officer

Elizabeth SweeneyMs. 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, Brownfields project management 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

Jennifer BoulangerJennifer Boulanger has over 25 years of commercial lending experience working for banks and regional development corporations in New Hampshire. Jennifer completed a commercial lender training course in the early 1990's and later worked in all aspects of lending including commercial credit underwriting, commercial credit review, commercial loan officer, commercial credit training manager and as a volunteer managing outside loan funds for non-profits. Jennifer received her BS in Business Administration (accounting) and MBA from UNH Durham (finance) and as well has earned the designation of Certified Economic Development Financial Planner  from the National Development Council (September 2015). Jennifer is agraduate of the Greater Concord Leadership Class of 2006 and Lakes Region Leadership Class od 2008. As a loan officer, Jennifer provides such services as credit analyst, underwriting, portfolio manager, business development officer and risk manager. In the Spring of 2018, Jennifer was recognized by the US Small Business Administration as the New Hampshire SBA Financial Services Champion. Jennifer resides in Northwood, NH with her husband and two children. She joined CRDC in October 2010.

Kimberly Imbriglio, Loan Portfolio Manager

Kimberly ImbriglioMs. 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. She also manages all CRDC bookkeeping tasks. 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.