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Brad Hosmer President 2016
Stephen Heavener Executive Vice President  
Peter Thompson Vice President 2014
Alan Kanegsberg Treasurer 2015
Carlos Baia Secretary 2014
Christine Fillmore Past President 2014
David Feller   2014
Brian Lavoie   2014
Ed Wixson   2014
Peter Cook   2015
John Dinkel, Jr.   2015
Steve Savoy   2015
Jim Dubois   2015
Nancy Merrill   2016
Stephen Lawrence   2016
Tom Sullivan   2016
Deborah Avery   ex-officio
Tim Sink   ex-officio
Robert Dustin   emeritus
David Provan   emeritus


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

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, 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. 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

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. 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.