CRDC Board of Directors & Staff

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Board of Directors




PETER THOMPSON President 2016
Stephen Heavener Executive Vice President no term
Stephen Lawrence Vice President 2016
Stephen Savoy Treasurer 2018
Thomas Sullivan Secretary 2016
Brad Hosmer Past President 2016
Mary McLaughlin   2017
Brian Lavoie   2017
Mark Brewer   2017
Peter Cook   2018
John Dinkel, Jr.   2018
Gretchen Knapton   2017
Jim Dubois   2018
Nancy Merrill   2016
Henry Veilleux   2017
Tim Sink   ex-officio
Carlos Baia   ex-officio


Stephen A. Heavener, Executive Director

Mr. Heavener has nearly 40 years of economic and community development experience throughout seven states. Mr. Heavener directs the operation of CRDC. 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 a Masters in Public Policy from Rutgers University. He joined CRDC in November 2007.

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 BoulangerMrs. 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. Jennifer also manages the loan underwriting contracts with the City of Nashua and the Manchester Development Corporation. 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 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.